Saturday, November 26, 2022

The 2021 Minnesota Film Critics Alliance (MFCA) Nominations

By Matt Neglia 

The Minnesota Film Critics Alliance (MFCA) Awards have announced their nominations representing the best in film for 2021. The winners will be announced on March 6th.

​Click below to see the nominations.

BEST PICTURE
Dune
Licorice Pizza
Nightmare Alley
The Power of the Dog
West Side Story

BEST DIRECTOR
Paul Thomas Anderson – Licorice Pizza
Jane Campion – The Power of the Dog
Ryusuke Hamaguchi – Drive My Car
Steven Spielberg – West Side Story
Denis Villeneuve – Dune

BEST ACTOR
Nicholas Cage – Pig
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Power of the Dog
Andrew Garfield – Tick, Tick…Boom!
Will Smith – King Richard
Denzel Washington – The Tragedy of Macbeth

BEST ACTRESS
Jessica Chastain – The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Penelope Cruz – Parallel Mothers
Alana Haim – Licorice Pizza
Emilia Jones – CODA
Kristen Stewart – Spencer

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Bradley Cooper – Licorice Pizza
Ciaran Hinds – Belfast
Troy Kotsur – CODA
Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power of the Dog
Jesse Plemons – The Power of the Dog

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Ariana DeBose – West Side Story
Kirsten Dunst – The Power of the Dog
Aunjanue Ellis – King Richard
Kathryn Hunter – The Tragedy of Macbeth
Ruth Negga – Passing

BEST ENSEMBLE
Belfast
Dune
The Harder They Fall
The Power of the Dog
West Side Story

BEST SCREENPLAY
Dune – Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve and Eric Roth
Licorice Pizza – Paul Thomas Anderson
Parallel Mothers – Pedro Almodovar
Pig – Michael Sarnoski
The Power of the Dog – Jane Campion

BEST EDITING
Dune
The Last Duel
The Power of the Dog
Tick, Tick…Boom!
West Side Story

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Dune
Nightmare Alley
The Power of the Dog
The Tragedy of Macbeth
West Side Story

BEST MUSIC
Dune
Encanto
The Green Knight
The Power of the Dog
Spencer

BEST COSTUME/MAKE-UP
Cruella
Dune
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Nightmare Alley
Spencer

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Dune
Last Night in Soho
Nightmare Alley
The Tragedy of Macbeth
West Side Story

BEST SOUND WORK
Dune
Last Night in Soho
No Time to Die
A Quiet Place Part II
West Side Story

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
Dune
Godzilla Vs. Kong
No Time to Die
Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings
Spider-Man: No Way Home

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Encanto
Flee
Luca
The Mitchells vs. the Machines
Raya and the Last Dragon

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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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