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by Peter Knegt
December 18, 2008 8:53 AM
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"WALL-E" Leads Chicago Critics' Winners

The Chicago Film Critics' Association has announced the winners of their nominations, with Andrew Stanton's "WALL-E" leading, taking awards for best picture, best original screenplay, best animated feature, and best original score.

"Slumdog Millionaire" was the other big winner, taking best director for Danny Boyle, most promising newcomer for Dev Patel and best adapted screenplay for Simon Beaufoy. Other winners included "Rachel Getting Married"'s Anne Hathaway for best actress, "The Wrestler"'s Mickey Rourke for best actor, "The Reader"'s Kate Winslet for best supporting actress, and "The Dark Knight"'s Heath Ledger for best supporting actor. "Man on Wire" took best documentary, while Tomas Alfredson's 'Let The Right One In" won both best foreign language film and most promising director.

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  • tolo87 | June 1, 2009 8:43 AMReply

    I think that this movie was really awesome.
    Mike

  • Stephenchpl | April 24, 2009 12:25 PMReply

    Real glad to see WALL-E take this award in all the categories mentioned. My son loved the movie, especially the ending. No wonder it did so well!

    Stephen
    Philadelphia Wedding Photographer

  • sammy507 | January 9, 2009 10:42 AMReply

    Go Wall-E!!!!