BFCA Nominees Announced; "Brokeback" Leads Pack

by | December 12, 2005 | Comments

The Broadcast Film Critics Association announced its Critics Choice Awards, and "Brokeback Mountain," Ang Lee‘s revisionist western, leads the pack with eight nominations including Best Picture, Best Actor (Heath Ledger), Best Supporting Actor (Jake Gyllenhaal), and Best Supporting Actress (Michelle Williams).

Paul Haggis‘ "Crash," a tale of racial conflict in Los Angeles, picked up six nominations, and George Clooney‘s Edward R. Murrow biopic "Good Night, and Good Luck" scored five.

Here’s a list of the nominees in major categories. For the full list, go to

Best Picture

Brokeback Mountain
Cinderella Man
The Constant Gardener
Good Night, And Good Luck
King Kong
Memoirs of a Geisha
Walk The Line

Best Actor

Russell CroweCinderella Man
Philip Seymour HoffmanCapote
Terrence HowardHustle and Flow
Heath LedgerBrokeback Mountain
Joaquin PhoenixWalk The Line
David StrathairnGood Night, And Good Luck

Best Actress

Joan AllenThe Upside of Anger
Judi DenchMrs. Henderson Presents
Felicity HuffmanTransamerica
Keira KnightleyPride and Prejudice
Charlize TheronNorth Country
Reese WitherspoonWalk The Line

Best Supporting Actor

George ClooneySyriana
Kevin CostnerThe Upside of Anger
Matt DillonCrash
Paul GiamattiCinderella Man
Jake GyllenhaalBrokeback Mountain
Terrence HowardCrash

Best Supporting Actress

Amy AdamsJunebug
Maria BelloA History of Violence
Catherine KeenerCapote
Frances McDormandNorth Country
Rachel WeiszThe Constant Gardener
Michelle WilliamsBrokeback Mountain

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