Saturday, December 3, 2022

The 2018 San Diego Film Critics Society (SDFCS) Winners

By Matt Neglia 

The San Diego Film Critics Society (SDFCS) have announced their winners representing the best in film for 2018.

Click below to see the winners.

Best Picture
THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
THE FAVOURITE
GREEN BOOK (RUNNER-UP)
LEAVE NO TRACE (WINNER)
A QUIET PLACE

Best Director
Bo Burnham, EIGHTH GRADE
Debra Granik, LEAVE NO TRACE (WINNER)
John Krasinski, A QUIET PLACE
Peter Farrelly, GREEN BOOK (RUNNER-UP)
Yorgos Lanthimos, THE FAVOURITE

Best Actor, Male
Christian Bale, VICE
Ethan Hawke, FIRST REFORMED (WINNER)
Viggo Mortensen, GREEN BOOK (RUNNER-UP)

John C. Reilly, THE SISTERS BROTHERS
Lucas Hedges, BOY ERASED

Best Actor, Female
Carey Mulligan, WILDLIFE
Glenn Close, THE WIFE (WINNER)
Lady Gaga, A STAR IS BORN
Melissa McCarthy, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? (RUNNER-UP)
Elsie Fisher, EIGHTH GRADE

Best Supporting Actor, Male
Joel Edgerton, BOY ERASED
Mahershala Ali, GREEN BOOK
Richard E. Grant, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? (TIE)
Sam Elliott, A STAR IS BORN
Timothée Chalamet, BEAUTIFUL BOY (TIE)

Best Supporting Actor, Female
Alia Shawkat, BLAZE
Nicole Kidman, BOY ERASED (WINNER)
Nina Arianda, STAN & OLLIE (RUNNER-UP)

Thomasin McKenzie, LEAVE NO TRACE
Zoe Kazan, THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS

Best Comedic Performance 
Awkwafina, CRAZY RICH ASIANS
Hugh Grant, PADDINGTON 2  (WINNER)
Jason Bateman, GAME NIGHT
Jesse Plemons, GAME NIGHT (RUNNER-UP)
Ryan Reynolds, DEADPOOL 2

Best Original Screenplay
Bo Burnham, EIGHTH GRADE (WINNER)
Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, John Krasinski, A QUIET PLACE
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly, GREEN BOOK (RUNNER-UP)
Wes Anderson, ISLE OF DOGS

Best Adapted Screenplay
Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin, Peter Fellows, Fabien Nury, THE DEATH OF STALIN (WINNER)
David Lowery, THE OLD MAN & THE GUN
Debra Granik, Anne Rosellini, LEAVE NO TRACE
Joel Edgerton, BOY ERASED (RUNNER-UP)
Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?

Best Documentary
FREE SOLO (RUNNER-UP)
LOVE, GILDA
RBG
THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS (WINNER)
WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

Best Animated Film
HAVE A NICE DAY
INCREDIBLES 2
ISLE OF DOGS (WINNER)
RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET
SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (RUNNER-UP)

Best Foreign-Language Film
CAPERNAUM (RUNNER-UP)
COLD WAR
THE GUILTY
ROMA
SHOPLIFTERS (WINNER)

Best Costume Design
Sandy Powell, THE FAVOURITE (WINNER)
Guy Speranza, STAN & OLLIE
Lindy Hemming, PADDINGTON 2 (RUNNER-UP)
Mary E. Vogt, CRAZY RICH ASIANS
Mary Zophres, THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS

Best Editing
Christopher Tellefsen, A QUIET PLACE (RUNNER-UP)
Jamie Gross, David Egan, GAME NIGHT (WINNER)

Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
Patrick J. Don Vito, GREEN BOOK
Yorgos Mavropsaridis, THE FAVOURITE

Best Cinematography
Alexander Dynan, FIRST REFORMED
Alfonso Cuarón, ROMA
Bruno Delbonnel, THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS (TIE)
Joshua James Richards, THE RIDER (TIE)

Magnus Nordenhof Jønck, LEAN ON PETE

Best Production Design
Adam Stockhausen, READY PLAYER ONE
Fiona Crombie, THE FAVOURITE (WINNER)
Hannah Beachler, BLACK PANTHER
John Paul Kelly, STAN & OLLIE (RUNNER-UP)
Tim Galvin, GREEN BOOK

Best Visual Effects
BLACK PANTHER
CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (RUNNER-UP)
ISLE OF DOGS
PADDINGTON 2
READY PLAYER ONE (WINNER)

Best Use Of Music In A Film
BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE (WINNER)
BLAZE
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY (RUNNER-UP)
GREEN BOOK
A STAR IS BORN

Best Ensemble
THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
BOY ERASED
THE FAVOURITE (RUNNER-UP)
GAME NIGHT (WINNER)
GREEN BOOK

Best Breakout Artist 
Thomasin McKenzie, LEAVE NO TRACE (WINNER)
Elsie Fisher, EIGHTH GRADE
Rami Malek, BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
Charlie Plummer, LEAN ON PETE (RUNNER-UP)
Bo Burnham, EIGHTH GRADE

Special Award For Body of Work
John C. Reilly – THE SISTERS BROTHERS, STAN & OLLIE & RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars & Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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

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