'Zero Dark Thirty' top pic for New York critics

Written by Barbara Vancheri on .

zerodarkposterblog1203"Zero Dark Thirty" was named best picture and its director and cinematographer were named winners at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards today.

Kathryn Bigelow and her movie about the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan were honored although "Lincoln" captured honors for Daniel Day-Lewis as lead actor, Sally Field as supporting actress and Tony Kushner for his screenplay.

Rachel Weisz took the top actress crown for "The Deep Blue Sea" and Matthew McConaughey was cited for two supporting roles, in "Bernie" and "Magic Mike."

Other honors went to:

Cinematographer — Greig Fraser, "Zero Dark Thirty."

Animated film — "Frankenweenie."

Non-fiction film (documentary) — "The Central Park Five."

Foreign film — "Amour."

First film — David France, "How to Survive a Plague."

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