No one is more of a surprise fan of James Cameron's "Avatar" than this prognosticator, but the New York Film Critics Online organization did themselves no favors by voting the film Best Picture today for their year end awards.  On the other hand, their choices for some of the other major categories and honoring "In the Loop" for Best Ensemble show increasingly good taste.

A complete list of winners below.

Best Film
"Avatar"

Best Director

Kathryn Bigelow, "The Hurt Locker"

Best Actor
Jeff Bridges, "Crazy Heart"

Best Actress
Meryl Streep, "Julie & Julia"

Supporting Actor
Christoph Waltz, "Inglourious Basterds"

Supporting Actress
Mo'Nique, "Precious"

Animated Feature
"Up"

Best Ensemble

"In the Loop"

Best Foreign Film
"The White Ribbon"

Best Documentary

"The Cove"

Best Cinematography

Robert Richardson, "Inglourious Basterds"

Best Screenplay

Quentin Tarantino, "Inglourious Basterds"

Best Supporting Actor

Christoph Waltz, "Inglourious Basterds"

Best Directorial Debut
"(500) Days of Summer"
 


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