Monster's Ball
Director: Marc Forster. Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Peter Boyle, Heath Ledger, Sean Combs, Coronji Calhoun, Mos Def, Amber Rules, Taylor Simpson, Will Rokos, Milo Addica. Screenplay: Milo Addica and Will Rokos.

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Actress: Halle Berry
Best Original Screenplay: Milo Addica & Will Rokos

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Actress (Drama): Halle Berry

Other Awards:
Berlin Film Festival: Best Actress (Berry)
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Actress (Berry)
National Board of Review: Best Actress (Berry); Best Actor (Thornton; also cited for The Man Who Wasn't There)
Satellite Awards: Best Original Screenplay

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