Nominations for Fast Forward Film Review’s Emerson Film Awards

6 Jan

Fast Forward Film Review is announcing its first annual, Emerson Film Awards.

Today’s post is a list of Chuck and Adam’s nominations for the Emerson Film Awards. There are three to five nominations per selection for each category. Our list has nothing to do with the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Gotham, Independent Spirit Awards, etc…selections.  The Emerson Awards are simply the films we think should win these coveted categories. Winners will be announced on February 17th, 2013.

Best Picture Nominations:  KILLER JOE,   MOONRISE KINGDOM,   ARGO,   SKYFALL, LIFE OF PI

Biggest Surprise Film Nominations: DREDD,   HAYWIRE,   THE RAID,   21 JUMP STREET,   WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

Most Overrated Film Nominations: PROMETHEUS,   JACK REACHER,   THE HUNGER GAMES,   THE AVENGERS

Worst Film Nominations: SAVAGES,   CLOUD ATLAS,   THAT’S MY BOY,   CHERNOBYL DIARIES,

Most Disappointing Film Nominations: THE BOURNE LEGACY,   THE HOBBIT,   THIS IS FORTY,   THE DICTATOR

Best Actor Nominations:  BRAD PITT (Killing them Softly),   MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY (Killer  Joe),   JOAQUIN PHOENIX (THE MASTER),   JACK BLACK (BERNIE)

Best Actress Nominations: HELEN MIRREN (Hitchcock), KEIRA KNIGHTLEY (Anna Karenina), MARION COTILLARD (Rust and Bone), JENNIFER LAWRENCE (Silver Linings Playbook)

Best Supporting Actor Nominations: DWIGHT HENRY (Beast of the Southern Wild), PHILLIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN (The Master), LEONARDO DICAPRIO (Django Unchained), JAVIER BARDEM (Skyfall)

Best Supporting Actress Nominations: ANNE HATHAWAY (Les Miserables),   JUDI DENCH (SKYFALL),  HELEN HUNT (The Sessions),  MAGGIE SMITH (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel)

Best Director Nominations: PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON (The Master), BEN AFFLECK (Argo), WES ANDERSON (Moonrise Kingdom), ANG LEE (Life of Pi)

Best Original Screenplay Nominations: PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON (The Master),WES ANDERSON & ROMAN COPPOLA (Moonrise Kingdom), RIAN JOHNSON (Looper)

Best Adapted Screenplay Nominations: DAVID MAGEE (Life of Pi), RICHARD LINKLATER (Bernie), JOHN LOGAN (Coriolanus), PATRICK MARBER, NEAL PURVIS, ROBERT WADE (Skyfall)

Best Animated Feature Nominations:  BRAVE,   FRANKENWEENIE,  HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA

Best Cinematography Nominations: MIHAI MALAIMARE (The Master), RODRIGO PRIETO (Argo), BEN RICHARDSON (Beasts of the Southern Wild), RON FRICKE (Samsara)

Best Costume Design Nominations: KASIA WALICKA-MALMONE (Moonrise Kingdom), JACQUELINE DURRAN (Anna Karenina), MARK BRIDGES (The Master), SHAREN DAVIS (Django Unchained), COLLEEN ATWOOD (Snow White and the Huntsman)

Best Documentary Nominations: MARLEY, BULLY, WEST OF MEMPHIS, THE IMPOSTER

Best International Picture Nominations: WAR WITCH (Canada), CAUGHT IN THE WEB (China), THE INTOUCHABLES (France), NO (Chile), AMOUR (Austria)

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