The 23rd Annual Critics Choice Awards was another night of memorable moments and startling wins.
From the romantic-fantasy film The Shape of Water to the critically acclaimed biopic I, Tonya, the Critics Choice Awards distinguished some of the industries’ best while also acknowledging some of their worst.
Jordan Peele, Gary Oldman, Guillermo del Toro, and Allison Janey Win Big
As predicted, executive Guillermo del Toro’s latest film The Shape of Water won Best Picture and del Toro was awarded as Best Director. The film also won the endowment for Best Score and Best Art Direction.
Actor Gary Oldman took home the Best Actor endowment for his superb portrayal as Winston Churchill in the film Darkest Hour. The Best Actress endowment went to Frances McDormand for her opening in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
Noticeably absent from the rite was actor James Franco, who won Best Actor in a Comedy for the film The Disaster Artist. Franco is now confronting allegations from several women of passionate exploitative and inapt behavior.
For Best Original Screenplay and Best Thriller, executive Jordan Peele won for his dermatitis film Get Out. Also, actresses Allison Janney and Margot Robbie both won particular awards for their portrayals in the film, I, Tonya.
Women Continue to Dominate
Actress Olivia Munn hosted the annual awards show and non-stop with a low-pitched series featuring SNL member, Jay Pharaoh. Munn also brought to the theatre singer Niecy Nash, where the two ladies done a toast to all the men in Hollywood who haven’t been accused of any passionate misconduct.
Munn also poked fun at actor Mark Wahlberg, who is now being accused of demanding an extreme volume of income for the film All the Money in the World.
“Thank you to the producers for profitable Niecy and we the same volume of income and Mark Wahlberg a million dollars. He took a compensate cut so it’s really good of him,” Munn stated. The fun perceived a churned accepting from the audience.
Director Patty Jenkins’ film Wonder Woman won the Best Action Film award, while the all-female led radio shows Big Little Lies and The Handmaid’s Tale won big as well.