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    Oscar Watch: The Hurt Locker's Bigelow Heads for Best Director

    It's not surprising that the Alliance of Women Film Journalists went with The Hurt Locker and Kathryn Bigelow as best picture and director (they threw a mess of other achievement prizes at her as well--she'd better show up). And gave Jane Campion some props for her Bright Star direction and screenpl...

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    AFI Names Top 10 Film & TV of '09

    The American Film Institute named its Top 10 films and TV programs of 2009 today.

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    AFI Top Ten List

    Remember, the AFI Top Ten list is only American films. Here's the final top ten list, which does not include Avatar--it nabs a special mention for technical achievement. I have to say, going with The Hangover over Avatar is hard to fathom. And I found Dominican baseball film Sugar admirable but flat...

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    LA Film Critics Part II: The Hurt Locker Wins Best Picture. Director

    The Hurt Locker continues to win awards as the LAFCA gave it best picture on Sunday afternoon. The runner up was Up in the Air. Award winners are: PICTURE: "The Hurt Locker" Runner-up: "Up in the Air" DIRECTOR: Kathryn Bigelow, "The Hurt Locker" Runner-up: Michael Haneke, "The White Ribbon" ACTRESS:...

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    "Hurt Locker" Tops LA Critics Awards

    "The Hurt Locker" won top prizes as the Los Angeles Film Critics Association presented its awards today. The film won the award for best picture and best director. It also won five awards in Boston Society of Film Critics voting earlier today.

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    New York Film Critics Online Winners Led by Avatar

    Best Picture: AvatarBest Director: Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt LockerBest Actress: Meryl Streep, Julie & JuliaBest Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Inglourious BasterdsBest Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious BasterdsBest Foreign Language Film: The White RibbonBest Documentary: The CoveBest A...

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    Year End Film Book Survey - 2009 Part 2

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    BNAT Wrap: Kick-Ass Beat Avatar as Best-Received Film

    At the end of the 24-hour marathon of films at his annual Butt-Numb-A-Thon (BNAT), AICN web master Harry Knowles asked the 200 or so folks at the Alamo Drafthouse to declare their best film of the fest. Matthew Vaughn's Kick-Ass got a bigger response than Avatar, though both had their fans and it wa...

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    The White Ribbon Wins Three European Film Awards

    The European Film Awards gave The White Ribbon best picture, and best director and script to Michael Haneke. Une Prophete won awards for best actor, Tahar Rahim, and sound design. Best Actress went to Kate Winslet for The Reader. Anthony Dod Mantle won cinematography for both Antichrist and Slumdog...

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