Encore Awards: 2011

An index of my 2011 in review (films), my personal awards - links take you to explanations of my choices and runners up

-films not seen in time to be eligible Weekend, Pariah

PICTURE
  • Beginners
  • Certified Copy
  • Hugo
  • Take Shelter
  • A Separation
(details)

DIRECTOR
  • Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami)
  • Hugo (Martin Scorsese)
  • A Separation (Ashgar Farhadi)
  • Take Shelter (Jeff Nichols)
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Tomas Alfredson)
 (details)

ACTOR
  • Joel Edgerton in Warrior
  • Woody Harrelson in Rampart
  • Ewan McGregor in Beginners
  • Peyman Moaadi in A Separation
  • Michael Shannon in Take Shelter
(details)

ACTRESS
  • Juliette Binoche in Certified Copy
  • Kirsten Dunst in Melancholia 
  • Leili Hatami in A Separation
  • Keira Knightley in A Dangerous Method
  • Charlize Theron in Young Adult
 (details)

SUPPORTING ACTOR
  • Colin Firth in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • Shahab Hosseini in A Separation
  • Ezra Miller in We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • Brad Pitt in The Tree of Life
  • Anton Yelchin in The Beaver 
 (details)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
  • Sareh Bayet in A Separation 
  • Jessica Chastain in The Help
  • Jessica Chastain in Take Shelter
  • Carey Mulligan in Shame
  • Vanessa Redgrave in Coriolanus
 (details)

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
  • Beginners
  • Certified Copy
  • Rampart
  • Take Shelter
  • A Separation 

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
  • Carnage
  • The Ides of March
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • Winnie the Pooh 
 (details on both writing categories)

CHOREOGRAPHY AND BODY WORK
  • Drive
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Hanna
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  • Warrior 

COSTUME DESIGN
  • A Dangerous Method
  • The Help
  • Hugo
  • Jane Eyre
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 

ART DIRECTION
  •  Brighton Rock
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Hugo
  • Jane Eyre
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

MAKEUP
  • Albert Nobbs
  • Contagion
  • A Dangerous Method
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Hugo 

EDITING
  • Beginners
  • Certified Copy
  • Hanna
  • Rampart
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 

CINEMATOGRAPHY
  • Hugo
  • Jane Eyre
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • The Tree of Life 

VISUAL EFFECTS
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Hugo
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  • Take Shelter
  • The Tree of Life 

(details on all visual artistic and technical awards)

SOUND EDITING
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Hugo
  • Insidious
  • Rango
  • Super 8 

SOUND MIXING
  •  Contagion
  • Hanna
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Hugo
  • Take Shelter
 ORIGINAL SCORE
  • Hanna
  • Hugo
  • The Ides of March
  • Take Shelter
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 

ORIGINAL SONG
  • Captain America (Star Spangled Man)
  • Hugo (Couer Volant)
  • Take Shelter (Shelter)
  • Win Win (Think You Can Wait)
  • Winnie the Pooh (So Long)
(details on all music and sound categories)


Miscellaneous Categories
Best Endings of 2011
Best Openings of 2011
Forgotten Characters of 2011
Audacious Cinema of 2011
Ensemble Casts of 2011
Memorable Scenes of 2011, Part 1
Memorable Scenes of 2011, Part 2