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 ofcs.org.

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