Who Won 12th Annual Critics Choice Awards?

Martin Scorsese at the 12th Critics Choice Awards
Jan 14, 2007

"Little Miss Sunshine" and "Dreamgirls" both won four awards at the 12th Annual Critics Choice Awards - which were announced Jan 12 but held on Jan 20 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.

Best picture, however, went to "The Departed" for which Martin Scorsese also won best director.

2006 Critics Choice Award Winners

Critics Choice: Best Actor
Forest Whitaker (The Last King Of Scotland) 
Other Nominees: Leonardo DiCaprio (Blood Diamond); Leonardo DiCaprio (The Departed); Ryan Gosling (Half Nelson); Peter O'Toole (Venus); Will Smith (The Pursuit of Happyness)
Critics Choice: Best Actress
Helen Mirren (The Queen) 
Other Nominees: Penelope Cruz (Volver); Judi Dench (Notes on a Scandal); Meryl Streep (The Devil Wears Prada); Kate Winslet (Little Children)
Critics Choice: Best Picture
The Departed 
Other Nominees: Babel; Blood Diamond; Dreamgirls; Letters From Iwo Jima; Little Children; Little Miss Sunshine; Notes on a Scandal; The Queen; United 93
Critics Choice: Acting Ensemble
Little Miss Sunshine 
Other Nominees: Babel; Bobby; The Departed; Dreamgirls; A Prairie Home Companion
Critics Choice: Best Director
Martin Scorsese (The Departed) 
Other Nominees: Bill Condon (Dreamgirls); Clint Eastwood (Letters From Iwo Jima); Stephen Frears (The Queen); Paul Greengrass (United 93)
Critics Choice: Best Supporting Actor
Eddie Murphy (Dreamgirls) 
Other Nominees: Ben Affleck (Hollywoodland); Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine); Adam Beach (Flags of Our Fathers); Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond); Jack Nicholson (The Departed)
Critics Choice: Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls) 
Other Nominees: Adriana Barraza (Babel); Cate Blanchett (Notes On A Scandal); Rinko Kikuchi (Babel); Catherine O'Hara (For Your Consideration); Emma Thompson (Stranger Than Fiction)
Critics Choice: Animated Feature
Other Nominees: Flushed Away; Happy Feet; Monster House; Over the Hedge
Critics Choice: Writer
Michael Arndt (Little Miss Sunshine) 
Other Nominees: Babel; Little Children; Stranger Than Fiction; The Departed; The Queen
Critics Choice: Comedy
Other Nominees: The Devil Wears Prada; For Your Consideration; Little Miss Sunshine; Thank You For Smoking
Critics Choice: Family Film
Charlotte's Web 
Other Nominees: Akeelah and the Bee; Flicka; Lassie; Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Critics Choice: Young Actor
Paul Dano (Little Miss Sunshine) 
Other Nominees: Cameron Bright (Thank You For Smoking); Joseph Cross (Running With Scissors); Freddie Highmore (A Good Year); Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (The Pursuit of Happyness)
Critics Choice: Young Actor
Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine) 
Other Nominees: Ivana Baquero (Pan's Labyrinth); Shareeka Epps (Half Nelson); Dakota Fanning (Charlotte's Web); Keke Palmer (Akeelah and the Bee)
Critics Choice: Documentary Feature
An Inconvenient Truth (An Inconvenient Truth) 
Other Nominees: Shut Up and Sing; This Film Is Not Yet Rated; Who Killed the Electric Car; Wordplay
Critics Choice: Foreign Language Film
Letters From Iwo Jima 
Other Nominees: Apocalypto; Days of Glory; Pan's Labyrinth; Volver; Water
Critics Choice: Picture Made for Television
Elizabeth I 
Other Nominees: The Librarian; Nightmares and Dreamscapes; The Ron Clark Story; When the Levees Broke
Critics Choice: Composer
Philip Glass (The Illusionist) 
Other Nominees: Clint Mansell (The Fountain); Thomas Newman (The Good German); Gustavo Santaolalla (Babel); Howard Shore (The Departed); Hans Zimmer (The Da Vinci Code)
Critics Choice: Song
Beyonce (Dreamgirls) 
Other Nominees: Melissa Etheridge (I Need To Wake Up); Tim McGraw (My Little Girl); Dixie Chicks (The Neighbor); Aretha Franklin & Mary J Blige (Never Gonna Break My Faith); Sarah McLachlan (Ordinary Miracle)
Critics Choice: Soundtrack
Other Nominees: Babel; Cars; Happy Feet; Marie Antoinette