Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Austin Film Critics Awards

Best Film: The Hurt Locker

Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker

Best Actor: Colin Firth, A Single Man

Best Actress: Melanie Laurent, Inglourious Basterds

Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds

Best Supporting Actress: Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air

Best Original Screenplay: Inglourious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino

Best Adapted Screenplay: Up in the Air, Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner

Best Cinematography: The Hurt Locker, Barry Ackroyd

Best Original Score: Up, Michael Glacchino

Best Foreign Language Film: Sin Nombre, Cary Fukunaga

Best Documentary: Anvil! The Story of Anvil

Best Animated Feature: Up

Best First Film: District 9, Neill Blomkamp

Breakthrough Artist Award: Christian McKay, Me & Orson Welles

Austin Film Award: Me & Orson Welles

Top 10 Films:

1.The Hurt Locker
2.Star Trek
4.A Serious Man
5.Up in the Air
7.Inglourious Basterds
8.District 9
9.Where the Wild Things Are
10.(tie) Moon, The Messenger

Top 10 Films of the Decade:

1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2. There Will Be Blood (2007)
3. The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003)
4. The Dark Knight (2008)
5. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
6. Kill Bill (2003/4)
7. No Country for Old Men (2007)
8. The Incredibles (2004)
9. Children of Men (2006)
10. (tie) Memento (2000), The Departed (2006)

Oscar Meter: Up
- Best Actor: Colin Firth
- Best Supporting Actress: Anna Kendrick
- Original Screenplay: Inglourious Basterds

Oscar Meter: Down
- N/A

- Easily one of the best Best of the Decade lists I've seen so far.

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