Boston Critics Go for The Hurt Locker, Renner, Streep

by Anne Thompson
December 13, 2009 8:18 AM
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Sunday is a big day for critics voting. We expect the Los Angeles Film Critics, AFI, and New York Film Critics Online, which is awarding most of their prizes so far to Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, to announce their winners today.

So far the NY Film Critics Online have awarded four prizes to Inglourious Basterds and one each for Crazy Heart, Precious and 500 Days of Summer.

The Boston Society of Film Critics jumped on the Hurt Locker bandwagon. My instinct now is that Jeremy Renner is forging ahead of Michael Stuhlbarg for the fifth best actor Oscar slot. Here's the Detroit nominees. The full Boston list is on the jump:

Best Picture
Hurt Locker
Best Actor
Jeremy Renner for Hurt Locker
Best Actress
Meryl Streep for Julie & Julia
Best Supporting Actor
Christoph Waltz for Inglourious Basterds
Best Supporting Actress
Mo'Nique for Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow for Hurt Locker
Best Screenplay
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen for A Serious Man
Best Cinematography
Barry Ackroyd for Hurt Locker
Best Documentary
The Cove
Best Foreign-Language Film
Best Animated Film
Best Film Editing
Bob Murawski and Chris Innis for Hurt Locker
Best New Filmmaker
Neill Blomkamp for District 9
Best Ensemble Cast
Tie between Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire and Star Trek
Best Use of Music in a Film
Crazy Heart

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  • Anne Thompson | December 15, 2009 7:00 AMReply

    the NYFCC is mostly print critics (although Slate and Salon are in there), while the other group is all online critics.

  • Brian | December 15, 2009 5:07 AMReply

    I'm confused. What's the difference between the New York Film Critics Circle and New York Film Critics Online?

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