The Broadcaster’s Noms are In and It’s Leo vs. Leo

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Well, a whole other group of critics are weighing in on 2006 as the Broadcast Film Critics announced its nominees for their 12th Critics Choice Awards and Babel, The Departed, Dreamgirls and Little Miss Sunshine are tied with seven noms each.

The most notable nomination is Leonardo DiCaprio‘s double nom for Best Actor for his performances in Blood Diamond and The Departed and then you have Eastwood’s Letters from Iwo Jima scoring both a Best Picture nom as well as Foreign Film nom alongside Mad Mel’s Apocalypto.

Check out the full list below

Nominees 2006

Best Picture

  • Babel
  • Blood Diamond
  • The Departed
  • Dreamgirls
  • Letters From Iwo Jima
  • Little Children
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Notes on a Scandal
  • The Queen
  • United 93

Best Actor

  • Leonardo DiCaprio – Blood Diamond
  • Leonardo DiCaprio – The Departed
  • Ryan Gosling – Half Nelson
  • Peter O’Toole – Venus
  • Will Smith – The Pursuit of Happyness
  • Forest Whitaker – The Last King of Scotland

Best Actress

  • Penelope 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

  • Ben Affleck – Hollywoodland
  • Alan Arkin – Little Miss Sunshine
  • Adam Beach – Flags Of Our Fathers
  • Djimon Hounsou – Blood Diamond
  • Eddie Murphy – Dreamgirls
  • Jack Nicholson – The Departed

Best Supporting Actress

  • Adriana Barraza – Babel
  • Cate Blanchett – Notes on a Scandal
  • Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls
  • Rinko Kikuchi – Babel
  • Catherine O’Hara – For Your Consideration
  • Emma Thompson – Stranger Than Fiction

Best Acting Ensemble

  • Babel
  • Bobby
  • The Departed
  • Dreamgirls
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • A Prairie Home Companion

Best Director

  • Bill Condon – Dreamgirls
  • Clint Eastwood – Letters From Iwo Jima
  • Stephen Frears – The Queen
  • Paul Greengrass – United 93
  • Martin Scorsese – The Departed

Best Writer

  • Michael Arndt – Little Miss Sunshine
  • Guillermo Arriaga – Babel
  • Todd Field, Tom Perrotta – Little Children
  • Zach Helm – Stranger Than Fiction
  • William Monahan – The Departed
  • Peter Morgan – The Queen

Best Animated Feature

  • Cars
  • Flushed Away
  • Happy Feet
  • Monster House
  • Over The Hedge

Best Young Actor

  • Cameron Bright – Thank You For Smoking
  • Joseph Cross – Running With Scissors
  • Paul Dano – Little Miss Sunshine
  • Freddie Highmore – A Good Year
  • Jaden Christopher Syre Smith – The Pursuit of Happyness

Best Young Actress

  • Ivana Baquero – Pan’s Labyrinth
  • Abigail Breslin – Little Miss Sunshine
  • Shareeka Epps – Half Nelson
  • Dakota Fanning – Charlotte’s Web
  • Keke Palmer – Akeelah and the Bee

Best Comedy Movie

  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • For Your Consideration
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Thank You For Smoking

Best Family Film (live action)

  • Akeelah and the Bee
  • Charlotte’s Web
  • Flicka
  • Lassie
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

Best Picture Made for Television

  • Elizabeth I
  • The Librarian
  • Nightmares and Dreamscapes
  • The Ron Clark Story
  • When the Levees Broke

Best Documentary Feature

  • An Inconvenient Truth
  • Shut Up and Sing
  • This Film Is Not Yet Rated
  • Who Killed the Electric Car
  • Wordplay

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Apocalypto
  • Days of Glory
  • Letters From Iwo Jima
  • Pan’s Labyrinth
  • Volver
  • Water

Best Song

  • “I Need To Wake Up”, Melissa Etheridge – An Inconvenient Truth
  • “Listen”, Beyonce – Dreamgirls
  • “My Little Girl”, Tim McGraw – Flicka
  • “The Neighbor”, Dixie Chicks – Shut Up and Sing
  • “Never Gonna Break My Faith”, Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige – Bobby
  • “Ordinary Miracle”, Sarah McLachlan – Charlotte’s Web

Best Soundtrack

  • Babel
  • Cars
  • Dreamgirls
  • Happy Feet
  • Marie Antoinette

Best Composer

  • Phillip Glass – The Illusionist
  • Clint Mansell – The Fountain
  • Thomas Newman – The Good German
  • Gustavo Santaolalla – Babel
  • Howard Shore – The Departed
  • Hans Zimmer – The Da Vinci Code

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