As Oscar season heats up, many film critics associations will announce their picks for the best of the year. This year, The National Board of Review has named Hugo the best film and its director, Martin Scorsese, the best director. Top acting honors when to George Clooney for his role as a grieving father in The Descendants and Tilda Swinton as an anxious mother in We Need To Talk About Kevin.

Clooney wasn't the only one honored for his work on The Descendants. Newcomer Shailene Woodley, who plays Clooney's daughter in the film, won best supporting actress, and writer/ director Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon and Jim Rash were honored for best adapted screenplay.

NBC's Natalie Morales will host the awards, which will be handed out on January 10 in New York City.

Check out the full list of awards here:

Best Film: Hugo

Best Director: Martin Scorsese, Hugo

Best Actor: George Clooney, The Descendants

Best Actress: Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Supporting Actress: Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Best Original Screenplay: Will Reiser, 50/50

Best Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash, The Descendants

Best Animated Feature: Rango

Breakthrough Performance: Felicity Jones, Like Crazy

Breakthrough Performance: Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Debut Director: J.C. Chandor, Margin Call

Best Ensemble: The Help

Spotlight Award: Michael Fassbender (A Dangerous Method, Jane Eyre, Shame, X-Men: First Class)

NBR Freedom of Expression: Crime After Crime

NBR Freedom of Expression: Pariah

Best Foreign Language Film: A Separation

Best Documentary: Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

Special Achievement in Filmmaking: The Harry Potter Franchise – A Distinguished Translation from Book


  • A Grinshpan
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    Exciting! I better see the Descendents, if it's doing so well.

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