Monday, February 26, 2024

The 2023 San Diego Film Critics Society (SDFCS) Nominations

The San Diego Film Critics Society (SDFCS) have announced their nominations representing the best in film for 2023. The winners will be announced December 19th. Here are this year’s nominees…

Best Picture
AMERICAN FICTION
ARE YOU THERE GOD? ITS ME, MARGARET.
THE HOLDOVERS
KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON
OPPENHEIMER

Best Director
Kelly Fremon Craig – ARE YOU THERE GOD? ITS ME, MARGARET.
Greta Gerwig – BARBIE
Cord Jefferson – AMERICAN FICTION
Christopher Nolan – OPPENHEIMER
Martin Scorsese – KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON

Best Actor
Colman Domingo – RUSTIN
Zac Efron – THE IRON CLAW
Paul Giamatti – THE HOLDOVERS
Cillian Murphy – OPPENHEIMER
Jeffrey Wright – AMERICAN FICTION

Best Actress
Abby Ryder Fortson – ARE YOU THERE GOD? ITS ME, MARGARET.
Lily Gladstone – KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON
Sandra Hüller – ANATOMY OF A FALL
Margot Robbie – BARBIE
Emma Stone – POOR THINGS

Best Supporting Actor
Sterling K. Brown – AMERICAN FICTION
Robert Downey Jr. – OPPENHEIMER
Ryan Gosling – BARBIE
Charles Melton – MAY DECEMBER
Mark Ruffalo – POOR THINGS

Best Supporting Actress
Jodie Foster – NYAD
Sandra Hüller – THE ZONE OF INTEREST
Rachel McAdams – ARE YOU THERE GOD? ITS ME, MARGARET.
Julianne Moore – MAY DECEMBER
Da’Vine Joy Randolph – THE HOLDOVERS

Best Comedic Performance
Michael Cera – BARBIE
Abby Ryder Fortson – ARE YOU THERE GOD? ITS ME, MARGARET.
Ryan Gosling – BARBIE
Nathan Lane – DICKS: THE MUSICAL
Mark Ruffalo – POOR THINGS

Best Youth Performance (For a performer under the age of 18)
Joe Bird – TALK TO ME
Christian Convery – COCAINE BEAR
Abby Ryder Fortson – ARE YOU THERE GOD? ITS ME, MARGARET.
Jude Hill – A HAUNTING IN VENICE
Milo Machado-Graner – ANATOMY OF A FALL

Best Original Screenplay
Samy Burch – MAY DECEMBER
Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach – BARBIE
David Hemingson – THE HOLDOVERS
Celine Song – PAST LIVES
Justine Triet, Arthur Harari – ANATOMY OF A FALL

Best Adapted Screenplay
Percival Everett, Cord Jefferson – AMERICAN FICTION
Kelly Fremon Craig, Judy Blume – ARE YOU THERE GOD? ITS ME, MARGARET.
Jonathan Glazer – THE ZONE OF INTEREST
Christopher Nolan, Kai Bird, Martin Sherwin – OPPENHEIMER
Eric Roth, Martin Scorsese – KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON

Best First Feature (Director)
Chloe Domont – FAIR PLAY
Cord Jefferson – AMERICAN FICTION
Danny Philippou, Michael Philippou – TALK TO ME
A.V. Rockwell – A THOUSAND AND ONE
Celine Song – PAST LIVES

Best Documentary
20 DAYS IN MARIUPOL
AMERICAN SYMPHONY
KOKOMO CITY
LITTLE RICHARD: I AM EVERYTHING
STILL: A MICHAEL J. FOX MOVIE

Best Animated Film
THE BOY AND THE HERON
CHICKEN RUN: DAWN OF THE NUGGET
NIMONA
ROBOT DREAMS
SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE

Best Foreign Language Film
ANATOMY OF A FALL
FALLEN LEAVES
GODZILLA MINUS ONE
MONSTER
THE ZONE OF INTEREST

Best Editing
Nick Houy – BARBIE
Jennifer Lame – OPPENHEIMER
Yorgos Mavropsaridis – POOR THINGS
Thelma Schoonmaker – KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON
Laurent Sénéchal – ANATOMY OF A FALL

Best Cinematography
Rodrigo Prieto – BARBIE
Rodrigo Prieto – KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON
Robbie Ryan – POOR THINGS
Hoyte Van Hoytema – OPPENHEIMER
Dariusz Wolski – NAPOLEON

Best Production Design
Ruth De Jong – OPPENHEIMER
Jack Fisk – KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON
Sarah Greenwood – BARBIE
Arthur Max – NAPOLEON
James Price, Shona Heath – POOR THINGS

Best Visual Effects
GODZILLA MINUS ONE
JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 4
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: DEAD RECKONING
OPPENHEIMER
POOR THINGS

Best Costume Design
David Crossman, Janty Yates – NAPOLEON
Jacqueline Durran, Charlotte Finlay, Hope Slepak – BARBIE
Ellen Mirojnick – OPPENHEIMER
Holly Waddington, Vincent Dumas, Zsuzsa Stenger – POOR THINGS
Jacqueline West – KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON

Best Sound Design
GODZILLA MINUS ONE
MAESTRO
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: DEAD RECKONING
OPPENHEIMER
THE ZONE OF INTEREST

Best Use of Music
AIR
ARE YOU THERE GOD? ITS ME, MARGARET.
BARBIE
THE HOLDOVERS
MAESTRO

Best Stunt Choreography
JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 4
THE KILLER
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: DEAD RECKONING
NAPOLEON
POLITE SOCIETY

Best Ensemble
AIR
BARBIE
A HAUNTING IN VENICE
THE HOLDOVERS
OPPENHEIMER

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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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