Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Oklahoma Film Critics Awards

Top Ten Films (listed alphabetically): 

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
The Dark Knight 
Rachel Getting Married 
Slumdog Millionaire 
The Wrestler 

Best Film of 2008: Slumdog Millionaire 

Best Director(s): Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire 

Best First Feature: Charlie Kaufman, Synecdoche, New York 

Best Actress: Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky 

Best Actor: Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler 

Best Supporting Actress: Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler 

Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight 

Best Documentary: Man on Wire, dir. James Marsh 

Best Foreign Film: Let the Right One In, dir. Tomas Alfredson 

Best Animated Film: WALL-E 

Obviously Worst Film: The Love Guru 

Not-So-Obviously Worst Film: Mamma Mia! 

Best Screenplay(Original): TIE - Robert D. Siegel, The Wrestler & Dustin Lance Black, Milk 

Best Screenplay(Adaptation): Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire (Vikas Swarup, novelist)

Who got a boost?:
  • Sally Hawkins for Best Actress. The Screen Actors Guild snub hurt her chances, but she's still a major contender in the Oscar race.
  • Mickey Rourke for Best Actor. Closing in on Sean Penn in terms of the number of critics awards. The Golden Globes and the SAGs will determine who's truly in the lead.
  • Let the Right One In for Foreign Language Film.
  • Marisa Tomei for Best Supporting Actress.
Who got snubbed?:
  • Revolutionary Road in all categories.
  • Waltz With Bashir.
  • The Cast of Doubt.
Who is becoming a lock?:
  • Slumdog Millionaire for Picture and Director.
  • Heath Ledger for Supporting Actor.

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