Monday, February 26, 2024

The 2023 Women Film Critics Circle (WFCC) Winners

The Women Film Critics Circle (WFCC) have announced their winners representing the best in film for 2022. Here are this year’s winners…

BEST MOVIE ABOUT WOMEN
WINNER: Barbie
RUNNERS-UP: Poor Things, A Thousand and One, The Color Purple & Origin

BEST MOVIE BY A WOMAN
WINNER: Past Lives – Celine Song
RUNNERS-UP: Saltburn – Emerald Fennell, Anatomy of a Fall – Justine Triet & Origin – Ava DuVernay

BEST WOMAN STORYTELLER (Screenwriting Award)
WINNER: Past Lives – Celine Song
RUNNERS-UP: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret – Kelly Fremon Craig, Origin – Ava DuVernay & Saltburn – Emerald Fennell

BEST ACTRESS
WINNER: Emma Stone – Poor Things
RUNNERS-UP: Annette Bening – Nyad, Aunjanue Ellis – Origin, Helen Mirren – Golda & Teyana Taylor – A Thousand and One

BEST ACTOR
WINNER: Cillian Murphy – Oppenheimer
RUNNERS-UP: Charles Melton – May December, Colman Domingo – Rustin & Gael Garcia Bernal – Cassandro

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
WINNER: Da’Vine Joy Randolph – The Holdovers
RUNNERS-UP: Julianne Moore – May December, Danielle Brooks – The Color Purple & Jodie Foster – Nyad

BEST FOREIGN FILM BY OR ABOUT WOMEN
WINNER: Anatomy of a Fall
RUNNERS-UP: Four DaughtersOther People’s ChildrenThe Teacher’s Lounge

BEST DOCUMENTARY BY OR ABOUT WOMEN
WINNER: To Kill A Tiger
RUNNERS-UP: Take Care of Maya, Beyond UtopiaThe Deepest Breath

BEST EQUALITY OF THE SEXES
WINNER: Barbie
RUNNERS-UP: Golda, Nyad & Rye Lane

BEST ANIMATED FEMALE
WINNER: Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld) – Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
RUNNER-UP (TIE): Ember Lumen (Leah Lewis) – Elemental
RUNNER-UP (TIE): Nimona (Chloe Grace Moretz) – Nimona

BEST SCREEN COUPLE
WINNER: Annette Bening & Jodie Foster – Nyad
RUNNERS-UP: Greta Lee & John Magaro – Past Lives, David Jonsson & Vivian Oparah – Rye Lane & Haley Lu Richardson & Ben Hardy – Love at First Sight

BEST TV SERIES
WINNER: Lessons in Chemistry
RUNNERS-UP: A Small Light, The Morning Show & Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story

*ADRIENNE SHELLY AWARD – For a film that most passionately opposes violence against women
WINNER: The Color Purple
RUNNERS-UP: The Royal Hotel, Barbie & Shayda

*JOSEPHINE BAKER AWARD – For best expressing the woman of color experience in America
WINNER: Killers of the Flower Moon
RUNNERS-UP: The Color Purple, A Thousand and One & Origin

*KAREN MORLEY AWARD – For best exemplifying a woman’s place in history or society, and a courageous search for identity
WINNER: Killers of the Flower Moon
RUNNER-UP: The Color PurpleA Thousand and One & Barbie

ACTING AND ACTIVISM AWARD
Lee Grant

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Dolly Parton

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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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