Sunday, September 25, 2022

The 2021 International Film Society Critics (IFSC) Nominations

By Matt Neglia 

The International Film Society Critics (IFSC) have announced their nominations representing the best in film for 2021. The winners will be announced on March 1st, 2022.

Click below to see the nominations.

BEST PICTURE
CODA
Drive My Car
Dune
Mass
Passing
The Power Of The Dog
Spencer
Tick, Tick…Boom!
Titane
The Worst Person In The World

BEST DIRECTOR
Ryusuke Hamaguchi – Drive My Car
Denis Villeneuve – Dune
Fran Kranz  – Mass
Jane Campion – The Power Of The Dog
Julia Ducournau – Titane
Joachim Trier – The Worst Person In The World

BEST LEAD ACTRESS
Jodie Comer – The Last Duel
Olivia Colman – The Lost Daughter
Tessa Thompson – Passing
Kristen Stewart – Spencer
Agathe Rousselle – Titane
Renate Reinsve – The Worst Person In The World

BEST LEAD ACTOR
Hidetoshi Nishijima – Drive My Car
Will Smith – King Richard
Nicholas Cage – Pig
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Power Of The Dog
Andrew Garfield – Tick, Tick…Boom!
Denzel Washington – The Tragedy Of Macbeth

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Ariana DeBose – West Side Story
Ann Dowd – Mass
Kirsten Dunst  – The Power Of The Dog
Rebecca Ferguson – Dune
Ruth Negga – Passing
Martha Plimpton – Mass

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Colman Domingo – Zola
Troy Kotsur – CODA
Jason Isaacs – Mass
Anders Danielson Lie – The Worst Person In The World
Vincent Lindon – Titane
Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power Of The Dog

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
C’mon C’mon
Mass
Petite Maman
Pig
Titane
The Worst Person In The World

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
CODA
Dune
Drive My Car
Passing
The Power Of The Dog
Tick, Tick…Boom!

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Belle
Encanto
Flee
Luca
The Mitchells vs. The Machines

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Attica
Flee
Procession
The Rescue
The Sparks Brothers
Summer Of Soul

BEST YOUTH PERFORMANCE
Jude Hill – Belfast
Emilia Jones – CODA
Woody Norman – C’mon C’mon
Saniyya Sidney – King Richard
Millicent Simmonds – A Quiet Place Part II
Rachel Zegler – West Side Story

BEST ENSEMBLE
CODA
Drive My Car
Dune
The Harder They Fall
Mass
The Power Of The Dog

BEST CASTING
CODA
Dune
Mass
Passing
The Power Of The Dog
Tick, Tick…Boom!

BEST FILM EDITING
Azusa Yamazaki – Drive My Car
Joe Walker – Dune
Yang-Hua Hu – Mass
Peter Sciberra – The Power Of The Dog
Myron Kerstein & Andrew Weisblum – Tick, Tick…Boom!
Jean-Christophe Bouzy – Titane

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Jenny Beavan – Cruella
Jacqueline West – Dune
Malgosia Turzanska, Ciara McArdle – The Green Knight
Janty Yates, Annie Crawford – The Last Duel
Jacqueline Durran – Spencer

BEST HAIR & MAKEUP
Nadia Stacey, Sarita Allison – Cruella
Donald Mowat – Dune
Sonia Dolan & Audrey Doyle – The Green Knight
Marjorie Durand – Passing
Stacey Panepinto – Spencer
Flore Masson – Titane

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Ron and Russell Mael – Annette
Hans Zimmer – Dune
Alexandre Desplat – The French Dispatch
Alberto Iglesias – Parallel Mothers
Johnny Greenwood – The Power Of The Dog
Johnny Greenwood – Spencer

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Dune
The French Dispatch
The Green Knight
Nightmare Alley
The Tragedy Of Macbeth

BEST SOUND DESIGN
Annette
CODA
Dune
The Novice
The Green Knight
Tick, Tick…Boom!

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Dune
The Green Knight
The Matrix Resurrections
No Time To Die
Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings
Spider-Man: No Way Home

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
“So May We Start” – Annette
“Be Alive” – King Richard
“Beyond The Shore” – CODA
“No Time To Die” – No Time To Die
“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” – Encanto

BEST ACTION FILM
Dune
The Last Duel
The Matrix Resurrections
No Time To Die
Spider-Man: No Way Home

BEST COMEDY/MUSICAL FILM
Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar
CODA
Shiva Baby
Tick, Tick…Boom!
Zola

BEST HORROR/SCI-FI FILM
Censor
Dune
Last Night In Soho
Malignant
The Matrix Resurrections
Titane

BEST FIREST FEATURE
Fran Kranz – Mass
Rebecca Hall – Passing
Lin-Manuel Miranda – Tick, Tick…Boom!
Emma Seligman – Shiva Baby
Maggie Gyllenhaal – The Lost Daughter
Michael Sarnoski – Pig

BEST BODY OF WORK
Andrew Garfield
Benedict Cumberbatch
Rebecca Hall
Ryusuke Hamaguchi
Timothee Chalamet
Lin-Manuel Miranda

EXCEEDING (ONE INCH) BARRIERS
CODA
Drive My Car
Flee
Parallel Mothers
Petite Maman
Titane
The Worst Person In The World

BEST DIGITAL STREAMING PLATFORM
Amazon Prime Video
Disney+
Apple TV+
HBO Max
Netflix
Mubi

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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