The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted the THE SOCIAL NETWORK as the best film of 2010; rounding out the composite list of the top 10 films of the year were THE KING’S SPEECH (2), BLACK SWAN (3), 127 HOURS (4), WINTER’S BONE (5), INCEPTION (6), THE FIGHTER (7), TRUE GRIT (8), THE TOWN (9) and THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT (10).
Best Actor – James Franco for 127 HOURS.
Runners-up – Colin Firth for THE KING’S SPEECH (2), Jesse Eisenberg for THE SOCIAL NETWORK (3), Robert Duvall for GET LOW (4) and Michael Douglas for SOLITARY MAN (5).
Natalie Portman – Best Actress for BLACK SWAN.
Runners-up – Jennifer Lawrence for WINTER’S BONE (2), Nicole Kidman for RABBIT HOLE (3), Annette Bening for THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT (4) and Michelle Williams for BLUE VALENTINE (5).
Best Supporting Actor – Christian Bale for THE FIGHTER.
Runners-up – Geoffrey Rush for THE KING’S SPEECH (2), Jeremy Renner for THE TOWN (3), Bill Murray for GET LOW (4) and Chris Cooper for THE COMPANY MEN (5).
Best Supporting Actress – Melissa Leo for THE FIGHTER.
Runners-up – Jacki Weaver for ANIMAL KINGDOM (2), Helena Bonham Carter for THE KING’S SPEECH (3), Hailee Steinfeld for TRUE GRIT (4) and Mila Kunis for BLACK SWAN (5).
Best Director – David Fincher for THE SOCIAL NETWORK.
Runners-up – Danny Boyle for 127 HOURS (2), Darren Aronofsky for BLACK SWAN (3), Christopher Nolan for INCEPTION (4) and Tom Hooper for THE KING’S SPEECH (5).
Best Foreign-Language Film – BIUTIFUL.
Runners-up – THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (2), MOTHER (3), LEBANON (4) and I AM LOVE (5).
Best Documentary – WAITING FOR “SUPERMAN”.
Runners-up – EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP (2), RESTREPO (3), THE TILLMAN STORY (4) and MARWENCOL (5).
Best Animated Film – TOY STORY 3.
Runners-up – HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON.
Best Screenplay – Aaron Sorkin for THE SOCIAL NETWORK
Runners-up – Christopher Nolan for INCEPTION.
Best Cinematography – Enrique Chediak and Anthony Dod Mantle for 127 HOURS
Runners-up – tie between Roger Deakins for TRUE GRIT and Wally Pfister for INCEPTION.
The association voted WINTER’S BONE as the winner of the Russell Smith Award, named for the late Dallas Morning News film critic. The honor is given annually to the best low-budget or cutting-edge independent film.