The National Society of Film Critics named Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland, starring Francis McDormand, the best picture of 2020.
Runners-up for the best category of photos were First cow and Never rarely Sometimes Always. Nomadland won big during the annual voting ceremony on Saturday, when Zhao left with a victory for best director and McDormand won the category for best actress.
Additional prizes were Yes 5 Blood“Delroy Lindo and.” Borat Subsequent Moviefilm breakthrough Maria Bakalova, who won the awards for best actor and supporting actress, respectively.
The 55th Annual NSFC Voting Meeting selected winners and runners-up in 1
Any movie that opens in the U.S. on a screen or streaming platform during the year is eligible for viewing. Last year, the band presented Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite his top prize, Best Picture, a feat of the film dubbed the Oscars.
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The 60-member NSFC includes critics from major newspapers and media in Los Angeles, Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, including retail outlets. Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, on New Yorker,, Christian Science Monitor and NPR.
The LA Times“Justin Chang is the current chairman of the organization.
See the full list of winners below.
WINNER: NOMADLAND (52 points)
FIRST COW (50 points)
NEVER RARELY TIME ALWAYS (41 points)
WINNER: Chloé Zhao, NOMADLAND (58 points)
Steve McQueen, SMALL BOARD (41 points)
Kelly Reichard, FIRST COW (30 points)
WINNER: Best Actress: Francis McDormand, NOMADLAND (46 points)
Viola Davis, MA RAINNY BLACK TO (33 points) S
Sydney Flanigan, NEVER RARELY TAKES ALWAYS (29 points)
WINNER: Best Actor: Delroy Lindo, DA 5 BLOODS (52 points)
Chadwick Boseman, MA RAINEY’S BLACK DOTTOM (47 points)
Reese Ahmed, SOUND OF METAL (32 points)
WINNER: Best Supporting Actress, Maria Bakalova, BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM (47 points)
Amanda Seyfried, MANK (40 points)
Yun Yuh-jung, MINARI (33 points)
WINNER: Best Supporting Actor: Paul Raci, SOUND OF METAL (53 points)
Glynn Turman, MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM (36 points)
Chadwick Boseman, DA 5 BLOODS (35 points)
WINNER: Best Screenplay: Eliza Hitman, NEVER RARELY ALWAYS LASTS (38 points)
John Raymond and Kelly Reichard, FIRST COW (35 points)
Charlie Kaufman, THINKING OF EXTREME THINGS (29 points)
WINNER: Best Cinematography: Joshua James Richards, NOMADLAND (47 points)
Shabier Kirchner, LOVERS ROCK (41 points)
Leonardo Simoes, VITALINA VARELLA (34 points)
Foreign language film:
WINNER: TEAM (38 points) Runners-up:
BACURAU and BEANPOLE (36 points)
VITALINA VARELA (32 points)
WINNER: TIME (46 points)
City Hall (28 points)
TEAM (22 points)
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