The Favourite is favourite at the Critics' Choice Awards

Black Panther and First Man among top contenders

by Jennie Kermode

The Favourite leads the pack at the Critics' Choice awards
The Favourite leads the pack at the Critics' Choice awards

Favourite by name and favourite by natures, Yorgos Lanthimos' historical comedy has scored a remarkable 14 nominations at the Critics' Choice Awards. The line-up for the ceremony which will take place on the 13th of January in New York was announced today. Also doing well are Black Panther and First Man, with 12 and 10 nominations respectively.

Those film nominations in full:-

Best Picture

Best Director

Best Actress

Best Actor

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Best Young Actor or Actress

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

Best Acting Ensemble

Best Original Screenplay

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

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Cinematography

Best Production Design

Best Editing

Best Costume Design

Best Hair and Make-up

Best Visual Effects

Best Animated Feature

Best Action Movie

Best Comedy

Best Actor in a Comedy

  • Christian Bale – Vice
  • Jason Bateman – Game Night
  • Viggo Mortensen – Green Book
  • John C. Reilly – Stan & Ollie
  • Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool 2
  • Lakeith Stanfield – Sorry To Bother You

Best Actress in a Comedy

  • Emily Blunt – Mary Poppins Returns
  • Olivia Colman – Favourite
  • Elsie Fisher – Eighth Grade
  • Rachel McAdams – Game Night
  • Charlize Theron – Tully
  • Constance Wu – Crazy Rich Asians

Best Sci-Fi or Horror Film

Best Foreign Language Film

Best Score

Best Song

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