Friday, December 4, 2009

National Board of Review

The second critics awards (after The Gotham Awards), The National Board of Review, have revealed the winners...

For the past two years, the winner of the NBR’s best picture award winner has gone on to win the top Academy Award. Last year, Clint Eastwood, Anne Hathaway, Josh Brolin and Penelope Cruz took acting honors, the latter three of which went on to Oscar nominations. Cruz was the only double winner.
Here are the partial list of winners:
Best Film: Up In The Air

Best Director: Clint Eastwood, Invictus
Best Actor: Morgan Freeman, Invictus and George Clooney, Up In The Air (tie)

Best Actress: Carey Mulligan, An Education

Best Supporting Actor: Woody Harrelson, The Messenger

Best Supporting Actress: Anna Kendrick, Up In The Air

Best Animated Feature: Up

Best Ensemble Cast: It’s Complicated
Breakthrough Performance by an Actor: Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker

Breakthrough Performance by an Actress: Gabourey Sidibe, Precious

Top Eleven Films (In alphabetical order):

An Education
(500) Days Of Summer

The Hurt Locker

Inglourious Basterds


The Messenger

A Serious Man

Star Trek


Up In The Air

Where The Wild Things Are

For the full list of winners, go here ->

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