New York Film Critics 2009

Best Film
1. The Hurt Locker
2. Up in the Air
3. Fantastic Mr. Fox

Best Actor
1. George Clooney – Fantastic Mr. Fox and Up in the Air
2. Jeff Bridges – Crazy Heart
3. Jeremy Renner – The Hurt Locker

Best Actress
1. Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia
2. Tilda Swinton – Julia
3. Carey Mulligan – An Education

Best Supporting Actor
1. Christoph Waltz – Inglourious Basterds
2. Christian McKay – Me and Orson Welles
3. Peter Capaldi – In the Loop

Best Supporting Actress
1. Mo’Nique – Precious
2. Vera Farmiga – Up in the Air
3. Anna Kendrick – Up in the Air

Best Director
1. Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker
2. Wes Anderson – Fantastic Mr. Fox
3. Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds

Best Animated Film
1. Fantastic Mr. Fox
2. Up
3. Coraline

Best Cinematography
1. Christian Berger – The White Ribbon (Das weiße Band)
2. Mauro Fiore – Avatar
3. Roger Deakins – A Serious Man

Best First Film
Steve McQueen – Hunger

Best Foreign Language Film
1. Summer Hours (L’heure d’été) • France
2. Broken Embraces (Los abrazos rotos) • Spain
3. Everlasting Moments (Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick) • Sweden

Best Non-Fiction Film
1. Of Time and the City
2. Anvil! The Story of Anvil
3. Tyson

Best Screenplay
1. Armando Iannucci, Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, and Tony Roche – In the Loop
2. Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner – Up in the Air
3. Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds

Special Award
Andrew Sarris