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:
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Robert Altman Award for Best Director
NATALIE PORTMAN--BLACK SWAN
COLIN FIRTH--THE KING’S SPEECH
Best Supporting Actress
HAILEE STEINFELD--TRUE GRIT
Best Supporting Actor
CHRISTIAN BALE--THE FIGHTER
Best Foreign Language Film
Best Animated Film
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Best Original Screenplay
Best Adapted Screenplay
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Vince Koehler Award for Best Fantasy, Science Fiction or Horror
The KCFCC is the second oldest film critics society in the United States, and was established by the late Dr. James Loutzenhiser.
Enjoy the trailer of the winning film, The Social Network: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lB95KLmpLR4