The Detroit Film Critics Society have named “Eighth Grade” their Best Picture of the year. Last year they picked “The Florida Project,” which was similar in the sense that it was a low budget drama with strong performances. Josh Hamilton also grabbed his first Best Supporting Actor win of the season for his role as Mark Day, the father of the main character played by Elsie Fisher and director Bo Burnham picked up the Best Breakthrough, for his work on the film. “Vice” also shows up for first time this season, as director Adam McKay wins Best Director and ties for Best Screenplay with the writers of “Green Book,” as well as grabbing Best Ensemble. Some repeat winners include Toni Collette (“Hereditary”), Ethan Hawke (“First Reformed”), and Regina King (“If Beale Street Could Talk”), who has swept the Critics Awards thus far. “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” adds another win while “Three Identical Strangers” grabs its first of what will probably be many wins this awards season.

Best Picture: “Eighth Grade”
Best Director: Adam McKay – “Vice”
Best Actor: Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed”
Best Actress: Toni Collette – “Hereditary”
Best Supporting Actor: Josh Hamiliton – “Eighth Grade”
Best Supporting Actress: Regina King – “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Best Screenplay (TIE): Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Curry And Peter Farrelly – “Green Book” AND Adam McKay – “Vice”
Best Animated Feature: “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse”
Best Documentary: “Three Identical Strangers”
Best Use Of Music: “A Star Is Born”
Best Ensemble: “Vice”
Best Breakthrough: Bo Burnham – “Eighth Grade” (writer-director)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s