Sunday, December 17, 2006

Toronto Critics Announce Nominations

From Oscarwatch:
TORONTO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR 2006 AWARDS

The Toronto Film Critics Association today announced its nominees for the TFCA's 2006 awards. Awards will be announced on Wednesday, December 20th.

A complete list of the TFCA 2006 Nominees follows:

BEST PICTURE
"The Departed"

"The Queen"
"United 93"

BEST PERFORMANCE, MALE
Sacha Baron Cohen, "Borat: Cultural
Learnings of Americafor Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan "

Ryan Gosling, "Half Nelson"
Forest Whitaker, "The Last King of Scotland "

BEST PERFORMANCE, FEMALE
Penelope Cruz, "Volver"

Judi Dench, "Notes on a Scandal
"Helen Mirren, "The Queen"

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE, MALE
Danny Huston, "The Proposition"

Michael Sheen, "The Queen"
Mark Wahlberg, "The Departed"

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE, FEMALE
Cate Blanchett, "Notes on a Scandal"

Jennifer Hudson, "Dreamgirls"
Rinko Kikuchi, " Babel "

BEST DIRECTOR
Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne, "L'Enfant"

Stephen Frears, "The Queen"
Paul Greengrass, "United 93"
Martin Scorsese, "The Departed"

BEST SCREENPLAY
Guillermo Arriaga, " Babel "

William Monahan, "The Departed"
Peter Morgan, "The Queen"

BEST CANADIAN FILM
"The Journals of Knud Rasmussen"

"Manufactured Landscapes
"Monkey Warfare"
"Six Figures"

BEST FIRST FEATURE
"Brick", directed by Rian Johnson

"Little Miss Sunshine", directed by Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris
"Thank You for Smoking", directed by Jason Reitman

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
"Happy Feet"

"Over the Hedge"
"A Scanner Darkly"

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
"L'Enfant"

"Pan's Labyrinth"
"Volver"

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
"Deliver Us from Evil"

"An Inconvenient Truth"
"Manufactured Landscapes"

The Toronto Film Critics Association is made up of film critics representing a cross-section of Toronto 's media, including daily and weekly newspapers, film magazines, radio and television.

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