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National Board of Review 2011: Complete List of Winners

The National Board of Review announced winners in a wide range of categories on Dec. 1. Read the analysis of these awards on the Oscars here 

BEST PICTURE
"Hugo"

BEST DIRECTOR
Martin Scorsese ("Hugo")

BEST ACTOR
George Clooney ("The Descendants")

BEST ACTRESS
Tilda Swinton ("We Need to Talk About Kevin")

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Christopher Plummer ("Beginners")

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants")

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Will Reiser ("50/50")

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash ("The Descendants")

BEST ENSEMBLE
"The Help"

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
"Rango" 

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM 
"A Separation"

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

SPOTLIGHT AWARD
Michael Fassbender

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCES
Felicity Jones ("Like Crazy")
Rooney Mara ("The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo")

DEBUT DIRECTOR
J.C. Chandor, Margin Call

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT 
The "Harry Potter" franchise

FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
"Crime After Crime"
"Pariah"

BEST PICTURE NOMINEES (alphabetical)
"The Artist"
"The Descendants"
"Drive"
"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"
"The Ides of March"
"J. Edgar"
"The Tree of Life"
"War Horse"

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE NOMINEES (alphabetical)
"13 Assassins"
"Elite Squad: The Enemy Within"
"Footnote"
"Le Havre"
"Point Blank"

BEST DOCUMENTARY NOMINEES (alphabetical)
"Born to be Wild"
"Buck"
"George Harrison: Living in the Material World"
"Project Nim"
"Senna"

BEST INDEPENDENT FILMS (alphabetical)
"50/50"
"Another Earth"
"Beginners"
"A Better Life"
"Cedar Rapids"
"Margin Call"
"Shame"
"Take Shelter"
"We Need To Talk About Kevin"
"Win Win"