Austin Film Critics Association Awards 2009


The Austin Film Critics revealed their awards today as well as their top 10 film of the year and the decade. No 2009 films made it into their top 10 of the decade. Their support this year goes to The Hurt Locker.

Austin Film Critics Awards 2009

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

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
  3. Up
  4. A Serious Man
  5. Up in the Air
  6. Avatar
  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)

View the Precursors Chart

[Source: Austin 360]

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