The movie about the making of Facebook is deemed the best overall picture while the movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio is honored for its visual effects and cinematography.
The winners of the 16th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards have been fully unveiled at the Friday, January 14 ceremony. Although Inception was the movie which walked away with the most nods, it was The Social Network which claimed the coveted prize.
The movie starring Jesse Eisenberg as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg won the Best Picture category which was populated by Inception as well. The pic also took three other trophies in the categories Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Score for the title track made by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
In the meantime, Inception went home with five wins including Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects. Triumphant in the supporting acting categories are The Fighter actor and actress Christian Bale and Melissa Leo. For the leading actor and actress, Colin Firth from The King’s Speech and Natalie Portman from Black Swan came out victorious.
Portman’s trophy was the only one for Black Swan. It headed into the ceremony with a record 12 nominations but lost eleven of them.