The winner of the Where's Whitey Award for Best Animal Performance of 2012 was actually annouced weeks ago at the Boston Society of Film Critics Award ceremony at the Brattle Theatre on February [thanks to Ellen Gitelman for the photo]
My apologies for keeping you in suspense.
The winner in a hard fought battle was Snoopy, the dog from "Moonrise Kingdom."
I'm running a bit late with this. Like a month.The winner will be decided by February10 and be presented on that date at the Boston Society of Film Critcs Award Ceremony at the Brattle Theatre. Send in your votes now!
The Alpha Wolf in "The
Iggy, the Iguana in Jafar Panahi "This is Not a Film"
I know what you're saying -- we had iguanas a couple of years ago
for "Bad Lieutenant."
Just in time for the New Year two more lists of 2012's best films, and those not so great.And some not even from 2012.
Betsy Sherman's Top Ten 2012
 Moonrise Kingdom -- Young soulmates find each other, triumphantly,
in Wes Anderson's meticulously realized microcosm. It has a great ensemble cast
and endless treasures of sight and sound.
My own ten best movie list can be found here. But I've also asked my fellow Phoenix critics to contribute their own top ten, plus, if they wish, a list of five films that, if not the worst of the year, are the most disappointing, overrated, or most likely to bring about the downfall of cinema as we know it, not to mention civilization in general.