I've shared before that I really enjoy the National Board of Review awards that kick off the award season...sometimes before some films get their big releases.
This year's awards show some major love for The Social Network, while ignoring some films like 127 Hours and Black Swan completely.
Let award season begin! Here's the winners below.
Picture: The Social Network
The King's Speech
Toy Story 3
Of Gods and Men
I Am Love
Life, Above All
Best Director: David Fincher, The Social Network
Best Actor: Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Best Actress: Lesley Manville, Another Year
Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, The Fighter
Best Supporting Actress: Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom
Best Original Screenplay: Chris Sparling, Buried
Best Adapted Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network
Best Ensemble: The Town
Breakthrough Performance: Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone
Directorial Debut: Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington, Restrepo
Production Design: Dante Ferretti, Shutter Island
Spotlight Award: Sylvain Chomet and Jacques Tati, The Illusionist
Special Achievement: Sofia Coppola, Somewhere
Best Documentary: Waiting For 'Superman'
Best Animated Feature: Toy Story 3
Freedom of Expression: Fair Game, Conviction, Howl
Top Independent Films: Animal Kingdom, Buried, Fish Tank, The Ghost Writer, Greenberg, Let Me In, Monsters, Please Give, Somewhere, Youth in Revolt