NEW YORK FILM CRITICS ONLINE AWARDS FOR 2009

NEW YORK FILM CRITICS ONLINE AWARDS FOR 2009

Inglourious Basterds took the lion's share of awards while Avatar was named best picture by the prestigious New York Film Critics Online (NYFCO) at its tenth annual meeting. Jeff Bridges was named Best Actor for his role in Crazy Heart while Meryl Streep received Best Actress honors for her performance in Julie & Julia. Best Director honors went to Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker. Christoph Waltz was named Best Supporting Actor for Inglourious Basterds and Mo'Nique was selected as Best Supporting Actress for Precious. The White Ribbon was NYFCO's choice for Best Foreign film, while Best Documentary honors went to The Cove.


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The Complete List
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BEST PICTURE
Avatar (20th Century Fox)

DIRECTOR
Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker)

ACTOR
Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart)

ACTRESS
Meryl Streep (Julie & Julia)

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Mo'Nique (Precious)

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Inglourious Basterds - Robert Richardson

SCREENPLAY
Inglourious Basterds - Quentin Tarantino

FOREIGN LANGUAGE PICTURE
The White Ribbon (Sony Classics)

DOCUMENTARY
The Cove (Roadside Attractions)

ANIMATED FEATURE
Up (Disney/Pixar)

FILM MUSIC OR SCORE
Crazy Heart - Steve Bruton & T. Bone Burnett, music supervisor, Jeffrey Pollack

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMER
Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds)

DEBUT AS DIRECTOR
Marc Webb [(500) Days of Summer]

ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE
In the Loop (IFC Films)

BEST 11 PICTURES (Alphabetical)
Adventureland (Miramax Films)
Avatar (20th Century Fox)
Fantastic Mr. Fox (Fox Searchlight)
The Hurt Locker (Summit Entertainment)
Inglourious Basterds (The Weinstein Company)
The Messenger (Oscilloscope)
Precious (Lionsgate)
A Serious Man (Focus Features)
Two Lovers (Magnolia
Up (Disney/Pixar)
Up in the Air (Paramount)



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