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The scoreboard

The various critics choose their winners

New York Film Critics Circle
Best Picture: Sideways
Actor: Paul Giamatti, “Sideways”
Actress: Imelda Staunton, “Vera Drake”
Supporting Actor: Clive Owen, “Closer”
Supporting Actress: Virginia Madsen, “Sideways”
Director: Clint Eastwood, “Million Dollar Baby”
Screenplay: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, “Sideways”
Cinematographer: Christopher Doyle, “Hero”
Foreign film: Bad Education
Nonfiction film: Fahrenheit 9/11
Animated film: The Incredibles
Best first film: Maria Full of Grace

Los Angeles Film Critics
Picture: Sideways
Runner-up: Million Dollar Baby

Director: Alexander Payne, “Sideways”
Runner-up:
Martin Scorsese, “The Aviator”
Actor: Liam Neeson, “Kinsey”
Runner-up: Paul Giamatti, “Sideways”
Actress: Imelda Staunton, “Vera Drake”
Runner-up: Julie Delpy, “Before Sunset”
Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church, “Sideways”
Runner-up: Morgan Freeman, “Million Dollar Baby”
Supporting Actress: Virginia Madsen, “Sideways”
Runner-up: Cate Blanchett, “Coffee & Cigarettes” and “The Aviator”
Screenplay: Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor, “Sideways”
Runner-up: Charlie Kaufman, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
Cinematography: Dion Beebe & Paul Cameron, “Collateral”
Runner-up: Xiaoding Zhao, “House of Flying Daggers”
Production design: Dante Ferretti, “The Aviator”
Runner-up: Tingxiao Huo, “House of Flying Daggers”
Score: Michael Giacchino, “The Incredibles”
Runner-up: Alexandre Desplat, “Birth”
Foreign-language film: House of Flying Daggers
Runner-up: The Motorcycle Diaries
Documentary/Nonfiction film: Born Into Brothels
Runner-up: Fahrenheit 9/11
Animation: Brad Bird, “The Incredibles”
Douglas Edwards experimental/independent award: Star-Spangled to Death
New generation award: Joshua Marston, writer-director, and Catalina Sandino Moreno, actress, “Maria Full of Grace”
Career achievement: Jerry Lewis
Special citation: Brian Jamieson of Warner Bros. and Richard Schickel for the reconstruction of Samuel Fuller’s “The Big Red One”

National Board Of Review
Picture: Finding Neverland
Foreign-language film: The Sea Inside
Documentary: Born Into Brothels
Animated feature: The Incredibles
Actor: Jamie Foxx, “Ray”
Actress: Annette Bening, “Being Julia”
Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church, “Sideways”
Supporting Actress: Laura Linney, “Kinsey”
Ensemble acting: Closer
Breakthrough Actor: Topher Grace, “In Good Company” and “P.S.”
Breakthrough Actress: Emmy Rossum, “The Phantom of the Opera”
Director: Michael Mann, “Collateral”
Directorial debut: Zach Braff, “Garden State”
Adapted Screenplay: “Sideways,” Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor
Original Screenplay: “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” Charlie Kaufman
Production design: House of Flying Daggers
Career achievement: Jeff Bridges
Special filmmaking achievement: Clint Eastwood, for producing, directing, acting in and scoring “Million Dollar Baby”
William K. Everson award for film history: Richard Schickel
Producers award: Jerry Bruckheimer
Special recognition of films that reflect the freedom of expression: Fahrenheit 9/11, The Passion of the Christ, Conspiracy of Silence

Boston Film Critics
Best Picture: Sideways
Runner-up: Before Sunset
Foreign-language film: House of Flying Daggers
Runner-up: A Very Long Engagement
Director: Zhang Yimou, “House of Flying Daggers”
Runner-up: Alexander Payne, “Sideways”
Documentary: Control Room
Runner-up: Touching the Void
Actor: Jamie Foxx, “Ray”
Runner-up: Paul Giamatti, “Sideways”
Actress: Hilary Swank, “Million Dollar Baby”
Runner-up (tie): Annette Bening, “Being Julia”; Kim Basinger, “The Door in the Floor”
Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church, “Sideways”
Runner-up: Clive Owen, “Closer”
Supporting actress (tie): Laura Dern, “We Don’t Live Here Anymore”; Sharon Warren, “Ray”
Runner-up: Cate Blanchett, “The Aviator”
Screenplay: Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor, “Sideways”
Runner-up: Charlie Kaufman, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
New filmmaker: Jonathan Caouette, “Tarnation”
Runners-up: Nicole Kassell, “The Woodsman”; Joshua Marston, “Maria Full of Grace”
Cinematography: House of Flying Daggers
Runner-up: A Very Long Engagement
Ensemble cast: Sideways
Runner-up: The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou

Chicago Film Critics
Picture: Sideways
Foreign-language film: A Very Long Engagement
Director: Clint Eastwood, “Million Dollar Baby”
Actor: Paul Giamatti, “Sideways”
Actress: Imelda Staunton, “Vera Drake”
Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church, “Sideways”
Supporting Actress: Virginia Madsen, “Sideways”
Screenplay: Sideways
Cinematography (tie): Christopher Doyle, “Hero”; Robert Richardson, “The Aviator”
Score: Howard Shore, “The Aviator”
Documentary: Fahrenheit 9/11
Most promising newcomer: Catalina Sandino Moreno, “Maria Full of Grace”
Most promising filmmaker: Zach Braff, “Garden State”

San Francisco Film Critics Awards
Best Picture: Sideways
Director: Alexander Payne, “Sideways”
Actor: Paul Giamatti, “Sideways”
Actress: Julie Delpy, “Before Sunset”
Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church, “Sideways”
Supporting Actress: Virginia Madsen, “Sideways”
Foreign-language film: Maria Full of Grace
Documentary: Fahrenheit 9/11

Washington, D.C., Film Critics Awards
Best Picture: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Director: Michel Gondry, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
Actor: Jamie Foxx, “Ray”
Actress: Imelda Staunton, “Vera Drake”
Supporting Actor: Jamie Foxx, “Collateral”
Supporting Actress: Cate Blanchett, “The Aviator”
Acting Ensemble: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Original Screenplay: Charlie Kaufman, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor, “Sideways”
Foreign-language film: Maria Full of Grace
Animated film: The Incredibles
Documentary: Fahrenheit 9/11

Southeastern Film Critics Awards
Top Ten Films
1. Sideways
2. Million Dollar Baby
3. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
4. Kinsey
5. The Incredibles
6. Finding Neverland
7. Ray
8. The Aviator
9. Hotel Rwanda
10. Before Sunset

Foreign-language film: Maria Full of Grace
Runner-up: A Very Long Engagement
Director: Alexander Payne, “Sideways”
Runner-up: Clint Eastwood, “Million Dollar Baby”
Actor: Jamie Foxx, “Ray”
Runner-up: Paul Giamatti, “Sideways”
Actress: Annette Bening, “Being Julia”
Runner-up: Imelda Staunton, “Vera Drake”
Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church, “Sideways”
Runner-up: Morgan Freeman, “Million Dollar Baby”
Supporting Actress: Virginia Madsen, “Sideways”
Runner-up: Laura Linney, “Kinsey”
Original Screenplay: Charlie Kaufman, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
Runner-up: Bill Condon, “Kinsey”
Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor, “Sideways”
Runner-up: David Magee, “Finding Neverland”
Documentary: Fahrenheit 9/11

Toronto Film Critics Awards
Best Picture: Sideways
Actor: Paul Giamatti, “Sideways”
Actress: Imelda Staunton, “Vera Drake”
Supporting Actress: Virginia Madsen, “Sideways”
Supporting Actor: Clive Owen, “Closer”
Director: Michel Gondry, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
Screenplay: Charlie Kaufman, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
First Feature: Joshua Marston, “Maria Full of Grace”
Canadian Film: Les Triplettes de Belleville
Animated film: Les Triplettes de Belleville
Foreign-language film: Hero
Documentary: The Fog of War

Phoenix Film Critics
Best Picture: The Aviator
Director: Martin Scorsese, “The Aviator”
Actor: Jaime Foxx, “Ray”
Actress: Hillary Swank, “Million Dollar Baby”
Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church, “Sideways”
Supporting Actress : Laura Linney, “Kinsey”
Ensemble acting: Sideways
Original Screenplay: Charlie Kaufman, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor, “Sideways”
Overlooked Film of the Year: Stage Beauty
Live Action Family Film: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Animated film: The Incredibles
Foreign Language Film: Hero
Documentary: Fahrenheit 9/11
Original Song: “Accidentally in Love,” from “Shrek 2”
Original Score: Sideways
Best Use of Previously Published or Recorded Music: Ray
Cinematography: The Aviator
Editing: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Production design: The Aviator
Costume Design: The Aviator
Visual Effects: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Makeup: Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
Breakout of the Year — On Screen: Paz Vega, “Spanglish”
Breakout of the Year — Behind the Camera: Zach Braff, “Garden State”
Performance by Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role — Male : Freddie Highmore, “Finding Neverland”
Performance by Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role — Female: Sarah Steele, “Spanglish”

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