2019 Critics Choice Awards Recap!

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Excitement over the NFL Playoffs caused me to skip an event that I always look forward to covering every year. I missed the 24th Annual Critics Choice Awards and I apologize to my followers about that. On my social media feeds, I did say that I was going to post a recap to find out who won on Sunday night in the film categories, so let’s get into that:

Best Original Score:

  • Kris Bowers, Green Book
  • Nicholas Brittel, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Alexandre Desplat, Isle of Dogs
  • Ludwig Göransson, Black Panther
  • Justin Hurwitz, First Man (Winner)
  • Marc Shaiman, Mary Poppins Returns
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Image by Michael Buckner/Getty Images North America

Best Original Song:

  • “All the Stars”-Black Panther
  • “Girl in the Movies”-Dumplin’
  • “I’ll Fight”-RBG
  • “The Place Where Lost Things Go”-Mary Poppins Returns
  • “Shallow”-A Star is Born (Winner)
  • “Trip a Little Light Fantastic”-Mary Poppins Returns

Best Foreign Language Film:

  • Burning
  • Capernaum
  • Cold War
  • Roma (Winner)
  • Shoplifters
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Best Animated Feature:

  • The Grinch
  • Incredibles 2
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Mirai
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Winner)
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Best Visual Effects:

  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Black Panther (Winner)
  • First Man
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • Mission: Impossible-Fallout
  • Ready Player One
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Best Costume Design:

  • Alexandra Byrne, Mary Queen of Scots
  • Ruth Carter, Black Panther (Winner)
  • Julian Day, Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Sandy Powell, The Favourite
  • Sandy Powell, Mary Poppins Returns
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Best Production Design:

  • Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart, Black Panther (Winner)
  • Eugenio Cabarello and Barbara Enriquez, Roma
  • Nelson Coates and Andrew Baseman, Crazy Rich Asians
  • Fiona Crombie and Alice Felton, The Favourite
  • Nathan Crowley and Kathy Lucas, First Man
  • John Myhre and Gordon Sim, Mary Poppins Returns
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Best Editing:

  • Jay Cassidy, A Star is Born
  • Hank Corwin, Vice
  • Tom Cross, First Man (Winner)
  • Alfonso Cuarón and Adam Gough, Roma
  • Yorgos Mavropsaridis, The Favourite
  • Joe Walker, Widows
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Best Cinematography:

  • Alfonso Cuarón, Roma (Winner)
  • James Laxton, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Matthew Libatique, A Star is Born
  • Rachel Morrison, Black Panther
  • Robbie Ryan, The Favourite
  • Linus Sandgren, First Man
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Best Adapted Screenplay:

  • Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole, Black Panther
  • Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk (Winner)
  • Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper and Will Fetters, A Star is Born
  • Josh Singer, First Man
  • Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Spike Lee and Kevin Willmott, BlacKkKlansman
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Best Original Screenplay:

  • Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade
  • Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
  • Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara, The Favourite
  • Adam McKay, Vice
  • Paul Schrader, First Reformed (Winner)
  • Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie and Peter Farrelly, Green Book
  • Bryan Woods, Scott Beck and John Krasinski, A Quiet Place
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Best Young Actor/Actress:

  • Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade (Winner)
  • Thomasin McKenzie, Leave No Trace
  • Ed Oxenbould, Wildlife
  • Millicent Simmonds, A Quiet Place
  • Amanda Stenberg, The Hate U Give
  • Sunny Suljic, Mid90s
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Best Acting Ensemble:

  • Black Panther
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • The Favourite (Winner)
  • Vice
  • Widows
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Best Supporting Actress:

  • Amy Adams, Vice
  • Claire Foy, First Man
  • Nicole Kidman, Boy Erased
  • Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk (Winner)
  • Emma Stone, The Favourite
  • Rachel Weisz, The Favourite
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Best Supporting Actor:

  • Mahershala Ali, Green Book (Winner)
  • Timothée Chalamet, Beautiful Boy
  • Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
  • Sam Elliott, A Star is Born
  • Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Michael B. Jordan, Black Panther
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Best Actress:

  • Yalitza Aparicio, Roma
  • Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns
  • Glenn Close, The Wife (Winner)
  • Toni Collette, Hereditary
  • Olivia Colman, The Favourite
  • Lady Gaga, A Star is Born (Winner)
  • Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Actor:

  • Christian Bale, Vice (Winner)
  • Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born
  • Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate
  • Ryan Gosling, First Man
  • Ethan Hawke, First Reformed
  • Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Viggo Mortensen, Green Book
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Best Director:

  • Damien Chazelle, First Man
  • Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born
  • Alfonso Cuarón, Roma (Winner)
  • Peter Farrelly, Green Book
  • Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
  • Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
  • Adam McKay, Vice
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Best Picture:

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Winner:

Here is where you can find the full list of winners from the 24th Annual Critics Choice Awards. It’s a shame that I had to miss the ceremony this year but I had a really darn good reason! For the most part, it looked like I had a good idea of how everything was going to shake out.

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My Predictions for the 24th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards!

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The Golden Globes are behind us. Now we look toward the 24th Critics’ Choice Awards. I look forward to this ceremony every year and now, they are right around the corner. Here is how I see the Broadcast Film Critics Association deciding who is the best of the best regarding the feature films of 2018:

Best Original Score:

  • Kris Bowers, Green Book
  • Nicholas Brittel, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Alexandre Desplat, Isle of Dogs
  • Ludwig Göransson, Black Panther
  • Justin Hurwitz, First Man
  • Marc Shaiman, Mary Poppins Returns

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Justin Hurwitz, First Man

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Best Original Song:

  • “All the Stars”-Black Panther
  • “Girl in the Movies”-Dumplin’
  • “I’ll Fight”-RBG
  • “The Place Where Lost Things Go”-Mary Poppins Returns
  • “Shallow”-A Star is Born
  • “Trip a Little Light Fantastic”-Mary Poppins Returns

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

“Shallow”-A Star is Born

Best Foreign Language Film:

  • Burning
  • Capernaum
  • Cold War
  • Roma
  • Shoplifters

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Roma

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Best Animated Feature:

  • The Grinch
  • Incredibles 2
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Mirai
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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Best Visual Effects:

  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Black Panther
  • First Man
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • Mission: Impossible-Fallout
  • Ready Player One

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Avengers: Infinity War

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Best Costume Design:

  • Alexandra Byrne, Mary Queen of Scots
  • Ruth Carter, Black Panther
  • Julian Day, Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Sandy Powell, The Favourite
  • Sandy Powell, Mary Poppins Returns

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Sandy Powell, The Favourite

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Best Production Design:

  • Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart, Black Panther
  • Eugenio Cabarello and Barbara Enriquez, Roma
  • Nelson Coates and Andrew Baseman, Crazy Rich Asians
  • Fiona Crombie and Alice Felton, The Favourite
  • Nathan Crowley and Kathy Lucas, First Man
  • John Myhre and Gordon Sim, Mary Poppins Returns

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Fiona Crombie and Alice Felton, The Favourite

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Best Editing:

  • Jay Cassidy, A Star is Born
  • Hank Corwin, Vice
  • Tom Cross, First Man
  • Alfonso Cuarón and Adam Gough, Roma
  • Yorgos Mavropsaridis, The Favourite
  • Joe Walker, Widows

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Alfonso Cuarón and Adam Gough, Roma

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Best Cinematography:

  • Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
  • James Laxton, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Matthew Libatique, A Star is Born
  • Rachel Morrison, Black Panther
  • Robbie Ryan, The Favourite
  • Linus Sandgren, First Man

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Matthew Libatique, A Star is Born

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Best Adapted Screenplay:

  • Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole, Black Panther
  • Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper and Will Fetters, A Star is Born
  • Josh Singer, First Man
  • Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Spike Lee and Kevin Willmott, BlacKkKlansman

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Spike Lee and Kevin Willmott, BlacKkKlansman

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Best Original Screenplay:

  • Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade
  • Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
  • Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara, The Favourite
  • Adam McKay, Vice
  • Paul Schrader, First Reformed
  • Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie and Peter Farrelly, Green Book
  • Bryan Woods, Scott Beck and John Krasinski, A Quiet Place

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara, The Favourite

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Best Young Actor/Actress:

  • Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade
  • Thomasin McKenzie, Leave No Trace
  • Ed Oxenbould, Wildlife
  • Millicent Simmonds, A Quiet Place
  • Amanda Stenberg, The Hate U Give
  • Sunny Suljic, Mid90s

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade

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Best Acting Ensemble:

  • Black Panther
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • The Favourite
  • Vice
  • Widows

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Widows

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Best Supporting Actress:

  • Amy Adams, Vice
  • Claire Foy, First Man
  • Nicole Kidman, Boy Erased
  • Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Emma Stone, The Favourite
  • Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

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Best Supporting Actor:

  • Mahershala Ali, Green Book
  • Timothée Chalamet, Beautiful Boy
  • Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
  • Sam Elliott, A Star is Born
  • Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Michael B. Jordan, Black Panther

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Sam Elliott, A Star is Born

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Best Actress:

  • Yalitza Aparicio, Roma
  • Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns
  • Glenn Close, The Wife
  • Toni Collette, Hereditary
  • Olivia Colman, The Favourite
  • Lady Gaga, A Star is Born
  • Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Olivia Colman, The Favourite

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Best Actor:

  • Christian Bale, Vice
  • Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born
  • Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate
  • Ryan Gosling, First Man
  • Ethan Hawke, First Reformed
  • Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Viggo Mortensen, Green Book

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Christian Bale, Vice

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Best Director:

  • Damien Chazelle, First Man
  • Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born
  • Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
  • Peter Farrelly, Green Book
  • Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
  • Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
  • Adam McKay, Vice

I predict that the Critics’ Choice will be:

Alfonso Cuarón, Roma

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Best Picture:

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You can find the full list of nominees right here. Depending on what happens with my football team on Sunday afternoon, I’ll be sure to cover the festivities on Sunday night as best I can. Check back on my blog soon!