Sun. Feb 5th, 2023

2022/2023 Awards Tracker Leaderboard – The Critics


This is the 2022/2023 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 New York Film Critics Circle (see links to all individual group wins below).

Keep on top of what’s coming up with the 2022/2023 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 Film/Feature/Picture

  • Aftersun (NDFS, TFCA)
  • The Banshees of Inisherin (AWFJ, BOFCA, CCA, CFCA, GWNYFCA, NYFCO, PCC, PFCC, SDFCS, SFBAFCC)
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once (AFCC, CACF, CIC, DFCA, DFWFCA, FFCC, GFCA, Gotham, HFCS-1, IFCA, IFJA, LAFCA, LVFCS, MCFCA, NCFCA, NTFCA, OAFFC, OFCC, OFCS, PFCS, SEFCA, StLFCA, UFCA, WAFCA)
  • RRR (CIC)
  • Return to Seoul (BSFC)
  • She Said (NFCS)
  • TÁR (LAFCA, LCC, NSFC, NYFCC)
  • Top Gun: Maverick (NBR)
  • The Woman King (AAFCA, BFCC)

Best Director

  • Charlotte Wells – Aftersun (NSFC, TFCA)
  • Martin McDonagh – The Banshees of Inisherin (GWNYFCA, NYFCO)
  • Park Chan-wook – Decision to Leave (FFCC)
  • The Daniels – Everything Everywhere All At Once (AFCC, BOFCA, CACF, CCA, CFCA, CIC, DFCA, DFWFCA, FFCC, GFCA, HFCS-1, IFCA, LVFCS, MCFCA, NCFCA, NDFS, NFCS, NYFCO, NTFCA, OAFFC, OFCC, OFCS, PCC, PFCC, PFCS, SDFCS, SEFCA, UFCA, WAFCA)
  • Todd Field – TÁR (BSFC, IFJA, LAFCA, LCC, SFBAFCC)
  • Steven Spielberg – The Fabelmans (NBR)
  • S. S. Rajamouli – RRR (NYFCC)
  • Gina Prince-Bythewood – The Woman King (AAFCA, BFCC)
  • Sarah Polley – Women Talking (AWFJ, StLFCA)

Breakthrough/Debut Director/New Filmmaker/First Film/Feature

  • Charlotte Wells – Aftersun (AFCC, BSFC, CFCA, DFCA, FFCC, Gotham, GWNYFCA, HFCS-1, IFJA, LCC, LVFCS, NBR, NCFCA, NYFCC, NYFCO, OAFFC, OFCS, TFCA)
  • Carey Williams – Emergency (AAFCA)
  • John Patton Ford – Emily the Criminal (PFCC)
  • Lee Jung-jae – Hunt (HFCS-1)
  • Dean Fleischer Camp – Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (CACF)
  • Davy Chou and Park-il Min – Return to Seoul (LAFCA)

Lead Actor/Performance

  • Colin Farrell – After Yang (BSFC, NYFCC)
  • Colin Farrell – The Banshees of Inisherin (AFCC, AWFJ, BOFCA, CFCA, CIC, DFWFCA, FFCC, GFCA, GWNYFCA, IFCA, LCC, NBR, NCFCA, NSFC, NYFCC, NYFCO, OAFFC, OFCS, SDFCS, SEFCA, SFBAFCC, UFCA, WAFCA)
  • Brendan Fraser – The Whale (BFCC, CACF, CCA, DFCA, HFCS-1, LVFCS, MCFCA, NDFS, NFCS, NTFCA, OFCC, PCC, PFCC, PFCS, StLFCA)
  • Paul Mescal – Aftersun (TFCA)
  • Bill Nighy – Living (LAFCA)
  • Jeremy Pope – The Inspection (AAFCA)

Lead Actress/Performance

  • Cate Blanchett – TÁR (AFCC, BOFCA, CCA, CFCA, DFWFCA, FFCC, IFCA, IFJA, LAFCA, LCC, NDFS, NSFC, NYFCC, OFCC, PCC, PFCC, SFBAFCC, TFCA, WAFCA)
  • Danielle Deadwyler – Till (AAFCA, BFCC, Gotham, SDFCS)
  • Mia Goth – Pearl (HFCS-1)
  • Michelle Yeoh – Everything Everywhere All At Once (AWFJ, BSFC, CACF, CIC, DFCA, GFCA, GWNYFCA, LVFCS, MCFCA, NBR, NCFCA, NFCS, NTFCA, NYFCO, OAFFC, OFCS, PFCS, SEFCA, StLFCA, UFCA)

Supporting Actor/Performance

  • Brendan Gleeson – The Banshees of Inisherin (NBR, NYFCO, SDFCS)
  • Brian Tyree Henry – Causeway (AAFCA)
  • Barry Keoghan – The Banshees of Inisherin (LCC)
  • Ke Huy Quan – Everything Everywhere All At Once (AFCC, AWFJ, BFCC, BOFCA, BSFC, CACF, CCA, CFCA, CIC, DFCA, DFWFCA, FFCC, GFCA, Gotham, GWNYFCA, HFCS-1, IFCA, IFJA, LAFCA, LVFCS, MCFCA, NCFCA, NDFS, NFCS, NSFC, NTFCA, NYFCC, OAFFC, OFCC, OFCS, PCC, PFCC, PFCS, SEFCA, SFBAFCC, StLFCA, TFCA, UFCA, WAFCA)

Supporting Actress/Performance

  • Angela Bassett – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (AAFCA, BFCC, CCA, CACF)
  • Jessie Buckley – Women Talking (FFCC)
  • Hong Chau – The Whale (NYFCO)
  • Kerry Condon – The Banshees of Inisherin (AWFJ, BOFCA, BSFC, CFCA, DFWFCA, GWNYFCA, HFCS-1, LCC, NSFC, OFCS, PFCS, SDFCS, SEFCA, SFBAFCC, StLFCA, WAFCA)
  • Jamie Lee Curtis – Everything Everywhere All At Once (AWFJ, IFCA, NFCS, NTFCA, OFCC, SFBAFCC)
  • Dolly De Leon – Triangle of Sadness (LAFCA, NDFS)
  • Nina Hoss – TÁR (FFCC)
  • Stephanie Hsu – Everything Everywhere All At Once (DFCA, GFCA, NCFCA, OAFFC, UFCA)
  • Janelle Monáe – Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (AFCC, CIC, LVFCS, MCFCA, NBR, PFCC)
  • Keke Palmer – Nope (NYFCC, PCC, TFCA)

Breakthrough

  • Austin Butler – Elvis (AFCC, CFCA, CIC, FFCC, NCFCA, NYFCO, OAFFC, PFCS, SDFCS)
  • Danielle Deadwyler – Till (GFCA, NBR)
  • Gracija Filipovic – Murina (Gotham)
  • Jaylin Hall – Till (AAFCA)
  • Stephanie Hsu – Everything Everywhere All At Once (GFCA, GWNYFCA, PFCC)
  • Gabriel LaBelle – The Fabelmans (NBR, NTFCA)

Ensemble

  • Everything Everywhere All At Once (NCFCA, PFCS, SDFCS, UFCA)
  • Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (AAFCA, AFCC, BOFCA, CACF, CCA, CIC, GFCA, LVFCS, MCFCA, NYFCO, OFCC, PFCC, SEFCA, WAFCA)
  • Jackass Forever (BSFC)
  • The Menu (NTFCA)
  • The Woman King (BFCC)
  • Women Talking (AWFJ, BSFC, DFCA, IFJA, NBR, OAFFC, StLFCA)

Young Actor/Actress

  • Frankie Corio – Aftersun (LCC, LVFCS, MCFCA, PFCS)
  • Gabriel LaBelle – The Fabelmans (CCA, LVFCS, MCFCA, WAFCA)

Screenplay

  • The Banshees of Inisherin (AFCC, BOFCA, DFWFCA, LCC, NDFS, NYFCC, NYFCO, PCC, TFCA)
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once (CACF, MCFCA, PFCC)
  • Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (AAFCA)
  • TÁR (Gotham, LAFCA, NSFC)

Adapted Screenplay

  • After Yang (BSFC)
  • All Quiet on the Western Front (NBR, SDFCS)
  • Bones and All (LVFCS)
  • Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (GFCA, GWNYFCA, OFCC, OFCS, WAFCA)
  • Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (BFCC, DFCA)
  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (UFCA)
  • She Said (NFCS, StLFCA)
  • The Whale (PFCS)
  • Women Talking (AWFJ, CCA, CFCA, CIC, FFCC, HFCS-1, IFJA, NCFCA, OAFFC, SEFCA, SFBAFCC, UFCA)

Original Screenplay

  • The Banshees of Inisherin (AWFJ, BSFC, CFCA, DFCA, GWNYFCA, NBR, OAFFC, OFCS, SDFCS, StLFCA, UFCA)
  • Decision to Leave (FFCC)
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once (BFCC, CCA, CIC, GFCA, HFCS-1, LVFCS, NCFCA, NFCS, OAFFC, OFCC, PFCS, SEFCA, StLFCA, UFCA, WAFCA)
  • TÁR (IFJA, SFBAFCC)

Animated Feature

  • Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (AFCC, AWFJ, BFCC, BOFCA, CACF, CCA, CFCA, CIC, DFCA, DFWFCA, GFCA, GWNYFCA, HFCS-1, LAFCA, LVFCS, MCFCA, NDFS, NFCS, OAFFC, OFCC, OFCS, PCC, PFCC, SEFCA, SDFCS, SFBAFCC, WAFCA)
  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (IFCA, IFJA, NBR, NCFCA, NTFCA, NYFCC, NYFCO, PFCS, StLFCA, UFCA)
  • Turning Red (BSFC, FFCC)
  • Wendell & Wild (AAFCA)

Documentary Feature

  • All That Breathes (Gotham, SFBAFCC)
  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (AWFJ, BOFCA, BSFC, CACF, FFCC, GWNYFCA, LAFCA, LCC, NDFS, NYFCC, NYFCO, OFCC, StLFCA, TFCA)
  • Bad Axe (LVFCS)
  • Fire of Love (AFCC, BFCC, CFCA, CIC, DFCA, GFCA, NCFCA, OAFFC, OFCS, PCC, SEFCA)
  • Good Night Oppy (DFWFCA, MCFCA, NFCS, NTFCA, PFCC, PFCS, WAFCA)
  • I Didn’t See You There (IFJA)
  • Sidney (AAFCA)
  • Sr. (HFCS-1, NBR)
  • Wildcat (IFCA, SDFCS, UFCA)

International Feature

  • All Quiet on the Western Front (LVFCS, NDFS, PFCS, SDFCS)
  • Close (NBR)
  • Decision to Leave (AWFJ, BOFCA, CFCA, CIC, DFCA, DFWFCA, FFCC, GWNYFCA, LCC, OFCC, OFCS, SFBAFCC, StLFCA, WAFCA)
  • EO (LAFCA, NSFC, NYFCC, NYFCO)
  • Happening (Gotham)
  • The Quiet Girl (LCC)
  • RRR (AFCC, AWFJ, BFCC, CACF, CCA, GFCA, HFCS-1, IFJA, MCFCA, NCFCA, NTFCA, OAFFC, PCC, PFCC, SEFCA, UFCA)
  • Saint Omer (AAFCA, TFCA)

Score/Use of Music

  • Babylon (BOFCA, CFCA, FFCC, HFCS-1, MCFCA, OFCC, PCC, PFCS)
  • The Banshees of Inisherin (OFCS, UFCA)
  • The Batman (AFCC, CACF, GFCA, GWNYFCA, IFJA, NCFCA, NTFCA, SEFCA, WAFCA)
  • Elvis (NYFCO)
  • The Fabelmans (IFCA)
  • Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (CIC, DFCA, DFWFCA, LVFCS)
  • RRR (BSFC, LAFCA, PFCC)
  • TÁR (CCA)
  • Women Talking (SFBAFCC, StLFCA)

Song

  • “Lift Me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (AAFCA, PFCS)
  • “Vegas” from Elvis (LVFCS)
  • “Naatu Naatu” from RRR (CCA, CIC, DFCA, MCFCA, NCFCA, OFCS)
  • “Hold My Hand” from Top Gun: Maverick (CACF, GFCA, HFCS-1, IFCA)

Sound

  • Nope (DFCA, NCFCA)
  • TÁR (OFCS)
  • Top Gun: Maverick (HFCS-1, MCFCA, NDFS, SDFCS)

Film Editing

  • Aftersun (BSFC, LAFCA, NDFS)
  • Decision to Leave (BSFC)
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once (BOFCA, CCA, CFCA, CIC, DFCA, GWNYFCA, HFCS-1, IFJA, LVFCS, MCFCA, NCFCA, OAFFC, OFCS, PFCS, SDFCS, SFBAFCC, StLFCA, UFCA, WAFCA)

Cinematography

  • Avatar: The Way of Water (DFWFCA, MCFCA)
  • Babylon (SDFCS)
  • The Banshees of Inisherin (StLFCA)
  • Decision to Leave (CFCA, FFCC)
  • EO (LAFCA, NSFC)
  • Nope (DFCA, IFJA, NCFCA, NYFCO, OAFFC)
  • Pearl (BSFC)
  • RRR (PFCC)
  • TÁR (SFBAFCC)
  • Top Gun: Maverick (AFCC, AWFJ, BFCC, BOFCA, CACF, CCA, CIC, GFCA, GWNYFCA, LVFCS, NBR, NDFS, NFCS, NTFCA, NYFCC, OFCC, OFCS, PCC, PFCS, UFCA, WAFCA)
  • The Woman King (AWFJ)
  • X (BSFC)

Production Design

  • Avatar: The Way of Water (CIC, LAFCA, MCFCA)
  • Babylon (CACF, CCA, DFCA, FFCC, GFCA, HFCS-1, LVFCS, NDFS, PFCS, SDFCS)
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (WAFCA)
  • Elvis (StLFCA)
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once (CFCA, NCFCA, OFCS, SFBAFCC)
  • The Fabelmans (NFCS)

Costume Design

  • Babylon (NDFS)
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (CCA, DFCA, HFCS-1, NCFCA, OFCS, PFCS)
  • Elvis (CACF, LVFCS, SDFCS, StLFCA)
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once (CFCA, OAFFC)
  • Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris (OAFFC)
  • The Woman King (CIC)

Makeup and Hair

  • The Batman (DFCA, CIC, HFCS-1)
  • Elvis (CCA, NCFCA)
  • The Whale (CACF, NDFS)

Stunts

  • RRR (CIC, IFJA, NCFCA, OAFFC, OFCS)
  • Top Gun: Maverick (AFCC, CACF, HFCS-1, MCFCA, OFCS)

Visual Effects

  • Avatar: The Way of Water (CCA, CIC, DFCA, FFCC, HFCS-1, LVFCS, NCFCA, NDFS, OAFFC, OFCS, PFCS, SDFCS, StLFCA)
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (NFCS)
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once (CFCA, UFCA)

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 – Denver Film Critics Society
  • DFCA – Discussing Film Critics Association
  • DFCC – Dublin Film Critics Circle
  • FFCC – Florida Film Critics Circle
  • GALECA – Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics
  • GFCA – 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
  • LCC – London Critics Circle
  • LVFCS – Las Vegas Film Critics Society
  • MCFCA – Music City Film Critics Association
  • MNFCA – 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 – Southeastern 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
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