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2020/21 Critics Choice Awards: Nomadland wins Best Picture

Linda May and Frances McDormand in Chloe Zhao's Nomadland
Linda May and Frances McDormand in Nomadland

Awards ceremonies over Zoom are pretty dull affairs, made even duller when the awards being handed out are the Critics Choice Awards, and when they all go to the expected recipients. Not that I mind particularly - these are probably the best choices the "Critics Choice Association" has ever made - but I slightly do mind having to sit through three hours of low-grade TV to find out what I already suspected. Remind yourself, if you care, of the 2020/21 Critics Choice Awards nominations right here, and all the winners below.

Best Picture


Best Director

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)

Best Actress

Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman)

Best Actor

Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)

Best Supporting Actress

Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm)

Best Supporting Actor

Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah)

Best Original Screenplay

Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)

Best Cinematography

Joshua James Richards (Nomadland)

Best Editing

Alan Baumgarten (The Trial of the Chicago 7)

Mikkel E. G. Nielsen (Sound of Metal)

Best Production Design

Donald Graham Burt and Jan Pascale (Mank)

Best Costume Design

Ann Roth (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)

Best Visual Effects


Best Hair and Makeup

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Best Score

Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (Soul)

Best Song

"Speak Now" (One Night in Miami)

Best Acting Ensemble

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Foreign Language Film


Best Comedy

Palm Springs

Best Young Actor/Actress

Alan S. Kim (Minari)




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