Film critics group announces top honors for 2005 movies

The 2005 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards announced its picks for the best of the best in films, performances and other categories Dec. 19 in Atlanta. Awards were announced by SEFCA President Mercy Sandberg-Wright.

SEFCA's top ten

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: "Cache"

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"

Wyatt Award*

Winner: "Junebug"

Runner-up: "Hustle & Flow"

* The Wyatt, given in memory of late SEFCA member Gene Wyatt, is awarded to a film that captures the spirit of the South. This is the first year a recipient has been chosen.

- From staff reports