Ladies and gentlemen, the New York Film Critics Circle has revealed the names of the winners! The critics’ group announced the winners on Friday, December 2, 2022. The main goal of the awards is to honor excellence in cinema worldwide.
For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, New York Film Critics Circle is a film critic organization that was founded in year 1935 by Wanda Hale. Continue reading further to know whether your favorite celebrity won the trophy home or not.
Which movie won the award for the best film?
Todd Field’s Tár from Focus Pictures bagged the top award for best film. Not only this, Cate Blanchett was selected as the best actress for her brilliant work in the psychological drama film Tár.
The movie Tár narrates the life story of a renowned composer-conductor, Lydia Tár, played by Cate Blanchett. Along with Cate, the movie also stars Noémie Merlant, Nina Hoss, Sophie Kauer, Julian Glover, Allan Corduner, and Mark Strong in supporting roles.
Who were the other notable winners?
Colin Farrell was named best actor for his great performance in the movie The Banshees of Inisherin. S.S. Rajamouli won the award for best director for his blockbuster movie RRR. The award for best screenplay went to Martin McDonagh for The Banshees of Inisherin.
Everything Everywhere All at Once‘s Ke Huy Quan secured the award for best supporting actor, meanwhile, Nope‘s Keke Palmer nabbed the trophy for best supporting actress. Marcel the Shell with Shoes On was named the best animated feature.
Best nonfiction film went to Laura Poitras’ All the Beauty and the Bloodshed. Charlotte Wells’ Aftersun won the award for the best first film. Top Gun: Maverick‘s Claudio Miranda was awarded for best cinematography.
Take a look at the complete list of the New York Film Critics Circle’s 2022 winners
Best Film: Tár (Focus Features)
Best Director: S. S. Rajamouli, RRR (Variance Films)
Best Actor: Colin Farrell, After Yang (A24) and The Banshees of Inisherin (Searchlight Pictures)
Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Tár (Focus Features)
Best Screenplay: Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin (Searchlight Pictures)
Best Supporting Actor: Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All At Once (A24)
Best Supporting Actress: Keke Palmer, Nope (Universal Pictures)
Best Animated Feature: Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (A24)
Best Cinematography: Claudio Miranda, Top Gun: Maverick (Paramount Pictures)
Best First Film: Aftersun (A24)
Best Foreign Language Film: EO (Poland)
Best Nonfiction Film: All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (Neon)
Special Award 1: Jake Perlin curator, distributor, and publisher, in recognition of his indispensable contributions to film culture.
Special Award 2: dGenerate Films, for their invaluable work bringing independent films from China to a wider audience.
Special Award 3: Jafar Panahi for his dogged bravery as an artist, and for the humanity and beauty of a body of work created under the most oppressive circumstances.
We send our big congrats to all the winners of the New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2022. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.