Sunday, January 2, 2011

‘The Social Network’ chosen 2010’s Best Film by KC critics


By Steve Crum

The Social Network, a compelling dramatization of the origin and ownership battles of the internet’s Facebook, was named Best Film of 2010 by the Kansas City Film Critics Circle, Jan. 2. The Social Network also garnered a Best Adapted Screenplay win for Aaron Sorkin.

Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi vision of mind control through entering another’s dreams, Inception, topped three other categories, including The Robert Altman Award for Best Direction (Nolan). Other winners include Best Actor, Colin Firth (The King’s Speech) and Best Actress, Natalie Portman (Black Swan).

The complete list of winners:

Best Film
THE SOCIAL NETWORK

Robert Altman Award for Best Director
CHRISTOPHER NOLAN--INCEPTION

Best Actress
NATALIE PORTMAN--BLACK SWAN

Best Actor
COLIN FIRTH--THE KING’S SPEECH

Best Supporting Actress
HAILEE STEINFELD--TRUE GRIT

Best Supporting Actor
CHRISTIAN BALE--THE FIGHTER

Best Foreign Language Film
MOTHER

Best Animated Film
TOY STORY 3

Best Documentary
EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP

Best Original Screenplay
INCEPTION--CHRISTOPHER NOLAN

Best Adapted Screenplay
THE SOCIAL NETWORK--AARON SORKIN

Vince Koehler Award for Best Fantasy, Science Fiction or Horror
INCEPTION

The KCFCC is the second oldest film critics society in the United States, and was established by the late Dr. James Loutzenhiser.
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Enjoy the trailer of the winning film, The Social Networkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lB95KLmpLR4

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