1st MATM Awards (2012)

MATM Award Maroon Background

Films of the Year

Action Film of the Year

The Raid: Redemption

(Stars: Iko Uwais; Director: Gareth Evans)

The Raid Redemption Movie Poster

Adventure Film of the Year

The Hunger Games

(Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, and John Hutcherson; Director: Gary Ross)

The Hunger Games Movie Poster

Animated Film of the Year

Wreck-It Ralph

(Stars: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, and Jane Lynch; Director: Rich Moore)

Wreck-It Ralph Movie Poster

Biopic Film of the Year


(Stars: Daniel Day Lewis, Sally Field, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Director: Steven Spielberg)

Lincoln Movie Poster

Comedy Film of the Year


(Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, and Seth MacFarlane; Director: Seth MacFarlane)

Ted Movie Poster

Documentary Film of the Year


Radioman Movie Poster

Drama Film of the Year

Life of Pi

(Stars: Suraj Sharma and Irrfan Khan; Director: Ang Lee)

Life of Pi Movie Poster

Espionage/Spy Film of the Year


(Stars: Daniel Craig, Judy Dench, and Javier Bardem; Director: Sam Mendes)

Skyfall Movie Poster

Fantasy Film of the Year

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

(Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, and Andy Serkis; Director: Peter Jackson)

The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster

Musical Film of the Year

Les Misérables

(Stars: Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, and Russell Crowe; Director: Tom Hooper)

Les Misérables Movie Poster

Non-English Film of the Year


(Stars: Zamand Taha and Sarwar Fazil; Director: Karzan Kader)

Bekas Movie Poster

Political Thriller Film of the Year

Zero Dark Thirty

(Stars: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, and Chris Pratt ; Director: Kathryn Bigelow)

Zero Dark Thirty Movie Poster

Science-Fiction Film of the Year


(Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, and Jeff Daniels; Director: Rian Johnson)

Looper Movie Poster

Superhero Film of the Year

The Dark Knight Rises

(Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, and Anne Hathaway; Director: Christopher Nolan)

The Dark Knight Rises Movie Poster

Western Film of the Year

Django Unchained

(Stars: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, and Leonardo DiCaprio; Director: Quentin Taratino)

Django Unchained Poster

The Bests

Best Actor

Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in “Lincoln

Daniel Day Lewis Lincoln

Best Actress

Jessica Chastain as Maya in “Zero Dark Thirty

Jessica Chastain Zero Dark Thirty

Best Supporting Actor

Christoph Waltz as Dr. King Schultz in “Django Unchained

Christoph Waltz King Schultz Django Unchained

Best Supporting Actress

Anne Hathaway as Fantine in “Les Misérables

Anne Hathaway Les Miserables Fantine

Best Director

Ang Lee for “Life of Pi

Ang Lee Life of Pi Director

Best Screenplay

Quentin Tarantino for “Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino Django Unchained

Best Cinematography

Claudio Miranda for “Life of Pi

Life of Pi Cinematography Ang Lee

Best Visual Effects

Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, and R. Christopher White for “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey Visual Effects

Best Original Score

Mychael Danna for “Life of Pi

Life of Pi Original Score Mychael Danna

Best Original Song

“Skyfall” performed by Adele for “Skyfall

Skyfall Adele Original Song

Best Hero

Christian Bale as Batman in “The Dark Knight Rises

Christian Bale Batman The Dark Knight Rises

Best Villain

Javier Bardem as Silva in “Skyfall

Javier Bardem Silva Skyfall

The Mosts

Most Entertaining Film

The Avengers

(Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, and Samuel L. Jackson; Director: Joss Whedon)

The Avengers Movie Poster

Most Quirky Film

Silver Linings Playbook

(Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, and Robert De Niro; Director: David O. Russell)

Silver Linings Playbook Movie Poster

Most Overrated Film

The Cabin in the Woods

(Stars: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, and Anna Hutchison; Director: Drew Goddard)

The Cabin in the Woods Movie Poster

Most Pleasant Surprise


(Stars: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell and Michael B. Jordan; Director: Josh Trank)

Chronicle Movie Poster

Most Underrated Film

The Grey

(Stars: Liam Neeson; Director: Joe Carnahan)

The Grey Movie Poster

And Finally….

….MATM’s 2012 Film of the Year….


The Dark Knight Rises

(Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, and Anne Hathaway; Director: Christopher Nolan)

The Dark Knight Rises Movie Poster


9 comments on “1st MATM Awards (2012)

    • I hope you enjoy it, Bilal. It is a fantastic film! 😀 Javier Bardem is a chameleon. He has this ability to transform into roles unlike any other actor. He is very entertaining!

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