Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Reveals Everyone’s Rooting For The Help

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As we’ve said before, last night’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards was the opening act to one of our favorite times of year, ski awards season. And on the red carpet, it was easy to spot who was new to this whole deal and who’s been strolling down carpets for decades.

“My whole body’s shaking right now,” The Help’s Jessica Chastain admitted to us on the red carpet. George Clooney, meanwhile, told us, “I never get truly nervous, but I’m always happy to be here.”

It was a big night for The Artist, which won Best Director and Best Picture, and The Help, which nabbed three acting prizes. Viola Davis moved everyone to tears with her speech, in which said portraying women like her character in the film was basically why she was born. Even the stars who were ostensibly competing against the Help cast were pulling for wins by Davis and company.

Octavia Spencer has been one of my dearest friends, and I’m rooting for her,” said Bridesmaids’ Melissa McCarthy, who lost Best Supporting Actress to the endearing Spencer.

Check out the winners’ list and vote for who you think should have won here. And come back to TheFABlife this Sunday night for our Golden Globes coverage!