News for Dec. 12, 2005

Kong Praised By Critics

12/12/05, 1:08 pm EST - Xoanon

Glenn writes: Just wanted to remind you of the awards attention King Kong is getting.

- Listed as one of the Top 10 films of the year by the American Film Institute (AFI). The complete list is as follows:

TOP 10 FILMS OF THE YEAR
Brokeback Mountain
Capote
Crash
The 40-Year-Old Virgin
Good Night and Good Luck
A History of Violence
King Kong
Munich
The Squid and the Whale
Syriana

- Nominated for Best Picture and Best Director at the Critics' Choice Awards. It will be competing with:

BEST DIRECTOR
George Clooney - Good Night, and Good Luck.
Paul Haggis - Crash
Ron Howard - Cinderella Man
Peter Jackson - King Kong
Ang Lee - Brokeback Mountain
Steven Spielberg - Munich

BEST PICTURE
Brokeback Mountain
Capote
Cinderella Man
The Constant Gardener
Crash
Good Night, and Good Luck.
King Kong
Memoirs Of A Geisha
Munich
Walk the Line

Watch out for the results on January 8 (aired on the WB channel).

Some bloggers are predicting that Kong might even make it all the way to the big race at the Oscars... Let's keep our fingers crossed!!