Tuesday, June 25, 2024

The 2019 Columbus Film Critics Association (COFCA) Winners

By Matt Neglia 

The Columbus Film Critics Association (COFCA) have announced their winners representing the best in film for 2019.

Click below to see the winners.

​Best Film
1. Parasite
2. Knives Out
3. 1917
4. Little Women
5. Marriage Story
6. The Farewell
7. Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
8. The Irishman
9. Uncut Gems
10. Jojo Rabbit
Best Director
Bong Joon -ho – Parasite (WINNER)
Greta Gerwig – Little Women
Sam Mendes – 1917 (RUNNER UP)
Martin Scorsese – The Irishman
Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Best Actor
Robert De Niro – The Irishman
Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Adam Driver – Marriage Story (WINNER)
Robert Pattinson – The Lighthouse
Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
Adam Sandler – Uncut Gems (RUNNER UP)
Best Actress
Awkwafina – The Farewell
Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
Lupita Nyong’o – Us (WINNER)
Florence Pugh – Midsommar (RUNNER UP)

Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
Best Supporting Actor
Willem Dafoe – The Lighthouse (WINNER)
Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Al Pacino – The Irishman
Joe Pesci – The Irishman (RUNNER UP)
Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Best Supporting Actress
Laura Dern – Marriage Story
Scarlett Johansson – Jojo Rabbit (RUNNER UP)
Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers
Florence Pugh – Little Women (WINNER)
Zhao Shuzhen – The Farewell
Best Ensemble
The Irishman
Knives Out (WINNER)
Little Women
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Parasite (RUNNER UP)
Actor of the Year (for an exemplary body of work)
Adam Driver – The Dead Don’t DieMarriage StoryThe Report & Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (WINNER)
Kelvin Harrison Jr. – Luce & Waves
Scarlett Johansson – Avengers: EndgameJojo Rabbit & Marriage Story
Brad Pitt – Ad Astra & Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Florence Pugh – Fighting with My FamilyLittle Women & Midsommar (RUNNER UP)
Breakthrough Film Artist
Rowan Griffin Davis – Jojo Rabbit – (for acting)
Julia Fox – Uncut Gems – (for acting)
Florence Pugh – Fighting with My FamilyLittle Women & Midsommar – (for acting) (WINNER)
Honor Swinton Byrne – The Souvenir – (for acting)
Joe Talbot – The Last Black Man in San Francisco – (for directing, producing & screenwriting) (RUNNER UP)
Lulu Wang – The Farewell – (for directing, producing & screenwriting)
Olivia Wilde – Booksmart – (for directing)
Best Cinematography
Jarin Blaschke – The Lighthouse (RUNNER UP)
Roger Deakins – 1917 (WINNER)

Hong Kyung-pyo – Parasite
Pawel Pogorzelski – Midsommar
Robert Richardson – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Hoyte Van Hoytema – Ad Astra
Best Film Editing
Ronald Bronstein and Benny Safdie – Uncut Gems
Bob Ducsay – Knives Out (WINNER)
Fred Raskin – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Lee Smith – 1917 (RUNNER UP)
Yang Jin-mo – Parasite
Best Adapted Screenplay
Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Greta Gerwig – Little Women (WINNER)
Lorene Scafaria – Hustlers
Taiki Waititi – Jojo Rabbit (RUNNER UP)
Steve Zaillian – The Irishman
Best Original Screenplay
Noah Baumbach – Marriage Story
Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won – Parasite (WINNER)
Rian Johnson – Knives Out (RUNNER UP)

Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Lulu Wang – The Farewell
Best Score
Michael Abels – Us (WINNER)
Alexandre Desplat – Little Women
Hildur Guðnadóttir – Joker
Randy Newman – Marriage Story
Thomas Newman – 1917 (RUNNER UP)
Best Documentary
Amazing Grace
American Factory (RUNNER UP)
Apollo 11 (WINNER)

One Child Nation
Best Foreign Language Film
Les Misérables
Pain and Glory
Parasite (WINNER)
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (RUNNER UP)

Best Animated Film
Frozen II
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body (RUNNER UP)
Missing Link
Toy Story 4 (WINNER)
Best Overlooked Film
Her Smell
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (WINNER)
Missing Link
Ready or Not (RUNNER UP)
Wild Rose

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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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