Saturday, February 20, 2010

Once more unto the breach!


Presenting...the 2009 Golden Steve Awards.

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And now, the worthy honorees:


Best Picture
An Education
The Hurt Locker
The Secret in Their Eyes
A Serious Man
Up in the Air
The White Ribbon

Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
Juan Jose Campanella, The Secret in Their Eyes
Ethan and Joel Coen, A Serious Man
Michael Haneke, The White Ribbon
Spike Jonze, Where the Wild Things Are
Jason Reitman, Up in the Air

Best Actor
Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
Colin Firth, A Single Man
John Malkovich, Disgrace
Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker
Adam Scott, The Vicious Kind
Toni Servillo, Il Divo

Best Actress
Katie Jarvis, Fish Tank
Hye-ja Kim, Mother
Yolande Moreau, Seraphine
Carey Mulligan, An Education
Gabourey Sidibe, Precious
Tilda Swinton, Julia

Best Supporting Actor
Niels Arestrup, A Prophet
Peter Capaldi, In the Loop
Guillermo Francella, The Secret in Their Eyes
Woody Harrelson, The Messenger
Christian McKay, Me and Orson Welles
Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds

Best Supporting Actress
Vera Farmiga, Up in the Air
Jessica Haines, Disgrace
Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air
Alice Krige, Skin
Melanie Laurent, Inglourious Basterds
Mo'Nique, Precious

Best Screenplay--Adapted
The Damned United (Peter Morgan)
Disgrace (Anna Maria Monticelli)
An Education (Nick Hornby)
In the Loop (J. Armstrong, S. Blackwell, etc.)
The Secret in Their Eyes (Juan Jose Campanella)
Up in the Air (J. Reitman, S. Turner)

Best Screenplay--Original
The Hurt Locker (Mark Boal)
Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)
Mother (Joon-ho Bong, Eun-kyo Park)
A Serious Man (Ethan and Joel Coen)
Summer Hours (Olivier Assayas)
The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke)

Best Animated Feature
Coraline (Henry Selick)
Mary and Max (Adam Elliot)
Ponyo (Hayao Miyazaki)
The Secret of Kells (Tomm Moore)
Sita Sings the Blues (Nina Paley)
Up (Pete Docter)

Best Non-Fiction Film
Anvil! The Story of Anvil (Sacha Gervasi)
The Beaches of Agnes (Agnes Varda)
October Country (Donal Mosher, Michael Palmieri)
Of Time and the City (Terence Davies)
Tyson (James Toback)
The Way We Get By (Aron Gaudet)

Best Foreign Language Film
Lorna's Silence (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne)
Mother (Joon-ho Bong)
A Prophet (Jacques Audiard)
The Secret in Their Eyes (Juan Jose Campanella)
Summer Hours (Olivier Assayas)
The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke)

Best Original Song
"Ayayayay," The Maid (Pedro Piedra)
"Hideaway," Where the Wild Things Are (Karen O)
"I Can See in Color," Precious (Mary J. Blige)
"Innocent Child," Skin (H. Muddiman, M. Stockley)
"Smoke Without Fire," An Education (Duffy)
"The Weary Kind," Crazy Heart
(R. Bingham, T-Bone Burnett)