20 February 2006

Skandies: #9

Picture: Memories of Murder (77/7)
Director: Noah Baumbach, The Squid and the Whale (86/9)
Actress: Joan Allen, The Upside of Anger (119/9)
Actor: Tony Leung, 2046 (100/13)
S. Actor: Jeffrey Wright, Broken Flowers (75/8)
S. Actress: Tilda Swinton, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (95/8)
Screenplay: George A. Romero, Land of the Dead (90/11)
Scene: But I'm a cheerleader, A History of Violence (50/4)
Undistributed 2003: Vibrator (Ryuichi Hiroki) (40/4)


Neither Baumbach nor Romero has previously placed in their respective categories.

Joan Allen is one of the most honored actors in Skandie history, though this is her first nod in five years.

#7, Supporting: The Crucible (1996)
#9, Lead: The Ice Storm (1997)
#9, Supporting: Face/Off (1997)
#1, Supporting: Pleasantville (1998)
#14, Lead: The Contender (2000)

Leung makes his fourth appearance as a lead actor, having previously placed 7th in 2001 for In the Mood for Love, 13th in 2004 for Infernal Affairs, and 20th the same year for Hero. Wright finished 4th in 2000 (supporting) for Shaft. And Swinton was covered when she was cited for Thumbsucker.

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