Wednesday, July 17, 2024

The 2022 NBP Film Award Winners

The 2022 NBP Film Community Award Winners were revealed on the Next Best Picture Podcast on Sunday, and now it’s time for the staff at NBP to reveal their own winners for the 2022 NBP Film Awards. For those who would prefer to see them in list form, you can read below to see the winners for what we felt was the best cinema had to offer in 2022.

BEST PICTURE
Avatar: The Way Of Water
Babylon
The Batman
The Banshees Of Inisherin
Decision To Leave
Everything Everywhere All At Once (WINNER TIE)
The Fabelmans
TÁR (WINNER TIE)
Top Gun: Maverick (RUNNER-UP)
Women Talking

BEST DIRECTOR
Park Chan-wook – Decision To Leave (RUNNER-UP)
Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert – Everything Everywhere All At Once (WINNER)
Todd Field – TÁR
Sarah Polley – Women Talking
Steven Spielberg – The Fabelmans

BEST ACTRESS
Cate Blanchett – TÁR
Danielle Deadwyler – Till (RUNNER-UP)
Margot Robbie – Babylon
Emma Thompson – Good Luck To You, Leo Grande
Michelle Yeoh – Everything Everywhere All At Once (WINNER)

BEST ACTOR
Austin Butler – Elvis (WINNER TIE)
Colin Farrell – The Banshees Of Inisherin (WINNER TIE)
Brendan Fraser – The Whale (RUNNER-UP)
Felix Kammerer – All Quiet On The Western Front
Paul Mescal – Aftersun

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Hong Chau – The Whale
Kerry Condon – The Banshees Of Inisherin (WINNER)
Stephanie Hsu – Everything Everywhere All At Once (RUNNER-UP)
Dolly de Leon – Triangle Of Sadness
Janelle Monáe – Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Brendan Gleeson – The Banshees Of Inisherin
Brian Tyree Henry – Causeway
Barry Keoghan – The Banshees Of Inisherin (RUNNER-UP)
Ke Huy Quan – Everything Everywhere All At Once (WINNER)
Mark Rylance – Bones And All

BEST BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE
Austin Butler – Elvis (WINNER)
Diego Calva – Babylon
Stephanie Hsu – Everything Everywhere All At Once (RUNNER-UP)
Felix Kammerer – All Quiet On The Western Front
Gabriel LaBelle – The Fabelmans

BEST VOICE PERFORMANCE
Antonio Banderas – Puss In Boots: The Last Wish
David Bradley – Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (RUNNER-UP)
Rosalie Chiang – Turning Red
Ewan McGregor – Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Jenny Slate – Marcel The Shell With Shoes On (WINNER)

BEST YOUTH PERFORMANCE
Frankie Corio – Aftersun (WINNER TIE)
Eden Dambrine – Close (RUNNER-UP)
Jalyn Hall – Till
Gabriel LaBelle – The Fabelmans (WINNER TIE)
Alisha Wier – Matilda The Musical

BEST ENSEMBLE
Babylon
The Banshees Of Inisherin
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (RUNNER-UP)
Women Talking (WINNER)

BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR
Alice Diop – Saint Omer (RUNNER-UP)
John Patton Ford – Emily The Criminal
Lila Neugebauer – Causeway
Domee Shi – Turning Red
Charlotte Wells – Aftersun (WINNER)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
All Quiet On The Western Front
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (RUNNER-UP)
Marcel The Shell With Shoes On
She Said
Women Talking (WINNER)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
The Banshees Of Inisherin (WINNER TIE)
Everything Everywhere All At Once (WINNER TIE)
The Fabelmans
TÁR (RUNNER-UP)
Triangle Of Sadness

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (WINNER)
Marcel The Shell With Shoes On (RUNNER-UP)
Puss In Boots: The Last Wish
The Sea Beast
Turning Red

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
All That Breathes
All The Beauty And The Bloodshed
Descendant
Fire Of Love (RUNNER-UP)
Navalny (WINNER)

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM
All Quiet On The Western Front (RUNNER-UP)
Broker
Decision To Leave (WINNER)
EO
RRR

BEST ACTION FILM
Avatar: The Way Of Water
The Batman
Everything Everywhere All At Once (RUNNER-UP)
RRR
Top Gun: Maverick (WINNER)

BEST COMEDY FILM
The Banshees Of Inisherin (WINNER)
Bros
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (RUNNER-UP)
The Menu
Triangle Of Sadness

BEST SCI-FI/HORROR FILM
Barbarian
Bones And All (RUNNER-UP)
Nope (WINNER)
Pearl
X

BEST OVERLOOKED FILM
After Yang
Cha Cha Real Smooth (RUNNER-UP)
Decision To Leave (WINNER)
The Northman
She Said

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
All Quiet On The Western Front
Avatar: The Way Of Water
The Batman (RUNNER-UP)
Decision To Leave (WINNER)
Top Gun: Maverick

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Babylon
Elvis (WINNER)
Everything Everywhere All At Once (RUNNER-UP)
Mrs. Harris Goes To Paris
The Woman King

BEST FILM EDITING
Babylon
Decision To Leave (RUNNER-UP)
Everything Everywhere All At Once (WINNER)
Moonage Daydream
Top Gun: Maverick

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING
All Quiet On The Western Front
The Batman (RUNNER-UP)
Elvis
The Whale
X (WINNER)

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
All Quiet On The Western Front
Avatar: The Way Of Water
Babylon (WINNER)
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (RUNNER-UP)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Babylon (WINNER)
The Batman (RUNNER-UP)
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Nope
Women Talking

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
“Lift Me Up” – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
“This Is A Life” – Everything Everywhere All At Once (RUNNER-UP)
“Naatu Naatu” – RRR (WINNER)
“Hold My Hand” – Top Gun: Maverick
“Nobody Like U” – Turning Red

BEST SOUND
All Quiet On The Western Front
Avatar: The Way Of Water
The Batman
Nope (RUNNER-UP)
Top Gun: Maverick (WINNER)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Avatar: The Way Of Water (WINNER)
The Batman
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Nope
Top Gun: Maverick (RUNNER-UP)

WIN TALLY
Everything Everywhere All At Once – 6
The Banshees Of Inisherin – 4
Decision To Leave – 3
Elvis – 3
Aftersun – 2
Babylon – 2
Top Gun: Maverick – 2
Women Talking – 2
Avatar: The Way Of Water – 1
The Fabelmans – 1
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio – 1
Marcel The Shell With Shoes On – 1
Navalny – 1
Nope – 1
RRR – 1
TÁR – 1
X – 1

A huge thank you to all of the members of the NBP who voted: Dan BayerTom O’ BrienZoe Rose BryantDanilo Castro, Alyssa ChristianSara Clements, Nadia Dalimonte, Eve O’DeaCody Dericks, Brendan Hodges, Daniel Howat, Yasmine Kandil, Giovanni Lago, Lauren LaMagna, Meredith Loftus, Will MavityMatt NegliaJosh ParhamEma SasicAmy Smith & Isaiah Washington

Thank you to everyone who celebrated the 2022 film year with us. We only have a few more days left in this year’s awards season before the Oscars on March 12th but we will be back in the off-season with our 2011 retrospective where we will look back on the films of that year up until the end of the summer. See you then!

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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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