Monday, January 30, 2023

The 2022 Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA) Nominations

The Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA) have announced their nominations representing the best in film for 2022. The winners (along with their top 10 films of 2022) will be announced January 10th. Here are the nominations…

Best Director
Park Chan-wook, Decision to Leave
Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert (Daniels), Everything Everywhere All at Once
Todd Field, Tár
Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin
S.S. Rajamouli, RRR

Best Actress
Cate Blanchett, Tár
Viola Davis, The Woman King
Danielle Deadwyler, Till
Mia Goth, Pearl
Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Actor
Austin Butler, Elvis
Tom Cruise, Top Gun: Maverick
Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin
Brendan Fraser, The Whale
Paul Mescal, Aftersun

Best Supporting Actor
Brendan Gleeson, The Banshees of Inisherin
Brian Tyree Henry, Causeway
Barry Keoghan, The Banshees of Inisherin
Mark Rylance, Bones and All
Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Supporting Actress
Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Inisherin
Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Janelle Monae, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Keke Palmer, Nope

Best Ensemble
The Banshees of Inisherin
Everything Everywhere All at Once
The Fabelmans
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Women Talking

Best Original Screenplay
Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert (Daniels), Everything Everywhere All at Once
Todd Fields, Tár
Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin
Jordan Peele, Nope
Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner, The Fabelmans

Best Adapted Screenplay
Sarah Polley and Miriam Toews, Women Talking
Rian Johnson, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
David Kajganich, Bones and All
Samuel D. Hunter, The Whale
Guillermo del Toro and Patrick McHale, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Best Cinematography
Russell Carpenter, Avatar: The Way of Water
Hoyte van Hotema, Nope
Claudio Miranda, Top Gun: Maverick
Linus Sandgren, Babylon
Larkin Seiple, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Editing
Bob Ducsay, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Eddie Hamilton, Top Gun: Maverick
A. Sreekar Prasad, RRR
Paul Rogers, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Monika Willi, Tár

Best Original Score
Carter Burwell, The Banshees of Inisherin
Son Lux, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Justin Hurwitz, Babylon
Michael Giacchino, The Batman
M.M. Keeravani, RRR

Best International Film
Close
Decision to Leave
EO
Holy Spider
RRR

Best Documentary
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
Descendant
Fire of Love
Good Night Oppy
Moonage Daydream

Best Animated Film
Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Mad God
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Turning Red

Best Voice Acting/Animated/Digital Performance
Stephen Lang, Avatar: The Way of Water
Ewan McGregor, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Zoe Saldana, Avatar: The Way of Water
Jenny Slate, Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Sigourney Weaver, Avatar: The Way of Water

Best Stunt Coordinator
Timothy Neulich, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Kevin LaRosa Jr. and Casey O’Neill, Top Gun: Maverick
Nick Powell, RRR
Daniel Hernandez, The Woman King
C.C. Smiff & Jón Viðar Arnþórsson, The Northman

Best First Film
Aftersun, Charlotte Wells
Emily the Criminal, John Patton Ford
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, Dean Fleischer Camp
Turning Red, Domee Shi
Watcher, Chloe Okuno

The Robert R. “Bobby” McCurdy Memorial Breakthrough Artist Award
Austin Butler, Elvis
Frankie Corio, Aftersun
Amber Midthunder, Prey
Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Jenna Ortega, The Fallout, Scream, X, Studio 666

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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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