THE 15th CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS NOMINEES

Critics' Choice AwardsThe 15th Annual Critics' Choice Awards were given on 15 January 2010 to honor the finest achievements in 2009 filmmaking.

 

 

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BEST PICTURE

Winner: The Hurt Locker

Nominees:
• Avatar
An Education
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Invictus
Nine
Precious
A Serious Man
Up
Up In The Air


BEST ACTOR

Winner: Jeff Bridges - Crazy Heart

Nominees:
Jeff Bridges - Crazy Heart
George Clooney - Up In The Air
Colin Firth - A Single Man
Morgan Freeman - Invictus
Viggo Mortensen - The Road
Jeremy Renner - The Hurt Locker

BEST ACTRESS

Winner: TIE:
Meryl Streep - Julie & Julia, and Sandra Bullock - The Blind Side

Nominees:
Emily Blunt - The Young Victoria
Sandra Bullock - The Blind Side
Carey Mulligan - An Education
Saoirse Ronan - The Lovely Bones
Gabourey Sidibe - Precious
Meryl Streep - Julie & Julia


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Winner: Cristoph Waltz - Inglorious Basterds

Nominees:
Matt Damon - Invictus
Woody Harrelson - The Messenger
Christian McKay - Me And Orson Welles
Alfred Molina - An Education
Stanley Tucci - The Lovely Bones
Christoph Waltz - Inglourious Basterds

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Winner: Mo'Nique - Precious

Nominees:
Marion Cotillard - Nine
Vera Farmiga - Up In The Air
Anna Kendrick - Up In The Air
Mo’Nique - Precious
Julianne Moore - A Single Man
Samantha Morton - The Messenger


BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS

Winner: Saoirse Ronan - The Lovely Bones

Nominees:
Jae Head - The Blind Side
Bailee Madison - Brothers
Max Records - Where The Wild Things Are
Saoirse Ronan - The Lovely Bones
Kodi Smit-McPhee - The Road


BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

Winner: Inglorious Basterds

Nominees:
• Inglourious Basterds
• Nine
• Precious
• Star Trek
• Up In The Air


BEST DIRECTING

Winner: Kathryn Bigelow - The Hurt Locker

Nominees:
Kathryn Bigelow - The Hurt Locker
James Cameron - Avatar
Lee Daniels - Precious
Clint Eastwood - Invictus
Jason Reitman - Up In The Air
Quentin Tarantino - Inglourious Basterds


BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Winner: Quentin Tarantino - Inglourious Basterds

Nominees:
Mark Boal - The Hurt Locker
Joel Coen & Ethan Coen - A Serious Man
Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber - (500) Days Of Summer
Bob Peterson, Peter Docter - Up
Quentin Tarantino - Inglourious Basterds


BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Winner: Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner - Up In The Air

Nominees:
Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach - Fantastic Mr. Fox
Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell - District 9
Geoffrey Fletcher - Precious
Tom Ford, David Scearce - A Single Man
Nick Hornby - An Education
Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner - Up In The Air

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Winner: Avatar

Nominees:
• The Hurt Locker
• Nine
• Avatar
• The Lovely Bones
• Inglourious Basterds


BEST ART DIRECTION

Winner: Avatar

Nominees:
• A Single Man
• Avatar
• Nine
• The Lovely Bones
• Inglourious Basterds


BEST EDITING

Winner: Avatar

Nominees:
• Up In The Air
• Inglourious Basterds
• The Hurt Locker
• Avatar
• Nine


BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Winner: The Young Victoria

Nominees:
• Nine
• Bright Star
• The Young Victoria
• Inglourious Basterds
• Where The Wild Things Are


BEST MAKEUP

Winner: District 9

Nominees:
• Avatar
• District 9
• Nine
• The Road
• Star Trek


BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Winner: Avatar

Nominees:
• Avatar
• District 9
• The Lovely Bones
• Star Trek
• 2012


BEST SOUND

Winner: Avatar

Nominees:
• Avatar
• District 9
• The Hurt Locker
• Nine
• Star Trek


BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Winner: Up

Nominees:
• Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs
• Coraline
• Fantastic Mr. Fox
• Princess And The Frog
• Up


BEST ACTION MOVIE

Winner: Avatar

Nominees:
• Avatar
• District 9
• The Hurt Locker
• Inglourious Basterds
• Star Trek


BEST COMEDY

Winner: The Hangover

Nominees:
• (500) Days Of Summer
• The Hangover
• It’s Complicated
• The Proposal
• Zombieland


BEST PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Winner: Greg Gardems

Nominees:
• Gifted Hands
• Grey Gardens
• Into The Storm
• Taking Chance


BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Winner: Broken Embraces

Nominees:
• Broken Embraces
• Coco Before Chanel
• Red Cliff
• Sin Nombre
• The White Ribbon


BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Winner: The Cove

Nominees:
• Anvil
• Capitalism: A Love Story
• The Cove
• Food, Inc.
• Michael Jackson’s This Is It


BEST SONG

Winner: "The Weary Kind" - Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett - Crazy Heart

Nominees:
"All Is Love" - Karen O, Nick Zinner - Where The Wild Things Are
"Almost There" - Randy Newman - The Princess And The Frog
"Cinema Italiano" - Maury Yeston - Nine
"(I Want To) Come Home" - Paul McCartney - Everybody’s Fine
"The Weary Kind" - Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett - Crazy Heart


BEST SCORE

Winner: Michael Giacchino - Up

Nominees:
Michael Giacchino - Up
Marvin Hamlisch - The Informant!
Randy Newman - The Princess and the Frog
Karen O, Carter Burwell - Where The Wild Things Are
Hans Zimmer - Sherlock Holmes

 

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