Phoenix Film Critics 2012

Best Picture
* Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Moonrise Kingdom
Silver Linings Playbook
Skyfall
The Avengers
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actor in a Leading Role
* Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Anthony Hopkins, Hitchcock
Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
John Hawkes, The Sessions

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
* Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Ezra Miller, The Perks of Being A Wallflower
Javier Bardem, Skyfall
Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Best Actress in a Leading Role
* Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Smashed
Naomi Watts, The Impossible
Quvenzhane Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
* Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Emma Watson, The Perks of Being A Wallflower
Helen Hunt, The Sessions
Judi Dench, Skyfall
Sally Field, Lincoln

Best Director
* Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty
Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Ben Affleck, Argo
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
Tom Hooper, Les Miserables

Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Medium
* Argo
Les Miserables
Silver Linings Playbook
The Perks of Being A Wallflower

Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
* Moonrise Kingdom
Arbitrage
The Master
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Animated Film
* Wreck-It Ralph
Brave
Frankenweenie
ParaNorman

Best Cinematography
* Life of Pi
Les Miserables
Lincoln
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Costume Design
* Anna Karenina
A Royal Affair
Les Miserables
Lincoln
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Best Documentary
* Searching For Sugar Man
Bully
Jiro Dreams of Sushi
The Queen of Versailles

Best Ensemble Acting
* Moonrise Kingdom
Argo
Les Miserables
Silver Linings Playbook

Best Film Editing
* Argo
Life of Pi
Skyfall
The Dark Knight Rises
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Foreign Language Film
* The Intouchables
A Royal Affair
Amour
Headhunters
Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Best Live Action Family Film
* Life of Pi
Big Miracle
Chimpanzee
The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Best Original Score
* Skyfall
Hitchcock
Life of Pi
Lincoln

Best Original Song
* “Skyfall” Skyfall
“Suddenly” Les Miserables
“When I Can I See You Again?” Wreck-It Ralph

Best Production Design
* Moonrise Kingdom
Anna Karenina
Cloud Atlas
Les Miserables
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Best Stunts
* Skyfall
Looper
The Avengers
The Bourne Legacy
The Dark Knight Rises

Best Visual Effects
* Life of Pi
Cloud Atlas
Prometheus
The Avengers
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Best Youth Performance in a Lead or Supporting Role – Female
* Quvenzhane Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Isabelle Allen, Les Miserables
Kara Hayward, Moonrise Kingdom
Maude Apatow, This is 40

Best Youth Performance in a Lead or Supporting Role – Male
* Tom Holland, The Impossible
Daniel Huttlestone, Les Miserables
Jared Gilman, Moonrise Kingdom
CJ Adams, The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Breakthrough Performance Behind the Camera
* Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Craig Zobel, Compliance
Seth MacFarlane, Ted
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being A Wallflower

Breakthrough Performance on Camera
* Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Dwight Henry, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Suraj Sharma, Life of Pi
Mark Duplass, Safety Not Guaranteed

Overlooked Film of the Year
* Safety Not Guaranteed
Jeff Who Lives At Home
Sound of My Voice
The Cabin In The Woods
The Perks of Being A Wallflower