Disney films pick up awards for best animated feature and best visual effects; Netflix’s ‘BoJack Horseman’ receives award for best animated series.
LOS ANGELES -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced the winners of the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards Sunday night in a live ceremony at 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.
The full list of winners from the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards is shown below:
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
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
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
Source: Broadcast Film Critics Association