Actor Jamie Foxx, director Martin Scorsese and the stars of Sideways were
among the winners at this year's (04) NEW YORK FILM CRITICS ONLINE awards on
Road-trip comedy Sideways was named 2004's Best Film, while castmembers
Thomas Haden Church and Virginia Madsen, won the supporting acting
Actor and singer Foxx was honoured with the Best Actor accolade for
playing Ray Charles in biopic Ray, while Imelda Staunton received Best Actress
for her performance in Mike Leigh's 1950s abortion drama Vera Drake.
Scorsese triumphed in the directing category for his Howard Hughes biopic
The Aviator and Charlie Kaufman picked up recognition for his screenplay for
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
Other winners include The Incredibles as Animated Film of the year, THE
MOTORCYCLE DIARIES in the Foreign Language categories and Topher Grace for
Breakthrough Performance in P.S. and In Good Company.
Michael Moore's anti-George W Bush documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11 tied with
BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE in the Documentary honours.