49993 2011 Jameson Empire Awards Winners   Inception Wins Best Film

London’s swanky Grosvenor House Hotel last night welcomed the 2011 Jameson Empire Awards under its prestigious roof. The winners of the awards were voted by the readers of Empire Magazine, me being one of them – even though I didn‘t vote :-/.

Taking home the top award of the night, ‘Best Film,’ ahead of fellow nominees Kick-Ass, The Social Network, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World and The King’s Speech, was Christopher Nolan’s mind-bending blockbuster ‘Inception.’ Other big winners on the night included ‘Kick-Ass’ winning ‘Best British Film,’ ‘Best Newcomer’ for Chloe Moretz (Kick-Ass/Let Me In), ‘Best Actress’ for Noomi Rapace (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo), ‘Best Actor’ for Colin Firth (The King’s Speech), and the brilliant Edgar Wright winning ‘Best Director’ for Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World and a special ‘Empire Inspiration Award’ award. Check out the full list of winners below.

Best Newcomer – Chloe Moretz (Kick-Ass)

Best Comedy – Four Lions

Best Actress presented by Citroën – Noomi Rapace (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)

Best Horror – The Last Exorcism

Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Best Thriller – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Best British Film presented by The Industry Trust – Kick-Ass

Empire Inspiration presented by HMV – Edgar Wright

Jameson Best Actor – Colin Firth (The King’s Speech)

Best Film presented by Kirin Ichiban – Inception

Best Director presented by Sony – Edgar Wright

Empire Hero presented by Jameson Irish Whiskey – Keira Knightley

Empire Icon – Gary Oldman

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