Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men are the Critics' Choices

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Should everyone behind No Country for Old Men be preparing an Oscar acceptance speech?

The answer is in the affirmative for sure, if this week's Critics' Choice Awards were any kind of precursor to the main event of movies.

No Country for Old Men won Best Movie, the Cohen brothers were named Best Director and Javier Bardem was named Best Supporting Actor.

Javier Bardem Photo

The latter was overly grateful in his acceptable speech, too:

"I feel like I won the lottery," Bardem said. "All the performers here are truly heartbreaking. I'm just a lucky guy, that is all. [And my costar Josh Brolin] is a great actor and a best friend."

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No Country for Old Men Quotes

Anton Chigurh: Don't put it in your pocket, sir. Don't put it in your pocket. It's your lucky quarter.
Gas Station Guy: Where do you want me to put it?
Anton Chigurh: Anywhere not in your pocket. Where it'll get mixed in with the others and become just a coin. Which it is.

If the rule you followed brought you to this, what good is the rule?

Anton Chigurh