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Mid-year Nominations

So we're past the halfway mark of 2012 and though I've watched a serious amount of garbage the year's top ten is looking pretty strong. So here, with the bones of six months to go, are my Golden Waffle nominations.

Best Film
Martha Marcy May Marlene
The Grey
The Muppets
Sleeping Beauty

Best Director
Sean Durkin, Martha Marcy May Marlene
Julia Leigh, Sleeping Beauty
Ruben Ostlund, Play
Bruno Dumont, Hadewijch
Gareth Evans, The Raid: Redemption

Best Screenplay
Sean Durkin, Martha Marcy May Marlene
Kenneth Lonergan, Margaret
Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, The Kid With a Bike
Lars Gudmestad, Ulf Ryberg, Headhunters
Alice Addison, Wain Fimeri, The Hunter

Best Actor
Adrien Brody, Detachment
Willem Dafoe, The Hunter
Aksel Hennie, Headhunters
Thomas Doret, The Kid With a Bike
Jean Dujardin, The Artist

Best Actress
Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games
Emily Browning, Sleeping Beauty
Elizabeth Olsen, Martha Marcy May Marlene
Anna Paquin, Margaret
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady

Best Supporting Actor
John Hawkes, Martha Marcy May Marlene
Woody Harrelson, Game Change
Frank Grillo, The Grey
Matthew McConaughey, Magic Mike
Matthew McConaughey, Killer Joe

Best Supporting Actress
Vanessa Redgrave, Coriolanus
Carey Mulligan, Shame
Jeannie Berlin, Margaret
Cécile De France, The Kid With a Bike
Kristin Scott-Thomas, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Best Cinematography
Sean Bobbitt, Shame
Guillaume Schiffman, The Artist
Geoffrey Simpson, Sleeping Beauty
Masanobu Takayanagi, The Grey
Timo Salminen, Le Havre

Best Score
Harry Escott, Shame
Daniel Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans, Martha Marcy May Marlene
Marc Streitenfeld, The Grey
James Newton Howard, The Hunger Games
Jean-Pierre Taieb, The Divide

Best FX
War Horse
The Grey
The Dark Knight Rises
The Raid: Redemption
The Hunter