Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The 2022 Portland Critics Association (PCA) Winners

The Portland Critics Association (PCA) have announced their winners representing the best in film for 2022. Here are this year’s winners…

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

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

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

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

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Anthony Hopkins, Armageddon Time
Brad Pitt, Babylon (RUNNER UP)
Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once (WINNER)
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 (RUNNER UP)
Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once (WINNER)

Best Ensemble Cast
Amsterdam
Babylon
Everything Everywhere All at Once (RUNNER UP)
Glass Onion (WINNER)
Jackass Forever
The Menu

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

Best Documentary Feature
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (RUNNER UP)
Fire of Love
Good Night Oppy
Moonage Daydream (WINNER)

Best Film Not in the English Language
Athena
Decision to Leave (WINNER)
EO
Happening
RRR (RUNNER UP)

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

Best Horror Feature
Barbarian (WINNER)
Bones and All
Men
Pearl
X (RUNNER UP)

Best Science Fiction Feature
After Yang
Avatar: The Way of Water (RUNNER UP)
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Nope (WINNER)
Prey

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

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

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

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

Best Production Design
Avatar: The Way of Water (RUNNER UP)
Babylon
Elvis
Everything Everywhere All at Once (WINNER)
Glass Onion

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

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

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

Top 10 Films Of 2022
1. Everything Everywhere All at Once
2. Tár
3. Decision to Leave
4. Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
5. Top Gun: Maverick
6. RRR
7. Avatar: The Way of Water
8. Glass Onion
9. The Banshees of Inisherin
10. The Whale

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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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