September 11th drama United 93 has hurtled into the Oscar race after picking up two Best Film prizes in a day.
Hours after claiming the top honor from the Washington, D.C., Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), the stirring film was voted 2006’s Best Picture by the New York Film Critics Circle.
Forest Whitaker, Helen Mirren and Dreamgirls star Jennifer Hudson continued their push for Academy Awards, claiming New York’s Best Actor (The Last King of Scotland), Best Actress (The Queen) and Best Supporting Actress (Dreamgirls), respectively.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Best Picture: United 93
Best Foreign Film: Army of Shadows
Best Non-Fiction Film: Deliver Us from Evil
Best Animated Film: Happy Feet
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