Milk

Director: Gus Van Sant. Cast: Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, James Franco, Diego Luna, Alison Pill, Brandon Boyce, Joseph Cross, Kelvin Yu, Lucas Grabeel, Denis O'Hare, Victor Garber, Howard Rosenman, Stephen Spinella, Jeff Koons. Screenplay: Dustin Lance Black.

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Not yet reviewed in full. B+


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Gus Van Sant
Best Actor: Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actor: Josh Brolin
Best Original Screenplay: Dustin Lance Black
Best Costume Design: Danny Glicker
Best Film Editing: Elliot Graham
Best Original Score: Danny Elfman

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actor (Drama): Sean Penn

Other Awards:
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Actor (Penn)
Writers Guild of America: Best Original Screenplay
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Picture; Best Actor (Penn); Best Supporting Actor (Brolin)
Los Angeles Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Penn)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Director (Van Sant; also cited for Paranoid Park); Best Actor (Penn; tie); Best Screenplay
National Society of Film Critics: Best Actor (Penn)
National Board of Review: Best Supporting Actor (Brolin)

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