Wednesday, December 10, 2008

New York Film Critics Awards - Happy Go Lucky & Milk

That's Sally Hawkin's character in Happy-Go-Lucky, but after today New York Film Critics Circle awards about Sally Hawkins is making that face too.

Sally Hawkins not only won the LA Film Critics award, but she picked up the New York Film Critics award today.

Happy-Go-Lucky also picked up a best director award for veteran Mike Leigh.

The other repeat winner is Penelope Cruz who's performance in Vicky Christina Barcelona who won with the National Board of Review AND LA Film Critics. I'm sensing an early pattern.

The other big winner was Milk -- the film won Best Film, Sean Penn won best actor and Josh Brolin won best supporting actor. The N

The winners...

Best Picture: Milk
Best Actress: Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky
Best Actor: Sean Penn, Milk
Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz, Vicky Christina Barcelona
Best Supprting Actor: Josh Brolin, Milk
Best Director: Mike Leigh, Happy Go Lucky
Best Animated Film: WALL-E
Best Screenplay: Jenny Lumet, Rachel Getting Married
Best Cinematographer: Anthony Dodd Mantle, Slumdog Millionaire
Best Documentary: Man on Wire
Best Foreign Film: 4 Month, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days
Best First Film: Courtney Hunt, Frozen River

**Also the Broadcast Film Critics Nominations came out yesterday as well - see them here**

(My most recent Oscar predictions for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Picture)

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