Kansas City Film Critic Circle’s Best Films of 2012

Well, we had a lot of fun arguing and pitching our ideas for what films should win what award and in the end, the crew here at Lost in Reviews are pretty happy with the turn out. There were 31 members voting this year for the KCFCC’s 46th annual vote. Check out the winners below, as well as the films that took second place! This list is full of really impressive films and we recommend you get out there and start checking them out if you haven’t already!

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

The Imposter

with second place going to Searching for Sugarman

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Frankenweenie

with second place going to Wreck-It Ralph (by only one vote!)

VINCE KOEHLER AWARD FOR BEST SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY OR HORROR FILM

The Cabin in the Woods

with second place going to Cloud Atlas

BEST FOREIGN FILM

Amour

with second place going to The Intouchables

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

The Master

with second place going to Moonrise Kingdom

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Argo

with second place going to Life of Pi

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Philip Seymour Hoffman in The Master (by a landslide)

with second place going to Christoph Waltz in Django Unchained

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Anne Hathaway in Les Miserables (another complete landslide)

with second place going to really no one.

BEST ACTOR

Daniel Day Lewis in Lincoln

with second place going to Joaquin Phoenix in The Master

BEST ACTRESS

Jennifer Lawrence in Silver Linings Playbook

with second place going to Quvenzhane’ Wallis in Beasts of the Southern Wild

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING

Ang Lee for Life of Pi

with second place going to Paul Thomas Anderson for The Master

AND THE BEST PICTURE FOR 2012 GOES TO

The Master

with second place going to Life of Pi

About Angela

Angela is the Editor-in-Chief of Lost in Reviews. She and Ryan created Lost in Reviews together in 2009 out of a mutual hatred for all the stodgy old farts currently writing film reviews. Since launching the site, Angela has enjoyed reviewing indie films over all other films, picking up new music from all corners of the world and photographing live shows. She is the co-host of Blu Monday and a member of the Kansas City Film Critic Circle.



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