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Dallas Critics back Popular Opinion: Slumdog is tops of the Year

Slumdog Millionaire continues it domination of year-end kudos locking up Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Assn. Top Film and Top Director awards. Among the more noteworthy selections is Anne Hathaway’s win for Rachel Getting Married which bets out some stiff competition and the most successful picture with subtitles this year picked up the best Foreign Language film of the year. Tell No One had a miracle run at the box office and made over six million and some change in a crazy theatrical run.

Slumdog Millionaire continues it domination of year-end kudos locking up Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Assn. Top Film and Top Director awards. Among the more noteworthy selections is Anne Hathaway’s win for Rachel Getting Married which bets out some stiff competition and the most successful picture with subtitles this year picked up the best Foreign Language film of the year. Tell No One had a miracle run at the box office and made over six million and some change in a crazy theatrical run.

See the complete list of winners below:…

FILM:
“Slumdog Millionaire”
Runners-up:
“Milk”
“The Dark Knight”
“The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button”
“The Wrestler”
“The Visitor”
“Frost/Nixon”
“Doubt”
“Wall-E”
“Happy-Go-Lucky”

ACTOR:
Sean Penn for “Milk”
Runners-Up
Mickey Rourke for “The Wrestler”
Frank Langella for “Frost/Nixon”
Brad Pitt for “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button”
Richard Jenkins for “The Visitor”

ACTRESS:
Anne Hathaway for “Rachel Getting Married”
Runners-up:
Meryl Streep for “Doubt”
Sally Hawkins for “Happy-Go-Lucky”
Kristin Scott Thomas for “I’ve Loved You So Long”
Kate Winslet for “Revolutionary Road”

SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Heath Ledger for “The Dark Knight”
Runners-up:
Josh Brolin for “Milk”
Eddie Marsan for “Happy-Go-Lucky”
Philip Seymour Hoffman for “Doubt”
Robert Downey Jr. for “Tropic Thunder”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Viola Davis for “Doubt”
Runners-Up:
Penelope Cruz for “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”BR>Marisa Tomei for “The Wrestler”
Taraji P. Henson for “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button”
Rosemarie Dewitt for “Rachel Getting Married”

DIRECTOR:
Danny Boyle for “Slumdog Millionaire”
Runners-Up:
David Fincher for “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button”
Christopher Nolan for “The Dark Knight”
Gus Van Sant for “Milk”
Ron Howard for “Frost/Nixon”

FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM:
“Tell No One”
Runners-Up:
“Waltz With Bashir”
“Let The Right One In”
“I’ve Loved You So Long”
“Gomorrah”

DOCUMENTARY:
“Man On Wire”
Runners-Up:
“Waltz With Bashir”
“Young At Heart”
“Standard Operating Procedure”
“And Dear Zachary: A Letter To A Son About His Father”

ANIMATED FILM:
“Wall-E”
Runners-up
“Kung Fu Panda

SCREENPLAY
Dustin Lance Black for “Milk”
Runner-up:
Simon Beaufoy for “Slumdog Millionaire”

CINEMATOGRAPHY:
Wally Pfister for “The Dark Knight”
Runner-up:
Claudio Miranda for “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button”

THE RUSSELL SMITH AWARD:
“Wendy And Lucy”

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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