Austin Film Critics Association 2008 Awards

The AFCA goes batty for the Batman


Austin Film Critics Association 2008 Awards

Top 10 Films:

The Dark Knight

Slumdog Millionaire

Milk

Synecdoche, New York

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Wrestler

WALL-E

Frost/Nixon

Let the Right One In

Gran Torino


Best Film: The Dark Knight

Best Director: Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight)

Best Actor: Sean Penn (Milk)

Best Actress: Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married)

Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)

Best Supporting Actress: Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

Best Original Screenplay: Charlie Kaufman (Synecdoche, New York)

Best Adapted Screenplay: Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight)

Best Cinematography: Colin Watkinson (The Fall)

Best Original Score: James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight)

Best Foreign Language Film: Let the Right One In (Låt den Rätte Komma In)

Best Documentary Film: Man on Wire

Best Animated Film: WALL-E

Breakthrough Artist Award: Danny McBride (Pineapple Express, The Foot Fist Way, Tropic Thunder)

Best First Film: Timecrimes (Los Cronocrímenes)

Best Austin Film: Crawford


The membership of the Austin Film Critics Association includes Marjorie Baumgarten (The Austin Chronicle), C. Robert Cargill (Film.com and Spill.com), Laurie Coker (Hill Country News and True View Reviews), Korey Coleman (Spill.com), Chris Cox (Spill.com), Cole Dabney (ColeandBobby.com and INsite magazine), Victor Diaz (News 8 Austin), Charles Ealy (Austin American-Statesman), Chris Garcia (Austin American-Statesman), Kimberley Jones (The Austin Chronicle), Jette Kernion (Cinematical), Harry Knowles (Ain't It Cool News), Robert McCurdy (ColeandBobby.com and INsite magazine), Marc Savlov (The Austin Chronicle), Martin Thomas (Spill.com), and Eric Vespe (Ain't It Cool News). For more information, visit www.austinfilmcritics.org.

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