Roma, The Americans Win Big at 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards

The 24 Annual  Critics’ Choice Awards handed out trophies to the year’s best in film and television on Sunday, with Taye Diggs hosting the party. Roma won big for film, landing Best Picture and Best Director, while The Americans snagged Best Drama and Best Actor. 

On the film side, The Favourite led going in, with 14 nominations from the Broadcast Film Critics Association, followed by Black Panther with 12 and A Star Is BornMary Poppins Returns, and Vice, with nine each.

 On the TV side, The AmericansEscape at Dannemora and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story all scored five nominations each.

There were two dramatic ties. Lady Gaga and Glenn Close tied for Best Actress, and Amy Adams and Patricia Arquette tied for Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for TV. 

Observers say the winners of the Critics’ Choice Awards often prove prescient for Oscar success: last year, they matched 17 of 19 categories. More than 350 members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association voted on prizes, as did members of the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. The show aired live on the CW from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. 

FILM WINNERS:

BEST PICTURE: Roma

BEST ACTOR: Christian Bale — Vice

BEST ACTRESS (TIE): Glenn Close — The Wife; Lady Gaga — A Star Is Born

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:Mahershala Ali — Green Book

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS:  Elsie Fisher — Eighth Grade

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE: The Favourite

BEST DIRECTOR:  Alfonso Cuarón – Roma

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Paul Schrader — First Reformed

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: Barry Jenkins – If Beale Street Could Talk

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Alfonso Cuarón – Roma

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN:Hannah Beachler, Jay Hart — Black Panther

BEST EDITING: Tom Cross – First Man

BEST COSTUME DESIGN: Ruth Carter — Black Panther

BEST HAIR AND MAKEUP: Vice

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: Black Panther

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE:Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

BEST ACTION MOVIE: Mission: Impossible — Fallout

BEST COMEDY: Crazy Rich Asians

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY: Christian Bale — Vice

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY:  Olivia Colman — The Favourite

BEST SCI-FI OR HORROR MOVIE:A Quiet Place

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: Roma

BEST SONG: “Shallow” – A Star Is Born

BEST SCORE: Justin Hurwitz — First Man

TV WINNERS:

BEST DRAMA SERIES: The Americans (FX)

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES: Matthew Rhys — The Americans (FX)

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES: Sandra Oh — Killing Eve (BBC America)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES: Noah Emmerich — The Americans (FX)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES: Thandie Newton — Westworld (HBO)

BEST COMEDY SERIES: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES: Bill Hader — Barry (HBO)

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES: Rachel Brosnahan — The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)

BEST LIMITED SERIES: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX)

BEST MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION: Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (NBC)

BEST ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION: Darren Criss — The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX)

BEST ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION (TIE): Amy Adams – Sharp Objects (HBO);Patricia Arquette — Escape at Dannemora (Showtime)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION: Ben Whishaw — A Very English Scandal (Amazon)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION: Patricia Clarkson — Sharp Objects (HBO)

BEST ANIMATED SERIES: BoJack Horseman (Netflix)