You’ve read the stories about Thursday’s BFCA Critic Choice Awards, about Argo winning Best Picture and the Oscar-snubbed Ben Affleck taking the Best Director prize, about Silver Linings Playbook winning four awards — Best Ensemble, Best Comedy, Best Actor in a Comedy (Bradley Cooper) and Best Actress in a Comedy (Jennifer Lawrence), about Lincoln‘s Daniel Day Lewis winning Best Actor, and so on.

At Thursday’s BFCA Critics Choice Awards, which began at 5 pm Pacific: Zero Dark Thirty director Kathryn Bigelow, producer-screenwriter Mark Boal.

I was there at table #70 with my camera and “friendo” Graemm McGavin, snapping photos when I could, glad-handing with the celebrities, talking to Kris Tapley and Joey Berlin, sampling the food, sipping the water. It was cold in that hangar, baby…okay, not “cold” but it could have been warmer.

Beasts of the Southern Wild star Quvenzhane Wallis, winner of the BFCA’s Best Young Actor/Actress Award.

Best Actor winner Daniel Day Lewis (Lincoln).

(l. to r.) Harvey Weinstein, The Master‘s Amy Adams, Silver Linings Playbook‘s David O. Russell.