“Tree of Life” Dominates Online Film Critics Society Awards

Terrence Malick's divisive film, that featured everything from Brad Pitt to Dinosaurs to microbes and comets, won five of 13 awards, including the top prize.

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Tree of Life: Writer-director Terrence Malick's meditation of the struggle between Man, God and Nature won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress for Jessica Chastain (above), Best Editing and Best Cinematography. Watch the trailer
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Shame: Michael Fassbender won Best Actor for his bleak portrayal of a sex-addicted 30-something yuppie in New York City. Watch the trailer
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Rango: Best Animated Film went to this tale of an iguana suffering an identity crisis that was voiced by Johnny Depp, and sprang from the mind of director Gore Verbinski. Watch the trailer
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We Need to Talk About Kevin: Tilda Swinton won Best Actress for her brilliant work as a mother coming to grips with the fact that her son is a sociopath. Watch the trailer
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Focus Features
Beginners: Christopher Plummer won Best Supporting Actor for his soulful turn as a 70-something widower who comes out to his son, played by Ewan McGregor, in this film based on the real-life experiences of writer-director Mike Mills. Watch the trailer
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Sony Pictures Classics
Midnight in Paris: Woody Allen won Best Original Screenplay for his best film in two decades, starring Owen Wilson as a struggling writer who falls for a girl from another time, the stunning Marion Cotillard. Watch the trailer
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PA
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan won Best Adapted Screenplay for their great work with John Le Carre's masterpiece about the hunt for a double agent who's infiltrated British Intelligence. Watch the trailer
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A Separation: This wrenching drama about a couple brought to their breaking point by the decision between leaving Tehran for a better life for their kids or staying to care for an ailing parent won Best Foreign Language Film. Watch the trailer
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Cave of Forgotten Dreams: Werner Herzog's 3D film that took you into the caves in France that are home to the oldest known paintings won Best Documentary. Watch the trailer
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