Online Film Critics 2006

Best Picture
Babel
Children of Men
The Departed
Pan’s Labyrinth
* United 93

Best Animated Feature
Cars
Happy Feet
Monster House
Over the Hedge
* A Scanner Darkly

Best Foreign Language Film
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
L’Enfant
* Pan’s Labyrinth
Volver
Water

Best Documentary
Dave Chappelle’s Block Party
* An Inconvenient Truth
Jesus Camp
Neil Young: Heart of Gold
Shut Up & Sing

Best Director
Alfonso Cuarón – Children of Men
Guillermo del Toro – Pan’s Labyrinth
Alejandro González Iñárritu – Babel
Paul Greengrass – United 93
* Martin Scorsese – The Departed

Best Actor
Sacha Baron Cohen – Borat
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Departed
Ryan Gosling – Half Nelson
Peter O’Toole – Venus
* Forest Whitaker – The Last King of Scotland

Best Actress
Penélope Cruz – Volver
Judi Dench – Notes on a Scandal
* Helen Mirren – The Queen
Meryl Streep – The Devil Wears Prada
Kate Winslet – Little Children

Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin – Little Miss Sunshine
* Jackie Earle Haley – Little Children
Eddie Murphy – Dreamgirls
Jack Nicholson – The Departed
Mark Wahlberg – The Departed

Best Supporting Actress
Adriana Barraza – Babel
Cate Blanchett – Notes on a Scandal
* Abigail Breslin – Little Miss Sunshine
Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls
Rinko Kikuchi – Babel

Best Original Screenplay
Babel – Guillermo Arriaga
Little Miss Sunshine – Michael Arndt
* Pan’s Labyrinth – Guillermo del Toro
The Queen – Peter Morgan
United 93 – Paul Greengrass

Best Adapted Screenplay
* Children of Men – David Arata, Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby and Timothy J. Sexton
The Departed – William Monahan
Little Children – Todd Field and Tom Perrotta
The Prestige – Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan
Thank You for Smoking – Jason Reitman

Best Original Score
Babel – Gustavo Santaolalla
* The Fountain – Clint Mansell
The Illusionist – Philip Glass
Notes on a Scandal – Philip Glass
Pan’s Labyrinth – Javier Navarrete

Best Editing
Babel – Douglas Crise and Stephen Mirrione
Children of Men – Alfonso Cuarón and Alex Rodríguez
The Departed – Thelma Schoonmaker
The Fountain – Jay Rabinowitz
* United 93 – Clare Douglas, Richard Pearson and Christopher Rouse

Best Cinematography
Apocalypto – Dean Semler
Babel – Rodrigo Prieto
* Children of Men – Emmanuel Lubezki
The Fountain – Matthew Libatique
Pan’s Labyrinth – Guillermo Navarro

Breakthrough Filmmaker
* Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris – Little Miss Sunshine
Ryan Fleck – Half Nelson
Rian Johnson – Brick
Neil Marshall – The Descent
Jason Reitman – Thank You for Smoking

Breakthrough Performer
* Sacha Baron Cohen – Borat
Shareeka Epps – Half Nelson
Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls
Rinko Kikuchi – Babel
Ellen Page – Hard Candy