Detroit Film Critics Society

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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]

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2007 Awards[edit]

The nominees for the Detroit Film Critics Society Awards 2007 were announced on December 14 and the winners were announced on December 17 2007.[2][3]

Winners and Nominees[edit]

Best Film[edit]

No Country for Old Men

Best Director[edit]

Joel and Ethan Coen - No Country for Old Men

Best Actor[edit]

George Clooney - Michael Clayton as Michael Clayton

Best Actress[edit]

Ellen Page - Juno as Juno MacGuff

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

Javier Bardem - No Country for Old Men as Anton Chigurh

Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Tilda Swinton - Michael Clayton as Karen Crowder

Best Cast[edit]

Juno

Best Newcomer[edit]

Diablo Cody - Juno

2008 Awards[edit]

The nominees for the Detroit Film Critics Society Awards 2008 were announced on December 11, 2008. The winners were announced on December 19, 2008.[4]

Best Film[edit]

Slumdog Millionaire

Best Director[edit]

Danny BoyleSlumdog Millionaire

Best Actor[edit]

Mickey RourkeThe Wrestler as Randy "The Ram" Robinson

Best Actress[edit]

Kate WinsletRevolutionary Road as April Wheeler

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

Heath LedgerThe Dark Knight as The Joker

Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Marisa TomeiThe Wrestler as Cassidy

Best Cast[edit]

Frost/Nixon

Best Newcomer[edit]

Martin McDonaghIn Bruges

2009 Awards[edit]

The nominees for the Detroit Film Critics Society Awards 2009 were announced on December 11, 2009.[5][6]

Best Film[edit]

Up

Best Director[edit]

Pete Docter - Up

Best Actor[edit]

Colin Firth - A Single Man George Falconer

Best Actress[edit]

Gabourey Sidibe - Precious as Claireece "Precious" Jones

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

Christoph Waltz - Inglourious Basterds as Col. Hans Landa

Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Mo'Nique - Precious as Mary Lee Johnston

Best Ensemble[edit]

The Hangover

Breakthrough Performance[edit]

Gabourey Sidibe - Precious as Claireece "Precious" Jones

2010 Awards[edit]

The nominees for the Detroit Film Critics Society Awards 2010 were announced on December 10, 2010. Winners were announced on December 16, 2010.[7]

Best Film[edit]

Best Director[edit]

Danny Boyle - 127 Hours

Best Actor[edit]

Colin Firth - The King's Speech as King George VI

Best Actress[edit]

Jennifer Lawrence - Winter's Bone as Ree Dolly

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

Christian Bale - The Fighter as Dickie Eklund

Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Amy Adams - The Fighter as Charlene Fleming

Best Ensemble[edit]

Winter's Bone

Breakthrough Performance[edit]

Jennifer Lawrence - Winter's Bone as Ree Dolly

2011 Awards[edit]

The nominees for the Detroit Film Critics Society Awards 2011 were announced on December 12, 2011.[8] Winners were announced on December 16, 2011.[9]

Best Film[edit]

The Artist

Best Director[edit]

Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist

Best Actor[edit]

Michael Fassbender - Shame as Brandon Sullivan

Best Actress[edit]

Michelle Williams - My Week with Marilyn as Marilyn Monroe

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

Christopher Plummer - Beginners as Hal

Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Carey Mulligan - Shame as Sissy Sullivan

Best Ensemble[edit]

Carnage

Breakthrough Performance[edit]

Jessica Chastain - The Help, Take Shelter and The Tree of Life as Celia Foote, Samantha LaForche, and Mrs. O'Brien

Best Screenplay[edit]

Moneyball - Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin

Best Documentary Film[edit]

Tabloid

2012 Awards[edit]

The nominees for the Detroit Film Critics Society Awards 2012 were announced on December 10, 2012.[10] Winners were announced on December 14, 2012.[11]

Best Film[edit]

Silver Linings Playbook

Best Director[edit]

David O. Russell - Silver Linings Playbook

Best Actor[edit]

Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln as Abraham Lincoln

Best Actress[edit]

Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook as Tiffany Maxwell

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

Robert De Niro - Silver Linings Playbook as Pat Solitano Sr.

Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Anne Hathaway - Les Misérables as Fantine

Best Ensemble[edit]

Lincoln

Breakthrough Performance[edit]

Zoe Kazan - Ruby Sparks

Best Screenplay[edit]

Silver Linings Playbook - David O. Russell

Best Documentary Film[edit]

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

2013 Awards[edit]

The nominees for the Detroit Film Critics Society Awards 2013 were announced on December 9, 2013.[12] Winners were announced on December 13, 2013.[13]

Best Film[edit]

Her

Best Director[edit]

Alfonso Cuarón - Gravity

Best Actor[edit]

Matthew McConaughey - Dallas Buyers Club as Ron Woodroof

Best Actress[edit]

Brie Larson - Short Term 12 as Grace

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club as Rayon


Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Scarlett Johansson - Her as Samantha (voice)

Best Ensemble[edit]

American Hustle

Breakthrough Performance[edit]

Brie Larson - Short Term 12 (actress)

Best Screenplay[edit]

Spike Jonze - Her

Best Documentary Film[edit]

Stories We Tell

2014 Awards[edit]

The nominees for the Detroit Film Critics Society Awards 2014 were announced on December 12, 2014.[14] Winners were announced on December 15, 2014.[15]

Best Film[edit]

Boyhood

Best Director[edit]

Richard Linklater - Boyhood

Best Actor[edit]

Michael Keaton - Birdman as Riggan Thomson / Birdman

Best Actress[edit]

Rosamund Pike - Gone Girl as Amy Elliott-Dunne

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

J. K. Simmons - Whiplash as Terence Fletcher

Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Patricia Arquette - Boyhood as Olivia Evans

Best Ensemble[edit]

Birdman
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Guardians of the Galaxy (tie)

Breakthrough Performance[edit]

Damien Chazelle - Whiplash (director, screenplay)

Best Screenplay[edit]

Richard Linklater - Boyhood

Best Documentary[edit]

Citizenfour

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us". Detroit Film Critics Society. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Detroit Film Critics Awards 2007". Alt Film Guide. December 19, 2007. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  3. ^ "The 2007 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards". Detroit Film Critics Society. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  4. ^ "The 2008 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards". Detroit Film Critics Society. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Detroit Film Critics Society nominees". Awards Daily. December 11, 2009. Retrieved December 13, 2009. 
  6. ^ "The 2009 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards". Detroit Film Critics Society. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  7. ^ "The 2010 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards". Detroit Film Critics Society. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Detroit Film Critics Society announces awards nominees; 'Take Shelter' leads with six nods". Mlive. December 12, 2011. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Detroit Film Critics Winners". Awards Circuit. December 16, 2011. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  10. ^ Meyers, Jeff (11 December 2012). "The Detroit Film Critic’s Society Has Spoken… Almost". Metro Times. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  11. ^ "'Silver Linings Playbook' awarded best film of 2012 by Detroit Film Critics Society". Mlive. December 14, 2012. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  12. ^ Long, Tom (December 9, 2013). "Detroit Film Critics Society nominates top films". The Detroit News. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  13. ^ "2013 Detroit Film Critics Society Winners". Hitfix. December 13, 2013. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  14. ^ Meyers, Jeff (December 12, 2013). "Detroit Film Critics Society offers up 2014 nominations". The Detroit Metro Times. Retrieved December 17, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Detroit critics name ‘Boyhood’ the year’s best film". The Detroit News. December 15, 2014. Retrieved December 17, 2014.