Sun. Jan 23rd, 2022

2021-2022 Awards Tracker Leaderboard – The Critics


This is the 2021/2022 Awards Tracker Leaderboard – The Critics, detailing the wins for dozens of critics’ groups, including National Board of Review, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, African American Critics Association, The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics and more in all categories throughout the season.

The Gothams announced their winners first, followed quickly by the National Board of Review and New York Film Critics Circle.

Keep on top of what’s coming up with the 2021/2022 Film Awards Calendar right here and bookmark both pages for the season. See below for the acronym legend and links to each group’s winner announcement. If you want a more fun, color-coded version pop on over here and check it out.

BEST PICTURE/FILM

  • The Power of the Dog (AFCA, BSFC, BOFCA, CFCA, CIC, COFCA, DFCA, DFCC, DFCS-1, DFWFCA, FFCC, HFCS-2, KCFCC, NCFCA, NDFS, NYFCO, OAFFC, PCC, PFCC, SDFCS, SEFCA, SFBAFCC, UFCA)
  • Drive My Car (BSFC, LAFCA, NSFC, NYFCC, SFCS, TFCA)
  • Licorice Pizza (AFCC, GAFCA, NBR, OFCC, StLFCA)
  • Belfast (IFCA, PFCS, LVFCS, WAFCA)
  • CODA (CIC, NFCS)
  • The Green Knight (NTFCA, PCA)
  • Cyrano (DFCS-2)
  • The Harder They Fall (AAFCA)
  • King Richard (BFCC)
  • Last Night in Soho (HFCS-1)
  • The Lost Daughter (Gotham)
  • Mass (IFJA)
  • Pig (GWNYCA)
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth (CACF)

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Jane Campion – The Power of the Dog (AFCA, AFCC, BOFCA, CFCA, CIC, COFCA, DFCC, DFCS-1, DFWFCA, FFCC, GAFCA, GWNYCA, HFCS-2, IFCA, KCFCC, LAFCA, NCFCA, NDFS, NYFCC, NYFCO, OAFFC, OFCC, PCA, PCC, PFCC, SDFCS, SEFCA, SFBAFCC, StLFCA, TFCA, UFCA, WAFCA)
  • Dennis Villeneuve – Dune (BFCC, CACF, NTFCA)
  • Kenneth Branagh – Belfast (LVFCS, PFCS)
  • Ryusuke Hamaguchi – Drive My Car (BSFC, NSFC, SFCS)
  • Guillermo del Toro – Nightmare Alley (HFCS-1, NFCS)
  • Jeymes Samuel – The Harder They Fall (AAFCA)
  • Paul Thomas Anderson – Licorice Pizza (NBR)
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda – tick, tick…BOOM! (DFCS-2)
  • Julia Ducournau – Titane (DFCA)

FIRST TIME FEATURE/DEBUT/BREAKTHROUGH DIRECTOR

  • Michael Sarnoski – Pig (AFCA, CFCA, FFCC, GWNYCA, HFCS-1, NBR, NCFCA)
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal – The Lost Daughter (BSFC, Gotham, LVFCS, NYFCC, OFCC, TFCA)
  • Rebecca Hall – Passing (NYFCO, OAFFC, PFCC)
  • Fran Kranz – Mass (DFCA, IFJA)
  • Reinaldo Marcus Green – King Richard (AAFCA)
  • Shatara Michelle Ford – Test Pattern (LAFCA)
  • Tatiana Huezo – Prayers for the Stolen (LAFCA)
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda – tick, tick…BOOM! (AFCC)

BEST ACTOR

  • Benedict Cumberbatch – The Power of the Dog (AFCC, BOFCA, CFCA, COFCA, DFCC, DFCS-1, DFWFCA, HFCS-2, KCFCC, NCFCA, NDFS, NFCS, NYFCC, NYFCO, OFCC, PCA, PCC, PFCC, PFCS, SEFCA, SFBAFCC)
  • Nicolas Cage – Pig (AFCA, GAFCA, GWNYCA, HFCS-1, LVFCS, NTFCA, SDFCS, SFCS, StLFCA, UFCA)
  • Andrew Garfield – tick, tick…BOOM! (CACF, CIC, DFCA, IFCA, OAFFC, WAFCA)
  • Will Smith – King Richard (AAFCA, BFCC, NBR)
  • Hidetoshi Nishijima – Drive My Car (BSFC, NSFC)
  • Peter Dinklage – Cyrano (DFCS-2)
  • Adam Driver – Annette (FFCC)
  • Frankie Faison – The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain (Gotham*)
  • Oscar Isaac – The Card Counter (IFJA)
  • Simon Rex – Red Rocket (LAFCA)
  • Denzel Washington – The Tragedy of Macbeth (TFCA)

BEST ACTRESS

  • Kristen Stewart – Spencer (AFCC, BOFCA, CFCA, DFCA, DFCC, DFCS-1, DFWFCA, GWNYCA, HFCS-1, IFJA, NFCS, NDFS, NTFCA, OAFFC, PCA, PCC, PFCC, PFCS, SEFCA, SFCS, StLFCA, WAFCA)
  • Alana Haim – Licorice Pizza (AFCC, BSFC, COFCA, FFCC, GAFCA, OFCC)
  • Jessica Chastain – The Eyes of Tammy Faye (DFCS-2, HFCS-2, LVFCS, NCFCA)
  • Olivia Colman – The Lost Daughter (Gotham*, KCFCC, SFBAFCC, TFCA)
  • Penélope Cruz – Parallel Mothers (LAFCA, NSFC, SDFCS)
  • Tessa Thompson – Passing (CIC, BFCC, NYFCO)
  • Lady Gaga – House of Gucci (IFCA, NYFCC)
  • Caitríona Balfe – Belfast (SDFCS)
  • Jennifer Hudson – Respect (AAFCA)
  • Emilia Jones – CODA (UFCA)
  • Renate Reinsve – The Worst Person in the World (CACF)
  • Agathe Rousselle – Titane (AFCA)
  • Rachel Zegler – West Side Story (NBR)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power of the Dog (AFCA, BFCC, BOFCA, CFCA, COFCA, DFWFCA, FFCC, HFCS-2, IFCA, LAFCA, NCFCA, NDFS, NYFCC, NYFCO, OAFFC, OFCC, PFCC, SEFCA, SFBAFCC, SFCS, StLFCA, UFCA, WAFCA)
  • Troy Kostur – CODA (BSFC, Gotham*, HFCS-1, IFJA, LVFCS, NFCS)
  • Bradley Cooper – Licorice Pizza (AFCC, CACF, GAFCA, TFCA)
  • Ciarán Hinds – Belfast (KCFCC, NBR, PFCS)
  • Jeffrey Wright – The French Dispatch (CIC, NTFCA, PCA)
  • Vincent Lindon – Titane (DFCA, LAFCA)
  • Jon Bernthal – King Richard (DFCS-2)
  • Anders Danielsen Lie – The Worst Person in the World (NSFC)
  • Mike Faist – West Side Story (PCC)
  • Corey Hawkins – The Tragedy of Macbeth (AAFCA)
  • Jason Isaacs – Mass (SDFCS)
  • Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah (GWNYCA)
  • J.K. Simmons – Being the Ricardos (DFCS-1)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Ariana DeBose – West Side Story (DFCA, DFCS-1, DFCS-2, DFWFCA, FFCC, GAFCA, LAFCA, LVFCS, OAFFC, PCA, PCC, SFCS)
  • Kirsten Dunst – The Power of the Dog (AFCA, AFCC, BOFCA, NDFS, OFCC, PCC, SEFCA, SFBAFCC)
  • Ruth Negga – Passing (CFCA, CIC, COFCA, GWNYCA, NSFC, NYFCO, PFCC)
  • Aunjanue Ellis – King Richard (AAFCA, BFCC, CACF, NBR, NFCS, WAFCA)
  • Ann Dowd – Mass (CACF, HFCS-2, KCFCC, NCFCA, StLFCA, UFCA)
  • Jessie Buckley – The Lost Daughter (BSFC, TFCA)
  • Caitríona Balfe – Belfast (IFCA)
  • Gaby Hoffman – C’mon C’mon (IFJA)
  • Kathryn Hunter – The Tragedy of Macbeth (NYFCC)
  • Marlee Matlin – CODA (HFCS-1)
  • Tilda Swinton – The French Dispatch (NTFCA)

BREAKTHROUGH/YOUTH ACTOR/ACTRESS/PERFORMER

  • Alana Haim – Licorice Pizza (AFCA, CFCA, COFCA, GAFCA, NBR, NCFCA, PFCS, SDFCS)
  • Agathe Rousselle – Titane (DFCA, OAFFC, PFCC)
  • Ariana DeBose – West Side Story (NYFCO, PFCS)
  • Cooper Hoffman – Licorice Pizza (FFCC, NBR)
  • Emilia Jones – CODA (Gotham*, LVFCS)
  • Jude Hill – Belfast (LVFCS)
  • Woody Norman – C’mon C’mon (DFCS-2)
  • Rachel Sennott – Shiva Baby (GWNYCA)
  • Saniyya Sidney – King Richard (AAFCA)
  • Rachel Zegler – West Side Story (NTFCA)

ENSEMBLE

  • Mass (AFCC, CACF, DFCA, FFCC, HFCS-2, IFJA, NCFCA, OAFFC, PFCS, SFCS, StLFCA, WAFCA)
  • The French Dispatch (AFCA, CIC, DFCS-2, NTFCA, OFCC, PCA, SEFCA)
  • The Harder They Fall (AAFCA, BFCC, Gotham, NBR)
  • Licorice Pizza (AFCC, BOFCA, BSFC, GAFCA)
  • The Power of the Dog (COFCA, NYFCO)
  • CODA (LVFCS)
  • Don’t Look Up (SDFCS)
  • Dune (CACF)

SCREENPLAY

  • Drive My Car (BSFC, LAFCA, NSFC, SFCS, TFCA)
  • Licorice Pizza (AFCC, NDFS, NYFCC, PCC)
  • The Power of the Dog (BOFCA, DFCC, HFCS-2, PCA, PFCC)
  • Don’t Look Up (AAFCA)
  • The Lost Daughter (Gotham)

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

  • The Power of the Dog (BFCC, CFCA, CIC, COFCA, DFCA, DFCS-1, DFCS-2, FFCC, GAFCA, GWNYCA, LVFCS, NCFCA, NYFCO, OAFFC, OFCC, PFCS, SDFCS, SEFCA, SFBAFCC, StLFCA, WAFCA)
  • CODA (HFCS-1, UFCA)
  • Drive My Car (AFCA, IFJA)
  • Nightmare Alley (NFCS)
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth (NBR)
  • West Side Story (KCFCC)

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

  • Licorice Pizza (CFCA, COFCA, GAFCA, KCFCC, NCFCA, OFCC, SEFCA)
  • Mass (DFCA, IFJA, NCFS, SDFCS, StLFCA)
  • Belfast (HFCS-1, LVFCS, PFCS, WAFCA)
  • Pig (AFCA, CIC, DFCS-1, OAFFC)
  • C’mon C’mon (SFBAFCC)
  • Don’t Look Up (DFCS-2)
  • The French Dispatch (FFCC)
  • A Hero (NBR)
  • King Richard (BFCC)
  • Judas and the Black Messiah (GWNYCA)
  • The Mitchells vs. the Machines (UFCA)

FILM EDITING

  • Dune (AFCA, BOFCA, PFCS, SFCS)
  • The Power of the Dog (GWNYCA, NDFS, SFBAFCC)
  • West Side Story (CIC, COFCA, LVFCS)
  • The French Dispatch (CFCA, NCFCA)
  • Last Night in Soho (HFCS-1, StLFCA)
  • In the Heights (SDFCS)
  • Spencer (DFCA)
  • Summer of Soul (LAFCA)
  • tick, tick…BOOM! (WAFCA)

CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Dune (AFCA, CACF, DFCC, DFWFCA, GAFCA, HFCS-1, HFCS-2, NTFCA, OAFFC, OFCC, PCA, PFCS, SDFCS, SEFCA, WAFCA)
  • The Power of the Dog (AFCC, BOFCA, BSFC, CFCA, FFCC, LAFCA, NCFCA, NDFS, NFCS, NYFCO, StLFCA)
  • The Green Knight (AFCA, CIC, GWNYCA, NSFC, SFCS, UFCA)
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth (COFCA, NBR, PCC, SFBAFCC)
  • Nightmare Alley (NFCS, PFCC)
  • West Side Story (LVFCS, NYFCC)
  • Spencer (DFCA)

PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • Nightmare Alley (CIC, DFCA, NFCS, PFCS, SDFCS, SFBAFCC)
  • Dune (FFCC, GAFCA, HFCS-1, NCFCA, PCA, WAFCA)
  • The French Dispatch (CFCA, NDFS, StLFCA)
  • Barb and Star Go to Vista del Mar (LAFCA)
  • The Green Knight (SFCS)
  • West Side Story (LVFCS)

COSTUME DESIGN

  • Cruella (CIC, DFCA, LVFCS, NDFS, SDFCS, StLFCA)
  • Dune (HFCS-1, NCFCA, PCA)
  • The Green Knight (SFCS)
  • Spencer (CFCA)

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

  • Cruella (HFCS-1, NCFCA)
  • The Eyes of Tammy Faye (CIC, NDFS)

ORIGINAL SCORE/USE OF MUSIC

  • Dune (AFCC, BOFCA, CACF, CIC, DFCA, DFWFCA, FFCC, GAFCA, NCFCA, PCA, PFCS, SEFCA, SFCS, StLFCA,WAFCA)
  • The Power of the Dog (AFCA, CFCA, COFCA, DFCS-1, IFCA, HFCS-2, IFJA, NDFS, OFCC, PCC, PFCC, SFBAFCC, UFCA)
  • Spencer (BSFC, GWNYCA, LVFCS)
  • Last Night in Soho (DFCS-2, SDFCS)
  • The Harder They Fall (AAFCA, HFCS-1)
  • Parallel Mothers (LAFCA)
  • West Side Story (NYFCO)

ORIGINAL SONG

  • “No Time to Die” from No Time to Die (CACF, CIC, DFCS-1, GAFCA, HFCS-1, HFCS-2, LVFCS, NCFCA, NDFS, PFCS)
  • “Guns Go Bang” from The Harder They Fall (IFCA)

SOUND

  • Dune (DFCA, NCFCA, NDFS, PCA, SDFCS)
  • Last Night in Soho (HCFS-1)

VISUAL EFFECTS

  • Dune (CFCA, DFCA, DFCS-1, FFCC, HFCS-2, LVFCS, NDFS, NFCS, PCA, PFCS, SDFCS, SFCS, StLFCA)
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home (CIC, HFCS-1)

ANIMATED FILM

  • The Mitchells vs. the Machines (AFCA, AFCC, BFCC, BOFCA, CACF, CIC, COFCA, DFCS-2, GAFCA, GWNYCA, HFCS-1, HFCS-2, KCFCC, LVFCS, NCFCA, NFCS, NYFCC, NYFCO, OAFFC, PCA, PCC, PFCS, SEFCA, StLFCA, WAFCA)
  • Flee (BSFC, CFCA, DFCS-1, IFJA, PFCC, SFCS, TFCA)
  • Encanto (DFWFCA, FFCC, IFCA, NBR, NDFS, SFBAFCC)
  • Luca (SDFCS)
  • Raya and the Last Dragon (NTFCA)

DOCUMENTARY FILM

  • Summer of Soul (AAFCA, AFCA, BFCC, BSFC, CFCA, CIC, COFCA, DFCC, DFCS-1, DFWFCA, FFCC, GAFCA, GWNYCA, HFCS-1, HFCS-2, IFCA, KCFCC, LVFCS, NBR, NCFCA, NTFCA, PCA, PCC, PFCC, PFCS, SDFCS, SEFCA, SFBAFCC, SFCS, TFCA)
  • Flee (AFCC, BOFCA, CACF, DFCS-2, Gotham, NDFS, NFCS, NSFC, NYFCC, NYFCO, OAFFC, StLFCA, UFCA)
  • The First Wave (UFCA)
  • Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time (IFJA)

INTERNATIONAL FILM

  • Drive My Car (AFCA, AFCC, CFCA, COFCA, DFCS-1, DFWFCA, GAFCA, Gotham, GWNYCA, HFCS-2, IFJA, KCFCC, NCFCA, NYFCO, PCC, SEFCA, SFBAFCC, SFCS, StLFCA, TFCA, WAFCA)
  • The Hand of God (BFCC, FFCC, HFCS-1, PFCS)
  • Flee (LVFCS, NDFS, UFCA)
  • A Hero (CACF, NBR)
  • Parallel Mothers (CIC, SDFCS)
  • Titane (DFCA, PFCC)
  • The Worst Person in the World (BOFCA, PCA)
  • Lamb (NTFCA)

ACRONYM LEGEND

  • AAFCA – African American Film Critics Association
  • AFCA – Austin Film Critics Association
  • AFCC – Atlanta Film Critics Circle
  • AWFJ – Alliance of Women Film Journalists
  • BFCC – Black Film Critics Circle
  • BOFCA – Boston Online Film Critics Association
  • BSFC – Boston Society of Film Critics
  • CACF – Critics Association of Central Florida
  • CCA – Critics Choice Association
  • CFCA – Chicago Film Critics Association
  • CIC – Chicago Indie Critics
  • COFCA – Columbus Film Critics Association
  • DFWFCA – Dallas-Ft. Worth Film Critics Association
  • DFCS-1 – Denver Film Critics Society
  • DFCS-2 – Detroit Film Critics Society
  • DFCA – Discussing Film Critics Association
  • DFCC – Dublin Film Critics Circle
  • FFCC – Florida Film Critics Circle
  • GALECA – Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics
  • GAFCA – Georgia Film Critics Association
  • Gotham – Independent Film Project Gotham Award
  • GWNYCA – Greater Western New York Critics Association
  • HCA – Hollywood Critics Association
  • HFCS-1 – Hawaii Film Critics Society
  • HFCS-2 – Houston Film Critics Society
  • ICS – International Cinephile Society
  • IFCA – Iowa Film Critics Association
  • IFJA – Indiana Film Journalists Association
  • IPA – International Press Academy Satellite Awards
  • KCFCC – Kansas City Film Critics Circle
  • LAFCA – Los Angeles Film Critics Association
  • LFCC – London Film Critics Circle
  • LVFCS – Las Vegas Film Critics Society
  • MCFCA – Music City Film Critics Association
  • MFCA – Minnesota Film Critics Alliance
  • NBR – National Board of Review
  • NCFCA – North Carolina Film Critics Association
  • NDFS – North Dakota Film Society
  • NFCS – Nevada Film Critics Society
  • NSFC – National Society of Film Critics
  • NTFCA – North Texas Film Critics Association
  • NYFCC – New York Film Critics Circle
  • NYFCO – New York Film Critics Online
  • OAFFC – Online Association of Female Film Critics
  • OFCC – Oklahoma Film Critics Circle
  • OFCS – Online Film Critics Society
  • PCA – Portland Critics Association
  • PCC – Phoenix Critics Circle
  • PFCC – Philadelphia Film Critics Circle
  • PFCS – Phoenix Film Critics Society
  • SDFCS – San Diego Film Critics Society
  • SEFCA – Southern Eastern Film Critics Association
  • SFBAFCC – San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle
  • SFCS – Seattle Film Critics Society
  • StLFCA – St. Louis Film Critics Association
  • TFCA – Toronto Film Critics Association
  • UFCA – Utah Film Critics Association
  • VFCC – Vancouver Film Critics Circle
  • WAFCA – Washington DC Area Film Critics Association

*Gotham and GALECA acting wins are in non-gendered categories for both lead and supporting. In the case of the Gothams this year there was a tie.

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