Up in the Air won Best Picture, Best Actor (George Clooney) and Best Director (Jason Reitman) honors from the Florida Film Critics Circle, which is comprised of 17 film writers and critics throughout the state (including The Miami Herald's Connie Ogle and I).
Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, won three awards: Best Actress for Gabourey Sibide (who also won this year's Breakout Award) and Best Supporting Actress for Mo'Nique. Inglorious Basterds' Christoph Waltz won Best Supporting Actor.
Best Screenplay went to Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber for (500) Days of Summer, while Avatar's Mauro Fiore won Best Cinematography. The Cove was named Best Documentary and Up won Best Animated Feature. Sin Nombre was named Best Foreign Language Film.
For more information on the Florida Film Critics Circle, visit floridafilmcriticscircle.webs.com