National Society of Film Critics 2006

Best Picture
* Pan’s Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno)
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Moartea domnului Lăzărescu)
Letters from Iwo Jima

Best Director
* Paul Greengrass – United 93
Guillermo del Toro – Pan’s Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno)
Martin Scorsese – The Departed

Best Actor
* Forest Whitaker – The Last King of Scotland
Peter O’Toole – Venus
Ryan Gosling – Half Nelson

Best Actress
* Helen Mirren – The Queen
Laura Dern – Inland Empire
Judi Dench – Notes on a Scandal

Best Supporting Actor
* Mark Wahlberg – The Departed
Jackie Earle Haley – Little Children
Alan Arkin – Little Miss Sunshine

Best Supporting Actress
* Meryl Streep – The Devil Wears Prada and A Prairie Home Companion
Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls
Shareeka Epps – Half Nelson

Best Screenplay
* Peter Morgan – The Queen
William Monahan – The Departed
Eric Roth – The Good Shepherd

Best Cinematography
* Emmanuel Lubezki – Children of Men
Guillermo Navarro – Pan’s Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno)
Zhao Xiaoding – Curse of the Golden Flower (Mǎnchéngjìndàihuángjīnjiǎ)

Best Non-Fiction Film
* An Inconvenient Truth
Deliver Us from Evil
Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing

Best Experimental Film
Inland Empire

Film Heritage Awards
Jean-Pierre Melville’s Army of Shadows (1969), released by Rialto Pictures for the first time in the United States.
Museum of the Moving Image for presenting the first complete U.S. retrospective of French filmmaker Jacques Rivette, including the premiere American showing of the director’s legendary Out 1.