Online Film Critics 1998

Best Picture
Life Is Beautiful
* Saving Private Ryan
The Truman Show

Best Director
Terrence Malick – The Thin Red Line
* Steven Spielberg – Saving Private Ryan
Peter Weir – The Truman Show

Best Actor
Tom Hanks – Saving Private Ryan
* Ian McKellen – Gods and Monsters
Edward Norton – American History X

Best Actress
* Cate Blanchett – Elizabeth
Gwyneth Paltrow – Shakespeare in Love
Emily Watson – Hilary and Jackie

Best Supporting Actor
Ed Harris – The Truman Show
Jason Patric – Your Friends & Neighbors
* Billy Bob Thornton – A Simple Plan

Best Supporting Actress
* Joan Allen – Pleasantville
Kathy Bates – Primary Colors
Lisa Kudrow – The Opposite of Sex

Best Original Screenplay
Happiness – Todd Solondz
Shakespeare in Love – Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard
* The Truman Show – Andrew Niccol

Best Adapted Screenplay
* Out of Sight – Scott Frank
Primary Colors – Elaine May
A Simple Plan – Scott Smith

Best Original Score
* Pleasantville – Randy Newman
The Prince of Egypt – Hans Zimmer
Saving Private Ryan – John Williams

Best Editing
Out of Sight – Anne V. Coates
Pleasantville – William Goldenberg
* Saving Private Ryan – Michael Kahn
The Truman Show – William M. Anderson and Lee Smith

Best Cinematography
Pleasantville – John Lindley
* Saving Private Ryan – Janusz Kaminski
The Thin Red Line – John Toll

Best Foreign Language Film
The Celebration
Central Station
* Life Is Beautiful

Best Documentary
* The Big One
The Cruise
Wild Man Blues

Best Ensemble
Happiness
* Saving Private Ryan
Your Friends & Neighbors