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New York and Los Angeles Film Critics Choose Milk, Wall-E

Milk

Just last week, the National Board of Review named Slumdog Millionaire its Best Film of 2008. Not surprisingly, that selection isn’t an opinion shared by all.

So which films could eventually be up for the Academy Award come February 22nd? (That is - assuming a possible SAG strike doesn’t halt the ceremony altogether.) Based on the choices just revealed by the New York and Los Angeles film critics, it could be anyone’s game.

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Here are the 2008 New York Film Critics Circle winners:

  • Best Film: Milk
  • Best Director: Mike Leigh, Happy-Go-Lucky
  • Best Actor: Sean Penn, Milk
  • Best Actress: Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky
  • Best Supporting Actor: Josh Brolin, Milk
  • Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
  • Best Screenplay: Rachel Getting Married
  • Best Foreign Language Film: 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
  • Best Animated Film: Wall-E
  • Best Documentary: Man on Wire
Wall-E

Here are the 2008 Los Angeles Film Critics Association winners:

  • Best Film: Wall-E
  • Best Director: Danny Boyle, 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, Vicky Cristina Barcelona and Elegy
  • Best Screenplay: Happy-Go-Lucky
  • Best Foreign Language Film: Still Life
  • Best Animated Film: Waltz with Bashir
  • Best Documentary: Man on Wire

(You can keep up with the 2008-09 Awards Season posts here.)

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