New York Film Critics 2008

Best Film
1. Milk
2. Rachel Getting Married
3. Happy-Go-Lucky
3. Slumdog Millionaire

Best Actor
1. Sean Penn – Milk
2. Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler
3. Clint Eastwood – Gran Torino

Best Actress
1. Sally Hawkins – Happy-Go-Lucky
2. Melissa Leo – Frozen River
3. Anne Hathaway – Rachel Getting Married
3. Kate Winslet – Revolutionary Road

Best Supporting Actor
1. Josh Brolin – Milk
2. Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
3. Robert Downey Jr. – Tropic Thunder

Best Supporting Actress
1. Penélope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
2. Viola Davis – Doubt
3. Rosemarie DeWitt – Rachel Getting Married
3. Debra Winger – Rachel Getting Married

Best Director
1. Mike Leigh – Happy-Go-Lucky
2. Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
3. David Fincher – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Animated Film
1. WALL-E
2. Waltz with Bashir (Vals Im Bashir)

Best Cinematography
1. Anthony Dod Mantle – Slumdog Millionaire
2. Claudio Miranda – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
3. Wally Pfister – The Dark Knight

Best First Film
1. Courtney Hunt – Frozen River
2. Lance Hammer – Ballast
3. Joachim Trier – Reprise

Best Foreign Language Film
1. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (4 luni, 3 saptamani si 2 zile) • Romania
2. A Christmas Tale (Un conte de Noël) • France
3. The Class (Entre les murs) • France

Best Non-Fiction Film
1. Man on Wire
2. Waltz with Bashir (Vals Im Bashir)
3. Trouble the Water

Best Screenplay
1. Jenny Lumet – Rachel Getting Married
2. Mike Leigh – Happy-Go-Lucky
3. Robert D. Siegel – The Wrestler