And now we have the Toronto critics announcing. The biggest critic group in Canada, and they went big for The Tree of Life. Here are their winners and runner-ups...
BEST PICTURE: The Tree of LifeRunner-ups: The Artist & The Descendants
BEST DIRECTOR: Terrence Malick - "The Tree of Life"Runner-ups: Michel Hazanavicius - "The Artist" & Nicolas Winding Refn - "Drive"
BEST ACTOR: Michael Shannon - "Take Shelter"Runner-ups: George Clooney - "The Descendants" & Michael Fassbender - "Shame"
BEST ACTRESS: Michelle Williams - "My Week with Marilyn"Runner-ups: Elizabeth Olsen - "Martha Marcy May Marlene" & Meryl Streep "The Iron Lady"
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Christopher Plummer - "Beginners"Runner-ups: Albert Brooks - "Drive" & Patton Oswalt - "Young Adult"
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Jessica Chastain - "Take Shelter"Runner-ups: Jessica Chastain - "The Tree of Life" & Shailene Woodley - "The Descendants"
BEST SCREENPLAY: MoneyballRunner-ups: The Descendants & The Tree of Life
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE: The Adventures of TintinRunner-ups: Puss in Boots & Rango
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: Mysteries of LisbonRunner-ups: Attenberg & Le Havre & A Separation
BEST DOCUMENTARY: Nostalgia for the LightRunner-ups: Into the Abyss & Project Nim
BEST FIRST FEATURE: Joe Cornish - "Attack the Block"Runner-ups: J.C. Chandor - "Margin Call" & Sean Durkin - "Martha Marcy May Marlene"
BEST CANADIAN FILM FINALISTS
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