‘Up In The Air’ Continues Awards Show Sweep

January 13th, 2010 // Leave a Comment

The cast of Up in The Air have already been having a stellar year–and it’s not even February yet. Leading the charge are the film’s stars, George Clooney and young up-and-comer Anna Kendrick.

At the National Board of Review gala, the Jason Reitman-directed film picked up the prize for best picture, and George was awarded for his action in the film. He tells USA Today, “I’m really good. It’s a nice thing.” Hmm, that’s a pretty nice thing he’s got on his arm in Elisabetta Canalis. We know what’s under that little black dress.

As for his co-star, Kendrick, she was playful in a frothy pale grey, pink and white dress. I just wish her black tights didn’t make her disappear on the “red” carpet of the same color.

Jokingly, Anna tells press of her charming co-star, “I tell him how sick I am of talking about him. I give him a hard time.” Well, it sounds like these guys are Oscar-bound, so it will be a little while longer before we’re done with them.

The full list of winners is after the jump.


Awards for 2009:Best FilmUP IN THE AIRTop Ten Films(In alphabetical order) AN EDUCATION, (500) DAYS OF SUMMER, THE HURT LOCKER, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, INVICTUS, THE MESSENGER, A SERIOUS MAN, STAR TREK, UP, WHERE THE WILD THINGS AREBest Foreign Language FilmA PROPHETTop Five Foreign Films(In alphabetical order) THE MAID, REVANCHE, SONG OF SPARROWS, THREE MONKEYS, THE WHITE RIBBONBest DocumentaryTHE COVETop Five Documentaries(In alphabetical order) BURMA VJ: REPORTING FROM A CLOSED COUNTRY, CRUDE, FOOD, INC., GOOD HAIR, THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN AMERICA: DANIEL ELLSBERG AND THE PENTAGON PAPERSTop Independent Films(In alphabetical order) AMREEKA, DISTRICT 9, GOODBYE SOLO, HUMPDAY, IN THE LOOP, JULIA, ME AND ORSON WELLES, MOON, SUGAR, TWO LOVERSBest ActorGEORGE CLOONEY, Up In The Air; MORGAN FREEMAN, InvictusBest ActressCAREY MULLIGAN, An EducationBest Supporting ActorWOODY HARRELSON, The MessengerBest Supporting ActressANNA KENDRICK, Up In The AirBest Ensemble CastIT’S COMPLICATEDBreakthrough Performance by an ActorJEREMY RENNER, The Hurt LockerBreakthrough Performance by an ActressGABOUREY SIDIBE, PreciousSpotlight Award for Best Directorial DebutDUNCAN JONES, Moon; OREN MOVERMAN, The Messenger; MARC WEBB, (500) Days of SummerBest DirectorCLINT EASTWOOD, InvictusBest Adapted ScreenplayJASON REITMAN and SHELDON TURNER, Up In The AirBest Original ScreenplayJOEL AND ETHAN COEN, A Serious ManBest Animated FeatureUPSpecial Filmmaking AchievementWES ANDERSON, The Fantastic Mr. FoxWilliam K. Everson Award For Film HistoryJEAN PICKER FIRSTENBERGFreedom Of ExpressionBURMA VJ: REPORTING FROM A CLOSED COUNTRY; INVICTUS; THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN AMERICA: DANIEL ELLSBERG AND THE PENTAGON PAPERS

By Lisa Timmons

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