New York Film Critics Circle Honors "The Artist," Meryl Streep, Aaron Sorkin and More

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The French silent film "The Artist" has been awarded honors for Best Picture and Best Director by the New York Film Critics Circle. Meryl Streep, Aaron Sorkin and Albert Brooks are also among the honorees.

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Founded in 1935, the New York Film Critics Circle culls its membership from critics from daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, magazines and on-line publications. The winners were announced Nov. 29 at the Film Society at Lincoln Center. The awards will be presented Jan. 9, 2012.

Here's a look at the winners:

Best Picture:
"The Artist"

Best Director:
Michel Hazanavicius for "The Artist"

Best Screenplay:
Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin for "Moneyball"

Best Actor:
Brad Pitt for "Moneyball" and "Tree of Life"

Best Actress:
Meryl Streep for "The Iron Lady"

Best Supporting Actor:
Albert Brooks for "Drive"

Best Supporting Actress:
Jessica Chastain for "Tree of Life," "The Help" and "Take Shelter"

Best Foreign Language Film:
"A Separation"

Best Cinematography:
Emmanuel Lubezki for "Tree of Life"

Best Nonfiction Film:
"Cave of Forgotten Dreams" (dir: Werner Herzog)

Best First Feature:
"Margin Call"

A special award will be given to filmmaker Raoul Ruiz.

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