January 9, 2009

The Central Ohio Film Critics Chime Im

Why not...
Best Films
2. Slumdog Millionaire
3. Frozen River
4. The Dark Knight
5. Frost/Nixon
6. Milk
7. The Wrestler
8. Let the Right One In (Låt den rätte komma in)
9. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
10. In Bruges
Best Director-Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
-Runner-up: Andrew Stanton, WALL·E
Best Actor-Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
-Runner-up: Sean Penn, Milk
Best Actress-Melissa Leo, Frozen River
-Runner-up: Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married
Best Supporting Actor-Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
-Runners-up (tie): Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt and Eddie Marsan, Happy-Go-Lucky
Best Supporting Actress-Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler
-Runner-up: Misty Upham, Frozen River
Best Ensemble-The Dark Knight
-Runner-up: Slumdog Millionaire
Actor of the Year (for an exemplary body of work)-Robert Downey Jr., Iron Man and Tropic Thunder
-Runner-up: James Franco, Milk and Pineapple Express
Breakthrough Film Artist-Melissa Leo, Frozen River (for acting)
-Runner-up: Courtney Hunt, Frozen River (for directing and screenwriting)
Best Cinematography-Wally Pfister, The Dark Knight
-Runner-up: Anthony Dod Mantle, Slumdog Millionaire
Best Screenplay – Adapted-Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire
-Runner-up: Peter Morgan, Frost/Nixon
Best Screenplay – Original-Andrew Stanton and Jim Reardon, WALL·E
-Runner-up: Courtney Hunt, Frozen River
Best Score-Alexandre Desplat, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
-Runner-up: A.R. Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire
Best Documentary-Man on Wire
-Runner-up: American Teen
Best Foreign Language Film-4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile)
-Runner-up: Let the Right One In (Låt den rätte komma in)
Best Animated Film-WALL·E
-Runner-up: Kung Fu Panda
Best Overlooked Film-Ghost Town
-Runner-up: RocknRolla
-Running low on critics groups, but this was a very solid one, if I do say so myself


  1. Marisa Tomei has won the most critic awards of her category right? Yes!