Clint Eastwood's powerful drama Mystic River is leading the race for the Best Film OSCAR nominations after being named the Movie of The Year by the NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW yesterday (03DEC03).

The cast of Lord Of The Rings: THE RETURN OF THE KING were named the Ensemble of The Year.

Meanwhile, in other movie awards news, Bill Murray and Charlize Theron are the favourites to win acting prizes at February's (28FEB03) INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS.

Jim Sheridan's new movie In America is the Spirit nominations leader - with six nods.

04/12/2003 09:06