Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The 2021 St. Louis Film Critics Association (StLFCA) Winners

By Matt Neglia 

The St. Louis Film Critics Association (StLFCA) have announced their winners representing the best in film for 2021.

Click below to see the winners.

BEST FILM
Belfast (RUNNER-UP TIE)
Licorice Pizza (WINNER)
The Power of the Dog (RUNNER-UP TIE)
The Tragedy of Macbeth
West Side Story

BEST DIRECTOR
Paul Thomas Anderson – “Licorice Pizza
Wes Anderson – “
The French Dispatch
Kenneth Branagh – “
Belfast” (RUNNER-UP)
Jane Campion – “
The Power of the Dog
” (WINNER)
Steven Spielberg – “
West Side Story
Denis Villeneuve – “
Dune

BEST ACTRESS
Jessica Chastain – “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” (RUNNER-UP TIE)
Olivia Colman – “The Lost Daughter” (RUNNER-UP TIE)
Lady Gaga – “House of Gucci
Nicole Kidman – “
Being the Ricardos
Kristen Stewart – “
Spencer” (WINNER)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Ann Dowd – “Mass” (WINNER)
Kirsten Dunst – “
The Power of the Dog
Rita Moreno – “
West Side Story” (RUNNER-UP)
Ruth Negga – “Passing
Aunjanue Ellis – “
King Richard

BEST ACTOR
Nicolas Cage – “Pig” (WINNER)
Benedict Cumberbatch – “
The Power of the Dog
Andrew Garfield – “
Tick, Tick…Boom!” (RUNNER-UP)
Will Smith – “King Richard
Denzel Washington – “
The Tragedy of Macbeth

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Ben Affleck – “The Last Duel
Bradley Cooper – “
Licorice Pizza
Ciarán Hinds – “Belfast” (RUNNER-UP)
Jared Leto – “
House of Gucci
Kodi Smit-McPhee – “
The Power of the Dog” (WINNER)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Paul Thomas Anderson – “Licorice Pizza” (RUNNER-UP)
Kenneth Branagh – “
Belfast
Fran Kranz – “
Mass” (WINNER)
Aaron Sorkin – “Being the Ricardos
Michael Sarnoski and Vanessa Block – “Pig

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
The Power of the Dog” (WINNER)
CODA” 
(RUNNER-UP TIE)
West Side Story
Drive My Car” 
(RUNNER-UP TIE)
Dune

BEST ENSEMBLE
Belfast
Being The Ricardos
The French Dispatch (RUNNER-UP)
Licorice Pizza
Mass (WINNER)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Bruno Delbonnel – “​The Tragedy of Macbeth” (RUNNER-UP TIE)
Greig Fraser – “Dune
Janusz Kaminski – “
West Side Story” (RUNNER-UP TIE)
Ari Wegner – “The Power of the Dog” (WINNER)
Haris Zambarloukos – “
Belfast

BEST EDITING
Sarah Broshar and Michael Kahn – “West Side Story” (RUNNER-UP TIE)
Andy Jurgensen – “Licorice Pizza
Paul Machliss – “
Last Night in Soho” (WINNER)
Úna Ní Dhonghaíle – “
Belfast” (RUNNER-UP TIE)
Joe Walker – “Dune

BEST SCORE
Nicholas Britell – “Don’t Look Up
Carter Burwell – “
​The Tragedy of Macbeth
Hans Zimmer – “
Dune” (WINNER)
Jonny Greenwood – “
The Power of the Dog
” (RUNNER-UP)
Jonny Greenwood – “Spencer

BEST SOUNDTRACK
Cruella (WINNER)
Last Night in Soho
Licorice Pizza (RUNNER-UP)
The Tender Bar
West Side Story

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Jenny Bevan – “Cruella” (WINNER)
Odile Dicks-Mireaux – “
Last Night in Soho
Jacqueline Durran – “
Spencer” (RUNNER-UP)
Robert Morgan and Jacqueline West – “
Dune
Janty Yates – “House of Gucci

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Tamara Deverell – “Nightmare Alley
Marcus Rowland – “
Last Night in Soho
Adam Stockhausen – “
The French Dispatch” (WINNER)
Adam Stockhausen – “
West Side Story
Patrice Vermette – “
Dune” (RUNNER-UP)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Black Widow
Dune (WINNER)
Finch (RUNNER-UP TIE)

Free Guy
​The Tragedy of Macbeth (RUNNER-UP TIE)

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Encanto (RUNNER-UP)
Flee
Luca
​The Mitchells vs. The Machines (WINNER)
Vivo

BEST HORROR FILM
Candyman
Lamb

Last Night in Soho
A Quiet Place Part II (WINNER)
Titane (RUNNER-UP)

BEST COMEDY FILM
Don’t Look Up (RUNNER-UP)
Free Guy
Licorice Pizza (WINNER)
The French Dispatch
​The Mitchells vs. The Machines

BEST ACTION FILM
Black Widow
Free Guy
Nobody
No Time to Die (RUNNER-UP)
​Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (WINNER)

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Flee (WINNER)
The Rescue
Summer of Soul (RUNNER-UP)
The Velvet Underground
​Tina

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
Drive My Car, Japan (WINNER)
Flee, Denmark
The Hand of God, Italy (RUNNER-UP)
A Hero, Iran
Titane, France

BEST SCENE
Buddy when he hears the rioters approaching in “Belfast
First dance at the nightclub in “Last Night in Soho” (RUNNER-UP)
Truck driving in reverse in “Licorice Pizza” (WINNER)

Sunday brunch at the diner in “Tick, Tick…Boom!
“America” in “West Side Story

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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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