St. Louis critics rally behind ‘Country’

'Juno' wins for actress, writer, comedy

“No Country for Old Men” won top honors at the third annual St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Awards for best feature and director for the Coen brothers.

“Juno” nabbed a trio of prizes for actress Ellen Page, writer Diablo Cody and best comedy for helmer Jason Reitman.

“The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford” won for supporting actor for Casey Affleck and cinematography for Roger Deakins.

St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Awards is made up of local critics who promote film appreciation in the St. Louis area. The award winners were announced on Dec. 21.

“No Country for Old Men” by Joel and Ethan Coen

“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” by Julian Schnabel

“Sicko” by Michael Moore

Ethan and Joel Coen – “No Country for Old Men”

Ellen Page – “Juno”

Daniel Day-Lewis – “There Will Be Blood”

Amy Ryan – “Gone Baby Gone”

Casey Affleck – “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”

“Juno” – Diablo Cody

“The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford” – Roger Deakins

“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” by Stephen Sondheim (for the Broadway play)


“Juno” by Jason Reitman

“Ratatouille” by Brad Bird

“I’m Not There” by Todd Haynes

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