The 2012 FMR MAJOR Awards: The Best Picture Winner

Best Picture Winner

Here we go folks, we’ve reached the end of the line. The last MAJOR Award of 2012 is the biggest. The best movie of the year.

The Nominees are: “Argo”, “The Avengers”, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”, “Django Unchained”, “The Impossible”, “Life of Pi”, “Lincoln”, “Looper”, “Skyfall”, and “Zero Dark Thirty”.

Best Picture Nominees

Click through to see which of these fantastic films won the title of Best Picture of the year!

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The 2012 FMR MAJOR Awards: The Best Director Winner

Best Director Winner

Ok everybody, here we go. The MAJOR Award for Best Director of 2012. The auteur who did the best job with their film this past year!

The Nominees are: Paul Thomas Anderson, “The Master”, Katheryn Bigelow, “Zero Dark Thirty”, Ang Lee, “Life of Pi”, Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained”, and Behn Zeitlin, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”.

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The 2012 FMR MAJOR Awards: The Best Actress Winner

Best Actress Winner

Alright everyone… Our final acting MAJOR Award of 2012, the Leg Lamp for Best Actress. The actress in a leading role who submitted the best performance of the year!

The nominees are: Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”, Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”, Helen Mirren, “Hitchcock”, Quvenzhané Wallis, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”, and Naomi Watts, “The Impossible”.

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The 2012 MAJOR Awards: The Best Picture Nominees

Best Picture Nominees

Alright, people. Here we go. The crème de la crème. The year’s best movies. The top ten movies of 2012.

2012 was an incredible year for movies, with an abundance of huge blockbusters that delivered on their promises, and your typical mix of Oscar worthy material in the mix as well. This list could have turned in to a top 20 with ease.

But I made the tough calls, and whittled it down to just ten.

Click through to see what made the final cut – the best movies of 2012!

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The 2012 FMR MAJOR Awards: The Best Director Nominees

Best Director Nominees

Here we go folks. The Best Directors of 2012. They lent their talent and vision to a project and it paid off in a big way. Under their direction, these films came out shining…

Click through to see who the MAJOR Award Nominees for Best Director of 2012 are! 

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The 2012 FMR MAJOR Awards: The Best Actress Nominees

Best Actress Nominees

Drum roll please. I proudly present to you the Best Actress Nominees for the 2012 MAJOR Awards! These are the five actresses who made the biggest impression in a starring role this year!

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Beasts of the Southern Wild

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“Beasts of the Southern Wild” premiered last January at the Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Grand Jury Prize for dramatic films. At Cannes, it won the The Caméra d’Or (“Golden Camera”), which is awarded for the best first feature film (this is director Benh Zeitlin’s first feature-length film). It also won the similarly purposed Sutherland Award, awarded by the British Film Institute. Sight & Sound and AFI have both listed the film amongst their Bests of 2012.

With so many critical accolades showered upon it, I knew I had to see it before the year was out. I’m certainly glad that I did. “Beasts of the Southern Wild” is a challenging, moving, thought-provoking film that certainly deserves to be included in the discussion of the year’s best.

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