Friday, February 3, 2023

The 2022 Hawaii Film Critics Society (HFCS) Nominations

The Hawaii Film Critics Society (Known as HFCS and not to be confused with the Houston Film Critics Society, also known as HFCS) have announced their nominations representing the best in film for 2022. Here are this year’s nominees…

BEST PICTURE
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Top Gun: Maverick
The Menu
Tár
Babylon

BEST DIRECTOR
The Daniels, Everything Everywhere All At Once
Todd Field, Tár
Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin
Damien Chazelle, Babylon
Steven Spielberg, The Fabelmans

BEST ACTOR
Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin
Austin Butler, Elvis
Brendan Fraser, The Whale
Ralph Fiennes, The Menu
Tom Cruise, Top Gun: Maverick

BEST ACTRESS
Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All At Once
Cate Blanchett, Tár
Margo Robbie, Babylon
Anya Taylor-Joy, The Menu
Mia Goth, Pearl

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All At Once
Brendan Gleeson, The Banshees of Inisherin
Barry Keoghan, The Banshees of Inisherin
Brad Pitt, Babylon
Colin Farrell, The Batman

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Inisherin
Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All At Once
Angela Bassett, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything Everywhere All At Once
Jean Smart, Babylon

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Everything Everywhere All At Once
The Banshees of Inisherin
The Menu
Tár
The Fabelmans

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Women Talking
Top Gun: Maverick
She Said
The Whale
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

BEST ART DIRECTION
Babylon
Elvis
Everything Everywhere All At Once
RRR
Avatar: The Way of Water

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Babylon
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Elvis
The Fabelmans

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Babylon
Top Gun: Maverick
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Tár
Avatar: The Way of Water

BEST EDITING
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Top Gun: Maverick
Babylon
Elvis
Avatar: The Way of Water

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
The Bad Guys
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
Turning Red

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Sr.
Good Night Oppy
Fire of Love
Three Minutes: A Lengthening
All The Beauty and the Bloodshed

BEST MAKE-UP
The Batman
The Whale
Elvis
Babylon
Everything Everywhere All At Once

BEST SOUND
Top Gun: Maverick
Avatar: The Way of Water
Elvis
RRR
The Fabelmans

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Babylon
Avatar: The Way of Water
The Batman
The Banshees of Inisherin
Women Talking

BEST SONG
“Lift Me Up” (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever)
“Ciao Papa” (Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio)
“Naatu Naatu (Telugu)” (RRR)
“Hold My Hand” (Top Gun: Maverick)
“This Is A Life” (Everything Everywhere All At Once)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Avatar: The Way of Water
RRR
Top Gun: Maverick
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Everything Everywhere All At Once

BEST STUNT WORK
Top Gun: Maverick
RRR
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Avatar: The Way of Water
Everything Everywhere All At Once

BEST NEW FILMMAKER
John Patton Ford, Emily the Criminal
Charlotte Wells, Aftersun
Elegance Bratton, The Inspection
Lee Jung-jae, Hunt
Carlota Pereda, Piggy

BEST FIRST FILM
Aftersun
Turning Red
Hunt
The Bad Guys
The Bobs Burgers Movie

BEST OVERLOOKED FILM
After Yang
The Unbearable Weight of Immeasurable Talent
The Outfit
Emily the Criminal
Zero Fucks Given

BEST VOCAL/MOTION CAPTURE PERFORMANCE
Sigourney Weaver, Avatar: The Way of Water
Ewan McGregor, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Antonio Banderas, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
Zazie Beetz, The Bad Guys
Rosalie Chiang, Turning Red

BEST HORROR FILM
Pearl
The Black Phone
Barbarian
Smile
Terrifier 2

BEST COMIC BOOK MOVIE
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
The Batman
Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness
Black Adam
DC League of Super Pets

BEST SCI-FI FILM
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Nope
Prey
Lightyear
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
RRR (India)
All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany)
Decision To Leave (South Korea)
Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths (Mexico)
Argentina, 1985 (Argentina)

BEST HAWAIIAN FILM
The Wind and the Reckoning (dir. David L. Cunningham) (Hawaii)
Waterman (dir. Isaac Halasima) (Oahu)
Cane Fire (dir. Anthony Banua-Simon) (Kauai)
Ala Moana Boys (dir. Keli’i Grace) (Oahu)
Last Hawaiian Sugar (dir. Deja Bernhardt) (Maui)

WORST FILM OF 2022
Blonde
Morbius
Firestarter
The 355
Thor: Love and Thunder

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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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