More Critics’ Awards are rolling in!

Boston Film Critics Awards:

Winner (Runner-up)

Film: “WALL-E” and “Slumdog Millionaire” (“Milk”)

Director: Gus Van Sant “Milk” and “Paranoid Park” (Danny Boyle and Loveleen Tandan “Slumdog Millionaire”)

Foreign Language: “Let the Right One In” (“Waltz with Bashir”)

Ensemble: “Tropic Thunder” (“The Visitor”)

Actor:  Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler” and Sean Penn in “Milk” (Frank Langella in “Frost/Nixon” and Richard Jenkins in “The Visitor”)

Actress:  Sally Hawkins in “Happy-Go-Lucky” (Anne Hathaway in “Rachel Getting Married”)

Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight” (Robert Downey, “Tropic Thunder”)

Supporting Actress: Penélope Cruz in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” (Viola Davis “Doubt”)

Screenplay: Dustin Lance Black, “Milk” (Mike Leigh “Happy Go Lucky”)

First Film: Martin McDonagh “In Bruges” (Courtney Hunt, “Frozen River”; Lance Hammer, “Ballast”)

Documentary: “Man on Wire” (“Young@Heart”)

Cinematography: Christopher Doyle and Rain Kathy Li, “Paranoid Park” (Anthony Dod Mantle, “Slumdog Millionaire”)

Editing: Chris Dickens, “Slumdog Millionaire” (Gus Van Sant, “Paranoid Park”)

Animated Film: “WALL-E” (“Waltz with Bashir”)

New York Film Critics Online Awards:

BEST PICTURE
Slumdog Millionaire

BEST DIRECTOR
Danny Boyle w/ Loveleen Tandan – Slumdog Millionaire

BEST ACTOR
Sean Penn – Milk

BEST ACTRESS
Sally Hawkins – Happy-Go-Lucky

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Penelope Cruz – Vicki Cristina Barcelona

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Slumdog Millionaire – Anthony Dod Mantle

BEST SCREENPLAY
Slumdog Millionaire – Simon Beaufoy

BEST FOREIGN PICTURE
4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Man on Wire

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Wall-E

BEST SCORE
Slumdog Millionaire – A.R. Rahman

BEST BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE
Sally Hawkins – Happy-Go-Lucky

BEST DEBUT AS DIRECTOR
Martin McDonagh – In Bruges

BEST ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE
Milk

BEST PICTURES (alphabetical)
Che
A Christmas Tale
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
Happy-Go-Lucky
Milk
Rachel Getting Married
Slumdog Millionaire
Wall-E
The Wrestler

Chicago Film Critics Nominations

BEST PICTURE

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
Milk
Slumdog Millionaire
WALL*E

BEST DIRECTOR

Danny Boyle–Slumdog Millionaire
David Fincher–The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Christopher Nolan–The Dark Knight
Andrew Stanton–WALL*E
Gus Van Sant–Milk

BEST ACTOR

Clint Eastwood–Gran Torino
Richard Jenkins–The Visitor
Frank Langella–Frost/Nixon
Sean Penn–Milk
Mickey Rourke–The Wrestler

BEST ACTRESS

Anne Hathaway–Rachel Getting Married
Sally Hawkins–Happy-Go-Lucky
Angelina Jolie–Changeling
Melissa Leo–Frozen River
Meryl Streep–Doubt

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Robert Downey Jr.–Tropic Thunder
Philip Seymour Hoffman–Doubt
Bill Irwin–Rachel Getting Married
Heath Ledger–The Dark Knight
Michael Shannon–Revolutionary Road

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Amy Adams–Doubt
Penelope Cruz–Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Viola Davis–Doubt
Rosemarie Dewitt–Rachel Getting Married
Kate Winslet–The Reader

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

In Bruges–Martin McDonagh
Milk–Dustin Lance Black
Rachel Getting Married–Jenny Lumet
Synecdoche, N.Y. –Charlie Kaufman
WALL*E–Andrew Stanton & Jim Reardon

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button–Eric Roth
The Dark Knight–Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan
Doubt–John Patrick Shanley
Frost/Nixon–Peter Morgan
Slumdog Millionaire–Simon Beaufoy

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM

The Band’s Visit
Che
A Christmas Tale
I’ve Loved You For So Long
Let the Right One In

BEST DOCUMENTARY

American Teen
Dear Zachary
IOUSA
Man On Wire
Standard Operating Procedure

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Bolt
Kung-Fu Panda
Tale of Desperaux
WALL*E
Waltz with Bashir

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Australia–Mandy Walker
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button–Claudio Miranda
The Dark Knight–Wally Pfister
The Fall–Colin Watkinson
Slumdog Millionaire–Anthony Dod Mantle

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button–Alexandre Desplat
The Dark Knight–Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard
Milk–Danny Elfman
Slumdog Millionaire–A.R. Rahman
WALL*E–Thomas Newman

Golden Satellite Awards:

Film (Drama) – Slumdog Millionaire

Director – Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire

Actor (Drama) – Richard Jenkins, The Visitor

Actress (Drama) – Angelina Jolie, Changeling

Film (Comedy) – Happy Go Lucky

Actor (Comedy) – Ricky Gervais, Ghost Town

Actress (Comedy) – Sally Hawkins, Happy Go Lucky

Supporting Actor – Michael Shannon, Revultionary Road

Supporting Actress – Rosemarie DeWitt, Rachel Getting Married

Foreign Film – Fomorra

Animated Film – WALL-E

Documentary – Anita O’Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer and Man on Wire

Original Screenplay – Thomas McCarthy, The Visitor

Adapted Screenplay – Peter Morgan, Frost/Nixon

Original Score – A.R. Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire

Original Song – Another Way to Die, Quantum of Solace

Cinematography – Many Walker, Australia

Visual Effects – Chris Godfreym James E. Price, and Diana Giorgiutti for Australia

Editing – Dan Lebental, Iron Man

Sound – Richard King, The Dark Knight

Art Direction – Catherine Martin, Ian Gracie, Karen Murphy, adn Beverly Dunn for Australia

Costume Design – Michael O’Connor – The Duchess

San Francisco Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture: Milk

Best Director: Gus Van Sant, “Milk”

Best Original Screenplay: Dustin Lance Black, “Milk”

Best Adapted Screenplay: Peter Morgan, “Frost/Nixon”

Best Actor: TIE: Sean Penn, “Milk”/Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler”

Best Actress: Sally Hawkins, “Happy-Go-Lucky”

Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight”

Best Supporting Actress: Marisa Tomei, “The Wrestler”

Best Foreign Language Film: “Let the Right One In”

Best Documentary: “My Winnipeg”

Best Cinematography: Wally Pfister, “The Dark Knight”

My thoughts coming soon.

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