Las Vegas critics pick ‘Frost/Nixon’

Ron Howard drama wins six awards

Ron Howard’s “Frost/Nixon” won best-feature honors at the Las Vegas Film Critics Society’s Sierra Awards. Star Frank Langella earned two trophies, winning for best actor and the William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award.

“Frost/Nixon” nabbed a total of six awards, including director for Howard, screenplay by Peter Morgan and editing by Daniel Hanley and Mike Hill.

Kate Winslet won the best actress award for her turns in both “The Reader” and “Revolutionary Road.” Her “Reader” co-star, David Kross, received the Youth in Film prize.

The Sierra Awards are presented by journalists from online, print, radio and TV media outlets.


Frank Langella, “Frost/Nixon”

Kate Winslet, “Revolutionary Road,” “The Reader”

Supporting Actor:
Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight”

Supporting Actress:
Marisa Tomei, “The Wrestler”

Ron Howard, “Frost/Nixon”

Screenplay (Original or Adapted) :
Peter Morgan, “Frost/Nixon”

Claudio Miranda, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

Film Editing:
Daniel P. Hanley and Mike Hill, “Frost/Nixon”

James Newton Howard, “Defiance”

“Another Way to Die,” “Quantum of Solace”

Family Film:
“The Spiderwick Chronicles”

“Man on Wire”

Animated Film:

Foreign Film:
“Mongol” (Russia)

Costume Design:
“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

Art Direction:
“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

Visual Effects:
“Iron Man”

Youth in Film:
David Kross, “The Reader”

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