Sunday, February 5, 2023

The 2022 Portland Critics Association (PCA) Nominations

The Portland Critics Association (PCA) is a new group established in 2021 of writers, reviewers, broadcasters and cinema historians. They have announced their nominations representing the best in film for 2022 and will announce their winners on January 16th. Here are this year’s nominations…

Best Picture
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Tár
The Banshees of Inisherin
Top Gun: Maverick

Best Director
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once
James Cameron, Avatar: The Way of Water
S.S. Rajamouli, RRR
Todd Field, Tár

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Adam Driver, White Noise
Austin Butler, Elvis
Brendan Fraser, The Whale
Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin
Park Hae-il, Decision to Leave
Tom Cruise, Top Gun: Maverick

Best Actress in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett, Tár
Margot Robbie, Babylon
Mia Goth, Pearl
Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Anthony Hopkins, Armageddon Time
Brad Pitt, Babylon
Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Paul Dano, The Fabelmans
Rory Kinnear, Men

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Dolly De Leon, Triangle of Sadness
Hong Chau, The Whale
Keke Palmer, Nope
Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Ensemble Cast
Amsterdam
Babylon
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Glass Onion
Jackass Forever
The Menu

Best Animated Feature
Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Mad God
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
Puss In Boots: The Last Wish
Turning Red

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

Best Film Not in the English Language
Athena
Decision to Leave
EO
Happening
RRR

Best Comedy Feature
Bros
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Jackass Forever
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
Triangle of Sadness
White Noise

Best Horror Feature
Barbarian
Bones and All
Men
Pearl
X

Best Science Fiction Feature
After Yang
Avatar: The Way of Water
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Nope
Prey

Best Screenplay
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Jeong Seo-kyeong and Park Chan-wook, Decision to Leave
Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin
Rian Johnson, Glass Onion
Todd Field, Tár

Best Cinematography
Claudio Miranda, Top Gun: Maverick
Greig Fraser, The Batman
Hoyte van Hoytema, Nope
Kim Ji-yong, Decision to Leave
Linus Sandgren, Babylon
Russell Carpenter, Avatar: The Way of Water

Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Justin Hurwitz, Babylon
M.M. Keeravaani, RRR
Michael Giacchino, The Batman

Best Costume Design
Catherine Martin, Elvis
Mary Zophres, Babylon
Ruth E. Carter, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Shirley Kurata, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Production Design
Avatar: The Way of Water
Babylon
Elvis
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Glass Onion

Best Sound Design
Avatar: The Way of Water
Babylon
Elvis
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Nope
Top Gun: Maverick

Best Visual Effects
Avatar: The Way of Water
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Nope
Top Gun: Maverick

Best Stunts or Action Choreography
Avatar: The Way of Water
Everything Everywhere All at Once
RRR
The Batman
Top Gun: Maverick

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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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