This year the Critics Choice Awards announced their nominations, and Scorsese’s The Irishman leads nominations in film while When They See Us leads in tv.
When They See Us is nominated across six different categories, giving us hope at Press Pass LA that female filmmakers, who tell true, moving, and dynamic stories are being seen. You are seen and heard Ava DuVernay. If you haven’t seen When They See Us, it is one of the most dynamic and heartbreaking shows to bring a story to life this year. You can catch When They See Us on Netflix now. Netflix has garnered a stunning 61 nominations across categories, while HBO is second with 33. This years Critics Choice Awards will be held on January 12th at The Barkar Hanger in Santa Monica, Ca.
The Irishman leads all films this year with 14 nominations including Best Picture, Robert De Niro for Best Actor, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci for Best Supporting Actor, Martin Scorsese for Best Director, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Hair and Makeup, Best Visual Effects, and Best Score. Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood impressed with 12 nominations, followed by Little Women with nine, 1917 and Marriage Story with eight, and Jojo Rabbit, Joker, and Parasite with seven each.
Many of this year’s director nominees pulled double duty, and are nominated for their screenplays as well, including Noah Baumbach for Marriage Story, Greta Gerwig for Little Women, Bong Joon Ho for Parasite, and Quentin Tarantino for Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood.
Critics’ Choice Awards are bestowed annually to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement. Historically, the Critics’ Choice Awards are the most accurate predictor of the Academy Award nominations. Let us know your thoughts!