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Best Motion Picture – Drama

Moneyball

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Meryl StreepThe Iron Lady

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Ryan GoslingThe Ides of March

 

Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Felicity JonesLike Crazy

 

Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Andy SerkisRise of the Planet of the Apes

 

Best Motion Picture – Comedy

Horrible Bosses

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy

Charlize TheronYoung Adult

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy

Tyler LabineTucker and Dale vs. Evil

 

Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy

Melissa McCarthyBridesmaids

 

Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy

Seth RogenPaul

 

Best Director – Motion Picture

Michel HazanaviciusThe Artist

 

Best Animated Feature Film

Rango

 

Best Original Screenplay

Crazy, Stupid, Love.Dan Fogelman

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Rum DiaryBruce Robinson

 

Best Original Score

Fright Night (2011)Ramin Djawadi

 

Best Original Song

Man Or Muppet” by Bret McKenzieThe Muppets

 

Best Art Direction

The Adventures of TintinAndrew L. Jones & Jeff Wisniewski

 

Best Cinematography

Jackass 3DLance Bangs, Dimitry Elyashkevich & Rick Kosick

 

Best Costume Design

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsJenny Beavan

 

Best Visual Effects

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

 

Best Television Series – Drama

Justified

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama

Piper PeraboCovert Affairs

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama

Timothy OlyphantJustified

 

Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Television Series – Drama

Margo MartindaleJustified

 

Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Television Series – Drama

Walton GogginsJustified

 

Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Television Series – Drama

Burn Notice

Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Coby Bell & Sharon Gless

 

Best Writing for a Television Series – Drama

Justified

 

Best Television Series – Comedy

Modern Family

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy

Christina ApplegateUp All Night

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy

Jason GannWilfred

 

Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Television Series – Comedy

Julie BowenModern Family

 

Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Television Series – Comedy

Charlie DayIt’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

 

Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Television Series – Comedy

Modern Family

Ed O’Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Rico Rodriguez, Nolan Gould, Sarah Hyland & Ariel Winter

 

Best Writing for a Television Series – Comedy

Louie

 

Best Animated Television Series

The Looney Tunes Show

 

Best Movie Poster

The Ides of March

 

Best Movie Trailer

Green With Envy (Teaser)

 

Best Comic Book Series

Detective ComicsScott Snyder

 

Death Coach Award

Shark Night 3D

(This award is given each year to the worst movie of the year. It’s the movie that the studios should have put on the Death Coach rather than in theaters.)

 

King of the Leprechauns Award

Ryan Dunn (1977–2011)

We lost the “Random Hero” this year, and even though his death could have been prevented, it doesn’t make losing him any easier. Ryan has always been my favorite Jackass , and I never missed an episode of Homewrecker or G4’s Proving Ground. I know he will be dearly missed, and that he truly deserves the title of King of the Leprechauns this year!

(This award is the Banshee’s equivalent to a Man/Woman of the Year Award or a Lifetime Achievement Award)

 

“It’s Kind of a Funny Story”
a review by Darby O’Gill

It’s also kind of a good movie. Based on Ned Striking’s young-adult novel of the same name, It’s Kind of a Funny Story follows the journey of 16-year-old Craig Gilner (Keir Gilchrist) as he finds the adolescent pressures of high school life becoming too much to bare. But, when thoughts of suicide suddenly become more than just thoughts, Craig seeks help at a hospital on an early Sunday morning. One of the really nice things about this movie is its sense of realism… at times. One of which is Craig’s teenage sense of reason. He knows that he needs to be admitted in order to be helped, and doesn’t want to just be turned away. But, he also thinks he’ll just be given something, and back at school by Monday. Of course by the time Craig realizes that being committed to a psych ward is a little bit more complicated than that, it’s too little too late. And with the youth hall being renovated, the reality of having to stay in the adult psychiatric ward, also quickly become a reality for young Craig. Sure, the movie is just one step above an After School Special, but I don’t think this was meant to be an art house masterpiece. I think it was meant to speak to young people, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. With teen suicides unfortunately on the upswing, I think this movie is actually in the perfect position to possibly help some kids. The story doesn’t deal with bullying or gay issues, but this truthful look at teenage anxiety, could very well reach some of those at risk kids. There are some really funny moments in the film, as well as heartfelt ones, but over all it’s a little too sugar coated to leave its mark on cinema history. Not to mention some nicely animated cityscape illustrations, that would make Wesley Willis proud. The cast gives an outstanding performance, including Zack Galifianakis, who also gives a great performance as Bobby, a fellow patient. He’s his normal funny self, but there is a more tender, and deep side to this character that manages to emerge a little more so than his normal awkwardly goofy funny man character. For lack of a better comparison It’s Kind of a Funny Story is an After School Special version of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Mostly because it’s told from the patient’s perspective, but also because it shows that it’s the relationships and interaction of the patients that is what ultimately helps them the most in the end.

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