Slumdog Millionaire received the most kudos last night at the 14th annual Critics’ Choice awards, the film nabbed best picture, director (Danny Boyle), writer (Simon Beaufoy), young actor/actress (Dev Patel) and composer, A.R. Rahman.
Sean Penn who starred in Milk received the actor honor He was also honored with the cast of Milk as top ensemble.
The Broadcast Film Critics Association picked two actresses for the lead actress category – noting the second tie ever in a lead category — both Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep for their roles in Rachel Getting Married and Doubt.
Heath Ledger was honored posthumously for his supporting role in The Dark Knight — a first for the Critic’s Choice. The movie also picked up the first Best Action Movie award.
Kate Winslet won the supporting actress honors for her role in The Reader.
Wall-E won for best animated.
For a complete list of winners, go to Broadcast Film Critics Association website.