No Country for Old Men
The Coen brothers' drama is picking up steam with Best Picture wins from four groups, including the National Board of Review and the New York critics.
Ridley Scott's crime saga did eke out a spot on the Broadcast Film Critics' top 10 list. But it was otherwise MIA from the first round of prizes.
The period piece has earned mostly strong reviews and promising box office. But a few high-profile critical slams (like one from The New York Times) left a big sting.
Gone Baby Gone's fierce baby-mama is the season's biggest winner so far, racking up six of the first seven Best Supporting Actress honors.
The quirky pregnancy comedy's terrific reviews led to one of the highest opening-weekend per-theater averages this year. Its first trimester is going swimmingly.