New York Film Critics name "The Artist" Best Picture

Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the 2011 New York Film Critics Circle awards at Crimson on Jan. 9, 2012, in New York City.
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(CBS) The New York Film Critics Circle added to the Oscar-buzz for the nearly--silent film "The Artist," naming the film Best Picture at the 2011 New York Critics Circle Awards on Jan. 9.

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The director of "The Artist," Michael Hazanavicius, was also recognized as Best Director. The film is up for six Golden Globe nominations, and has been receiving a lot of Oscar buzz.

Brad Pitt picked up the Best Actor prize at the event for his films "Moneyball" and "The Tree of Life." The actor received the same honor at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on Saturday.

Meryl Streep won the Best Actress title for portraying Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" and Jessica Chastain won Best Supporting Actress for her films "The Tree of Life," "The Help," and "Take Shelter."

See Below for a list of winners to see a complete list click here.

Best Picture
"The Artist"

Best Director
Michael Hazanavicius, "The Artist"

Best Actress
Meryl Streep, "The Iron Lady"

Best Actor
Brad Pitt, "Moneyball," "The Tree of Life"

Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain, "The Tree of Life," "The Help," "Take Shelter"

Best Supporting Actor
Albert Brooks, "Drive"

Best Cinematographer
Emmanuel Lubezki, "The Tree of Life"

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