13th Annual Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

The Phoenix Film Critics Society (PFCS) announced their awards on December 18th, 2012 with giving away the Best Picture award to ARGO, directed by Ben Affleck. Whereas the Best Director award went to Kathryn Bigelow for ZERO DARK THIRTY.

Key point: The Avengers is in TOP TEN FILMS!

Here is the complete list of winners:

Best Picture: Argo

Top Ten Films:

  • Argo
  • The Avengers
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Les Misérables
  • Life of Pi
  • Lincoln
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Skyfall
  • Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty)

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables)

Best Ensemble Acting: Moonrise Kingdom

Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen: Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola (Moonrise Kingdom)

Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Medium: Chris Terrio (Argo)

Best Live Action Family Film: Life of Pi

Overlooked Film of the Year: Safety Not Guaranteed

Best Animated Film: Wreck-It Ralph

Best Foreign Language Film: The Intouchables

Best Documentary: Searching for Sugar Man

Best Original Song: Skyfall by Adele (Skyfall)

Best Original Score: Thomas Newman (Skyfall)

Best Cinematography: Claudio Miranda (Life of Pi)

Best Film Editing: William Goldenberg (Argo)

Best Production Design: Moonrise Kingdom

Best Costume Design: Anna Karenina

Best Visual Effects: Life of Pi

Best Stunts: Skyfall

Breakthrough Performance on Camera: Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Breakthrough Performance Behind the Camera: Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Best Youth Performance in a Lead or Supporting Role – Male: Tom Holland (The Impossible)

Best Youth Performance in a Lead or Supporting Role – Female: Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)