Red Carpet Photos of Penelope Cruz, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin and More At 2008 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Penelope, Sean & Josh Practice Their Acceptance Speeches

The 2009 award season officially kicked off in NYC last night with some of the faces we'll be seeing a lot of over the next few months. Penelope Cruz and Sean Penn were among the winners at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards. Josh Brolin also won an acting award for Milk and shared the love with his costar on the red carpet. The acclaimed movie also won best picture at the awards. Whether or not we see the same winners at this weekend's Golden Globes, there will be surprises, touching moments and breathtaking fashion to take in. Don't forget to fill out the ballot to make the suspense even more fun when Sunday rolls around.

To see more from the awards including Gus Van Sant, Harvey Weinstein, Sigourney Weaver and others just read more.

Images include: Gus Van Sant, Harvey Weinstein, Josh Brolin, Marcia Gay Harden, Penelope Cruz, Sean Penn, Sigourney Weaver, Dustin Lance Black