Oklahoma Film Critics Love "The Hurt Locker" 


The Oklahoma Film Critics Circle picked Kathryn Bigelow's Iraq War piece "The Hurt Locker" as Best Picture of 2009. Bigelow also took home the Best Director prize.

In the acting categories (it's beginning to look like a "repeat"), George Clooney for Best Actor ("Up in the Air"), Meryl Streep Best Actress ("Julie and Julia"), Christoph Waltz Best Supporting Actor ("Inglourious Basterds"), and Mo'Nique for Best Supporting Actress for "Precious."

Here's the complete list of winners of the 2009 Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Film of 2009
“The Hurt Locker”

Best 10 Films of 2009

1. “The Hurt Locker”
2. “Up in the Air”
3. “Inglourious Basterds”
4. “(500) Days of Summer”
5. “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”
6. “A Serious Man”
7. “Up”
8. “District 9”
9. “Fantastic Mr. Fox”
10. “Avatar”

Best Director

Kathryn Bigelow, “The Hurt Locker”

Best First Feature

(tie) Neill Blomkamp, “District 9” & Marc Webb, “(500) Days of Summer”

Best Actress

Meryl Streep, “Julie & Julia”

Best Actor

George Clooney, “Up in the Air”

Best Supporting Actress

Mo’Nique, “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”

Best Supporting Actor

Christoph Waltz, “Inglourious Basterds”

Best Screenplay (Original)

Scott Neustadtler & Michael H. Weber, “(500) Days of Summer”

Best Screenplay (Adaptation)

Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner, “Up in the Air”

Best Documentary

“Anvil! The Story of Anvil,” directed by Sacha Gervasi

Best Foreign Film

“Coco Before Chanel,” directed by Anne Fontaine

Best Animated Film

“Fantastic Mr. Fox,” directed by Wes Anderson

Obviously Worst Film

“Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”

Not-So-Obviously Worst Film

“Amelia”

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