//Kansas City Critics Go For ‘Up in the Air’

Kansas City Critics Go For ‘Up in the Air’

This is just getting exhausting. The Hurt Locker and Up in the Air are fighting it out for the lead in the precursor charts and each day seems to provide a different critics group throwing their weight behind one or the other. The Kansas City Critics play it safe by giving Up in the Air its best picture award and Kathryn Bigelow its best director award. Below are the rest of the awards.

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Winners 2010

Best Film
Up in the Air

Best Actor
George Clooney, Up in the Air

Best Actress
Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia

Best Supporting Actor
Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds

Best Supporting Actress
Mo’Nique, Precious

Robert Altman Award for Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker

Best Adapted Screenplay
Up in the Air

Best Original Screenplay
Inglourious Basterds

Best Documentary
Every Little Step

Best Foreign Language Film

Best Animated Film

Vince Koehler Award for Outstanding Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film
District 9

View the Precursor Charts

[Source: In Contention]

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