Online Film Critics 2008

Best Picture
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
Slumdog Millionaire
* WALL-E
The Wrestler

Best Actor
Benicio del Toro – Che
Richard Jenkins – The Visitor
Frank Langella – Frost/Nixon
Sean Penn – Milk
* Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler

Best Actress
Anne Hathaway – Rachel Getting Married
Sally Hawkins – Happy-Go-Lucky
Meryl Streep – Doubt
* Michelle Williams – Wendy and Lucy
Kate Winslet – Revolutionary Road

Best Supporting Actor
Robert Downey, Jr. – Tropic Thunder
Philip Seymour Hoffman – Doubt
* Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
Eddie Marsan – Happy-Go-Lucky
Michael Shannon – Revolutionary Road

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams – Doubt
Penélope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Viola Davis – Doubt
* Marisa Tomei – The Wrestler
Kate Winslet – The Reader

Best Director
Darren Aronofsky – The Wrestler
Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
David Fincher – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
* Christopher Nolan – The Dark Knight
Andrew Stanton – WALL-E

Best Original Screenplay
In Bruges – Martin McDonagh
Milk – Dustin Lance Black
Synecdoche, New York – Charlie Kaufman
* WALL-E – Andrew Stanton & Jim Reardon
The Wrestler – Robert D. Siegel

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Eric Roth
The Dark Knight – Jonathan Nolan & Christopher Nolan
Frost/Nixon – Peter Morgan
* Let the Right One In – John Ajvide Lindqvist
Slumdog Millionaire – Simon Beaufoy

Best Original Score
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Alexandre Desplat
* The Dark Knight – James Newton Howard & Hans Zimmer
Milk – Danny Elfman
Slumdog Millionaire – A. R. Rahman
WALL-E – Thomas Newman

Best Editing
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Kirk Baxter & Angus Wall
The Dark Knight – Lee Smith
Milk – Elliot Graham
* Slumdog Millionaire – Chris Dickens
WALL-E – Stephen Schaffer

Best Cinematography
Australia – Mandy Walker
Che – Peter Andrews
* The Dark Knight – Wally Pfister
The Fall – Colin Watkinson
Slumdog Millionaire – Anthony Dod Mantle

Best Animated Feature
Bolt
Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who
Kung Fu Panda
* WALL-E
Waltz with Bashir

Best Foreign Language Film
A Christmas Tale
The Counterfeiters
I’ve Loved You So Long
* Let the Right One In
Waltz with Bashir

Best Documentary
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
Encounters at the End of the World
I.O.U.S.A.
* Man on Wire
My Winnipeg

Breakthrough Filmmaker
* Tomas Alfredson – Let the Right One In
Charlie Kaufman – Synecdoche, New York
Kurt Kuenne – Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
Martin McDonagh – In Bruges
Steve McQueen – Hunger

Breakthrough Performer
Russell Brand – Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Kåre Hedebrant – Let the Right One In
* Lina Leandersson – Let the Right One In
Dev Patel – Slumdog Millionaire
Brandon Walters – Australia