Today we hear from Toronto & Dallas!
First up, the Toronto Film Critics Association, who are seriously loving on Wendy & Lucy and Rachel Getting Married -
Wendy & Lucy
Michelle Williams, Wendy & Lucy
Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
Best Supporting Actress
Roasemarie Dewitt, Rachel Getting Married
Best Supporting Actor
Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
Jonathan Demme, Rachel Getting Married
Best First Feature
Lance Hammer, Ballast
Foreign Language Film
Let the Right One In
Best Animated Film
Man On Wire
Next up, The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, continuing the overrated Slumdog Millionaire's momentum. But I'm thrilled to see TDK, The Wrestler, Doubt & Happy Go Lucky on one top ten list!
"The Dark Knight"
"The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button"
Sean Penn for "Milk"
Mickey Rourke for "The Wrestler"
Frank Langella for "Frost/Nixon"
Brad Pitt for "The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button"
Richard Jenkins for "The Visitor"
Anne Hathaway for "Rachel Getting Married"
Meryl Streep for "Doubt"
Sally Hawkins for "Happy-Go-Lucky"
Kristin Scott Thomas for "I’ve Loved You So Long"
Kate Winslet for "Revolutionary Road"
Heath Ledger for "The Dark Knight"
Josh Brolin for "Milk"
Eddie Marsan for "Happy-Go-Lucky"
Philip Seymour Hoffman for "Doubt"
Robert Downey Jr. for "Tropic Thunder"
Viola Davis for "Doubt"
Penelope Cruz for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"BR>Marisa Tomei for "The Wrestler"
Taraji P. Henson for "The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button"
Rosemarie Dewitt for "Rachel Getting Married"
Danny Boyle for "Slumdog Millionaire"
David Fincher for "The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button"
Christopher Nolan for "The Dark Knight"
Gus Van Sant for "Milk"
Ron Howard for "Frost/Nixon"
"Tell No One"
"Waltz With Bashir"
"Let The Right One In"
"I’ve Loved You So Long"
"Man On Wire"
"Waltz With Bashir"
"Young At Heart"
"Standard Operating Procedure"
"And Dear Zachary: A Letter To A Son About His Father"
"Kung Fu Panda
Dustin Lance Black for "Milk"
Simon Beaufoy for "Slumdog Millionaire"
Wally Pfister for "The Dark Knight"
Claudio Miranda for "The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button"
THE RUSSELL SMITH AWARD:
"Wendy And Lucy"
St. Louis Film Critics
Best Film: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Foreign Language Film: Slumdog Millionaire
Best Documentary: Man on Wire
Best Animated Film: WALL-E
Best Director: Danny Boyle, for Slumdog Millionaire
Best Actor: Sean Penn, for Milk
Best Actress: Kate Winslet, for Revolutionary Road
Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, for The Dark Knight
Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis, for Doubt
Best Screenplay: Peter Morgan, for Frost/Nixon
Best Cinematography: Mandy Walker, for Australia
Best Music (Soundtrack or Score, Original or Adapted): The Visitor
Best Visual/Special Effects: The Dark Knight
Most Original/Innovative Film: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Comedy: Burn After Reading