My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Spirit 2010

BEST FEATURE (Award given to the producer(s))
* Black Swan Scott Franklin, Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer, Brian Oliver
127 Hours Danny Boyle, Christian Colson, John Smithson
Greenberg Jennifer Jason Leigh, Scott Rudin
The Kids Are All Right Gary Gilbert, Philippe Hellmann, Jordan Horowitz, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, Celine Rattray, Daniela Taplin Lundberg
Winter’s Bone Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Anne Rosellini

BEST FIRST FEATURE (Award given to the director and producer)
* Get Low Director: Aaron Schneider Producers: David Gundlach, Dean Zanuck
Everything Strange and New Director: Frazer Bradshaw Producers: A.D. Liano, Laura Techera Francia
Night Catches Us Director: Tanya Hamilton Producers: Sean Costello, Jason Orans, Ronald Simons
The Last Exorcism Director: Daniel Stamm Producers: Marc Abraham, Tom Bliss, Eric Newman, Eli Roth
Tiny Furniture Director: Lena Dunham Producers: Kyle Martin, Alicia Van Couvering

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD
(Given to the best feature made for under $500,000; writer, director, and producer)
* Daddy Longlegs Writers/Directors: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie Producers: Casey Neistat, Tom Scott
Lbs. Director: Matthew Bonifacio Writers/Producers: Matthew Bonifacio, Carmine Famiglietti
Lovers Of Hate Writer/Director: Bryan Poyser Producer: Megan Gilbride
Obselidia Writer/Director: Diane Bell Producers: Chris Byrne, Matthew Medlin
The Exploding Girl Writer/Director: Bradley Rust Gray Producers: Karin Chien, Ben Howe, So Yong Kim

BEST DIRECTOR
* Darren Aronofsky Black Swan
Danny Boyle 127 Hours
Lisa Cholodenko The Kids Are All Right
Debra Granik Winter’s Bone
John Cameron Mitchell Rabbit Hole

BEST SCREENPLAY
* Stuart Blumberg & Lisa Cholodenko The Kids Are All Right
Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini Winter’s Bone
Nicole Holofcener Please Give
David Lindsay-Abaire Rabbit Hole
Todd Solondz Life During Wartime

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY
* Lena Dunham Tiny Furniture
Diane Bell Obselidia
Nik Fackler Lovely, Still
Bob Glaudini Jack Goes Boating
Dana Adam Shapiro & Evan M. Wiener Monogamy

BEST FEMALE LEAD
* Natalie Portman Black Swan
Annette Bening The Kids Are All Right
Greta Gerwig Greenberg
Nicole Kidman Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence Winter’s Bone
Michelle Williams Blue Valentine

BEST MALE LEAD
* James Franco 127 Hours
Ronald Bronstein Daddy Longlegs
Aaron Eckhart Rabbit Hole
John C. Reilly Cyrus
Ben Stiller Greenberg

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
* Dale Dickey Winter’s Bone
Ashley Bell The Last Exorcism
Allison Janney Life During Wartime
Daphne Rubin-Vega Jack Goes Boating
Naomi Watts Mother and Child

BEST SUPPORTING MALE
* John Hawkes Winter’s Bone
Samuel L. Jackson Mother and Child
Bill Murray Get Low
John Ortiz Jack Goes Boating
Mark Ruffalo The Kids Are All Right

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
* Matthew Libatique Black Swan
Adam Kimmel Never Let Me Go
Jody Lee Lipes Tiny Furniture
Michael McDonough Winter’s Bone
Harris Savides Greenberg

BEST DOCUMENTARY (Award Given To The Director)
* Exit Through The Gift Shop Banksy
Marwencol Jeff Malmberg
Sweetgrass Ilisa Barbash & Lucien Castaing-Taylor
Restrepo Tim Hetherington & Sebastian Junger
Thunder Soul Mark Landsman

BEST FOREIGN FILM (Award given to the director)
* The King’s Speech Tom Hooper (United Kingdom)
Kisses ((Ireland) Lance Daly
Mademoiselle Chambon Stéphane Brizé (France)
Of Gods and Men Xavier Beauvois (France)
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Thailand)

ACURA SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD (Award Given To The Director)
* Mike Ott Littlerock
Hossein Keshavarz Dog Sweat
Laurel Nakadate The Wolf Knife

AVEENO® TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD
* Jeff Malmberg Marwencol
Ilisa Barbash & Lucien Castaing-Taylor Sweetgrass
Lynn True & Nelson Walker Summer Pasture

PIAGET PRODUCERS AWARD
* Anish Savjani Meek’s Cutoff
In-Ah Lee Au Revoir Taipei
Adele Romanski The Myth of the American Sleepover

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD (Given to one film’s director, casting director and its ensemble cast)
* Please Give Director: Nicole Holofcener
Casting Director: Jeanne McCarthy
Ensemble Cast: Ann Guilbert, Rebecca Hall, Catherine Keener, Amanda Peet,