Awards season has arrived!
Clint Eastwood, star of Gran Torino, and Anne Hathaway, leading lady in Rachel Getting Married, received top acting nods, while Josh Brolin (Milk) and Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona) were honored for their supporting roles.
The board, founded in 1909 in New York City, determines the awards by a vote of 125 plus members composed of academics, film experts and students in New York.
And the winners are:
Film: Slumdog Millionaire
Foreign Language Film: Mongol
Documentary: Man On Wire
Animated Feature: Wall-E
Ensemble Cast: Doubt
Eric Roth, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The BVLGARI Award for NBR Freedom of Expression: Trumbo
Top Ten Films
Top Five Foreign Language Films
Roman De Guerre
Top Five Documentary Films
The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)
William K. Everson Film History Award:
Molly Haskell And Andrew Sarris