The 2018 Critics Consensus Award Nominations


Emma Stone in The Favourite

The Critics Consensus Awards have finally caught up to date! The 2018 edition sees The Favourite out in front, as it was with so many critics groups this season. As with this year's Oscars, it leads the pack with ten nominations - indeed, the same ten save for one category that each other group does not possess (Ensemble Cast / Costume Design). For the first time since 2006, there are two non-English language movies up for Best Picture: Lee Chang Dong's Burning and Alfonso Cuaron's Oscar fave Roma. But whereas the latter co-leads the Oscar nods alongside The Favourite, here it appears in three fewer, missing acting nominations altogether. Still, Alfonso Cuaron's six individual mentions tie him with George Clooney in 2005 for the most nominations for a single person in a single frame. Check out that Best Editing category, differing from the Academy's on four of five counts! Great calls by the critics this year include You Were Never Really Here in Director and Editing, Regina Hall in Actress, Leave No Trace in Adapted Screenplay, Suspiria in Music, and Widows in three categories! Check back later, prior to tonight's Oscars, for the winners' announcement, and check out all the 2018 nominees below:


Best Picture

Burning (Lee Chang Dong, Lee Joon Dong and Ok Gwang Hee)

The Favourite (Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Yorgos Lanthimos and Lee Magiday)

First Reformed (Jack Binder, Greg Clark, Gary Hamilton, Victoria Hill, David Hinojosa, Frank Murray, Paul Schrader, Deepak Sikka and Christine Vachon)

If Beale Street Could Talk (Megan Ellison, Dede Gardner, Barry Jenkins, Jeremy Kleiner, Sara Murphy and Adele Romanski)

Roma (Nicolas Celis, Alfonso Cuaron and Gabriela Rodriguez)


Best Director

Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)

Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)

Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman)

Lynne Ramsay (You Were Never Really Here)


Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Toni Collette (Hereditary)

Olivia Colman (The Favourite)

Regina Hall (Support the Girls)

Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)

Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)


Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Christian Bale (Vice)

Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)

Ethan Hawke (First Reformed)

Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)

Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)


Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Elizabeth Debicki (Widows)

Claire Foy (First Man)

Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Emma Stone (The Favourite)

Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)


Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

Mahershala Ali (Green Book)

Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman)

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

Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther)

Steven Yeun (Burning)


Best Original Screenplay

Bo Burnham (Eighth Grade)

Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara (The Favourite)

Adam McKay (Vice)

Paul Schrader (First Reformed)


Best Adapted Screenplay

Joe Robert Cole and Ryan Coogler (Black Panther)

Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini (Leave No Trace)

Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel and Kevin Willmott (BlacKkKlansman)


Best Cinematography

Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

James Laxton (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Robbie Ryan (The Favourite)

Linus Sandgren (First Man)

Lukasz Zal (Cold War)


Best Editing

Joe Bini (You Were Never Really Here)

Tom Cross (First Man)

Alfonso Cuaron and Adam Gough (Roma)

Yorgos Mavropsaridis (The Favourite)

Joe Walker (Widows)


Best Production Design

Hannah Beachler (Black Panther)

Eugenio Caballero (Roma)

Fiona Crombie (The Favourite)

Nathan Crowley (First Man)

John Myhre (Mary Poppins Returns)


Best Music

Nicholas Britell (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Alexandre Desplat (Isle of Dogs)

Ludwig Goransson (Black Panther)

Justin Hurwitz (First Man)

Thom Yorke (Suspiria)


Best Ensemble Cast

Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, LisaGay Hamilton, Justin Kirk, Eddie Marsan, Alison Pill, Jesse Plemons and Sam Rockwell (Vice)

Joe Alwyn, Olivia Colman, Nicholas Hoult, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

Awkwafina, Gemma Chan, Henry Golding, Ken Jeong, Lisa Lu, Harry Shum Jr., Constance Wu and Michelle Yeoh (Crazy Rich Asians)

Angela Bassett, Sterling K. Brown, Chadwick Boseman, Winston Duke, Martin Freeman, Danai Gurira, Michael B. Jordan, Daniel Kaluuya, Lupita Nyong'o, Andy Serkis, Forest Whitaker and Letitia Wright (Black Panther)

Jon Bernthal, Carrie Coon, Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Garret Dillahunt, Robert Duvall, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Daniel Kaluuya, Liam Neeson, Michelle Rodriguez, Brian Tyree Henry and Jacki Weaver (Widows)


Best Animated Feature

Incredibles 2 (Brad Bird, Nicolas Paradis Grindle and John Walker)

Isle of Dogs (Wes Anderson, Jeremy Dawson, Steven Rales and Scott Rudin)

Mirai (Adachi Yuichi, Hosoda Mamoru, Ito Takuya, Kawamura Genki and Saito Yuichiro)

Ralph Breaks the Internet (Phil Johnston, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Avi Arad, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Amy Pascal, Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman and Christina Steinberg)


Best Documentary

Free Solo (Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, Shannon Dill and Evan Hayes)

Minding the Gap (Liu Bing and Diane Moy Quon)

Shirkers (Jessica Levin, Maya E. Rudolph and Sandi Tan)

Three Identical Strangers (Grace Hughes-Hallett, Becky Read and Tim Wardle)

Won't You Be My Neighbour? (Caryn Capotosto, Nicholas Ma and Morgan Neville)


Best Foreign Language Film

Burning (Lee Chang Dong, Lee Joon Dong and Ok Gwang Hee)

Capernaum (Nadine Labaki, Michel Merkt and Khaled Mouzanar)

Cold War (Pawel Pawlikowski, Ewa Puszczynska and Tanya Seghatchian)

Roma (Nicolas Celis, Alfonso Cuaron and Gabriela Rodriguez)

Shoplifters (Koreeda Hirokazu, Matsuzaki Kaoru, Taguchi Hijiri and Yose Akihiko)


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