Online critics name “Rango” Best Animated Feature

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Online Film Critics Society

Online Film Crit­ics Society

Para­mount Pic­tures’ “Rango” has been named Best Ani­mated Fea­ture at the 15th Annual Online Film Crit­ics Soci­ety Awards, the 200-member soci­ety announced Monday.

The Tree of Life, which led the Online Film Crit­ics Soci­ety nom­i­na­tions with seven, was the big win­ner at this year’s awards.

The film took home the prize for Best Pic­ture, as well as tro­phies for Best Direc­tor (Ter­rence Mal­ick), Best Sup­port­ing Actress (Jes­sica Chas­tain), Best Edit­ing and Best Cin­e­matog­ra­phy. No other film won more than one award.

The other three act­ing win­ners were Michael Fass­ben­der, win­ning Best Actor for his per­for­mance in Shame; Tilda Swinton’s work in We Need to Talk About Kevin won the award for Best Actress; and Christo­pher Plum­mer received the Best Sup­port­ing Actor prize for his work in Begin­ners.

Other win­ners of the 15th Annual Online Film Crit­ics Soci­ety Awards:

Best Orig­i­nal Screen­play: Mid­night in Paris
Best Adapted Screen­play: Tin­ker Tai­lor Sol­dier Spy
Best Film Not in the Eng­lish Lan­guage: A Sep­a­ra­tion
Best Doc­u­men­tary: Cave of For­got­ten Dreams

Spe­cial Awards (pre­vi­ously announced)

To Jes­sica Chas­tain, the break­out per­former of the year
To Mar­tin Scors­ese in honor of his work and ded­i­ca­tion to the pur­suit of film preservation

Founded in 1997, the Online Film Crit­ics Soci­ety has been the key force in estab­lish­ing and rais­ing the stan­dards for Internet-based film jour­nal­ism. The OFCS mem­ber­ship con­sists of film review­ers, jour­nal­ists and schol­ars based in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin Amer­ica and the Asia/Pacific Rim region. For more infor­ma­tion, visit the Online Film Crit­ics Soci­ety at

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