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The New York Film Critics Online Awards 2006

The Queen Sweeps NYFCO Awards

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The New York Film Critics Online Awards 2006

Michael Sheen as Tony Blair in The Queen

(Miramax)
Updated December 08, 2007
Together with two dozen of our esteemed colleagues, we spent the afternoon voting for the annual New York Film Critics Online awards. Stephen Frears' The Queen was a clear favorite, winning no less than five categories: Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Director, as well as acting awards for Helen Mirren and Michael Sheen. Guillermo del Toro's fable Pan's Labyrinth won for Best Foreign Film, and the climate change shocker An Inconvenient Truth was awarded Best Documentary. Here is the complete list of winners.

BEST PICTURE
The Queen

BEST ACTOR
Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland)

BEST ACTRESS
Helen Mirren (The Queen)

BEST DIRECTOR
Stephen Frears (The Queen)

BEST SCREENPLAY
Peter Morgan (The Queen)

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Pan's Labyrinth

BEST DOCUMENTARY
An Inconvenient Truth

BEST ANIMATION
Happy Feet

BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR
Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine)

BEST FILM SCORE/MUSIC
Philip Glass (The Illusionist)

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
Little Miss Sunshine

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Michael Sheen (The Queen)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Tie: Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls) and Catherine O'Hara (For Your Consideration)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Dick Pop (The Illusionist)

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE
Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls)

HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Deepa Mehta (Water)

TOP TEN PICTURES (Alphabetical)

Members of New York Film Critics Online

  • Ethan Alter (Film Journal International)
  • Chris Barsanti (Film Threat)
  • Fred & Mary Ann Brussat (Spirituality And Practice)
  • Marcy Dermansky (World Film Guide)
  • Edward Douglas (Comingsoon.net)
  • David Edelstein (New York Magazine)
  • Devin Faraci (Chud)
  • Jurgen Fauth (World Film Guide)
  • Ed Gonzalez (Slant Magazine)
  • Susan Granger (SSG Syndicate)
  • Brandon Judell (Indiewire)
  • Harvey Karten (Compuserve)
  • Christy Lemire (Associated Press)
  • Kurt Loder (MTV)
  • Maitland McDonagh (TV Guide Online)
  • Prairie Miller (WBAI; Long Island Press)
  • Ted Murphy (Murphys Movie Reviews)
  • Scott Nash (Three Movie Buffs)
  • Louis Proyect (Marx Mail)
  • Rex Reed (New York Observer)
  • Julian Roman (Movieweb.com; Latino Review; Black Film)
  • Chuck Schwartz (Cranky Critic)
  • Dana Stevens (Slate, NYTimes.com)
  • Armond White (New York Press, AOL Black Voices)
  • Kam Williams (Black Film)
  • William Wolf (Wolf Entertainment Guide)
  • Stephanie Zacharek (Salon)
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