Thursday, July 18, 2024

The 2021 Critics Association Of Central Florida (CACF) Winners

By Matt Neglia 

The Critics Association of Central Florida (
CACF) is an organization of critics based in or around the Central Florida area and consists of critics and journalists with a wide reach to a diverse and expansive audience. Their critics include Rotten Tomatoes approved critics, as well as members of other established associations, such as the Critics Choice Association and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Today, they announced their first annual winners representing the best in film for 2021.

​Click below to see the winners.

Best Picture

Winner: The Tragedy of Macbeth
Runner-up: Licorice Pizza

Best Director
Winner: Denis Villenueve – Dune
Runner-up: Joel Coen – 
The Tragedy of Macbeth

Best Actor
Winner: Andrew Garfield – tick, tick… BOOM!
Runner-up: Peter Dinklage – Cyrano

Best Actress
Winner: Renate Reinsve – The Worst Person in the World
Runner-up: Alana Haim – Licorice Pizza

Best Supporting Actor
Winner: Bradley Cooper – Licorice Pizza
Runner-up: Troy Kotsur – 

Best Supporting Actress
Winners (tie): Ann Dowd – Mass/Aunjanue Ellis – King Richard
Runner-up: Ariana DeBose – West Side Story

Best Cast
Winner: Dune
Runner-up: Mass

Best Documentary
Winner: Flee
Runner-up: Summer of Soul (… or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Best International Film
Winner: A Hero
Runner-up: Drive My Car

Best Animated Film
Winner: The Mitchells vs. the Machines
Runners-up (tie): Flee/Luca

Best Screenplay
Winner: Fran Kranz – Mass
Runner-up: Aaron Sorkin – Being the Ricardos

Best Cinematography
Winner: Greig Fraser – Dune
Runner-up: Bruno Delbonnel – The Tragedy of Macbeth

Best Score
Winner: Hans Zimmer – Dune
Runner-up: Johnny Greenwood – Spencer

Best Original Song
Winner: “No Time to Die” – No Time to Die
Runner-up: “Be Alive”- King Richard

Best Central Florida FIlm
Winner: King Richard

Best Achievement in Diversity
Winner: Eternals

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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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