My Oscar Ballot for 2006
(Listings may vary over time as I discover or revisit more movies)
Best Picture

Dave Chappelle's Block Party
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
The Departed
Half Nelson
Best Director

Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Syndromes and a Century
Michel Gondry, Dave Chappelle's Block Party
Cristi Puiu, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
Martin Scorsese, The Departed
Best Actress

Annette Bening, Running with Scissors
Luminita Gheorghiu, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
Sandra Hüller, Requiem
Gretchen Mol, The Notorious Bettie Page
Best Actor

Daniel Craig, Casino Royale
Matt Damon, The Departed
Ryan Gosling, Half Nelson
James McAvoy, The Last King of Scotland
Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland
Best Supporting Actress

Seema Biswas, Water
Ashley Johnson, Fast Food Nation
Mia Kirshner, The Black Dahlia
Fiona Shaw, The Black Dahlia
Emily Watson, The Proposition
Best Supporting Actor

Alec Baldwin, The Departed
Rob Brydon, Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story
Greg Kinnear, Fast Food Nation
David Morse, Down in the Valley
Nick Nolte, Clean
Favorites in other categories here; full list of 2006 releases I have seen here

Still on the Docket: Climates, Days of Glory (Indigènes), Edmond, Shadowboxer, Sophie Scholl: The Final Days, Strangers with Candy, Who Killed the Electric Car?

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