Sideways
Director: Alexander Payne. Cast: Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh, Alysia Reiner, Marylouise Burke, Stephanie Faracy, Missy Doty, M.C. Gainey. Screenplay: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor (based on the novel by Rex Pickett).

Not yet reviewed in full. B+


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Alexander Payne
Best Supporting Actress: Virginia Madsen
Best Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church
Best Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Musical/Comedy)
Best Director: Alexander Payne
Best Actor (Musical/Comedy): Paul Giamatti
Best Supporting Actress: Virginia Madsen
Best Supporting Actor: Thomas Haden Church
Best Screenplay: Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor
Best Original Score: Rolfe Kent

Other Awards:
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Ensemble Cast
Writers Guild of America: Best Adapted Screenplay
Independent Spirit Awards: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Giamatti); Best Supporting Actress (Madsen); Best Supporting Actor (Church); Best Screenplay
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Picture; Best Actor (Giamatti); Best Supporting Actress (Madsen); Best Screenplay
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Supporting Actress (Madsen); Best Supporting Actor (Church); Best Screenplay
National Society of Film Critics: Best Supporting Actress (Madsen); Best Supporting Actor (Church); Best Screenplay
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Picture; Best Supporting Actor (Church); Best Screenplay; Best Ensemble Cast
National Board of Review: Best Supporting Actor (Church); Best Adapted Screenplay
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Adapted Screenplay
Satellite Awards: Best Picture (Musical/Comedy); Best Supporting Actor, Musical/Comedy (Church); Best Ensemble Cast

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