Chicago Film Critics Name 'Zero Dark Thirty' Best Picture

Brian Brooks
December 17, 2012
1134604 - Zero Dark Thirty
1134604 - Zero Dark Thirty

The group gave Zero Dark Thirty its top Best Picture and Best Director prizes in addition to Best Actress for Jessica Chastain, while Lincoln's Daniel Day-Lewis took Best Actor with the Chicago Film Critics Association Monday.

[Related: Golden Globes Unveil 70th Edition Nominees And 'Zero Dark Thirty' Takes Top National Board Of Review Honors]

[Related: LA Film Critics Name 'Amour' Best Picture, Boost 'The Master,' Jazz Up Oscar Race]

The wins follow:

Best Picture: Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Best Actress: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

Best Supporting Actor: Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

Best Supporting Actress: Amy Adams, The Master

Best Original Screenplay: Zero Dark Thirty by Mark Boal

Best Adapted Screenplay: Lincoln by Tony Kushner

Best Foreign Language Film: Amour

Best Documentary: The Invisible War

Best Animated Feature: ParaNorman

Best Cinematography: Mihai Milaimare Jr., The Master

Best Original Score: Jonny Greenwood, The Master

Best Art Direction: Moonrise Kingdom

Best Editing: William Goldenberg & Dylan Tichenor, Zero Dark Thirty

Most Promising Performer: Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Most Promising Filmmaker: Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

[Related: NY Film Critics Circle Spices Up Oscar Race With 'Zero Dark Thirty' Best Picture Pick]


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