Critics Choice Awards

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Snubbed by Oscar, Affleck Wins Critics' Choice Top Honors

He takes best director and best film for 'Argo'

(Newser) - The Critics' Choice Awards are generally a good barometer for the Oscars, which makes Ben Affleck's night a bittersweet one. He took home honors for best director and best film last night for Argo, hours after failing to even get nominated in the directors' category for an Academy Award.... More »

Hurt Locker Wins Critics' Choice Best Picture

Inglourious Basterds and Avatar pick up the most awards

(Newser) - Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker and its director took top honors at the Critics' Choice Awards, while Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds and James Cameron's Avatar won the most awards. Director-producer Kathryn Bigelow was named best director at last night's ceremony for Locker, winner of the best picture prize. "... More »

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