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The 2018 Columbus Film Critics Association (COFCA) Nominations

By Matt Neglia 

The Columbus Film Critics Association (COFCA) have announced their nominees representing the best in film for 2018. The winners will be announced January 3rd 2019.

Click below to see the nominees.

Best Film
Black Panther
Eighth Grade
The Favourite
First Man
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Quiet Place
A Star is Born
Best Director
Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born
Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
Steve McQueen, Widows
Best Actor
Christian Bale, Vice
Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born
Ben Foster, Leave No Trace
Ethan Hawke, First Reformed
Joaquin Phoenix, You Were Never Really Here
John David Washington, BlacKkKlansman
Best Actress
Glenn Close, The Wife
Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Toni Collette, Hereditary
Viola Davis, Widows
Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade
Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Thomasin McKenzie, Leave No Trace
Best Supporting Actor
Timothée Chalamet, Beautiful Boy
Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
Sam Elliott, A Star is Born
Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Michael B. Jordan, Black Panther
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, Vice
Elizabeth Debicki, Widows
Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
Emma Stone, The Favourite
Rachel Weisz, The Favourite
Best Ensemble
Black Panther
The Favourite
If Beale Street Could Talk
Actor of the Year (for an exemplary body of work)
Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins ReturnsA Quiet Place & Sherlock Gnomes)
Ethan Hawke (Blaze, First Reformed, and Juliet, Naked)
Lucas Hedges (Ben is Back, Boy Erased & Mid90s)
Bryan Tyree Henry (Hotel ArtemisIf Beale Street Could TalkSpider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse & Widows)
Joaquin Phoenix (Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on FootThe Sisters Brothers & You Were Never Really Here)
Tessa Thompson (AnnihilationCreed II & Sorry to Bother You)
Breakthrough Film Artist
Ari Aster, Hereditary – (for directing and screenwriting)
Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade – (for directing and screenwriting)
Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born – (for directing, screenwriting, and acting)
Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade – (for acting)
John Krasinski, A Quiet Place – (for directing, screenwriting, and acting)
Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You – (for directing and screenwriting)
Best Cinematography
Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
James Laxton, If Beale Street Could Talk
Pawel Pogorzelski, Hereditary
Robbie Ryan, The Favourite
Linus Sandgren, First Man
Best Film Editing
Debbie Berman and Michael P. Shawver, Black Panther
Tom Cross, First Man
Alfonso Cuarón and Adam Gough, Roma
Yorgos Mavropsaridis, The Favourite
Joe Walker, Widows
Best Adapted Screenplay
Gillian Flynn & Steve McQueen, Widows
Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk
Phil Lord & Rodney Rothman, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Oh Jung-mi & Lee Chang-dong, Burning
Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters, A Star is Born
Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Wilmott & Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman           
Best Original Screenplay
Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade
Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara, The Favourite
Tamara Jenkins, Private Life
Bryan Woods & Scott Beck and John Krasinski, A Quiet Place
Best Score
Terence Blanchard, BlacKkKlansman
Nicholas Britell, If Beale Street Could Talk
Ludwig Göransson, Black Panther
Justin Hurwitz, First Man
Jóhann Jóhannsson, Mandy
Anna Meredith, Eighth Grade
Best Documentary
Free Solo
Minding the Gap
Science Fair
Three Identical Strangers
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Best Foreign Language Film
Cold War
Let the Sunshine In
Best Animated Film
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Teen Titans Go! To the Movies
Best Overlooked Film
Leave No Trace
Private Life

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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