In the third major film critics awards to be handed out today, the New York Film Critics Online (NYFCO) weighed in with their choices for the best of cinema in 2009.

Earlier today, the Boston Society of Film Critics and Los Angeles Film Critics Association gave top honors to The Hurt Locker. That award was given by the NY critics to James Cameron's Avatar.

Here are the winners of the New York Film Critics Online Awards:

Jeff Bridges, ?Crazy Heart?

Meryl Streep, ?Julie & Julia?

Kathryn Bigelow, ?The Hurt Locker?

Supporting Actor
Christoph Waltz, ?Inglourious Basterds?

Supporting Actress
Mo?Nique, ?Precious?

Breakthrough Performer
Christoph Waltz, ?Inglourious Basterds?

Debut Director
Marc Webb, ?(500) Days of Summer?

Ensemble Cast
?In the Loop?

?Inglourious Basterds,? Quentin Tarantino

?The Cove?

Foreign Language
?The White Ribbon?


?Inglourious Basterds,? Robert Richardson

Film Music or Score
?Crazy Heart,? Steve Bruton & T. Bone Burnett
music supervisor: Jeffrey Pollack

Top 10 Films
?Fantastic Mr. Fox?
?The Hurt Locker?
?Inglourious Basterds?
?The Messenger?
?A Serious Man?
?Two Lovers?
?Up in the Air?


Larry Richman

Larry Richman

For 20 years I was a professional in the entertainment industry, from commercial broadcast radio in America's fourth largest market to band management to record production. But my passion is independent film, and I spend much of the year traveling to film festivals to see indies and meet the actors, directors, and others responsible for creating them. I'm a writer, photographer, and videographer, currently serving as Senior Vice President for Media & Technology and Public Relations at PROnetworks as well as Editor at

Comments (3)

  • Harvey Karten Reply

    Thanks for posting NY Film Critics Online awards, Larry. Curious: where did you get the info?

    December 13, 2009 at 11:15 pm
  • Reply

    My pleasure, Harvey. The source was an email from one of the members.

    December 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm
  • ceanah Reply

    I love that NYFC put Adventureland on their list of the 10 films for the year. It didn't get enough love.

    December 16, 2009 at 6:47 pm

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