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Houston Film Critics Society Announces 2018 Award Nominees

Toni Collette in Hereditary

The Houston Film Critics Society's 2018 award nominations are up, and there's perhaps not a lot to be said about them. Not that they're bad or anything, just that there's not a lot here that we haven't seen before. Is awards season beginning to settle into its leading contenders? It might well have by the time the HFCS declares its winners on the 3rd of January. All the details right here:

Best Picture

Black Panther


Eighth Grade

The Favourite

First Reformed

Green Book


If Beale Street Could Talk


A Star Is Born


Best Director

Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)

Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)

Adam McKay (Vice)

Best Actress

Glenn Close (The Wife)

Toni Collette (Hereditary)

Olivia Colman (The Favourite)

Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)

Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Best Actor

Christian Bale (Vice)

Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)

Ethan Hawke (First Reformed)

Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)

Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)

Best Supporting Actress

Amy Adams (Vice)

Claire Foy (First Man)

Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Emma Stone (The Favourite)

Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali (Green Book)

Timothee Chalamet (Beautiful Boy)

Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman)

Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther)

Best Screenplay

Bo Burnham (Eighth Grade)

Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara (The Favourite)

Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Adam McKay (Vice)

Paul Schrader (First Reformed)

Best Cinematography

Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

James Laxton (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Rachel Morrison (Black Panther)

Robbie Ryan (The Favourite)

Linus Sandgren (First Man)

Best Visual Effects

Black Panther

First Man Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Best Original Score

Nicholas Britell (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Alexandre Desplat (Isle of Dogs)

Ludwig Goransson (Black Panther)

Justin Hurwitz (First Man)

Thom Yorke (Suspiria)

Best Original Song

'All The Stars' (Black Panther)

'Ashes' (Deadpool 2)

'Hearts Beat Loud' (Hearts Beat Loud)

'Revelation' (Boy Erased)

'Shallow' (A Star Is Born)

Best Animated Film

Incredibles 2

Isle of Dogs


Ralph Breaks the Internet

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Documentary Feature

Free Solo

Minding the Gap


Three Identical Strangers

Won't You Be My Neighbour?

Best Foreign Language Film



Cold War



Texas Independent Film Award


An American in Texas

The Standoff at Sparrow Creek

Support the Girls


Best Poster




Worst Film of the Year

The 15:17 to Paris

The Happytime Murders

Life Itself



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