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iW NEWS | "Wild" Tops BFCA Noms

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire December 11, 2007 at 5:11AM

Sean Penn's "Into The Wild" led the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award nominations Tuesday morning, with 7 nominations including best picture, best director, best actor (Emile Hirsch) and best supporting actor (Hal Holbrook). "Juno" was just behind with 6 nods, including best picture and best actress Ellen Page, while "No Country For Old Men, "Sweeney Todd," Atonement" and "Michael Clayton" each got 5 nods apiece. Some surprises included best actor nominations for Viggo Mortensen in "Eastern Promises" and Ryan Gosling in "Lars and the Real Girl" over heavier favorites James McAvoy and Denzel Washington. For a complete list of nominations, visit the BFCAs website. The winners will be announced at the 13th annual ceremony on January 7, 2008 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, broadcast live on VH1. [Peter Knegt]
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Sean Penn's "Into The Wild" led the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award nominations Tuesday morning, with 7 nominations including best picture, best director, best actor (Emile Hirsch) and best supporting actor (Hal Holbrook). "Juno" was just behind with 6 nods, including best picture and best actress Ellen Page, while "No Country For Old Men, "Sweeney Todd," Atonement" and "Michael Clayton" each got 5 nods apiece. Some surprises included best actor nominations for Viggo Mortensen in "Eastern Promises" and Ryan Gosling in "Lars and the Real Girl" over heavier favorites James McAvoy and Denzel Washington. For a complete list of nominations, visit the BFCAs website. The winners will be announced at the 13th annual ceremony on January 7, 2008 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, broadcast live on VH1. [Peter Knegt]