Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Awards Watch: Critics' Choice Nominations 2008

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Milk lead the nominees for the Broadcast Film Critics Association's Critics' Choice Awards with eight nods apiece. Both films are up for Best Picture, Best Director and four acting categories, among others.

Three other BP hopefuls — The Dark Knight, Doubt and Slumdog Millionaire — raked in six nominations each, with Changeling, Frost/Nixon, The Reader, WALL-E and The Wrestler rounding out the top ten. Glaringly absent: Revolutionary Road.

The 14th Critics' Choice Awards will be presented on January 8. For a quick look at the nominations, see the comments section below.

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  1. Best Picture:
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    The Dark Knight
    The Reader
    Slumdog Millionaire
    The Wrestler

    Best Actor:
    Clint Eastwood in Gran Torino
    Richard Jenkins in The Visitor
    Frank Langella in Frost/Nixon
    Sean Penn in Milk
    Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Mickey Rourke in The Wrestler

    Best Actress:
    Kate Beckinsale in Nothing But the Truth
    Cate Blanchett in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Anne Hathaway in Rachel Getting Married
    Angelina Jolie in Changeling
    Melissa Leo in Frozen River
    Meryl Streep in Doubt

    Best Supporting Actor:
    Josh Brolin in Milk
    Robert Downey Jr. in Tropic Thunder
    Philip Seymour Hoffman in Doubt
    Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight
    James Franco in Milk

    Best Supporting Actress:
    Penelope Cruz in Vicky Cristina Barcelona
    Viola Davis in Doubt
    Vera Farmiga in Nothing But the Truth
    Taraji P. Henson in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Marisa Tomei in The Wrestler
    Kate Winslet in The Reader

    Best Young Actor/Actress:
    Dakota Fanning in The Secret Life of Bees
    David Kross in The Reader
    Dev Petal in Slumdog Millionaire
    Brandon Walters in Australia

    Best Director:
    Danny Boyle for Slumdog Millionaire
    David Fincher for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Ron Howard for Frost/Nixon
    Christopher Nolan for The Dark Knight
    Gus Van Sant for Milk

    Best Screenplay:
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Slumdog Millionaire

    Best Score:
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    The Dark Knight
    Slumdog Millionaire

    Best Song:
    "Another Way to Die" from Quantum of Solace
    "Down to Earth" from WALL-E
    "I Thought I Lost You" from Bolt
    "Jai Ho" from Slumdog Millionaire
    "The Wrestler" from The Wrestler

    Best Documentary:
    Man on Wire
    Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired
    Standard Operating Procedure
    Young @ Heart

    Best Foreign-Language Film:
    A Christmas Tale
    I've Loved You So Long
    Let the Right One In
    Waltz With Bashir

    Best Acting Ensemble:
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    The Dark Knight
    Rachel Getting Married

    Best Comedy Movie:
    Burn After Reading
    Forgetting Sarah Marshall
    Role Models
    Tropic Thunder
    Vicky Cristina Barcelona

    Best Animated Feature:
    Kung Fu Panda
    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
    Waltz With Bashir

    Best Action Movie:
    The Dark Knight
    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
    Iron Man
    Quantum of Solace


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