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Thursday, February 9, 2012

John Boyega and Viola Davis Are Crowned King and Queen of the Black Reel Awards; "The Help" Earns Top Prize

Well, surprise, surprise. The Help continues to rack up this awards season. This time, the dramedy takes home the Best Picture award from the 2012 Black Reel Awards.

Attack the Block star John Boyega and The Help's Viola Davis snag best actor and best actress, while Shame and Pariah received much deserved love with wins for director Steve McQueen and Adepero Oduye as best breakthrough performance.

Check out the rest of the film winners below:

Outstanding Actor - John Boyega / Attack the Block
Outstanding Actress - Viola Davis / The Help
Outstanding Supporting Actor - Don Cheadle / The Guard
Outstanding Supporting Actress - Octavia Spencer / The Help
Outstanding Screenplay, Original or Adapted - Steve McQueen / Shame
Outstanding Director - Steve McQueen / Shame
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance - Adepero Oduye / Pariah
Outstanding Ensemble - The Help
Outstanding Original Song – “The Living Proof” / Mary J. Blige (The Help)
Outstanding Score - Thomas Newman / The Help
Outstanding Foreign Film - Attack the Block
Outstanding Feature Documentary - Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest / Michael Rapaport
Outstanding Film - The Help

Outstanding Independent Feature Film - My Last Day Without You / Stefan C. Schaefer
Outstanding Independent Short Film - Wake / Bree Newsome
Outstanding Independent Documentary - Infiltrating Hollywood: The Rise and Fall of the Spook Who Sat By the Door / Christine Acham and Clifford Ward


Daniel said...

Nice to see John Boyega get some well deserved recognition.

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