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Detroit Film Critics Society

The Detroit Film Critics Society is a film critic organization based in Detroit, Michigan, United States. It was founded in 2007 and comprises a group of over twenty film critics. To become a member, the critic must have reviewed at least twelve films a year in an established publication with no more than two per publication admitted. It presents annual awards at the end of the year, for the best films of the preceding year.[1]

Contents

2007Edit

Best FilmEdit

No Country for Old Men

Best DirectorEdit

Joel Coen and Ethan CoenNo Country for Old Men

Best ActorEdit

George ClooneyMichael Clayton as Michael Clayton

Best ActressEdit

Ellen PageJuno as Juno MacGuff

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Javier BardemNo Country for Old Men as Anton Chigurh

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Tilda SwintonMichael Clayton as Karen Crowder

Best CastEdit

Juno

Best NewcomerEdit

Diablo CodyJuno

2008Edit

Best FilmEdit

Slumdog Millionaire

Best DirectorEdit

Danny BoyleSlumdog Millionaire

Best ActorEdit

Mickey RourkeThe Wrestler as Randy "The Ram" Robinson

Best ActressEdit

Kate WinsletRevolutionary Road as April Wheeler

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Heath LedgerThe Dark Knight as The Joker

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Marisa TomeiThe Wrestler as Pam / Cassidy

Best CastEdit

Frost/Nixon

Best NewcomerEdit

Martin McDonaghIn Bruges

2009Edit

Best FilmEdit

Up

Best DirectorEdit

Pete DocterUp

Best ActorEdit

Colin FirthA Single Man George Falconer

Best ActressEdit

Gabourey SidibePrecious as Claireece "Precious" Jones

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Christoph WaltzInglourious Basterds as Col. Hans Landa

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Mo'NiquePrecious as Mary Lee Johnston

Best EnsembleEdit

The Hangover

Breakthrough PerformanceEdit

Gabourey SidibePrecious as Claireece "Precious" Jones

2010Edit

Best FilmEdit

Best DirectorEdit

Danny Boyle127 Hours

Best ActorEdit

Colin FirthThe King's Speech as George VI

Best ActressEdit

Jennifer LawrenceWinter's Bone as Ree Dolly

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Christian BaleThe Fighter as Dickie Eklund

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Amy AdamsThe Fighter as Charlene Fleming

Best EnsembleEdit

Winter's Bone

Breakthrough PerformanceEdit

Jennifer LawrenceWinter's Bone as Ree Dolly

2011Edit

Best FilmEdit

The Artist[2]

Best DirectorEdit

Michel HazanaviciusThe Artist[2]

Best ActorEdit

Michael FassbenderShame as Brandon Sullivan[2]

Best ActressEdit

Michelle WilliamsMy Week with Marilyn as Marilyn Monroe[2]

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Christopher PlummerBeginners as Hal Fields[2]

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Carey MulliganShame as Sissy Sullivan[2]

Best EnsembleEdit

Carnage[2]

Breakthrough PerformanceEdit

Jessica ChastainThe Help, Take Shelter and The Tree of Life as Celia Foote, Samantha LaForche, and Mrs. O’Brien[2]

Best ScreenplayEdit

MoneyballSteven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin[2]

Best Documentary FilmEdit

Tabloid[2]

2012Edit

Best FilmEdit

Silver Linings Playbook

Best DirectorEdit

David O. RussellSilver Linings Playbook

Best ActorEdit

Daniel Day-LewisLincoln as Abraham Lincoln

Best ActressEdit

Jennifer LawrenceSilver Linings Playbook as Tiffany Maxwell

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Robert De NiroSilver Linings Playbook as Patrizio "Pat" Solitano, Sr.

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Anne HathawayLes Misérables as Fantine

Best EnsembleEdit

Lincoln

Breakthrough PerformanceEdit

Zoe KazanRuby Sparks

Best ScreenplayEdit

Silver Linings PlaybookDavid O. Russell

Best Documentary FilmEdit

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

2013Edit

Best FilmEdit

Her

Best DirectorEdit

Alfonso CuarónGravity

Best ActorEdit

Matthew McConaugheyDallas Buyers Club as Ron Woodroof

Best ActressEdit

Brie LarsonShort Term 12 as Grace

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Jared LetoDallas Buyers Club as Rayon

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Scarlett JohanssonHer as Samantha (voice)

Best EnsembleEdit

American Hustle

Breakthrough PerformanceEdit

Brie LarsonShort Term 12 (actress)

Best ScreenplayEdit

Spike JonzeHer

Best Documentary FilmEdit

Stories We Tell

2014Edit

Best FilmEdit

Boyhood

Best DirectorEdit

Richard LinklaterBoyhood

Best ActorEdit

Michael KeatonBirdman as Riggan Thomson

Best ActressEdit

Rosamund PikeGone Girl as Amy Elliott-Dunne

Best Supporting ActorEdit

J. K. SimmonsWhiplash as Terence Fletcher

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Patricia ArquetteBoyhood as Olivia Evans

Best EnsembleEdit

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (TIE)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (TIE)
Guardians of the Galaxy (TIE)

Breakthrough PerformanceEdit

Damien ChazelleWhiplash (director, screenplay)

Best ScreenplayEdit

Richard LinklaterBoyhood

Best DocumentaryEdit

Citizenfour

2015Edit

Best FilmEdit

Spotlight

Best DirectorEdit

George MillerMad Max: Fury Road

Best ActorEdit

Michael CaineYouth as Fred Ballinger

Best ActressEdit

Saoirse RonanBrooklyn as Eilis Lacey

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Liev SchreiberSpotlight as Martin Baron

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Alicia VikanderThe Danish Girl as Gerda Wegener

Best EnsembleEdit

Spotlight

Breakthrough PerformanceEdit

Alicia VikanderThe Danish Girl and Ex Machina

Best ScreenplayEdit

Tom McCarthy and Josh SingerSpotlight

Best DocumentaryEdit

Amy

2016Edit

Best FilmEdit

La La Land

Best DirectorEdit

Damien ChazelleLa La Land

Best ActorEdit

Casey AffleckManchester by the Sea as Lee Chandler

Best ActressEdit

Emma StoneLa La Land as Mia Dolan

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Jeff BridgesHell or High Water as Marcus Hamilton

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Viola DavisFences as Rose Maxson (TIE)

Greta Gerwig20th Century Women as Abbie (TIE)

Best EnsembleEdit

20th Century Women

Breakthrough PerformanceEdit

Kelly Fremon CraigThe Edge of Seventeen (director, screenplay)

Best ScreenplayEdit

Damien ChazelleLa La Land

Best DocumentaryEdit

O.J.: Made in America

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About Us". Detroit Film Critics Society. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Detroit Film Critics Society announces awards nominees; 'Take Shelter' leads with six nods". MLive.com. Retrieved 18 November 2016.