- "The Artist" won four trophies including Best Picture and Best Director
- "The Help," meanwhile, also won big, taking home three prizes
- George Clooney and Christopher Plummer picked up the male acting awards
"The Artist" cleaned up at the Broadcast Film Critics Association's Critics Choice Awards, winning four trophies including Best Picture and Best Director.
"The Help," meanwhile, also won big, taking home three prizes including acting awards for Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer. "The Descendants'" George Clooney and "Beginners'" Christopher Plummer picked up the male acting awards. Last year, all four acting winners repeated their victories at the Oscars. The full list of winners is below.
Michel Hazanavicius, "The Artist"
George Clooney, "The Descendants"
Viola Davis, "The Help"
Best Supporting Actor
Christopher Plummer, "Beginners"
Best Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer, "The Help"
Best Original Screenplay
Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris"
Best Adapted Screenplay
Aaron Sorkin & Steven Zaillain, "Moneyball"
Best Acting Ensemble
Best Animated Film
Best Foreign Language Film
"George Harrison: Living in the Material World"
Best Action Movie
Best Young Actor/Actress
Thomas Horn, "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"
"Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows Part 2"
"Life's A Happy Song," "The Muppets"
Best Costume Design
"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2"
Best Visual Effects
"Rise of the Planet of the Apes"
Best Art Direction
Best Cinematography (tie)
"War Horse" and "The Tree of Life"