The Favourite leads in OFCS nominations

Strong showing for Roma and If Beale Street Could Talk

by Jennie Kermode

The Favourite leads in the OFCS award nominations
The Favourite leads in the OFCS award nominations

Now way ahead of the pack in this year's Oscar race, Yorge Lanthimos' The Favourite enjoyed further success in the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) nominations, which were revealed today. With eight nods, it's followed by Roma and If Beale Street Could Talk, which have six apiece.

The OFCS awards are released at a pivotal point in the season when the emergence of favourites means that voters in assorted awards bodies begin to prioritise which films they watch, a major factor in shaping the race ahead.

The winners will be announced on 2 January.

Those nominations in full:-

Best Picture

Best Animated Feature

Best Director

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Best Original Screenplay

  • Eighth Grade – Bo Burnham
  • The Favourite – Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
  • First Reformed – Paul Schrader
  • Roma – Alfonso Cuarón
  • Sorry To Bother You – Boots Riley

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Editing

Best Cinematography

Best Original Score

Best Début Feature

  • Ari Aster – Hereditary
  • Bo Burnham – Eighth Grade
  • Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born
  • Carlos López Estrada – Blindspotting
  • Boots Riley – Sorry To Bother You

Best Film Not in the English Language

Best Documentary

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