"Dreamgirls," the feature adaptation of the Broadway musical, took top honors in four categories including Best Musical or Comedy and Best Director (Bill Condon), Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Hudson), and Best Sound in the 11th Annual Satellite Awards held Sunday, December 17.
Tying "Dreamgirls" with four wins was "The Departed," which won Best Drama, Best Supporting Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio), Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Ensemble. The WWII epic "Flags of Our Fathers," in addition to netting the dramatic Best Director prize for Clint Eastwood, also won the Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction honors.
Helen Mirren ("The Queen") and Forest Whitaker ("The Last King of Scotland") were respectively awarded Best Actress and Actor in a Drama, while Meryl Streep ("The Devil Wears Prada") and Joseph Cross ("Running With Scissors") were their counterparts in the Comedy or Musical category.
The Satellite Awards is an annual event held by the International Press Academy, an organization composed of over 200 entertainment journalists.
Read on for the complete list of winners below.
Motion Picture, Drama:
Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical:
Motion Picture, Foreign Language:
Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media:
Motion Picture, Documentary:
"Deliver Us from Evil"
Original Song:"You Know My Name," Chris Cornell, David Arnold; "Casino Royale"
John Knoll, Hal Hickel; "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest"
Mark Helfrich, Mark Goldblatt, Julia Wong; "X-Men: The Last Stand"
Sound (Editing & Mixing):
Willie Burton, Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, Richard E. Yawn; "Dreamgirls"
Art Direction & Production Design:
Henry Bumstead, Jack G. Taylor Jr, Richard Goddard; "Flags of Our Fathers"
Patricia Field, "The Devil Wears Prada"