By Adam B. Vary
Updated December 11, 2011 at 08:44 PM EST
  • Movie

In a busy day that saw the AFI, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and the New York Online critics announce their year end awards, the Boston Society of Film Critics chose the silent black-and-white charmer The Artist as its top film for 2011. Brad Pitt picked up best actor for Moneyball, Michelle Williams won best actress for My Week with Marilyn, and Martin Scorsese took home best director for Hugo. Check out the full list of winners below:

Best Picture

The Artist

Best Actor

Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Best Actress

Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn

Best Supporting Actor

Albert Brooks, Drive

Best Supporting Actress

Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids

Best Director

Martin Scorsese, Hugo

Best Screenplay

Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin and Stan Chervin, Moneyball

Best Cinematography

Emmanuel Lubezki, The Tree of Life

Best Documentary

Project Nim

Best Foreign-Language Film


Best Animated Film


Best Film Editing

Christian Marclay, The Clock

(awarded in memory of Karen Schmeer)

Best New Filmmaker

Sean Durkin, Martha Marcy May Marlene

(awarded in memory of David Brudnoy)

Best Ensemble Cast


Best Use of Music in a Film

Tie: Drive and The Artist

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The Artist

  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • 100 minutes
  • Michel Hazanavicius