Sunday, December 19, 2010

Golden Satellite picks "The Social Network" as best pic of 2010

'Social Network' Named Best Dramatic Film at Satellite Awards
from the Hollywood Reporter report

The Social Network and Inception picked up three trophies each at the International Press Academy's 15th annual Satellite Awards, which were handed out at a luncheon Sunday at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City.

In the TV categories, the HBO film Temple Grandin took the lead, with three wins, including best motion picture made for television.

Sony's Social Network took the prizes for best motion picture drama; best director, which went to David Fincher; and best adapted screenplay, which was awarded to Aaron Sorkin.

Warner Bros.' Inception was singled out for its score by Hans Zimmer, its cinematography by Wally Pfister and its art direction and production design by Guy Hendrix Dyas, Luke Freeborn, Brad Ricker and Dean Wolcott.

The Press Academy, a group of journalists, also named Scott Pilgrim vs. the World best motion picture comedy or musical and gave its comedy actor award to that film's Michael Cera.

Other acting kudos were given to Noomi Rapace, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, best actress in a drama; Colin Firth, The King's Speech, best actor in a drama; Anne Hathaway, Love and Other Drugs, best actress in a comedy; Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom, best supporting actress; and Christian Bale, The Fighter, best supporting actor.

The Swedish Dragon Tattoo also was chosen best foreign-language film. Toy Story 3 was hailed as best animated feature, while Restrepo conquered as best documentary.

In other film awards, Speech earned the award for best original screenplay for its script by David Seidler. Diane Warren's ballad "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me," sung by Cher in Burlesque, was selected best song. The editing award went to Robert Frazen for Please Give.

Alice in Wonderland took home trophies for Colleen Atwood's costumes and its visual effects by Mark P. Stoeckinger, Kevin O'Connell, Beau Borders and William P. Kaplan.

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