St. Louis Film Critics 2009 Awards

Best Film
Up in the Air
Runner-Up: The Hurt Locker

Best Actor
George Clooney, Up in the Air
Runner-Up: Patton Oswalt in Big Fan

Best Actress
Carey Mulligan in An Education
Runner-Up: Gabourey Sidibe in Precious

Best Supporting Actor
Christoph Waltz in Inglorious Basterds
Runner-up: Stanley Tucci in The Lovely Bones

Best Supporting Actress
Mo'Nique in Precious
Runner-Up: Marion Cotillard in Nine

Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow in The Hurt Locker
Runners-Up (tie): Jason Reitman for Up in the Air and Quentin Tarantino for 'Inglourious Basterds

Best Screenplay
Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber for '(500) Days of Summer
Runner-Up: Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner for Up in the Air

Best Cinematography
Dion Beebe for Nine
Runner-Up: Eduard Grau for A Single Man

Best Music
Runner-Up: Crazy Heart

Best Visual Effects
Runner-Up: Where the Wild Things Are

Best Foreign Language Film
Red Cliff
Runner-Up: Treeless Mountain

Best Documentary
Capitalism: A Love Story
Runner-Up: Anvil! The Story of Anvil

Best Animated Film
Runner-Up: The Fantastic Mr. Fox

Best Comedy
The Hangover
Runner-Up: (500) Days of Summer

Most Original, Innovative or Creative Film
Runner-Up (tie): The Fantastic Mr. Fox and (500) Days of Summer

Favorite Scene
Up - the four-minute marriage montage
Runner-Up: Inglourious Basterds - the opening farmhouse scene