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Movie Awards: BEST OF 2009

Here it is, my "Best of 2009" list of awards! Below are thirty categories chronicling a broad spectrum of film-related nooks and crannies for your reading pleasure. The nominees take from the 131 2009 releases I've been able to see. A total of fifty-four films are currently nominated in this list, with Inglourious Basterds holding the most at nine.

And so, without any further delay, here are the awards!

Best Animation
Nominees:
Coraline
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Mary and Max
The Secret of Kells
Up
Winner: The Secret of Kells

Best Visual Effects
Nominees:
Avatar
District 9
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Star Trek
Where the Wild Things Are
Winner: District 9

Best Original Song
Nominees:
Anika Noni Rose for "Almost There," The Princess and the Frog
Ed Helms for "Stu's Song," The Hangover
Emile Welman for "9,000 Days," Invictus
Low Shoulder for "Through the Trees," Jennifer's Body
Ryan Bingham for "The Weary Kind," Crazy Heart

Winner: Ryan Bingham

Best Original Score
Nominees:
Christophe Beck, Phoebe in Wonderland
J. Ralph, The Cove
Kyle Eastwood & Michael Stevens, Invictus
Michael Giacchino, Up
Randy Newman, The Princess and the Frog

Winner: J. Ralph

Best Cameo or Brief Appearance
Nominees:
Bill Murray, Zombieland
Eminem, Funny People
J.K. Simmons, Up in the Air
Stacy Ferguson, Nine
Steve Buscemi, The Messenger

Winner: Eminem

Best Young Star
Nominees:
Bailee Madison, Brothers
Chloë Grace Moretz, (500) Days of Summer
Elle Fanning, Phoebe in Wonderland
Keke Palmer, Shrink
Max Records, Where the Wild Things Are

Winner: Elle Fanning

Best Villain
Nominees:
Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds
Eric Bana, Star Trek
Frank Langella, The Box
Mark Strong, Sherlock Holmes
Tom Waits, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Winner: Christoph Waltz

Best Vocal Performance
Nominees:
Bob Peterson, Up
George Clooney, Fantastic Mr. Fox
Jim Cummings, The Princess and the Frog
Jordan Downey, ThanksKilling
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mary and Max

Winner: Jordan Downey

Best Supporting Actress, Comedy
Nominees:
Alison Martin, Dark and Stormy Night
Aubrey Plaza, Mystery Team
Heather Graham, The Hangover
Kristen Bell, Fanboys
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Away We Go

Winner: Alison Martin

Best Supporting Actress, Drama
Nominees:
Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air
Catherine Keener, Where the Wild Things Are
Charlize Theron, The Road
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Crazy Heart
Patricia Clarkson, Phoebe in Wonderland

Winner: Charlize Theron

Best Supporting Actor, Comedy
Nominees:
Brad Pitt, Inglourious Basterds
Ken Jeong, The Hangover
Larry Blamire, Dark and Stormy Night
William H. Macy, Bart Got a Room
Woody Harrelson, Zombieland

Winner: Brad Pitt

Best Supporting Actor, Drama
Nominees:
Brian Geraghty, The Hurt Locker
Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds
Matt Damon, Invictus
Peter Sarsgaard, An Education
Woody Harrelson, The Messenger

Winner: Christoph Waltz

Best Actress, Comedy
Nominees:
Charlyne Yi, Paper Heart
Emma Stone, Zombieland
Jennifer Blaire, Dark and Stormy Night
Maya Rudolph, Away We Go
Zooey Deschanel, (500) Days of Summer

Winner: Zooey Deschanel

Best Actress, Drama
Nominees:
Carey Mulligan, An Education
Marion Cotillard, Public Enemies
Mélanie Laurent, Inglourious Basterds
Natalie Portman, Brothers
Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side

Winner: Carey Mulligan