'Social Network' and 'King's Speech' Rule London Critics' Circle Awards
Another prize-giving event has become a glorious moment for "The Social Network". After hailed at many awards show, the movie won big at 2011 London Critics' Circle Film Awards which was held on Thursday, February 10 in the British capital.
The drama about the creation of Facebook grabbed four nods, including the coveted Film of the Year award. Director David Fincher and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin took home one prize each for their works on the movie, while Andrew Garfield was named Best British Actor in Supporting Role.
"The King's Speech" was another film that dominated the winners list. It won British Film of the Year title and led Colin Firth to take home Actor of the Year gong. The third and last nod gotten by the drama movie was British Director of the Year for Tom Hooper.
Other stars going home with one trophy that night included Annette Bening (Actress of the Year), Christian Bale (British Actor of the Year) and Lesley Manville (British Actress of the Year). Additionally, Kristin Scott Thomas was presented with Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film.
Winners list of 31st London Critics' Circle Film Awards:
- FILM OF THE YEAR: "The Social Network"
- THE ATTENBOROUGH AWARD: BRITISH FILM OF THE YEAR: "The King's Speech"
- FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR: "Of Gods and Men"
- ACTOR OF THE YEAR: Colin Firth - "The King's Speech"
- ACTRESS OF THE YEAR: Annette Bening - "The Kids Are All Right"
- BRITISH ACTOR OF THE YEAR: Christian Bale - "The Fighter"
- BRITISH ACTRESS OF THE YEAR: Lesley Manville - "Another Year"
- BRITISH ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: Andrew Garfield - "The Social Network"
- BRITISH ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: Olivia Williams - "The Ghost"
- YOUNG BRITISH PERFORMER OF THE YEAR: Conor McCarron - "NEDs"
- DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: David Fincher - "The Social Network"
- BRITISH DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: Tom Hooper - "The King's Speech"
- SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Sorkin - "The Social Network"
- BREAKTHROUGH BRITISH FILM-MAKER: Gareth Edwards - "Monsters"
- DILYS POWELL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM: Kristin Scott Thomas
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