Nomadland wins five Boston Online Film Critics Association awards


Frances McDormand in Chloe Zhao's Nomadland
Frances McDormand in Nomadland

The Boston critics aren't just a geographically early bunch, they're also early to ring in on their picks for 2020. The Boston Online Film Critics Association has followed their higher profile municipal brethren the BSFC in announcing the winners for its year-end awards, with an identical top two choices for Best Picture. Chloe Zhao's Nomadland tops their list, winning four more prizes in the process, and fellow awards season heavyweight (at least currently) Kelly Reichardt's First Cow takes second, alas winning no prizes at all. Check it all out below.


Best Picture

  1. Nomadland

  2. First Cow

  3. Da 5 Bloods

  4. Never Rarely Sometimes Always

  5. Minari

  6. Lovers Rock

  7. Promising Young Woman

  8. Mank

  9. Dick Johnson Is Dead

  10. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom


Best Director

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)


Best Actress

Frances McDormand (Nomadland)


Best Actor

Delroy Lindo (Da 5 Bloods)


Best Supporting Actress

Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm)


Best Supporting Actor

Paul Raci (Sound of Metal)


Best Screenplay

Charlie Kaufman (I'm Thinking of Ending Things)


Best Cinematography

Joshua James Richards (Nomadland)


Best Editing

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)


Best Score

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (Soul)


Best Ensemble

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom


Best Animated Film

Wolfwalkers


Best Documentary

The Painter and the Thief


Best International Feature

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