It’s a tie for Meryl and Hathaway at Critic’s Choice Awards

Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway shared the spoils  at the Critic’s Choice Awards when the two actresses tied in first place for Best Actress at the ceremony last night.

Streep won for her performance as a nun in the film Doubt, while Hathaway was awarded for her well lauded performance in Rachel’s Getting Married.

Other winners on the night were Oscar favourite Kate Winslet, who won Best Supporting Actress for her role in the Reader and Sean Penn took Best Actor for indie flick Milk.

There were also awards for the late Heath Ledger for his performance in the Dark Knight and feelgood film Slumdog Millionaire took Best Picture.

The 14th Critic’s Choice Awards marks the start of Awards Season which will continue this weekend with the Golden Globes.

Winners in full:

Best Actress: Meryl Streep (Doubt) + Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married)

Best Actor: Sean Penn (Milk)

Best Supporting Actress: Kate Winslet (The Reader)

Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)

Best Director: Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)

Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Acting Ensemble: Milk

Best Young Actor/Actress: Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire)

Action Movie: The Dark Knight

Comedy Movie: Tropic Thunder

Foreign Language Film: Waltz With Bashir

Joel Siegel Award: Richard Gere


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~ by patsystone on January 9, 2009.

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