2012 – Awards Nominees


The past year has been another great one for cinema. It seems for a while there was a drought of years for great films, but, the start of this decade has produced a couple of crackers, 2012 being no exception.

Below are our nominees for 2012 – the winners of which will be sent awards from us here at f/Stop Retina.

Best Film

  • Amour
  • Beasts Of The Southern Wild
  • Cosmopolis
  • Looper
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • The Master

Best Director

  • Gareth Evans for The Raid
  • Michael Haneke for Amour
  • Paul Thomas Anderson for The Master
  • Ron Fricke for Samsara
  • Sam Mendes for Skyfall
  • Wes Anderson for Moonrise Kingdom

Best Male Actor

  • Jean-Louis Trintignant for Amour
  • Joaquin Phoenix for The Master
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt for Looper
  • Matthew McConaughey for Killer Joe
  • Robert Pattinson for Cosmopolis
  • Tom Hardy for The Dark Knight Rises

Best Female Actor

  • Emily Blunt for Salmon Fishing In The Yemen
  • Emmanuelle Riva for Amour
  • Jennifer Lawrence for Silver Linings Playbook
  • Kara Haywood for Moonrise Kingdom
  • Marion Cotillard for Rust And Bone
  • Quvenzhane Wallis for Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Best Male Supporting

  • Alan Arkin for Argo
  • Ezra Miller for Perks Of Being A Wallflower
  • Javier Bardom for Skyfall
  • Phillip Seymour Hoffman for The Master

Best Female Supporting

  • Amy Adams for The Master
  • Marion Cotillard for The Dark Knight Rises
  • Nicole Kidman for The Paperboy

Best Cinematography

  • Eric Gautier for On The Road
  • Greig Fraser for Killing Them Softly
  • Mihai Malaimare Jr. for The Master
  • Ron Fricke for Samsara
  • Steve Yedlin for Looper
  • Wally Pfister for The Dark Knight Rises

Best All-Round Sound

  • Anna Karenina
  • Lawless
  • Skyfall
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • The Master

Biggest Disappointment

  • Frankenweenie
  • Prometheus
  • Taken 2
  • Ted
  • The Bourne Legacy
  • Total Recall

Biggest Surprise

  • 21 Jump Street
  • Argo
  • Looper
  • Killer Joe
  • The Raid

Check back soon for our announcing of the winners as well as images of the awards and the prestigious ‘sending off’ process. Also, on the HUGE off chance any of the winners decide to reply, we’ll also share that with you all.

If you have any opinions on either the nominee list, or who the winner should be, feel free to comment or message us either here or at our Facebook page.

– Kieran Stanworth

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