Entertainment – New York Film critics name Avatar as best film
MUMBAI: Avatar was named best picture by the New York Film Critics Online on Sunday.
Kathryn Bigelow was voted best director for The Hurt Locker’s while Inglorious Basterds took four prizes, including a screenplay award for Quentin Tarantino.
The New York group that will announce its winners today hailed Jeff Bridges as best actor for Crazy Heart and Meryl Streep best actress for Julie & Julia.
The supporting acting awards went to Chistoph Waltz of Basterds that also picked up the breakthrough performer award and Mo’Nique for Precious.
Basterds also earned a mention for Robert Richardson’s cinematography. Marc Webb was recognized for his directorial debut with (500) Days of Summer.
Best film score was Crazy Heart with the award going to Steve Bruton, T-Bone Burnett and Jeffrey Pollack. The British film R was hailed as best ensemble performance.
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