Broadcast Film Critics Association nominees

benjaminbutton.jpgThe Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the nominees for the 14th annual Critics’ Choice Awards. The winners will be revealed at the Critics’ Choice Awards gala on January 8, 2009 and broadcast on VH1. These awards are a precursor to the Academy Awards and often mirror those nominations. Milk and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button lead the pack with eight nominations each. Milk’s nominations include Best Picture, Best Actor nod for Sean Penn, two Best Supporting Actor nominations for James Franco and Josh Brolin and Best Director for Gus Van Sant. The eight nominations for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button include Best Picture, Best Actor (Brad Pitt), and Best Actress (Cate Blanchett). The Dark Knight received six nominations, including Best Picture but oddly, Heath Ledger was not nominated for his portrayal of the Joker. Changeling received nominations for Best Picture and Best Actress (Angelina Jolie).

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  1. Jo-Anne. • December 12, 2008 @ 11:58 AM

    Well, I must admit the curious in this Button movie will be to see if Pitt gets an award. Cate Blanchett, I believe is a stellar actor and her nominations and wins have been very well deserved. So, I will put this on the to see list, along with Milk. Changeling an enormous pass as I cannot stomach Jolie in any way, shape or form, albeit I have enjoyed many of Clint’s projects. Maybe I’ll attmept it after downing a large pack of Gravol. Sorry to hear Heath’s name not there.

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