The Tree of Life, which led the Online Film Critics Society nominations with seven, was the big winner at the 15th Annual Online Film Critics Society Awards. The film took home the prize for Best Picture as well as trophies for Best Director (Terrence Malick), Best Supporting Actress (Jessica Chastain), Best Editing and Best Cinematography. No other film won more than one award.
The other three acting winners were Michael Fassbender winning Best Actor for his performance in Shame; Tilda Swinton’s work in We Need to Talk About Kevin won the award for Best Actress; and Christopher Plummer received the Best Supporting Actor prize for his work in Beginners.
The full list of winners of the 15th Annual Online Film Critics Society Awards:
Best Picture: The Tree of Life
Best Animated Feature: Rango
Best Director: Terrence Malick – The Tree of Life
Best Lead Actor: Michael Fassbender – Shame
Best Lead Actress: Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin
Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer – Beginners
Best Supporting Actress: Jessica Chastain – The Tree of Life
Best Original Screenplay: Midnight in Paris
Best Adapted Screenplay: Tinker Tailor Solider Spy
Best Editing: The Tree of Life
Best Cinematography: The Tree of Life
Best Film Not in the English Language: A Separation
Best Documentary: Cave of Forgotten Dreams
Special Awards (previously announced): To Jessica Chastain, the breakout performer of the year, and to Martin Scorsese in honor of his work and dedication to the pursuit of film preservation
Founded in 1997, the Online Film Critics Society has been the key force in establishing and raising the standards for Internet-based film journalism. The OFCS membership consists of film reviewers, journalists and scholars based in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Latin America and the Asia/Pacific Rim region. For more information, visit the Online Film Critics Society at ofcs.org.