'The Irishman' leads Critics' Choice Awards with 14 nominations

Lawrence Kim
December 10, 2019

Joker It may have generated a lot of controversy in preparation for the release, which many believed would eventually damage the chances of success of the film's awards season, but that doesn't seem to be the case, with the recent announcement of the Critics nominations & # 39; Choice Awards delivering the most profitable comic film of all time, an impressive seven assents.

Following closely behind were Little Women with nine nods; 1917 and Marriage Story each earned eight nominations. Meanwhile, "Little Women" is up for the Critics' Choice prize for Best Picture, and Lulu Wang's "The Farewell" and Olivia Wilde's "Booksmart" snagged Best Comedy noms. In addition to being considered Best Production Design and Best Hair and Makeup, Arthur Fleck's origin is also among the best of Best Film, Best Score, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Photography and Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix. The Best Foreign Language Film nominees include Mati Diop's "Atlantics", a supernatural love story set against the refugee crisis, and Céline Sciamma's "Portrait of a Lady on Fire", which traces the romance between a reluctant bride-to-be and the woman hired to paint her likeness.

Jennifer Lopez earned a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her role of veteran stripper Ramona Vega in the crime drama Hustlers. Actress nominees are Lupita Nyong & # 39; o for horror photo & # 39; Us & # 39;, Awkwafina for & # 39; The Farewell & # 39; and Cynthia Erivo for Harriet Tubman biopic & # 39; Harriet & # 39;.

Several actors could possibly win in both movie and television categories this year, such as Laura Dern for Big Little Lies and Netflix's movie Marriage Story. Waller-Bridge has been nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy series and "Fleabag" for Best Comedy series. The first, co-created by stars Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, focuses on the best friends of high school. According to Variety, "When They See Us" is at the top of the race coming through with six nominations total, the race is then followed by both "Schitt's Creek" and "This is Us" coming in with five nominations total.

When They See Us is based on the Central Park Five who spent years fighting - and ultimately reaching a settlement against the city of NY for wrongful convictions - surrounding the events of April 19, 1989. Made in part by showrunner Susannah Grant, "Unbelievable" sees a rape survivor pressured to revoke her statement by the police, while two years later two female agents join forces to capture her attacker.

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