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Online critics nominate favorites

Winners will be announced on Jan. 8

The Online Film Critics Society has nominated “Babel,” “Children of Men,” “The Departed,” “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “United 93” as its best pics of the year, with a winner to be announced Jan. 8.

And the nominees are…

“Children of Men”
“The Departed”
“El Laberinto del fauno” (“Pan’s Labyrinth”)
“United 93”

Foreign Film
“Moartea domnului Lazarescu” (“The Death of Mr. Lazarescu”)
“L’Enfant (“The Child”)
“El Laberinto del fauno” (“Pan’s Labyrinth”)

Alfonso Cuarón – “Children of Men”
Paul Greengrass – “United 93”
Alejandro González Iñárritu – “Babel”
Martin Scorsese – “The Departed”
Guillermo del Toro – “El Laberinto del fauno” (“Pan’s Labyrinth”)

Sacha Baron Cohen – “Borat”
Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Departed”
Ryan Gosling – “Half Nelson”
Peter O’Toole – “Venus”
Forest Whitaker – “The Last King of Scotland”

Penélope Cruz – “Volver”
Judi Dench – “Notes on a Scandal”
Helen Mirren – “The Queen”
Meryl Streep – “The Devil Wears Prada”
Kate Winslet – “Little Children”

Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin – “Little Miss Sunshine”
Jackie Earle Haley – “Little Children”
Eddie Murphy – “Dreamgirls”
Jack Nicholson – “The Departed “
Mark Wahlberg – “The Departed”

Supporting Actress
Adriana Barraza – “Babel”
Cate Blanchett – “Notes on a Scandal”
Abigail Breslin – “Little Miss Sunshine”
Jennifer Hudson – “Dreamgirls”
Rinko Kikuchi – “Babel”

Original Screenplay
“Little Miss Sunshine”
“El Laberinto del fauno” (“Pan’s Labyrinth”)
“The Queen”
“United 93”

Adapted Screenplay
“Children of Men”
“The Departed”
“Little Children”
“The Prestige”
“Thank You for Smoking”

“Children of Men”
“The Fountain”
“El Laberinto del fauno” (“Pan’s Labyrinth”)

“Children of Men”
“The Departed”
“The Fountain”
“United 93”

Original Score
“The Fountain”
“The Illusionist”
“Notes on a Scandal”
“El Laberinto del fauno” (“Pan’s Labyrinth”)

“Dave Chappelle’s Block Party”
“An Inconvenient Truth”
“Jesus Camp”
“Neil Young Heart of Gold”
“Shut Up & Sing”

Animated Film
“Happy Feet”
“Monster House”
“A Scanner Darkly”
“Over the Hedge”

Breakthrough Filmmaker
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris – “Little Miss Sunshine”
Ryan Fleck – “Half Nelson”
Rian Johnson – “Brick”
Neil Marshall – “The Descent”
Jason Reitman – “Thank You for Smoking”

Breakthrough Performer
Sacha Baron Cohen – “Borat”
Shareeka Epps – “Half Nelson”
Jennifer Hudson – “Dreamgirls”
Rinko Kikuchi – “Babel”
Ellen Page – “Hard Candy”

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