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Call Me By Your Name Leads GALECA’s Dorian Award Nominations

GALECA, the Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (of which I am a voting member), announced its nominees for its Dorian awards today and Call Me By Your Name led the way with nine nominations including Film of the Year, Director of the Year and acting mentions for Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer and Michael Stuhlbarg.

The sci-fi fantasy/romance The Shape of Water came in with seven nominations, Jordan Peele’s scathing indictment on racism in America, Get Out, earned six and both BPM (Beats Per Minute) and Lady Bird earned five, rounding out the Film of the Year nominees.

In some of the more creative and unique categories of the Dorian Awards, the Campy Movie of the Year nominees are: Baywatch, The Disaster Artist, The Greatest Showman, I, Tonya and mother! and in a bit of coup also earned a Supporting Actress nomination for Michelle Pfeiffer. Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip) also nabbed a Supporting Actress nomination along with a We’re Wild About You Rising Star Award mention alongside Chalamet, Harris Dickinson, Daniel Kaluuya and Daniela Vega.

On the Television side, Big Little Lies, Feud: Bette and Joan and Twin Peaks: The Return earned nominations for TV Drama of the Year while The Good Place, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and GLOW were nominated for TV Comedy of the Year.

The Dorian Award winners, including GALECA’s pick for Timeless Star (a career achievement honor), will be announced on January 31 with a winner’s toast to follow on February 24 in Los Angeles.

The full list of nominees follows:

FILM OF THE YEAR

BPM (Beats Per Minute) – The Orchard

Call Me by Your Name – Sony Pictures Classics

Get Out – Universal

Lady Bird – A24

The Shape of Water – Fox Searchlight

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR (FILM OR TELEVISION)

Sean Baker, The Florida Project – A24

Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water – Fox Searchlight

Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird – A24

Luca Guadagnino, Call Me by Your Name – Sony Pictures Classics

Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk – Warner Bros.

Jordan Peele, Get Out – Universal

BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR – ACTRESS

Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water – Fox Searchlight

Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Fox Searchlight

Margot Robbie, I, Tonya – Neon

Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird – A24

Daniela Vega, A Fantastic Woman – Sony Pictures Classics

BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR – ACTOR

Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, BPM (Beats Per Minute) – The Orchard

Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name – Sony Pictures Classics

James Franco, The Disaster Artist – A24

Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out – Universal

Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour – Focus Features

SUPPORTING FILM PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR — ACTRESS

Mary J. Blige, Mudbound – Netflix

Tiffany Haddish, Girls Trip – Universal

Allison Janney, I, Tonya – Neon

Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird – A24

Michelle Pfeiffer, mother! – Paramount

SUPPORTING FILM PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR — ACTOR

Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project – A24

Armie Hammer, Call Me by Your Name – Sony Pictures Classics

Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water – Fox Searchlight

Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Fox Searchlight

Michael Stuhlbarg, Call Me by Your Name – Sony Pictures Classics

LGBTQ FILM OF THE YEAR

BPM (Beats Per Minute) – The Orchard

Battle of the Sexes – Fox Searchlight

Call Me by Your Name – Sony Pictures Classics

A Fantastic Woman – Sony Pictures Classics

God’s Own Country – Samuel Goldwyn Films

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR

BPM (Beats Per Minute) – The Orchard

A Fantastic Woman – Sony Pictures Classics

First They Killed My Father – Netflix

The Square – Magnolia Pictures

Thelma – The Orchard

SCREENPLAY OF THE YEAR (ORIGINAL OR ADAPTED)

James Ivory, Call Me by Your Name – Sony Pictures Classics

Jordan Peele, Get Out – Universal

Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird – A24

Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor, The Shape of Water – Fox Searchlight

Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Fox Searchlight

DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR

(theatrical release, TV airing or DVD release)

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story – Zeitgeist/Kino Lorber

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson – Netflix

Faces Places – Cohen Media Group

Jane ­– National Geographic/Abramorama

Kedi – Oscilloscope

VISUALLY STRIKING FILM OF THE YEAR

(honoring a production of stunning beauty, from art direction to cinematography)

Blade Runner 2049 – Warner Bros.

Call Me by Your Name – Sony Pictures Classics

Dunkirk – Warner Bros.

The Shape of Water – Fox Searchlight

Wonderstruck – Amazon

UNSUNG FILM OF THE YEAR

BPM (Beats Per Minute) – The Orchard

Beach Rats 

God’s Own Country – Samuel Goldwyn Films

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Wonderstruck – Amazon

CAMPY FLICK OF THE YEAR

Baywatch – Paramount

The Disaster Artist – A24

The Greatest Showman – 20th Century Fox

I, Tonya – Neon

mother! – Paramount

TV DRAMA OF THE YEAR

Big Little Lies – HBO

The Crown – Netflix

Feud: Bette and Joan – FX

The Handmaid’s Tale – Hulu

Twin Peaks: The Return – Showtime

TV COMEDY OF THE YEAR

Better Things – FX

GLOW – Netflix

The Good Place – NBC

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Amazon

Will & Grace – NBC

TV PEFORMANCE OF THE YEAR – ACTRESS

Clare Foy, The Crown – Netflix

Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies – HBO

Jessica Lange, Feud: Bette and Joan – FX

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale – Hulu

Reese Witherspoon, Big Little Lies – HBO

TV PEFORMANCE OF THE YEAR – ACTOR

Aziz Ansari, Master of None – Netflix

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us – NBC

Jonathan Groff, Mindhunter – Netflix

Kyle MacLachlan, Twin Peaks: The Return – Showtime

Alexander Skaarsgard, Big Little Lies _ HBO

TV CURRENT AFFAIRS SHOW OF THE YEAR

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee – TBS

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver – HBO

Late Night With Seth Meyers – NBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert – CBS

The Rachel Maddow Show – MSNBC

TV MUSICAL PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

Lady Gaga, “God Bless America,” “Born This Way,” etc., Super Bowl LI – Fox

Kate McKinnon, “(Kellyanne) Conway!” Saturday Night Live –NBC

Brendan McCreary, John Mulaney, “I’m Gay,” Big Mouth – Netflix

Pink, “Beautiful Trauma,” American Music Awards – ABC

Sasha Velour, “So Emotional,” RuPaul’s Drag Race – VH1

LGBTQ SHOW OF THE YEAR

Difficult People – Hulu

RuPaul’s Drag Race – VH1

Sense8 – Netflix

Transparent – Amazon

Will & Grace – NBC

UNSUNG TV SHOW OF THE YEAR

American Gods – Starz

Dear White People – Netflix

Difficult People – Hulu

At Home with Amy Sedaris – TruTV

The Leftovers – HBO

CAMPY TV SHOW OF THE YEAR

Dynasty 

Feud: Betty and Joan

Riverdale 

RuPaul’s Drag Race 

Will & Grace

‘WE’RE WILDE ABOUT YOU!’ RISING STAR AWARD

Timothée Chalamet

Harris Dickinson

Tiffany Haddish

Daniel Kaluuya

Daniela Vega

WILDE WIT OF THE YEAR AWARD 

(honoring a performer, writer or commentator whose observations both challenge and amuse)

Samantha Bee

Stephen Colbert

Kate McKinnon

John Oliver

Jordan Peele

WILDE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

(honoring a truly groundbreaking force in the fields of film, theater and/or television)

Guillermo del Toro

Greta Gerwig

Patty Jenkins

David Lynch

Jordan Peele

About Erik Anderson

Erik thanks his mother for his love of all things Oscar, having watched the Academy Awards together since he was in the single digits; making lists, rankings and predictions throughout the show. This led him down the path to obsessing about awards. Much later, he found himself at GoldDerby, led by Tom O’Neill and then migrated over to Oscarwatch (now AwardsDaily), headed up by Sasha Stone before breaking off to create AwardsWatch. He is a member of the International Cinephile Society, GALECA (The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics), the International Press Academy and is the founder/owner of AwardsWatch.

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