Thursday, October 6, 2022

The 2019 Latino Entertainment Journalists Association (LEJA) Winners

By Matt Neglia 

The Latino Entertainment Journalists Association (LEJA)​ have announced their winners representing the best in film for 2019.

​Click below to see the winners.

​Best Picture
1917”​
The Farewell”​​​
Hustlers”​
The Irishman”​
Marriage Story”​
Monos”​
Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood”​​
Pain and Glory”​
Parasite”​
The Two Popes”​

Best Director
Pedro Almodovar, “Pain and Glory
Bong Joon-ho, “
Parasite
Fernando Meirelles, “
The Two Popes
Sam Mendes, “
1917
Martin Scorsese, “
The Irishman
Lulu Wang, “
The Farewell”​​

Best Actor
Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory
Leonardo DiCaprio, “Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood”​
Adam Driver, “Marriage Story
Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker
Juan Pablo Olyslager, “Temblores”
Adam Sandler, “Uncut Gems

Best Actress
Awkwafina, “The Farewell”​
Ana de Armas, “Knives Out
Gabriela Cartol, “The Chambermaid”
Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story
Lupita Nyong’o, “Us
Renee Zellweger, “Judy

Best Supporting Actor
Moises Arias, “Monos
Willem Dafoe, “The Lighthouse
Anthony Hopkins, “The Two Popes
Al Pacino, “The Irishman
Joe Pesci, “
The Irishman
Brad Pitt, “
Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood”​

Best Supporting Actress
Laura Dern, “Marriage Story
Jennifer Lopez, “
Hustlers
Fernanda Montenegro, “
Invisible Life
Margot Robbie, “
Bombshell
Taylor Russell, “Waves
Zhao Shuzhen, “
The Farewell”​

Best Voice/Motion Performance
Tony Hale, “Toy Story 4
Tom Hanks, “
Toy Story 4
Shirley Henderson, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Rosa Salazar, “Alita: Battle Angel
Will Smith, “
Aladdin
Danny Trejo, “Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Best Animated Feature
Frozen II
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Klaus
Missing Link
Toy Story 4

Best International Feature
“The Chambermaid”
Invisible Life
Monos
Pain and Glory
Parasite
Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Best Documentary Feature
American Factory
Apollo 11
The Edge of Democracy
“Knock Down the House”
One Child Nation
Midnight Family

Best Original Screenplay
The Farewell
Knives Out
Marriage Story
Pain and Glory
Parasite
Tigers Are Not Afraid

Best Adapted Screenplay
Hustlers
The Irishman
Invisible Life
Joker
Little Women
The Two Popes

Best Ensemble Casting
Hustlers
The Irishman
Knives Out
Monos
Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood
Parasite

Best Production & Set Design
1917
Invisible Life
The Irishman
Knives Out
Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood
The Two Popes

Best Cinematography
1917
Birds of Passage
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Joker
Monos

Best Costume Design
Birds of Passage
Dolemite Is My Name
Hustlers
Little Women
Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood
Rocketman

Best Film Editing
1917
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Parasite
The Two Popes
Uncut Gems

Best Hair & Makeup
Bombshell
Dolemite Is My Name
Hustlers
Invisible Life
Joker
Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood

Best Sound Design
1917
Ad Astra
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Monos
Tigers Are Not Afraid”​

Best Visual Effects
1917
Ad Astra
Alita: Battle Angel
Avengers: Endgame
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Tigers Are Not Afraid

Best Stunts
1917
Avengers: Endgame
Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
Ford v Ferrari
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
Terminator: Dark Fate

Best Score
1917” – Thomas Newman
Joker” – Hildur Guðnadóttir
Little Women” – Alexandre Desplat
Marriage Story” – Randy Newman
Monos” – Mica Levi
Us” – Michael Abels

Best Song
“Speechless” – “Aladdin
“Into the Unknown” – “
Frozen II
“Stand Up” – “
Harriet
“Yo Soy el Fuego” – “La Flor”
“I’m Gonna Love Me Again” – “
Rocketman
“Glasgow (No Place Like Home)” – “
Wild Rose

RITA MORENO LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Given to a member of the entertainment industry who is has exemplified integrity, honor, and service to Latinx voices in their lifetime
RECIPIENT: Jennifer Lopez

LATINO ACTIVISM AWARD
Given to a person who has fought for the rights and equality for Latinos in various sectors of not just entertainment, but in humanity and reform.
RECIPIENT: Eva Longoria Bastón

LATINO BREAKOUT AWARD
Awarded to a LATINX filmmaker, performer, or crafts person who made an impact on the year in film
RECEIPENT: Ana de Armas – “Knives Out,” “The Informer,” and “Wasp Network”

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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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