The Last King of Scotland
Director: Kevin Macdonald. Cast: James McAvoy, Forest Whitaker, Simon McBurney, Kerry Washington, David Oyelowo, Gillian Anderson, Stephen Rwangyezi, Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga, Adam Kotz, David Ashton, Barbara Rafferty. Screenplay: Jeremy Brock, Peter Morgan, and Joe Penhall (based on the novel by Giles Foden).

Not yet reviewed in full. C+


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Actor: Forest Whitaker

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Actor (Drama): Forest Whitaker

Other Awards:
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Basinger; tie)
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Whitaker)
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actor (Whitaker)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Actor (Whitaker)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Actor (Whitaker)
National Board of Review: Best Actor (Whitaker)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best British Film; Best Actor (Whitaker); Best Adapted Screenplay
Satellite Awards: Best Actor, Drama (Whitaker)

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