WINNERS ANNOUNCED LAST NIGHT at the 25th Annual CRITICS CHOICE Awards – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood named BEST PICTURE of 2019!

“ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD” NAMED BEST PICTURE,

TAKES FOUR AWARDS AT 25TH ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS 

“1917” EARNS THREE AWARDS

“FLEABAG” LEADS TELEVISION RECIPIENTS WITH THREE AWARDS

(Los Angeles, CA – January 12, 2020) – The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced the winners of the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards tonight, live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.  Hollywood’s brightest shined at the gala event, which aired on The CW Network and was hosted for the second year by acclaimed film, television, and stage star Taye Diggs.  

In the film categories, “Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood” took home four awards, the most of the night, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Brad Pitt, Best Original Screenplay for Quentin Tarantino, and Best Production Design for Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh.  “1917” followed closely behind, winning three categories. 

Best Actor and Best Actress awards were bestowed upon Joaquin Phoenix for “Joker” and Renée Zellweger for “Judy,” respectively, while Best Supporting Actress went to Laura Dern for “Marriage Story.”  The Best Director race resulted in a tie between Sam Mendes for “1917” and Bong Joon Ho for “Parasite.”

Among the television categories, “Fleabag” took home the most awards, winning Best Comedy Series, Best Actress in a Comedy Series for Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Andrew Scott.  Alex Borstein was a repeat winner for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” as was Best Actor in a Comedy Series winner Bill Hader for “Barry.”  “Succession” took home two awards including Best Drama Series and Best Actor in a Drama Series for Jeremy Strong.  “Watchmen” was also awarded two trophies, for Best Actress in a Drama Series for Regina King and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Jean Smart.  Billy Crudup was awarded Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in “The Morning Show.” 

Keegan-Michael Key was on hand to deliver a special tribute to Eddie Murphy, who received the Lifetime Achievement Award.  Murphy was feted for his extraordinary career, including most recently his brilliant performance in Best Comedy winner “Dolemite Is My Name.”  As previously announced, Kristen Bell received the #SeeHer Award for portraying strong female characters whilepromoting women on screen and off, and the award was presented by her co-star from “The Good Place” Ted Danson.

Critics’ Choice Awards are bestowed annually to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement.  Historically, they are the most-accurate predictor of Academy Award nominations.

The 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards show was produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment.  The CCA is represented by Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig.

About CCA:

The Critics Choice Association is the largest critics organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 400 television, radio and online critics. It was organized last year with the formal merger of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, recognizing the blurring of the distinctions between film, television, and streaming content. For more information, visit: www.CriticsChoice.com.

About The CW:

THE CW TELEVISION NETWORK launched in 2006 as America’s fifth broadcast network, with programming targeting younger viewers, a demographic highly sought after by advertisers. The CW, a joint venture between Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corporation, broadcasts a six-night, 12-hour primetime lineup, Sunday through Friday. The CW’s primetime programming is also available to stream for free, without authentication, on the ad-supported cwtv.com and The CW app, now available on every major OTT platform. In daytime, The CW broadcasts a Monday through Friday afternoon block, and a three-hour Saturday morning kids block. The CW’s digital network, CW Seed, launched in 2013, and offers original short-form digital content as well as past seasons of fan-favorite television series. For more information about the network and its programming, visit www.cwtvpr.com. 

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WINNERS OF THE 25TH ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS

FILM

BEST PICTURE

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Sony) 

BEST ACTOR

Joaquin Phoenix – Joker (Warner Bros.)

BEST ACTRESS

Renée Zellweger – Judy (Roadside) 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Sony)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Laura Dern – Marriage Story (Netflix)

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS

Roman Griffin Davis – Jojo Rabbit (Fox Searchlight)

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

The Irishman (Netflix)

BEST DIRECTOR (TIE)

Bong Joon Ho – Parasite (Neon)

Sam Mendes – 1917 (Universal)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Sony)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Greta Gerwig – Little Women (Sony)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Roger Deakins – 1917 (Universal) 

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Barbara Ling, Nancy Haigh – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Sony) 

BEST EDITING

Lee Smith – 1917 (Universal) 

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Ruth E. Carter – Dolemite Is My Name (Netflix)

BEST HAIR AND MAKEUP

Bombshell (Lionsgate)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Avengers: Endgame (Disney) 

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Toy Story 4 (Disney)

BEST ACTION MOVIE

Avengers: Endgame (Disney)

BEST COMEDY

Dolemite Is My Name (Netflix)

BEST SCI-FI OR HORROR MOVIE

Us (Universal)

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Parasite (Neon)

BEST SONG (TIE)

Glasgow (No Place Like Home) – Wild Rose (Neon)

(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again – Rocketman (Paramount)

BEST SCORE

Hildur Guðnadóttir – Joker (Warner Bros.)

TELEVISION

BEST DRAMA SERIES

Succession (HBO)

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Jeremy Strong – Succession (HBO)

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Regina King – Watchmen (HBO)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Billy Crudup – The Morning Show (Apple) 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Jean Smart – Watchmen (HBO) 

BEST COMEDY SERIES

Fleabag (Amazon)

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Bill Hader – Barry (HBO) 

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag (Amazon)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Andrew Scott – Fleabag (Amazon)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Alex Borstein – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon) 

BEST LIMITED SERIES

When They See Us (Netflix)

BEST MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (Netflix) 

BEST ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Jharrel Jerome – When They See Us (Netflix) 

BEST ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Michelle Williams – Fosse/Verdon (FX)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Stellan Skarsgård – Chernobyl (HBO)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Toni Collette – Unbelievable (Netflix)

BEST ANIMATED SERIES

BoJack Horseman (Netflix)

BEST TALK SHOW (TIE)

The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)

Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC)

BEST COMEDY SPECIAL 

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons (ABC)

WINNERS BY FILM FOR THE 25TH ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS

 

1917 (Universal) – 3

Best Director – Sam Mendes (Tie)

Best Cinematography – Roger Deakins

Best Editing – Lee Smith

 

AVENGERS: ENDGAME (Disney) – 2

Best Visual Effects

Best Action Movie

 

BOMBSHELL (Lionsgate) – 1

Best Hair and Makeup

 

DOLEMITE IS MY NAME (Netflix) – 2

Best Costume Design – Ruth E. Carter

Best Comedy

 

JOJO RABBIT (Fox Searchlight) – 1

Best Young Actor/Actress – Roman Griffin Davis

 

JOKER (Warner Bros.) – 2

Best Actor – Joaquin Phoenix

Best Score – Hildur Guðnadóttir

 

JUDY (Roadside) – 1

Best Actress  Renée Zellweger

 

LITTLE WOMEN (Sony) – 1

Best Adapted Screenplay – Greta Gerwig

 

MARRIAGE STORY (Netflix) – 1

Best Supporting Actress – Laura Dern

 

ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD (Sony) – 4

Best Picture

Best Supporting Actor – Brad Pitt

Best Original Screenplay – Quentin Tarantino

Best Production Design – Barbara Ling, Nancy Haigh

 

PARASITE (Neon) – 2

Best Director – Bong Joon Ho (Tie)

Best Foreign Language Film

 

ROCKETMAN (Paramount) – 1

Best Song – (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again (Tie)

 

THE IRISHMAN (Netflix) – 1
Best Acting Ensemble

 

TOY STORY 4 (Disney) – 1

Best Animated Feature

 

US (Universal) – 1

Best Sci-Fi or Horror Movie


WILD ROSE (Neon) – 1

Best Song – Glasgow (No Place Like Home) (Tie)

 

WINNERS BY TELEVISION PROGRAM FOR THE 25TH ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS

BARRY (HBO) – 1

Best Actor in a Comedy Series – Bill Hader

 

BOJACK HORSEMAN (Netflix) – 1

Best Animated Series

 

CHERNOBYL (HBO) – 1

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – Stellan Skarsgård

 

EL CAMINO: A BREAKING BAD MOVIE (Netflix) – 1

Best Movie Made for Television

 

FLEABAG (Amazon) – 3

Best Comedy Series

Best Actress in a Comedy Series – Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Andrew Scott

 

FOSSE/VERDON (FX) – 1

Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – Michelle Williams

 

LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS (NBC) – 1

Best Talk Show (Tie)

 

LIVE IN FRONT OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE: NORMAN LEAR’S ALL IN THE FAMILY AND THE JEFFERSONS (ABC) – 1

Best Comedy Special

 

SUCCESSION (HBO) – 2

Best Drama Series

Best Actor in a Drama Series – Jeremy Strong

 

THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN (CBS) – 1

Best Talk Show (Tie)

 

THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL (Amazon) – 1

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Alex Borstein

 

THE MORNING SHOW (Apple) – 1
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Billy Crudup

 

UNBELIEVABLE (Netflix) – 1

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – Toni Collette

 

WATCHMEN (HBO) – 2

Best Actress in a Drama Series – Regina King

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Jean Smart

 

WHEN THEY SEE US (Netflix) – 2

Best Limited Series

Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – Jharrel Jerome

WINNERS BY STUDIO / NETWORK FOR THE 25TH ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS

NETFLIX – 9

HBO – 6

SONY – 5

AMAZON – 4

UNIVERSAL – 4

DISNEY – 3

NEON – 3

WARNER BROS. – 2

ABC – 1

APPLE – 1

CBS – 1

FOX SEARCHLIGHT – 1

FX – 1

LIONSGATE – 1

NBC – 1

PARAMOUNT – 1

ROADSIDE – 1

 

Sunday Night is THE NIGHT! You don’t want to miss ALL THE STARS presenting at THE 25TH ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS, HOSTED BY TAYE DIGGS, LIVE ON THE CW NETWORK

 

(Los Angeles, CA – January 10, 2020) – The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced today the star-studded line up of presenters who will take the stage during the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. Keegan-Michael Key will be on hand to recognize Eddie Murphy with the Critics’ Choice Lifetime Achievement Award and Ted Danson will present Kristen Bell with the #SeeHer Award. Additional stars from some of this year’s favorite films and television shows who will present throughout the evening include Kate Beckinsale, Alison Brie, Kelly Clarkson, Brian Cox, Adam Devine, Sara Gilbert, Walton Goggins, Lucy Hale, Chris Hardwick, Anne Hathaway, Sam Heughan, Nick Kroll, Eugene Levy, John Lithgow, Sebastian Maniscalco, Caleb McLaughlin, Kennedy McMann, Seth Meyers, Ashleigh Murray, Niecy Nash, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, Lupita Nyong’o, Catherine O’Hara, Edi Patterson, Tom Payne, Michael Sheen, JB Smoove, Bradley Whitford, and Scott Wolf. They all join previously announced host Taye Diggs. The Critics’ Choice Awards will be broadcast live on The CW Network on Sunday, January 12th, from 7 – 10 p.m. ET (delayed PT). Critics’ Choice Awards are bestowed annually to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement. Historically, they are the most-accurate predictor of Academy Award nominations. The 25th annual Critics’ Choice Awards show will be produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment. The CCA is represented by Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig. About CCA: The Critics Choice Association is the largest critics organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 400 television, radio and online critics. It was organized this year with the formal merger of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, recognizing the blurring of the distinctions between film, television, and streaming content. For more information, visit: http://www.CriticsChoice.com. About The CW: THE CW TELEVISION NETWORK launched in 2006 as America’s fifth broadcast network, with programming targeting younger viewers, a demographic highly sought after by advertisers. The CW, a joint venture between Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corporation, broadcasts a six-night, 12-hour primetime lineup, Sunday through Friday. The CW’s primetime programming is also available to stream for free, without authentication, on the ad-supported cwtv.com and The CW app, now available on every major OTT platform. In daytime, The CW broadcasts a Monday through Friday afternoon block, and a three-hour Saturday morning kids block. The CW’s digital network, CW Seed, launched in 2013, and offers original short-form digital content as well as past seasons of fan-favorite television series. For more information about the network and its programming, visit http://www.cwtvpr.com. CONTACTS: Andy Gelb / Elyse Weissman SLATE PR 310-461-0111 andy@slate-pr.com / elyse@slate-pr.com Nate Kirtman / Jodi Karp The CW Network 818-977-5993 nate.kirtman@cwtv.com / jodi.karp@cwtv.com

 

 

“THE SHAPE OF WATER” NAMED BEST PICTURE, TAKES FOUR AWARDS AT 23RD ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS   “THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI” EARNS THREE AWARDS   “BIG LITTLE LIES” LEADS TELEVISION RECIPIENTS WITH FOUR AWARDS

“THE SHAPE OF WATER” NAMED BEST PICTURE, TAKES FOUR AWARDS AT 23RD ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS   “THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI” EARNS THREE AWARDS   “BIG LITTLE LIES” LEADS TELEVISION RECIPIENTS WITH FOUR AWARDS
(Los Angeles, CA – January 11, 2018) – The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced the winners of the 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards tonight, live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.  Hollywood’s brightest stars shined at the gala event, which aired on The CW Network at 8PM ET (delayed PT), and was hosted by actor and activist Olivia Munn.  “The Shape of Water,” the most nominated film of the evening, took home four awards, the most of the night, including Best Picture, Best Director for Guillermo del Toro, Best Production Design for Paul Denham Austerberry, Shane Vieau and Jeff Melvin, and Best Score for Alexandre Desplat. 

The top film acting awards were bestowed upon Gary Oldman, who took home Best Actor for his work in “Darkest Hour,” and Frances McDormand, awarded Best Actress for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”  McDormand’s co-star Sam Rockwell won the trophy for Best Supporting Actor, while Best Supporting Actress went to Allison Janney for her standout performance in “I, Tonya.”

Nominated for five awards, Big Little Lies (HBO) earned four trophies including Best Limited Series and Best Actress in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series for Nicole Kidman, while co-stars Alexander Skarsgård and Laura Dern were named Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series, respectively.  The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) won Best Drama Series, in addition to Best Actress in a Drama Series for Elisabeth Moss, and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Ann Dowd.  The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel(Amazon) won Best Comedy Series, in addition to Best Actress in a Comedy Series for its leading lady, Rachel Brosnahan.

As previously announced, Gal Gadot received the #SeeHer Award presented by the Association of National Advertisers in conjunction with The CW Network.  Gadot accepted the award from her “Wonder Woman” director, Patty Jenkins.

“The Critics’ Choice Awards” are bestowed annually by the BFCA and BTJA to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement.  The BFCA is the largest film critics’ organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 300 television, radio and online critics.  BFCA members are the primary source of information for today’s film-going public. BTJA is the collective voice of journalists who regularly cover television for TV viewers, radio listeners and online audiences.  Historically, the “Critics’ Choice Awards” are the most accurate predictor of the Academy Award nominations. 

The 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards show was produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment.  The BFCA and BTJA are represented by Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig and WME.

About BFCA/BTJA

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) is the largest film critics organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 300 television, radio and online critics. The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) is a partner organization to the BFCA and includes TV, radio and Internet journalists who cover television on a regular basis. For more information, visit: www.CriticsChoice.com
About The CW:

THE CW TELEVISION NETWORK launched in 2006 as America’s fifth broadcast network, with programming targeting younger viewers, a demographic highly sought after by advertisers. The CW, a joint venture between Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corporation, broadcasts a five-night, 10-hour primetime lineup, Monday through Friday. The CW’s primetime programming is also available to stream for free, without authentication, on the ad-supported cwtv.com and The CW app, now available on every major OTT platform. In daytime, The CW broadcasts a Monday through Friday afternoon block, and a five-hour Saturday morning kids block. The CW’s digital network, CW Seed, launched in 2013, and offers original short-form digital content as well as past seasons of fan-favorite television series. For more information about the network and its programming, visit www.cwtvpr.com. 

WINNERS OF THE 23RD ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS 

FILM:

BEST PICTURE – “The Shape of Water”

BEST ACTOR – Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour” 

BEST ACTRESS – Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS – Brooklynn Prince, “The Florida Project” 

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” 

BEST DIRECTOR – Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY – Jordan Peele, “Get Out”

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY – James Ivory, “Call Me By Your Name”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – Roger Deakins, “Blade Runner 2049” 

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – Paul Denham Austerberry, Shane Vieau, Jeff Melvin, “The Shape of Water” 

BEST EDITING (TIE) – Paul Machliss, Jonathan Amos, “Baby Driver”

BEST EDITING (TIE) – Lee Smith, “Dunkirk”

BEST COSTUME DESIGN – Mark Bridges, “Phantom Thread” 

BEST HAIR AND MAKEUP  “Darkest Hour” 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS  “War for the Planet of the Apes” 

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE – “Coco” 

BEST ACTION MOVIE – “Wonder Woman”

 BEST COMEDY  “The Big Sick”

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY – James Franco, “The Disaster Artist”

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY – Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya” 

BEST SCI-FI OR HORROR MOVIE – “Get Out” 

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM  “In The Fade”

BEST SONG  “Remember Me” from “Coco”

BEST SCORE  Alexandre Desplat, “The Shape of Water”  

TELEVISION:

BEST COMEDY SERIES – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Amazon 

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES – Ted Danson, The Good Place, NBC

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES – Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Amazon 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES – Walton Goggins, Vice Principals, HBO 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES – Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory, CBS 

BEST DRAMA SERIES – The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES – Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us, NBC 

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES – David Harbour, Stranger Things, Netflix 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu

BEST LIMITED SERIES – Big Little Lies, HBO

BEST MOVIE MADE FOR TV – The Wizard of Lies, HBO 

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TV OR LIMITED SERIES – Ewan McGregor, Fargo, FX

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TV OR LIMITED SERIES – Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies, HBO

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TV OR LIMITED SERIES  Alexander Skarsgård, Big Little Lies, HBO 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TV OR LIMITED SERIES – Laura Dern, Big Little Lies, HBO

BEST TALK SHOW – Jimmy Kimmel Live!, ABC

BEST ANIMATED SERIES – Rick and Morty, Adult Swim 

BEST UNSTRUCTURED REALITY SERIES – Born This Way, A&E

BEST STRUCTURED REALITY SERIES – Shark Tank, ABC

BEST REALITY COMPETITION SERIES – The Voice, NBC

BEST REALITY SHOW HOST – RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race, VH1  

WINNERS BY FILM FOR THE 23RD ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS 

BABY DRIVER (1)

Best Editing (TIE) – Paul Machliss 

BLADE RUNNER 2049 (1)

Best Cinematography – Roger Deakins

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (1)
Best Adapted Screenplay – James Ivory 

COCO (2)

Best Animated Feature

Best Song – “Remember Me” 

DARKEST HOUR (2)

Best Actor – Gary Oldman

Best Hair and Makeup

DUNKIRK (1)

Best Editing (TIE) – Lee Smith

GET OUT (2)

Best Original Screenplay – Jordan Peele

Best Sci-Fi or Horror Movie 

I, TONYA (2)

Best Supporting Actress – Allison Janney

Best Actress in a Comedy – Margot Robbie 

IN THE FADE (1)

Best Foreign Language Film 

PHANTOM THREAD (1)

Best Costume Design – Mark Bridges

THE BIG SICK (1)

Best Comedy

THE DISASTER ARTIST (1)

Best Actor in a Comedy – James Franco 

THE FLORIDA PROJECT (1)
Best Young Actor/Actress – Brooklynn Prince 

THE SHAPE OF WATER (4)

Best Picture

Best Director – Guillermo del Toro

Best Production Design – Paul Denham Austerberry, Shane Vieau, Jeff Melvin

Best Score – Alexandre Desplat

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI (3)

Best Actress – Frances McDormand

Best Supporting Actor – Sam Rockwell

Best Acting Ensemble 

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (1)

Best Visual Effects 

WONDER WOMAN (1)

Best Action Movie

WINNERS BY PROGRAM FOR THE 23RD ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS 

BIG LITTLE LIES – HBO (4)

Best Limited Series

Best Actress in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series – Nicole Kidman

Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series – Alexander Skarsgård

Best Supporting Actress in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series – Laura Dern 

BORN THIS WAY – A&E (1)

Best Unstructured Reality Series

FARGO – FX (1)

Best Actor in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series – Ewan McGregor 

JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! – ABC (1)

Best Talk Show

RICK AND MORTY – ADULT SWIM (1)

Best Animated Series 

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE – VH1 (1)

Best Reality Show Host – RuPaul

SHARK TANK – ABC (1)

Best Structured Reality Series

STRANGER THINGS – NETFLIX (1)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – David Harbour

THE BIG BANG THEORY – CBS (1)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Mayim Bialik

THE GOOD PLACE – NBC (1)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series – Ted Danson

THE HANDMAID’S TALE – HULU (3)

Best Drama Series

Best Actress in a Drama Series – Elisabeth Moss

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Ann Dowd 

THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL – AMAZON (2)

Best Comedy Series

Best Actress in a Comedy Series – Rachel Brosnahan

THE VOICE – NBC (1)

Best Reality Competition Series

THE WIZARD OF LIES – HBO (1)

Best Movie Made for TV 

THIS IS US – NBC (1)

Best Actor in a Drama Series – Sterling K. Brown

VICE PRINCIPALS – HBO (1)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Walton Goggins 

WINNERS BY NETWORK FOR THE 23RD ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS

 

A&E – 1

ABC – 2

ADULT SWIM – 1

AMAZON – 2

CBS – 1

FX – 1

HBO – 6

HULU – 3

NBC – 3

NETFLIX – 1

VH1 – 1

OLIVIA MUNN TO HOST  THE 23RD ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS GALA EVENT WILL AIR LIVE ON THE CW NETWORK THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2018 FROM THE BARKER HANGAR IN SANTA MONICA

 

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OLIVIA MUNN TO HOST  THE 23RD ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS GALA EVENT WILL AIR LIVE ON THE CW NETWORK THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2018 FROM THE BARKER HANGAR IN SANTA MONICA

(Los Angeles, CA – January 3, 2018) – The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced today that actor, author, and activist Olivia Munn will host the 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards.  The winners will be revealed live at the star-studded Critics’ Choice Awards gala on Thursday, January 11, 2018, which will be broadcast from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on The CW Network at 8PM ET (delayed PT).

“We are absolutely thrilled to have Olivia hosting this year’s ceremony, and know that she will deliver an entertaining and sharp-witted evening to everyone in the room, and the viewers at home,” said BFCA President Joey Berlin. “Beyond her skills as an actress, Olivia’s work as an activist within the industry gives her a powerful voice, making her the perfect candidate to lead this night honoring the best and brightest in film and television.”

Olivia Munn is an actor, author and activist and will next be seen on film, as the lead in the action-thriller Hummingbird and starring in Shane Black’s The Predator opposite Keegan-Michael Key and Sterling K. Brown.  She will also appear in Buddy Games, Josh Duhamel’s directing debut and recently finished shooting the second season of the History Channel’s SIX. Among her most recent movies are The LEGO Ninjago Movie, Office Christmas Party and X-Men: Apocalypse. Munn’s television credits include Aaron Sorkin’s HBO political drama The Newsroom, and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. 

As previously announced, The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and The CW Network will partner at the 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards to honor “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot with the #SeeHer Award, which will be presented by director Patty Jenkins.  The #SeeHer Award recognizes a woman who embodies the values set forth by the #SeeHer movement — to push boundaries on changing stereotypes and recognize the importance of accurately portraying women across the entertainment landscape. Gadot broke through this year as a powerful voice advocating for women, not only on screen as the iconic Wonder Woman, but in life as well, using her platform to encourage those in the entertainment industry and beyond to strive for fairness and parity across genders. Viola Davis received last year’s inaugural #SeeHer Award. 

The Critics’ Choice Awards are bestowed annually by the BFCA and BTJA to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement. The BFCA is the largest film critics’ organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 300 television, radio, and online critics. BFCA members are the primary source of information for today’s film-going public. BTJA is the collective voice of journalists who regularly cover television for TV viewers, radio listeners, and online audiences. Historically, the Critics’ Choice Awards are the most- accurate predictor of Academy Award nominations.

The “23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards” show will be produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment. The BFCA and BTJA are represented by Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig and WME.

For a full list of this year’s nominees, visit www.CriticsChoice.com

About BFCA/BTJA

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) is the largest film critics organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 300 television, radio, and online critics. The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) is a partner organization to the BFCA and includes TV, radio, and Internet journalists who cover television on a regular basis. For more information, visit: www.CriticsChoice.com.

About The CW:

THE CW TELEVISION NETWORK launched in 2006 as America’s fifth broadcast network, with programming targeting younger viewers, a demographic highly sought after by advertisers. The CW, a joint venture between Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corporation, broadcasts a five-night, ten-hour primetime lineup, Monday through Friday. The CW’s primetime programming is also available to stream for free, without authentication, on the ad-supported cwtv.com and The CW app, now available on every major OTT platform. In daytime, The CW broadcasts a Monday through Friday afternoon block and a three-hour Saturday morning kids block. The CW’s digital network CW Seed launched in 2013 and offers original short-form digital content as well as past seasons of fan-favorite television series. For more information about the network and its programming, visit www.cwtvpr.com.

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Check out the HIGHLIGHTS and WINNERS of the 22nd Annual CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS ~!

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The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced the winners of the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards tonight, live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. The show aired on A&E at 8PM ET/ 5PM PT and was hosted by actor and comedian T.J. Miller. “La La Land,” the most nominated film of the evening, took home eight awards, the most of the night, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay (a tie) for Damien Chazelle, Best Cinematography for Linus Sandgren, Best Production Design for David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, Best Editing for Tom Cross, Best Song, and Best Score for Justin Hurwitz. The top acting awards were all bestowed upon different films with Casey Affleck taking home Best Actor for his work in “Manchester by the Sea,” and Natalie Portman awarded Best Actress for “Jackie.” The Best Supporting Actor trophy went to Mahershala Ali for “Moonlight,” and Best Supporting Actress to Viola Davis for her standout performance in “Fences.” Nominated for six awards, the most of any series, The People v. O.J. Simpson (FX) took home four trophies including Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series. Sarah Paulson won for Best Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series, Courtney B. Vance for Best Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series, and Sterling K. Brown for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series. Silicon Valley (HBO) won for Best Comedy Series and Game of Thrones (HBO) won for Best Drama Series. As previously announced, Viola Davis received the first-ever #SeeHer Award presented by the Association of National Advertisers in conjunction with A&E Network. Ryan Reynolds was the recipient of Entertainment Weekly’s Entertainer of the Year Award, which was presented during the ceremony as part of a multi-platform content and promotional partnership launched this year between EW and the Critics’ Choice Awards. “The Critics’ Choice Awards” are bestowed annually by the BFCA and BTJA to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement. The BFCA is the largest film critics’ organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 300 television, radio and online critics. BFCA members are the primary source of information for today’s film-going public. BTJA is the collective voice of journalists who regularly cover television for TV viewers, radio listeners and online audiences. Historically, the “Critics’ Choice Awards” are the most accurate predictor of the Academy Award nominations. “The 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards” were produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment. BFCA/BTJA are represented by WME and Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig. About Entertainment Weekly Entertainment Weekly is your all-access pass to Hollywood’s most creative minds and most fascinating stars. The magazine was launched by Time Inc. in 1990 and is America’s leading consumer publication in the entertainment category, with a guaranteed circulation rate base of 1.5 million and a combined audience of almost 28 million loyal, engaged fans. Each day, EW.com publishes a myriad of featured stories, blog posts, TV-recaps, original videos, film reviews and photo galleries. 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The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) is a partner organization to the BFCA and includes TV, radio and Internet journalists who cover television on a regular basis. For more information, visit: http://www.CriticsChoice.com About A&E Network A&E leads the cultural conversation through high-quality, thought provoking original programming with a unique point of view. Whether it’s the network’s distinctive brand of award-winning disruptive reality, groundbreaking documentary, or premium scripted drama, A&E always makes entertainment an art. The A&E website is located at aetv.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/aetv and Facebook at facebook.com/AETV. For more press information and photography please visit us at press.aenetworks.com. Follow the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards on Twitter and Instagram @CriticsChoice and on Facebook/CriticsChoiceAwards.

WINNERS OF THE 22ND ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS FILM:

BEST PICTURE – “La La Land”

BEST ACTOR – Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”

BEST ACTRESS – Natalie Portman, “Jackie”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – Viola Davis, “Fences”

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS – Lucas Hedges, “Manchester by the Sea”

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE – “Moonlight” BEST DIRECTOR – Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY – TIE: Damien Chazelle, “La La Land” and Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY – Eric Heisserer, “Arrival”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – Linus Sandgren, “La La Land”

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, “La La Land”

BEST EDITING – Tom Cross, “La La Land”

BEST COSTUME DESIGN – Madeline Fontaine, “Jackie”

BEST HAIR & MAKEUP – “Jackie”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS – “The Jungle Book”

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE – “Zootopia”

BEST ACTION MOVIE – “Hacksaw Ridge”

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE – Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge”

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE – Margot Robbie, “Suicide Squad”

BEST COMEDY – “Deadpool” BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY – Ryan Reynolds, “Deadpool” BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY – Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins”

BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIE – “Arrival”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM – “Elle”

BEST SONG – “City of Stars” from “La La Land”

BEST SCORE – Justin Hurwitz, “La La Land”

TELEVISION: BEST COMEDY SERIES – Silicon Valley, HBO

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES – Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live, NBC

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES – Donald Glover, Atlanta, FX

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES – Jane Krakowski, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Netflix

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES – Louie Anderson, Baskets, FX

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A COMEDY SERIES – Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live, NBC

BEST DRAMA SERIES – Game of Thrones, HBO

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld, HBO

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES – Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul, AMC

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Thandie Newton, Westworld, HBO

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES – John Lithgow, The Crown, Netflix

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A DRAMA SERIES – Jeffrey Dean Morgan, The Walking Dead, AMC

BEST MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES – The People v. O.J. Simpson, FX

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES – Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson, FX

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES – Courtney B. Vance,The People v. O.J. Simpson,FX

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES – Regina King, American Crime, ABC

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES – Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson, FX

BEST REALITY COMPETITION SERIES – The Voice, NBC

BEST STRUCTURED REALITY SERIES – Shark Tank, ABC

BEST UNSTRUCTURED REALITY SERIES – Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, CNN

BEST REALITY SHOW HOST – Anthony Bourdain, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, CNN

BEST TALK SHOW – The Late Late Show with James Corden, CBS

BEST ANIMATED SERIES – BoJack Horseman, Netflix

WINNERS BY PICTURE FOR THE 22ND ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS ARRIVAL (2) Best Adapted Screenplay – Eric Heisserer Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie DEADPOOL (2) Best Comedy Best Actor in a Comedy – Ryan Reynolds ELLE (1) Best Foreign Language Film FENCES (1) Best Supporting Actress – Viola Davis FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (1) Best Actress in a Comedy – Meryl Streep HACKSAW RIDGE (2) Best Action Movie Best Actor in an Action Movie – Andrew Garfield JACKIE (3) Best Actress – Natalie Portman Best Costume Design – Madeline Fontaine Best Hair & Makeup LA LA LAND (8) Best Picture Best Director – Damien Chazelle Best Original Screenplay – Damien Chazelle (TIE) Best Cinematography – Linus Sandgren Best Production Design – David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco Best Editing – Tom Cross Best Song – “City of Stars” Best Score – Justin Hurwitz MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (3) Best Actor – Casey Affleck Best Young Actor/Actress – Lucas Hedges Best Original Screenplay – Kenneth Lonergan (TIE) MOONLIGHT (2) Best Supporting Actor – Mahershala Ali Best Acting Ensemble SUICIDE SQUAD (1) Best Actress in an Action Movie – Margot Robbie THE JUNGLE BOOK (1) Best Visual Effects ZOOTOPIA (1) Best Animated Feature WINNERS BY PROGRAM FOR THE 22ND ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS AMERICAN CRIME – ABC (1) Best Supporting Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series – Regina King ANTHONY BOURDAIN: PARTS UNKNOWN – CNN (2) Best Unstructured Reality Series Best Reality Show Host – Anthony Bourdain ATLANTA – FX (1) Best Actor in a Comedy Series – Donald Glover BASKETS – FX (1) Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Louie Anderson BETTER CALL SAUL – AMC (1) Best Actor in a Drama Series – Bob Odenkirk BOJACK HORSEMAN – NETFLIX (1) Best Animated Series GAME OF THRONES – HBO (1) Best Drama Series SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE – NBC (2) Best Actress in a Comedy Series – Kate McKinnon Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series – Alec Baldwin SHARK TANK – ABC (1) Best Structured Reality Series SILICON VALLEY – HBO (1) Best Comedy Series THE CROWN – NETFLIX (1) Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – John Lithgow THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN – CBS (1) Best Talk Show THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON – FX (4) Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series Best Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series – Sarah Paulson Best Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series – Courtney B. Vance Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series – Sterling K. Brown THE VOICE – NBC (1) Best Reality Competition Series THE WALKING DEAD – AMC (1) Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series – Jeffrey Dean Morgan UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT – NETFLIX (1) Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Jane Krakowski WESTWORLD – HBO (2) Best Actress in a Drama Series – Evan Rachel Wood Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Thandie Newton WINNERS BY NETWORK FOR THE 22ND ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS ABC – 2 AMC – 2 CBS – 1 CNN – 2 FX – 6 HBO – 4 NETFLIX – 3 NBC – 3

THE ACCOUNTANT – Rated R

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THE ACCOUNTANT – Rated R – 2 hrs. 8 min.

Starring Ben Affleck, JK Simmons, Anna Kendrick, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow and Cynthia Addai Robinson

Living in a world where numbers ~ and his brother ~ seem to be his only friends ~ we meet mathematic savant Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck), making his way through life pretty much a loner, except for a few “select clients” he’s picked up along the way.

When Wolff decides to move from money laundering for criminals to auditing an actual Robotics company for CEO Lamar Black (John Lithgow), he’s asked to determine if a discrepancy unearthed by young CPA Dana Cummings (Anna Kendrick), is legit.

As Wolff works to determine who has been cooking these books in their own favor, it seems that he has not only drawn the attention of the US Treasury Dept.’s lead agent, Ray King (JK Simmons) and his protégé Medina (Cynthia Addai Robinson), but some rather unsavory characters too who want to put an end to his meddling, once and for all…

I give THE ACCOUNTANT a rating of MUST SEE ON THE BIG SCREEN: This film is ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! Talk about the perfect cast brought to life ~ kudos to Director Gavin O’Connor ~ as he brought out the best in every one of his actors this time around! This is without question some of Affleck’s best work EVER, playing the highly functioning autistic savant Christian Wolff. Simmons and Robinson are exceptional too, playing US Treasury agents on a mission to stop Wolff’s money laundering deals all around the world. And Kendrick is superb as well, playing the possible love interest to Affleck’s character – their chemistry, or lack there of is sheer perfection. And shockingly too, the trailer for this film doesn’t give it all away, as the real storyline isn’t even conveyed ahead of time, giving THE ACCOUNTANT a refreshing feel as played out on the big screen. This film takes so many twists and turns, and in directions you don’t see coming, you won’t want to miss a single minute it. And luckily throughout too, Affleck is given the chance to work on and perfect his action skills, keeping him rough and ready for his next stint as the caped crusader too!!!

Kathy Kaiser