Slumdog Millionaire Wins Two Best Picture Awards

December 15, 2008 By:
Slumdog Millionaire Wins Two Best Picture Awards

The more we hear about Slumdog Millionaire, the more we want to see it! It just snagged two wins for Best Picture from the Satellite Awards and the Boston Society of Film Critics. Not quite as cool as an Oscar, but still noteworthy.

The Danny Boyle Bollywood film won top honors for Satellite, but tied for first with Wall-E on the Boston critics list. This is the first time the group hasn't been able to decide on one definitive winner.

Here's the complete list of winners...

Boston Critics' picks:

Best Picture:
(tie) Slumdog Millionaire
and WALL-E

Best Director:
Gus Van Sant, Milk
Paranoid Park

Best Actor:
(tie) Sean Penn, Milk , and Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

Best Actress:
Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky

Best Supporting Actor:
Heath Ledger , The Dark Knight

Best Supporting Actress:
Penélope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Best Screenplay:
Milk

Best Cinematography:
Paranoid- Park

Best Documentary:
Man on Wire

Best Foreign-Language Film:
Let the Right One In

Best Animated Film:
WALL-E

Best Film Editing:
Slumdog Millionaire

Best New Filmmaker:
Martin McDonough, In Bruges

Best Ensemble Cast:
Tropic Thunder