Best and Worst: 2004: Film: Critics Groups' Award Winners and Runners-Up

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    Central Ohio Movie Association (COMA)
    Best Film: I ♥ Huckabees (J. Caleb Mozzocco, Columbus Alive); Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Melissa Starker, Columbus Alive); Sideways (Scott Gowans); Troy (Johnny DiLoretto, WTTE-TV); The Brown Bunny (Rick Curnette, The Film Journal); The Terminal (Peter Tonguette, The Film Journal); Maria Full of Grace (Margaret Quamme, Columbus Dispatch); Kill Bill, Vol. II (Nick Chordas, Columbus Dispatch); The Incredibles (Frank Gabrenya, Columbus Dispatch); A Very Long Engagement (Rico Long, WOSU (820 AM)); De-Lovely (Joyce Long WOSU (820 AM)); Garden State (Paul Markoff, Now Playing WOCC-TV3); Dogville (Mark Pfeiffer, Now Playing WOCC-TV3); Coffee and Cigarettes (Hope Madden, The Other Paper); Team America: World Police (Chad Dull, The Other Paper); Spider-Man 2 (Jordan Gentile, The Other Paper); The Motorcycle Diaries (Clay Lowe, WCBE (90.5 FM)); Closer (John De Sando, WCBE (90.5 FM)); Napoleon Dynamite (Dino Tripodis, WSNY (94.7 FM))

    Los Angeles Film Critics Association
    Best Film: Sideways, Million Dollar Baby
    Best Director: Alexander Payne (Sideways), Martin Scorcese (The Aviator)
    Best Actress: Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake), Julie Delpy (Before Sunset)
    Best Actor: Liam Neeson (Kinsey), Paul Giamatti (Sideways)
    Best Screenplay: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor (Sideways), Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
    Best Supporting Actress: Virginia Madsen (Sideways), Cate Blanchett (The Aviator and Coffee and Cigarettes)
    Best Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church (Sideways), Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby)
    Best Foreign Language Film: House of Flying Daggers, The Motorcycle Diaries
    Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film: Born into Brothels, Fahrenheit 9/11
    Best Production Design: Dante Ferretti (The Aviator), Huo Tingxiao (House of Flying Daggers)
    Best Music/Score: Michael Giacchino (The Incredibles), Alexandre Desplat (Birth)
    Best Cinematography: Dion Beebe and Paul Cameron (Collateral), Xiaoding Zhao (House of Flying Daggers)
    Best Animation: The Incredibles
    The Douglas Edwards Experimental / Independent Film/Video Award: "Star-Spangled to Death" by Ken Jacobs
    New Generation: Joshua Marston [Writer/Director] (Maria Full of Grace) and Catalina Sandino Moreno [Actress] (Maria Full of Grace)
    Career Achievement: Jerry Lewis
    Special Citation: Brian Jamieson of Warner Brothers and Richard Schickel for the reconstruction of Samuel Fuller's "The Big Red One"

    National Board of Review
    Best Film: Finding Neverland, The Aviator, Closer, Million Dollar Baby, Sideways, Kinsey, Vera Drake, Ray, Collateral, Hotel Rwanda
    Best Foreign Language Film: The Sea Inside, Bad Education, Maria Full of Grace, The Chorus (Les Choristes), The Motorcycle Diaries
    Best Documentary: Born into Brothels, Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession, Paper Clips, Supersize Me, The Story of the Weeping Camel
    Best Actor: Jamie Foxx (Ray)
    Best Actress: Annette Bening (Being Julia)
    Best Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church (Sideways)
    Best Supporting Actress: Laura Linney (Kinsey)
    Best Acting by an Ensemble: Closer
    Breakthrough Performance Actor: Topher Grace (In Good Company and P.S.)
    Breakthrough Performance Actress: Emmy Rossum (The Phantom of the Opera)
    Best Director: Michael Mann (Collateral)
    Best Directorial Debut: Zach Braff (Garden State)
    Best Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor (Sideways)
    Best Original Screenplay: Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
    Best Animated Feature: The Incredibles
    Career Achivement: Jeff Bridges
    Billy Wilder Award for Excellencence in Directing: Milos Forman
    Special Filmmaking Achievement: Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby)
    Outstanding Production Design: House of Flying Daggers
    Outstanding Film Music Composition: Jan A.P. Kaczmarek (Finding Neverland)
    Career Achievement: Caleb Deschanel
    William K. Everson Award for Film History: Richard Schickel
    Producers Award: Jerry Bruckheimer
    Freedom of Expression: Fahrenheit 9/11, The Passion of the Christ, Conspiracy of Silence
    Special Recognition For Excellence in Filmmaking: The Assassination of Richard Nixon, Before Sunset, Door in the Floor, Enduring Love, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Facing Windows, Garden State, A Home at the End of the World, Imaginary Heroes, Since Otar Left, Stage Beauty, Undertow, The Woodsman

    Southeastern Film Critics Association
    Best Film: Sideways, Million Dollar Baby, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Kinsey, The Incredibles, Finding Neverland, Ray, The Aviator, Hotel Rwanda, Before Sunset
    Best Director: Alexander Payne (Sideways), Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby)
    Best Actor: Jamie Foxx (Ray), Paul Giamatti (Sideways)
    Best Actress: Annette Bening (Being Julia), Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake)
    Best Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church (Sideways), Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby)
    Best Supporting Actress: Virginia Madsen (Sideways), Laura Linney (Kinsey)
    Best Original Screenplay: Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), Bill Condon (Kinsey)
    Best Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor (Sideways), David Magee (Finding Neverland)
    Best Foreign-Language Film: Maria Full of Grace, A Very Long Engagement
    Best Documentary: Fahrenheit 9/11, Super Size Me

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