Kansas City Film Critics Circle votes ‘The Master’ Best Picture of 2012

by Eric Melin on December 16, 2012

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The second oldest film critics group in the country tonight named The Master the best film of 2012 during its 46th annual awards meeting. The Master led all films with three wins, including Best Supporting Actor for Philip Seymour Hoffman and Best Original Screenplay for it’s director Paul Thomas Anderson.

elevator-hoffman-adams-phoenix-the-master-2012The Kansas City Film Critics’ Circle is a professional association made up of 31 film critics from newspapers, broadcast and Internet outlets in the Kansas City are and the movie awards are called the Loutzenheiser Awards in memory of KCFCC’s founder, the late Dr. James Loutzenheiser.



Robert Altman Award for Best Director: Ang Lee, LIFE OF PI

Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

Best Actor: Daniel Day Lewis, LINCOLN

Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, LES MISERABLES

Best Supporting Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman, THE MASTER

Best Adapted Screenplay, Chris Terrio, ARGO

Best Original Screenplay, Paul Thomas Anderson, THE MASTER

Best Foreign Language Film, AMOUR

Vince Koehler Award for Best Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film: THE CABIN IN THE WOODS

Best Animated Film: FRANKENWEENIE

Best Documentary: THE IMPOSTER

Eric is the Editor-in-Chief of Scene-Stealers.com and writes for The Pitch. He’s former President of the KCFCC, and drummer for The Dead Girls, Ultimate Fakebook, and Truck Stop Love . He is also Air Guitar World Champion Mean Melin. Eric goes to 11. Follow him at:

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