Washington critics honor ‘Social Network’

'Inception' tops WAFCA awards with four wins

The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association clicked with “The Social Network,” honoring the Facebook drama with three awards, including best film, best director for David Fincher and best scribe for Aaron Sorkin.

Christopher Nolan’s “Inception” nabbed the most prizes from the Washington-area critics, with four wins for cinematography, score, screenplay and art direction.

In the acting categories, Colin Firth won for best actor for his role in “The King’s Speech,” while Jennifer Lawrence took home the best actress trophy for “Winter’s Bone.”

Supporting nods went to Melissa Leo and Christian Bale for “The Fighter.” The cast of “The Town” won for best ensemble.

The WAFCA is made up for 35 Washington-area critics from TV, print, radio and online. Voting was held on Dec. 3 – 5.

“The Social Network”

David Fincher (“The Social Network”)

Colin Firth (“The King’s Speech”)

Jennifer Lawrence (“Winter’s Bone”)

Supporting Actor:
Christian Bale (“The Fighter”)

Supporting Actress:
Melissa Leo (“The Fighter”)

Acting Ensemble:
“The Town”

Adapted Screenplay:
Aaron Sorkin (“The Social Network”)

Original Screenplay:
Christopher Nolan (“Inception”)

Animated Feature:
“Toy Story 3”

“Exit Through the Gift Shop”

Foreign Language Film:

Art Direction:
Guy Hendrix Dyas, Luke Freeborn, Brad Ricker and Dean Wolcott (“Inception”)

Wally Pfister (“Inception”)

Hans Zimmer (“Inception”)

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