Sunday, January 29, 2023

The 2022 North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) Nominations

The North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) have announced their nominations representing the best in film for 2022. The winners will be announced January 3rd, 2023. Here are this year’s nominees…

BEST NARRATIVE FILM
All Quiet on the Western Front
The Banshees of Inisherin
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Nope
RRR
Tár
The Fabelmans
Top Gun: Maverick
Women Talking

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
Fire of Love
Good Night Oppy
Moonage Daydream
Navalny

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Apollo 10 1⁄2: A Space Age Childhood
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
The Bad Guys
Turning Red

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
All Quiet on the Western Front
Close
EO
RRR
Decision to Leave

BEST DIRECTOR
Daniels (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Todd Field (Tár)
Steven Spielberg (The Fabelmans)
Jordan Peele (Nope)
S.S. Rajamouli (RRR)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Russell Carpenter (Avatar: The Way of Water)
Larkin Seiple (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Hoyte van Hoytema (Nope)
Claudio Miranda (Top Gun: Maverick)
Linus Sandgren (Babylon)

BEST ACTOR
Austin Butler (Elvis)
Brendan Fraser (The Whale)
Colin Farrell (The Banshees of Inisherin)
Daniel Kaluuya (Nope)
Tom Cruise (Top Gun: Maverick)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Ke Huy Quan (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Brendan Gleeson (The Banshees of Inisherin)
Barry Keoghan (The Banshees of Inisherin)
Paul Dano (The Fabelmans)
Brian Tyree Henry (Causeway)

BEST ACTRESS
Cate Blanchett (Tár)
Danielle Deadwyler (Till)
Mia Goth (Pearl)
Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Viola Davis (The Woman King)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Angela Bassett (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever)
Janelle Monáe (Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery)
Jessie Buckley (Women Talking)
Kerry Condon (The Banshees of Inisherin)
Stephanie Hsu (Everything Everywhere All at Once)

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE IN ANIMATION OR MIXED MEDIA
Ewan McGregor (Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio)
Jenny Slate (Marcel the Shell With Shoes On)
Rosalie Chiang (Turning Red)
Sandra Oh (Turning Red)
Sam Rockwell (The Bad Guys)

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
The Banshees of Inisherin
The Woman King
Women Talking

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Jordan Peele (Nope)
Todd Field (Tár)
Martin McDonagh (The Banshees of Inisherin)
Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner (The Fabelmans)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Sarah Polley (Women Talking)
Ehren Kruger and Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie (Top Gun: Maverick)
Rian Johnson (Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery)
David Kajganich (Bones and All)
Edward Berger, Ian Stokell & Lesley Patterson (All Quiet on the Western Front)

BEST EDITING
Tom Cross (Babylon)
Jonathan Redmond and Matt Villa (Elvis)
Paul Rogers (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Monika Willi (Tár)
Eddie Hamilton (Top Gun: Maverick)

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
Guillaume Rocheron, Jeremy Robert, Sreejith Venugopalan, and Scott R. Fisher (Nope)
Ryan Tudhope, Scott R. Fisher, Seth Hill, and Bryan Litson (Top Gun: Maverick)
Zak Stoltz, Ethan Feldbau, Benjamin Brewer, and Jeff Desom (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon, and Daniel Barrett (Avatar: The Way of Water)
Dan Lemmon, Russell Earl, Anders Langlands, and Dominic Tuohy (The Batman)

BEST STUNT COORDINATION
Timothy Eulich (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Nick Powell (RRR)
Robert Alonzo (The Batman)
Danny Hernandez (The Woman King)
Casey O’Neill (Top Gun: Maverick)

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Ruth Carter (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever)
Catherine Martin (Elvis)
Shirley Kurata (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Gersha Phillips (The Woman King)
Mary Zophres (Babylon)

BEST HAIR & MAKE-UP
Heba Thorisdottir and Jaime Leigh McIntosh (Babylon)
Camille Friend and Joel Harlow (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever)
Shane Thomas, Mark Coulier, Jason Baird, and Louise Coulston (Elvis)
Anissa E. Salazar and Michelle Chung (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Naomi Donne, Mike Marino, Zoe Tahir (The Batman)

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Dylan Cole, Ben Procter, and Vanessa Cole (Avatar: The Way of Water)
Florencia Martin and Anthony Carlino (Babylon)
Jason Kisvarday and Kelsi Ephraim (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Rick Heinrichs and Elli Griff (Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery)
James Chinlund and Lee Sandales (The Batman)

BEST SCORE
Justin Hurwitz (Babylon)
Carter Burwell (The Banshees of Inisherin)
Michael Giacchino (The Batman)
M. M. Keeravani (RRR)
John Williams (The Fabelmans)

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
“Naatu Naatu” (RRR)
“Hold My Hand” (Top Gun: Maverick)
“new body rhumba” (White Noise)
“This is a Life” (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
“Nothing is Lost (You Give Me Strength)” (Avatar: The Way of Water)

BEST SOUND DESIGN
Gwendolyn Yates Whittle, Dick Bernstein, Christopher Boyes, Gary Summers, Michael Hedges, and Julian Howarth (Avatar: The Way of Water)
Brent Kiser, Andrew Twite, Stephen Nelson, Alexandra Fehrman, and Ian Chase (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Johnnie Burn and Jose Antonio Garcia (Nope)
Stuart Wilson, William Files, Douglas Murray, and Andy Nelson (The Batman)
Mark Weingarten, James H. Mather, Al Nelson, Chris Burdon, and Mark Taylor (Top Gun: Maverick)

BEST DIRECTORIAL DEBUT
Charlotte Wells (Aftersun)
Domee Shi (Turning Red)
John Patton Ford (Emily the Criminal)
Parker Finn (Smile)
Zach Cregger (Barbarian)

BEST BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE
Amber Midthunder (Prey)
Austin Butler (Elvis)
Frankie Corio (Aftersun)
Stephanie Hsu (Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Gabriel LaBelle (The Fabelmans)

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: COMPOSER
Carter Burwell
Danny Elfman
Ennio Morricone
Hans Zimmer
John Williams

KEN HANKE MEMORIAL TAR HEEL AWARD
Aldis Hodge (Black Adam, City on a Hill) – Born at Camp Lejune in Jacksonville, North Carolina
Earl Owensby – Owner of Earl Owensby Studios in Shelby, North Carolina
Brian Tyree Henry (Causeway, Bullet Train, Atlanta) – From Fayetteville, North Carolina
Jonathan Majors (Devotion) – Studied at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Evan Rachel Wood (Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, Phoenix Rising) – Born in Raleigh, North Carolina

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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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