Wow. The Social Network makes a bold statement, winning four top awards from the National Board of Review. We can’t remember another film in recent memory which accomplished this feat. There is no doubt now who is the frontrunner for the Oscar. As for the top ten list, 127 Hours was noticeably absent. Oscar Frenzy fared well, predicting 8 of the top 10 films as well as Lesley Manville for Best Actress. Here are the winners:

Best Picture: The Social Network
Best Director: David Fincher, The Social Network
Best Actor: Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Best Actress: Lesley Manville, Another Year
Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, The Fighter
Best Supporting Actress: Jackie Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Top ten films:

The King’s Speech
Hereafter
Another Year
Shutter Island
True Grit
Toy Story 3
The Fighter
Inception
Winter’s Bone
The Town