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Austin Critics Like “Locker”

Austin Critics Like "Locker"

The Austin Film Critics Association has chosen The Hurt Locker as the best picture of 2009. Below are the rest of their winners, and their list for the best films of the decade, topped by “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”

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: Up
Best First Film: District 9, Neill Blomkamp
Breakthrough Artist Award: Christian McKay, Me & Orson Welles
Austin Film Award: Me & Orson Welles

Top 10 Films:
The Hurt Locker
Star Trek
A Serious Man
Up in the Air
Inglourious Basterds
District 9
Where the Wild Things Are
(tie) Moon, The Messenger

Top 10 Films of the Decade:
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
There Will Be Blood (2007)
The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003)
The Dark Knight (2008)
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Kill Bill (2003/4)
No Country for Old Men (2007)
The Incredibles (2004)
Children of Men (2006)
(tie) Memento (2000), The Departed (2006)

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