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St. Louis Film Critics Association Announces 2018 Award Nominees

John David Washington in BlacKkKlansman

Good news for fans of A Star Is Born! The music drama starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga dives into nine nominations with the St. Louis Film Critics Association awards, the most of any title. A few surprises in here, including The Favourite missing out on a Best Film nod, alongside acting mentions for Charlize Theron in Tully and Steve Carell in Vice. The SLFCA will announce its winners next Sunday, the 16th of December. Take a look!

Best Film


First Reformed


A Star Is Born


Best Director

Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)

Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)

Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman)

Adam McKay (Vice)

Best Actress

Glenn Close (The Wife)

Toni Collette (Hereditary)

Olivia Colman (The Favourite)

Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)

Charlize Theron (Tully)

Best Actor

Christian Bale (Vice)

Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)

Willem Dafoe (At Eternity's Gate)

Ethan Hawke (First Reformed)

Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)

Best Supporting Actress

Amy Adams (Vice)

Emily Blunt (A Quiet Place)

Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Emma Stone (The Favourite)

Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali (Green Book)

Steve Carell (Vice)

Timothee Chalamet (Beautiful Boy)

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

Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther)

Best Original Screenplay

Scott Beck, John Krasinski and Bryan Woods (A Quiet Place)

Bo Burnham (Eighth Grade)

Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara (The Favourite)

Adam McKay (Vice)

Paul Schrader (First Reformed)

Best Adapted Screenplay

James Baldwin and Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Robert Carson, Bradley Cooper, Joan Didion, John Gregory Dunne, Will Fetters, Moss Hart, Frank Pierson, Eric Roth and William A. Wellman (A Star Is Born)

Gillian Flynn, Lynda LaPlante and Steve McQueen (Widows)

Nicole Holofcener, Lee Israel and Jeff Whitty (Can You Ever Forgive Me?) Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Ron Stallworth, Charlie Wachtel and Kevin Willmott (BlacKkKlansman)

Best Cinematography

Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

James Laxton (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Matthew Libatique (A Star Is Born)

Sean Porter (Green Book)

Robbie Ryan (The Favourite)

Linus Sandgren (First Man)

Best Editing

Jay Cassidy (A Star Is Born)

Hank Corwin (Vice)

Tom Cross (First Man)

Alfonso Cuaron and Adam Gough (Roma)

Joe Walker (Widows)

Best Production Design

Hannah Beachler (Black Panther)

Eugenio Caballero (Roma)

Fiona Crombie (The Favourite)

Nathan Crowley (First Man)

Mark Friedberg (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Best Visual Effects


Avengers: Infinity War

Black Panther

Ready Player One

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Best Score

Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury (Annihilation)

Terence Blanchard (BlacKkKlansman)

Nicholas Britell (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Carter Burwell (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs)

Justin Hurwitz (First Man)

Best Soundtrack

BlacKkKlansman Bohemian Rhapsody

The Hate U Give

Ready Player One

A Star Is Born

Best Animated Film

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Incredibles 2

Isle of Dogs

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Documentary

Free Solo


Science Fair

Three Identical Strangers

Won't You Be My Neighbour?

Best Foreign Film

Capernaum - Lebanon

The Captain - Germany

The Guilty - Denmark

Roma - Mexico

Shoplifters - Japan

Best Action Film

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Avengers: Infinity War

Black Panther

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Ready Player One

Best Comedy

Deadpool 2

The Favourite

Game Night

Paddington 2

Sorry to Bother You

Best Scene

'The 'Ending' of Vice' (Vice)

'Final montage' (BlacKkKlansman)

'Live Aid' (Bohemian Rhapsody)

'Ocean rescue' (Roma)

'Thor's arrival in Wakanda' (Avengers: Infinity War)

Worst Film

The Happytime Murders

Life Itself

Life of the Party

A Wrinkle in Time

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