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Andrew Bemis is the proprietor of the blog Cinevistaramascope. He has also written for the Images Focus Newsletter, the North Adams Transcript, and the VHS-culture zine Samurai Dreams. Andrew is a filmmaker, a sometime background actor, and a projectionist at Images Cinema in Williamstown. He lives in North Adams, MA with his children, Luna and Tom.

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Best Feature-Length Film
1. Where the Wild Things Are

2. Inglourious Basterds
3. Antichrist
4. Observe and Report
5. A Serious Man
6. Watchmen
7. Adventureland
8. Public Enemies
9. Star Trek
10. Drag Me to Hell

Best Lead Performance, Male
1. Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man

2. Sam Rockwell, Moon
3. Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker
4. Patton Oswalt, Big Fan

5. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, (500) Days of Summer

Best Lead Performance, Female
1. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Antichrist

2. Melanie Laurent, Inglourious Basterds
3. Gabourey Siddibe, Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire
4. Abbie Cornish, Bright Star
5. Zooey Deschanel, (500) Days of Summer

Best Supporting Performance, Male
1. Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds

2. Fred Melamud, A Serious Man
3. Stephen Lang, Public Enemies
4. Jackie Earle Haley, Watchmen
5. Red West, Goodbye Solo

Best Supporting Performance, Female
1. Marion Cotillard, Public Enemies

2. Diane Kreuger, Inglourious Basterds
3. Mo’Nique, Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire
4. Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air
5. Anna Faris, Observe and Report

Best Direction
1. Spike Jonze, Where the Wild Things Are

2. Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds
3. Lars von Trier, Antichrist
4. Jody Hill, Observe and Report
5. Joel and Ethan Coen, A Serious Man

Best Screenplay
1. Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds

2. Joel & Ethan Coen, A Serious Man
3. Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers, Where the Wild Things Are
4. Greg Mottolla, Adventureland
5. Jody Hill, Observe and Report

Best Cinematography
1. Anthony Dod Mantle, Antichrist

2. Dante Spinotti, Public Enemies
3. Lance Acord, Where the Wild Things Are
4. Greig Fraser, Bright Star
5. Gary Shaw, Moon

Best Music
1. Up

2. Public Enemies
3. Where the Wild Things Are
4. Drag Me to Hell
5. Fantastic Mr. Fox

Best Cinematic Moment
1. "Cat People (Putting Out Fire)" - Inglourious Basterds

2. Carl and Ellie’s life - Up
3. Opening credits - Watchmen
4. "Chaos reigns"Antichrist
5. "Bye Bye Blackbird" - Public Enemies
6. The Wild Things and Max howl goodbye - Where the Wild Things Are
7. Fight in the parking garage - Drag Me to Hell
8. The story of the Goy’s teeth - A Serious Man
9. "Where Is My Mind" - Observe and Report
10. "You Make My Dreams Come True" - (500) Days of Summer

Best Cinematic Breakthrough

1. Duncan Jones, Moon
2. Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds
3. Jody Hill, Observe and Report
4. Marc Webb, (500) Days of Summer
5. Max Records, Where the Wild Things Are


Best Body of Work 
1. James Gandolfini
2. Michael Gambon
3. Carter Burwell
4. Tyler Bates

5. Howard Berger

Best Ensemble Performance
1. Inglourious Basterds

2. Watchmen
3. A Serious Man
4. Adventureland
5. Fantastic Mr. Fox

Best Web-Based Criticism
1. The Auteurs
2. Roger Ebert
3. Film Freak Central
4. Sunset Gun
5. Final Girl

10th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1999
1. Eyes Wide Shut
2. Magnolia
3. American Beauty
4. Being John Malkovich
5. The Straight Story

25th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1984
1. Once Upon a Time in America
2. Amadeus
3. Gremlins
4. Ghostbusters
5. Stranger than Paradise

50th Anniversary Award, Best Feature Film 1959
1. Some Like it Hot
2. Rio Bravo
3. The 400 Blows
4. North by Northwest
5. Imitation of Life

Best Film of the Decade
1. There Will Be Blood

2. Kill Bill vol. 2
3. Children of Men
4. Mulholland Drive
5. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
6. The Dark Knight
7. No Country for Old Men
8. Synecdoche, New York
9. Y tu mamá también
10. Zodiac

Best Performance of the Decade, Male
1. Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood

2. Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
3. Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
4. Gene Hackman, The Royal Tenenbaums
5. Bill Murray, Lost in Translation

Best Performance of the Decade, Female
1. Kate Winslet, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

2. Naomi Watts, Mulholland Drive
3. Laura Dern, Inland Empire
4. Maggie Gyllenhaal, Secretary

5. Julianne Moore, Far from Heaven

Best Directorial Body of Work of the Decade
1. Paul Thomas Anderson
2. Quentin Tarantino
3. Alfonso Cuaron
4. Darren Aronofsky
5. Steven Spielberg

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