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IN MANHATTAN, THE CRITICS RAISED A GLASS TO 'MILK'


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On December 10, members of The New York Film Critics Circle named "Milk" the Best Picture of 2008. They also voted Sean Penn Best Actor for his performance as Harvey Milk, the slain gay activist, and Josh Brolin, who played Milk's assassin, was cited as Best Supporting Actor. For a complete list of 2008 winners, read below.

 

BEST FILM
MILK

BEST DIRECTOR
MIKE LEIGH
HAPPY-GO-LUCKY


BEST ACTOR
SEAN PENN
MILK


BEST ACTRESS
SALLY HAWKINS
HAPPY-GO-LUCKY


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
JOSH BROLIN
MILK


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
PENELOPE CRUZ
VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA


BEST SCREENPLAY
JENNY LUMET
RACHEL GETTING MARRIED


BEST FIRST FILM
COURTNEY HUNT
FROZEN RIVER


BEST FOREIGN FILM
4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS

BEST ANIMATED FILM
WALL-E

BEST DOCUMENTARY
MAN ON WIRE

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER
ANTHONY DOD MANTLE
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

 

THE CRITICS CIRCLE STARTED HANDING OUT AWARDS IN 1935--AND THE WINNERS WERE...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEST PICTURE
THE INFORMER

BEST ACTOR
CHARLES LAUGHTON
(MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY & RUGGLES OF RED GAP)

BEST ACTRESS
GRETA GARBO
(ANNA KARENINA)

BEST DIRECTOR
JOHN FORD
(THE INFORMER)

 

FOR YEAR-BY-YEAR LISTS OF THE CIRCLE'S AWARDS, CLICK HERE.