pixars up for an oscar

Today, it’s been awards central with honors being announced by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, the Boston Society of Film Critics, and the New York Film Critics Online. Following in their footsteps is the American Film Insititute who have announced their Top Ten Films of 2009. The list includes two war dramas, two animated features, and even a bachelor comedy filled with toilet humor. AFI also went on to name their top television picks, which included a few surprises spanning from a vampire drama to a popular geek comedy.

Here are the Top Ten Film Selections of 2009 (in alphabetical order)

The Hangover
The Hurt Locker
The Messenger
A Serious Man
A Single Man
Up in the Air

Here are the Top Ten Television Selections of 2009 (in alphabetical order)

“The Big Bang Theory”
“Big Love,”
“Friday Night Lights,”
“Mad Men”
“Modern Family”
“The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency”
“Nurse Jackie”
“Party Down”
“True Blood”

All the winners mentioned today are warming up for one of the biggest announcements of the season, the Golden Globe nominations. They’ll be revealed on Tuesday, December 15th and of course we’ll be all over them so you know who’s up for what award.

Stay tuned…

What do you think about this year’s AFI selections?