2012 NOFF AWARD Winners

Here are the winners of the 6th Annual Noff Awards! Too busy/lazy to write comments this year.

I’ve seen the following 131 eligible films:

Amour
Anna Karenina
Arbitrage
Argo
Avengers, The
Barbara
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Bernie
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The
Bestiaire
Beyond the Black Rainbow
Brave
Cabin in the Woods, The
Central Park Five, The
Chronicle
Cloud Atlas
Comedy, The
Compliance
Cosmopolis
Damsels in Distress
Dark Horse
Dark Knight Rises, The
Day He Arrives, The
Deep Blue Sea, The
Detention
Devil’s Carnival
Dictator, The
Django Unchained
Dredd
Elena
End of Watch
5 Broken Cameras
Flat, The
Flight
Forgiveness of Blood, The
4:44 Last Day on Earth
Frankenweenie
Girl Walk // All Day
God Bless America
Goodbye First Love
Goon
Grey, The
Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai
Haywire
Headshot
Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The
How to Survive a Plague
Hotel Transylvania
Hunger Games, The
Impossible, The
Imposter, The
Invisible War, The
It’s Such a Beautiful Day
Jack Reacher
Jeff, Who Lives at Home
John Carter
Keep the Lights On
Keyhole
Kid with a Bike, The
Killer Joe
Killing Them Softly
Kill List
King Kelly
Klown
Lawless
Les Misérables
Let the Bullets Fly
Life of Pi
Life Without Principle
Lincoln
Loneliest Planet, The
Looper
Lorax, The
Loved Ones, The
Lovely Molly
Machete Maidens Unleashed!
Magic Mike
Man with the Iron Fists, The
Marley
Master, The
Michael
Miss Bala
Monsieur Lazhar
Moonrise Kingdom
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Oslo, August 31st
Pact, The
Paperboy, The
Paranormal
Pirates! Band of Misfits, The
Pitch Perfect
Polisse
Possession, The
Prometheus
Queen of Versailles, The
Raid: Redemption, The
Rise of the Guardians
Ruby Sparks
Rust and Bone
Safety Not Guaranteed
Samsara
Savages
Secret World of Arrietty, The
Searching for Sugar Man
Sessions, The
Seven Psychopaths
Side by Side
Silver Linings Playbook
Sinister
Skyfall
Sleepless Night
Sleep Tight
Sleepwalk With Me
Snowtown Murders, The
Sound of My Voice
Take This Waltz
Ted
Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie
To Rome with Love
Turin Horse, The
Turn Me On, Dammit!
21 Jump Street
V/H/S
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
West of Memphis
Whore’s Glory
Woman in Black, The
Wreck-It Ralph
Your Sister’s Sister
Zero Dark Thirty

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BEST PICTURE

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Amour

Beyond the Black Rainbow

The Comedy

The Cabin in the Woods

Holy Motors

 

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The Imposter

It’s Such a Beautiful Day

Killing Them Softly

The Master

Seven Psychopaths

And the Noffscar goes to: Holy Motors

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BEST DIRECTOR

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Paul Thomas Anderson for The Master

Leos Carax for Holy Motors

Panos Cosmatos for Beyond the Black Rainbow

Andrew Dominik for Killing Them Softly

Don Hertzfeldt for It’s Such a Beautiful Day

And the Noffscar goes to: Leos Carax for Holy Motors

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BEST ACTOR

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Jack Black in Bernie

Denis Lavant in Holy Motors

Tim Heidecker in The Comedy

Daniel Day Lewis in Lincoln

Joaquin Phoenix in The Master

And the Noffscar goes to: Denis Lavant in Holy Motors

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BEST ACTRESS

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Greta Gerwig in Damsels in Distress

Louisa Krause in King Kelly

Gretchen Lodge in Lovely Molly

Emmanuelle Riva in Amour

Rachel Weisz in The Deep Blue Sea

And the Noffscar goes to: Rachel Weisz in The Deep Blue Sea

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

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Daniel Henshall in The Snowtown Murders

Matthew McConaughey in Killer Joe

Matthew McConaughey in Magic Mike

Philip Seymour Hoffman in The Master

Christoph Waltz in Django Unchained

And the Noffscar goes to: Christoph Waltz in Django Unchained

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

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Amy Adams in The Master

Ann Dowd in Compliance

Anne Hathaway in Les Miserables

Sarah Silverman in Wreck-It Ralph

Juno Temple in Killer Joe

And the Noffscar goes to: Amy Adams in The Master

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BEST SCREENPLAY

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The Cabin in the Woods

Damsels in Distress

 

Holy Motors

It’s Such a Beautiful Day

Seven Psychopaths

And the Noffscar goes to: Seven Psychopaths

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BEST EDITING

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Holy Motors

The Imposter

Killing Them Softly

Kill List

The Master

And the Noffscar goes to: Holy Motors

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BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

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The Deep Blue Sea

The Master

Moonrise Kingdom

Skyfall

The Turin Horse

And the Noffscar goes to: Skyfall

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BEST SCORE

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Beyond the Black Rainbow

Listen

The Master

Listen

Moonrise Kingdom

Listen

Ruby Sparks

Listen

Listen

Listen

The Turin Horse

Listen

And the Noffscar goes to: Ruby Sparks

Honorable Mentions:

Anna Karenina - Listen

Cloud Atlas - Listen

Compliance - Listen

Frankenweenie - Listen

Killer Joe - Listen

Kill List - Listen

The Snowtown Murders - Listen Listen

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BEST ART DIRECTION/SET DESIGN

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Anna Karenina

Cloud Atlas

Lincoln

Moonrise Kingdom

Skyfall

And the Noffscar goes to: Anna Karenina

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BEST SOUND

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Beyond the Black Rainbow

The Grey

Killing Them Softly

Kill List

The Snowtown Murders

And the Noffscar goes to: Kill List

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BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

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Amour

Elena

Holy Motors

Oslo, August 31st

The Raid: Redemption

And the Noffscar goes to: Holy Motors

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BEST DOCUMENTARY

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Bestiaire

How to Survive a Plague

The Imposter

Searching for Sugar Man

Whore’s Glory

And the Noffscar goes to: The Imposter

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BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

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Frankenweenie

It’s Such a Beautiful Day

Wreck-It Ralph

 

 

And the Noffscar goes to: It’s Such a Beautiful Day

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BEST ORIGINAL SONG

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“Prick! Goes the Scorpion’s Tail” by Emilie Autumn from The Devil’s Carnival

Listen

“Ancora Qui” by Ennio Morricone and Elisa Toffoli from Django Unchained

Listen

“Who Did That to You” by John Legend from Django Unchained

Listen

“Strange Love” by Karen O from Frankenweenie

Listen

“Skyfall” by Adele from Skyfall

Listen

And the Noffscar goes to: “Ancora Qui” from Django Unchained

Honorable mentions:

“Grace for Sale “ by Terrance Zdunich from The Devil’s Carnival - Listen

“The Misty Mountains Song” from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (singing only version) - Listen

“Sambola!” from Damsels in Distress - Listen

“Who Were We” – Holy Motors - Listen


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BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

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Cloud Atlas

 

The Cabin in the Woods

Flight

The Dark Knight Rises

Prometheus

And the Noffscar goes to: Cloud Atlas

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BEST SCENES

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Beyond the Black Rainbow:

Sentionauts

Watch

The Deep Blue Sea:

“Molly Malone”

Watch

Django Unchained:

KKK comedy of errors

Watch

Django Unchained:

DiCaprio’s phrenology monologue

Watch

Girl Walk // All Day:

Dance and the world dances with you

Watch

 

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Holy Motors:

Entracte:

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Holy Motors:

Merde:

Watch

It’s Such a Beautiful Day:

Ending: Bill lives on…

Killing Them Softly:

Card game robbery:

Killing Them Softly:

Killing Liotta softly

Watch

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The Master:

Freddy’s informal processing

Skyfall:

Shanghai highrise - fighting silhouettes

Watch

Take This Waltz:

“Video Killed the Radio Star”

Watch

Ted:

Wahlberg vs. teddy bear

Watch

The Turin Horse:Opening sceneWatch
And the Noffscar goes to: Merde from Holy Motors

Honorable mentions:

Bernie - Opening - watch

The Cabin in the Woods - Monster Mash - watch

The Comedy - Tim humiliates male nurse - watch

The Comedy - Taxi hip-hop - watch

The Grey – Comforting the dying - watch

The Grey - Neeson to God: “Fuck it, I’ll do it myself”

Holy Motors - Motion capture fucking - watch

Killer Joe - Chicken drumstick BJ - watch

The Master – Master vs. Skeptic

Les Miserables - Hathaway’s rendition of “I Dreamed a Dream (the film’s one good scene) - watch

Moonrise Kingdom - End credits - “The Heroic Weather Conditions; part 7 : After the Storm” - watch

Pitch Perfect - Kendrick’s audition - the “Cup Song” - watch

The Raid: Redemption - Mad Dog’s two on one fight - watch

Seven Psychopaths - Cemetery shootout - watch

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