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AP: Southeast critics: “Departed” best film

AP: Southeast critics: "Departed" best film

The Departed” and its director, Martin Scorsese, won top honors from the Southeastern Film Critics Association. Roles as rulers brought the best actor award to Forest Whitaker, who portrays Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in “The Last King of Scotland,” and the best actress award to Helen Mirren, who plays Elizabeth II in “The Queen.” “An Inconvenient Truth,” the global-warming documentary featuring Al Gore, won best documentary. There were 47 film critics from nine states who cast ballots for the 15th annual awards released Tuesday. AP reports.

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Even though Dreamgirls shows up in (5) separate categories for the Golden Globe awards, I also believe that Eddie Murphy nominated for “Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture” will have real competition from Mark Wahlberg and Jack Nicholson in “The Departed” for the Supporting Roll Poll.

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