North Carolina Film Critics 2012

BEST NARRATIVE FILM
Lincoln
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
* Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST ACTOR
Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
John Hawkes (The Sessions)
* Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
Denzel Washington (Flight)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Javier Bardem (Skyfall)
Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty)
* Phillip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained)
Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

BEST ACTRESS
Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
* Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
Helen Mirren (Hitchcock)
Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Smashed)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Amy Adams (The Master)
Sally Field (Lincoln)
Gina Gershon (Killer Joe)
Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises)
* Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
Emma Watson (The Perks of Being a Wallflower)

BEST DIRECTOR
Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master)
Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom)
Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty)
Rian Johnson (Looper)
* Ang Lee (Life of Pi)
David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master)
Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola (Moonrise Kingdom)
Mark Boal (Zero Dark Thirty)
Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon (The Cabin in the Woods)
* Rian Johnson (Looper)
Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower)
* Tony Kushner (Lincoln)
David Magee (Life of Pi)
David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)
Chris Terrio (Argo)

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Amour
* Holy Motors
The Intouchables
The Kid With a Bike
Oslo, August 31st
The Raid: Redemption
Rust and Bone

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
The Central Park Five
The Imposter
Jiro Dreams of Sushi
The Queen of Versailles
Room 237
* Searching for Sugar Man
Under African Skies

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Brave
Frankenweenie
Paranorman
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
* Wreck-It Ralph

TAR HEEL AWARD
The Campaign
* The Hunger Games
Jimmy
Love Free or Die
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
Zero Dark Thirty