16th Annual Las Vegas Film Critics Society Sierra Awards

The Las Vegas Film Critics Society (LVFCS) announced their 16th Annual Sierra awards on December 12th, 2012 with giving away the Best Picture award to much surprising LIFE OF PI, directed and co-produced by Ang Lee, who also won the Best Director award for such a remarkable direction making his film the biggest winner of the night with 6 awards including Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects, Youth in Film, and Best Score. …and that is AWESOME!

Another important thing to notice is that Rian Johnson won the award for Best Screenplay for his film Looper. Additionally, Prometheus won its first award for Best Art Direction which is such a good thing considering the fact that the production design of the film was really good.

Here is the complete list of the winners:

Best Picture: Life of Pi

Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)

Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)

Best Supporting Actor: Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)

Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables)

Best Director: Ang Lee (Life of Pi)

Best Screenplay: Rian Johnson (Looper)

Best Cinematography: Claudio Miranda (Life of Pi)

Best Film Editing: William Goldenberg and Dylan Tichenor (Zero Dark Thirty)

Best Costume Design: Jacqueline Durran (Anna Karenina)

Best Art Direction: Alex Cameron (Prometheus)

Best Visual Effects: Life of Pi

Best Score: Mychael Danna (Life of Pi)

Best Song: Adele and Paul Epworth (Skyfall)

Best Documentary: Bully

Best Animated Film: ParaNorman

Best Foreign Film: Amour

Youth in Film: Suraj Sharma (Life of Pi)

Breakout Filmmaker of the Year: Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Best DVD (Packaging, Design and Content): Hitchcock Collection – Masterpiece Collection (Blu-Ray)

William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award: Alan Arkin

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Top 10 Films of 2012:

  1. Life of Pi
  2. Zero Dark Thirty
  3. Argo
  4. Silver Linings Playbook
  5. Lincoln
  6. Moonrise Kingdom
  7. The Impossible
  8. Les Misérables
  9. Beasts of the Southern Wild
  10. The Master