The Second Mother
A domestic comedy-drama that starts off from a fairly pat premise but builds strength over the course of its careful, empathetic, and crafty unpeeling of…
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BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
2. "Happy-Go-Lucky" 20
3. "Wall-E" (20)
BEST NONFICTION FILM
1. "Happy-Go-Lucky" (Mike Leigh) - 29
1. "Slumdog Millionaire" (Anthony Dod Mantle) - 29 (Fox Searchlight)
2. "Flight of the Red Balloon" (Lee Ping-Bing) - 22
3. "The Dark Knight" (Wally Pfister) - 18
4. "Still Life" (Yu Lik-Wai )
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM - Ken Jacobs' Razzle Dazzle.
FILM HERITAGE AWARDS The Criterion Collection for finally making Samuel Fuller's suppressed "White Dog" (1982) available to a wide American audience via DVD release.
"The Exiles," Kent Mackenzie's realistic 1961 independent film about Native Americans in Los Angeles. (Restored by Ross Lipman of the UCLA Television and Film Archives and distributed by Milestone.)
Flicker Alley for releasing DVD collections of rare early U.S. and foreign silent films. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment for its DVD set "Murnau, Borzage and Fox."
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A piece on the response to the sexism in "Straight Outta Compton."
An obituary for Wes Craven.
A critic dreams about the return of HBO's "Deadwood."