HBO’s Watchmen picked up four nominations overall, including Drama Series,
Drama Actress for Regina King, Supporting Drama Actor for Tim Blake Nelson and Supporting
Drama Actress for Jean Smart.
Game of Thrones also registered four appearances on the ballot:
Drama Series, with Kit Harington up for Actor in a Drama Series, Peter Dinklage
for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, and Gwendoline Christie for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
The Critics’ Choice Television
Awards are accolades that are presented annually by the Broadcast Television
Journalists Association. They were established in 2011.
The Critics’ Choice Awards gala will
broadcast live on The CW Television Network on Sunday, January 12.
The full list of 25th Annual Critics’ Choice
Awards television nominations follows the jump.
Genre work was paid little attention in the 35th Annual Critics’ Choice Award movie nominations outside the Best Sci-Fi or Horror Movie, Best Action Movie, and Best Visual Effects categories, although Joker popped up in some others, most notably a Best Actor nod for Joaquin Phoenix.
The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards is
an awards show presented annually by the American-Canadian Broadcast Film
Critics Association. Up for Best Sci-Fi or Horror Movie are Ad Astra, Avengers: Endgame, Midsommar,
also made a strong showing in the Best Animated Feature category — Abominable, Frozen
II, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, I Lost My Body, Missing Link, and Toy Story
The Irishman, another gangster drama from superhero
disdainer Martin Scorsese, picked up the most film nominations with 14, including
best picture, director, acting ensemble as well as best actor (Robert De Niro)
and supporting actor (Al Pacino and Joe Pesci).
The Critics’ Choice Awards gala will broadcast live on The CW Television
Network on Sunday, January 12.
The full list of film nominations follows the jump.
The Broadcast Film Critics Association and the
Broadcast Television Journalists Association presented the 24th Annual Critics’
Choice Awards winners in Santa Monica, CA on January 13.
Sff movies made a weak showing – Black Panther won only two of the 11 awards it was up for, Best Visual Effects and Best Costume Design. In two genre-dominated specialty categories, Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie went to the post-apocalyptic horror film A Quiet Place, and Best Animated Feature was won by Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
the TV side genre was almost entirely shut out, apart from Best Supporting
Actress in a Drama Series winner Thandie Newton (Westworld).
The 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards nominations were announced December 10. The Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association jointly present these awards honoring the best achievements in film and television. The winners will be revealed January 11 during a ceremony aired live on The CW Network.
The Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced the 2018 Critics’ Choice Award winners in a ceremony at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica.
Here are the winners of genre interest:
The Shape of Water
Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Jordan Peele, Get Out
Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Paul Denham Austerberry, Shane Vieau, Jeff Melvin, The Shape of Water
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
War for the Planet of the Apes
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
BEST ACTION MOVIE
BEST SCI-FI OR HORROR MOVIE
“Remember Me” from Coco
Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory, CBS
BEST DRAMA SERIES
The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu
BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
David Harbour, Stranger Things, Netflix
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu
BEST ANIMATED SERIES
Rick and Morty, Adult Swim
Also, Gal Gadot received the #SeeHer Award presented by the Association of National Advertisers in conjunction with The CW Network. Gadot accepted the award from her Wonder Woman director, Patty Jenkins.