Brokeback tops SEFCA awards 

The Southeastern Film Critics Association, of which Creative Loafing critics Felicia Feaster and Curt Holman are members, announced its 2005 film awards Dec. 19. In addition to recognizing the year's best films and performances, SEFCA awarded the inaugural Wyatt Award -- named for the late SEFCA member Gene Wyatt and bestowed on a film that captures the spirit of the South -- to Junebug. Hustle & Flow was the runner-up.

TOP 10

1) Brokeback Mountain

2) Good Night, and Good Luck

3) Capote

4) Crash

5) A History of Violence

6) The Constant Gardener

7) Syriana

8) Cinderella Man

9) King Kong

10) Walk the Line

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM Winner: Caché; runner-up: Kung-Fu Hustle

BEST DIRECTOR Winner: Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain; runner-up: George Clooney, Good Night, and Good Luck

BEST ACTOR Winner: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote; runner-up: Heath Ledger, Brokeback Mountain

BEST ACTRESS Winner: Felicity Huffman, Transamerica; runner-up: Reese Witherspoon, Walk the Line

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Winner: Paul Giamatti, Cinderella Man; runner-up: George Clooney, Syriana

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Winner: Amy Adams, Junebug; runner-up: Michelle Williams, Brokeback Mountain

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Winners: Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco, Crash; runners-up: George Clooney and Grant Herslov, Good Night, and Good Luck

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY Winners: Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, Brokeback Mountain; runner-up: Dan Futterman, Capote

BEST DOCUMENTARY Winner: March of the Penguins; runner-up: Grizzly Man

BEST ANIMATED FILM Winner: Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit; runner-up: Tim Burton's Corpse Bride

Suzanne Van Atten

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