Oscar underdog “The Hurt Locker” dominated this year’s Boston Society of Film Critic’s year ends awards winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Editing and Best Cinematography.
Not as surprising, Mo’Nique and Christoph Waltz pulled out wins in the Best Supporting categories for “Precious” and “Inglourious Basterds” respectively. Some pleasant surprises included “Star Trek” tying “Precious” for Best Ensemble and “District 9’s” Neill Blomkamp winning for Best New Filmmaker. Strangely, critic’s favorites “An Education” and “Up in the Air” were shut out for the honors.
A full list of the winners are below.
Jeremy Renner for Hurt Locker
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
Kathryn Bigelow for Hurt Locker
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen for A Serious Man
Barry Ackroyd for Hurt Locker
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
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