There were so many great films in 2011 that I am kind of loathe to pick one as my favorite. PLEASE watch "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore"...it is downloadable free of charge from iTunes.
Following are my picks for the Award Winners:
Best Picture: The Artist
Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist)
Best Actor: Jean Dujardin (The Artist)
Best Actress: Viola Davis (The Help)
Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer (Beginners)
Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer (The Help)
Best Animated Feature: "Chico and Rita"
Best Foreign Film "A Separation" (Iran)
Best Original Screenplay "Midnight in Paris"
Best Adapted Screenplay "The Descendants"
Best Art Direction "Hugo"
Best Costume Design "Hugo"
Best Original Song "Man or Muppet" (Muppets)
Best Original Score "The Artist"
Best Makeup "Albert Nobbs"
Best Sound Editing "Drive"
Best Short Film (animated) "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore"
Best Visual Effects- OK, I am torn between "Harry Potter" and "Planet of the Apes." I'll get back to you on that one!
Enjoy the show, admire the outfits and keep watching the magic of the movies!!!
SO happy to be blogging for the Two River Times!
Upcoming posts will cover some of my favorite Films & Reads of 2011, my hideously base taste in television shows, and then maybe a music post.
Thanks for looking, ideas welcome!