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iW NEWS | “No Country” Wins Critics Choice Best Picture

iW NEWS | "No Country" Wins Critics Choice Best Picture

The Broadcast Film Critics Association awarded its annual Critics Choice prize for best picture to “No Country For Old Men” and the best director award to Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, during a ceremony Monday night that was televised on VH1 this evening. With a number of SAG actors in attendance, the organization honored Julie Christie from “Away From Her” (best actress), Daniel Day Lewis for “There Will Be Blood” (best actor), Javier Bardem for “No Country For Old Men” (best supporting actor), Amy Ryan for “Gone Baby Gone” (best supporting actress), Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada for “The Kite Runner” (best young actor), and Nikki Blonsky for “Hairspray” (best young actress). Julian Schnabel’s “The Diving Bell and The Butterfly” won the best foreign language film, while Michael Moore’s “Sicko” was named best documentary. Other winners included “Juno” (best comedy), “Enchanted” (best family film), “Hairspray” (acting emsemble), Jonny Greenwood for “There Will Be Blood” (best composer), “Falling Slowly” from “Once” (best song), and “Ratatouille” (best animated film). [Eugene Hernandez]

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