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'Wall-E' and 'Slumdog Millionaire' share Boston film critics' top award

December 15, 2008 |  8:29 am

The Boston Society of Film Critics had trouble deciding top honorees, leading to ties for best picture and actor. See more at the Boston critics' website.

Best picture (tie): "Wall-E," "Slumdog Millionaire"
Best actor (tie:: Sean Penn, "Milk"; 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 director: Gus Van Sant, "Milk," "Paranoid Park"
Best screenplay: Dustin Lance Black, "Milk"
Best cinematography: Christopher Doyle, Rain Kathy Li, "Paranoid Park"
Best documentary: "Man on Wire"
Best foreign-language film: "Let the Right One In"
Best animated film: "Wall-E"
Best film editing: Chris Dickens, "Slumdog Millionaire"
Best new filmmaker: Martin McDonagh, "In Bruges"
Best ensemble cast: "Tropic Thunder"