NEW YORK, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The New York Film Critics Circle
on Monday picked action thriller "Zero Dark Thirty" as best film
and gave its top acting honors to Daniel Day-Lewis and Rachel
Weisz in the first major movie awards leading up to Hollywood's
U.S. filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow won best director for "Zero
Dark Thirty," based on the decade-long U.S. operation to hunt
down and kill Osama bin Laden, and billed as a cinematic look at
"the greatest manhunt in history."
The organization announced the awards via Twitter.
(Reporting by Christine Kearney; Editing by Leslie Gevirtz)