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'No Country' beats favorites
at critics awards’
which are the world's top film honors, will be given out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on
February 24. (Reporting by Dean Goodman; Editing by Bob Tourtellotte and xxx) -
LOS ANGELES, Jan 7 - "No Country for Old Men," a gritty drama about a
killer who cuts a path of destruction across Texas, was named best film at the
Critics Choice Awards on Monday, leaving contenders such as "Into the
Wild" and "Juno" by the wayside.
"No Country" also
took home the directing prize for Joel and Ethan Coen, while Spanish actor
Javier Bardem was honored for his supporting role as the calculating serial
The Critics Choice Awards
have an enviable track record as an Oscar predictor. In the past 12 years, half
of the acting and best picture winners have gone on to claim Oscar glory, along
with 75 percent of the directing winners.
Britain's Daniel Day-Lewis was named best
actor for role as an tough oilman in "There Will Be Blood" and
compatriot Julie Christie won best actress for playing an Alzheimer's victim in
"Away With Her."
Newcomer Amy Ryan was
honored for her supporting role as the deadbeat mother of a missing child in
"Gone Baby Gone."
Winners were unveiled
during a ceremony at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. The event, televised on
cable channel VH1, is organized by the Broadcast Film Critics Assn, a group of
more than 200 television, radio and online critics in the United States and Canada.
"WILD" OUT IN THE COLD
Sean Penn's adventure saga
"Into the Wild" went home empty-handed despite leading the field with
seven nominations. The pregnant teen comedy "Juno," which had six
nominations, had to settle for best writer and best comedy.
"No Country" was
among five pictures with five nominations each. Three others, legal thriller
"Michael Clayton," bloody musical "Sweeney Todd" and period
drama "Atonement" all were snubbed. Musical "Hairspray,"
also with five nominations, took home awards for best acting ensemble and best
"There Will Be
Blood" also was a double-winner, with Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood
winning for best composer.
In other categories, the
French drama "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" was named best
foreign language film while director Michael Moore's healthcare study
"Sicko" was best documentary.
One of the year's biggest
box office hits, "Ratatouille," about a rat who cooks in a French
kitchen, was named best animated feature, and fairy tale "Enchanted"
was singled out as best family film.
Afghan Ahmad Khan
Mahmoodzada was named best young actor for his role as a rape victim in
"The Kite Runner," and best song went to the Irish musical romance
The Oscars, which are the
world's top film honors, will be given out by the Academy of Motion Picture
Arts and Sciences on February 24. (Reporting by
Dean Goodman; Editing by Bob Tourtellotte and xxx)