'Brokeback' earns top pic kudos, Lee named best director
“Brokeback Mountain” was named top film at the 11th annual Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critics’ Choice awards on Monday night.
Pic also earned the director nod for Ang Lee, while co-star Michelle Williams tied with Amy Adams (“Junebug”) for top supporting actress.
Actor kudos went to Philip Seymour Hoffman for “Capote,” and the actress statue went to Reese Witherspoon for “Walk the Line,” which also won in the soundtrack category.
“Crash” drew two nods for top ensemble and writer, Bobby Moresco.
“March of the Penguins” won for documentary, while the award for family film went to “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”
“Kung Fu Hustle” hustled its way to gain the foreign film title.
Also feted were George Clooney with the Freedom Award for “Good Night, and Good Luck” and “King Kong,” which won the Achievements in Performing Arts Award for visual effects.