Slumdog Millionaire Was Big Winner at 14th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards with Five Awards – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Writer, Best Young Actor/Actress and Best Composer
SEAN PENN WINS TWO AWARDS – BEST ACTOR AND BEST ENSEMBLE – FOR HIS PERFORMANCE IN MILK
WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT GALA AWARDS CEREMONY BROADCAST LIVE ON VH1
Slumdog Millionaire was the big winner with five wins for Best Picture, Best Director for
Nominees in attendance included:
Presenters at the gala included:
The largest film critics’ organization with more than 200 members in
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The 14th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards were sponsored by Wal-Mart, AT&T and Crest Whitening Expressions.
The 14th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards was executive produced by
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WINNERS OF THE 14TH ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS
BEST PICTURE Slumdog Millionaire BEST ACTOR Sean Penn - Milk BEST ACTRESS - Tie Anne Hathaway - Rachel Getting Married and Meryl Streep - Doubt BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Heath Ledger - The Dark Knight BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Kate Winslet - The Reader BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE Milk BEST DIRECTOR Danny Boyle - Slumdog Millionaire BEST WRITER (Original or Adapted Screenplay) Simon Beaufoy - Slumdog Millionaire BEST ANIMATED FEATURE Wall-E BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS (Under 21) Dev Patel - Slumdog Millionaire BEST ACTION MOVIE The Dark Knight BEST COMEDY Tropic Thunder BEST PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION "John Adams" BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM Waltz With Bashir BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE Man On Wire BEST SONG (performer/writer, film) "The Wrestler" - Bruce Springsteen/Bruce Springsteen - The Wrestler BEST COMPOSER A.R. Rahman - Slumdog Millionaire JOEL SIEGEL AWARD Richard Gere