AWARDS SEASON: Houston on board “The Social Network” runaway train

Houston Film Critics Society named "The Social Network" as best picture on Saturday, joining all but San Diego in doing so. Natalie Portman continues her winning streak as best actress, for "Black Swan",  so far derailed in only a couple places by "Winter's Bone" star Jennifer Lawrence.

The complete list of winners:

Best Picture: "The Social Network"
     Runner-up: "Inception"
Best Director: David Fincher, "The Social Network"
Best Actor: Jesse Eisenberg, "The Social Network"
Best Actress: Natalie Portman, "Black Swan"
Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, "The Fighter"
Best Supporting Actress: Hailee Steinfeld, "True Grit"
Best Documentary: "Restrepo"
Best Foreign Film: "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
Best Animated Film: "Toy Story 3"
Best Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin, "The Social Network"
Best Cinematography: Wally Pfister, "Inception"
Best Score: Hans Zimmer, "Inception"
Best Original Song: Beck, "We are Sex Bob-omb!" from "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World"
Worst Picture: "Jonah Hex"
Humanitarian of the Year: George Clooney
Lifetime Achievement Award: Sissy Spacek

Stay tuned, folks, plenty  more awards to come…