Wed. Oct 28th, 2020

‘Green Book,’ ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ win AARP Movies for Grownups awards

The 18th AARP Movies for Grownups Awards were handed out last night and nomination leader Green Book came out on top as the Best Picture/Movie for Grownups. Viggo Mortensen also won Best Actor for his role in the film.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? was also a double winner: Best Supporting Actor for Richard E. Grant and Best Screenwriter for Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty.

Spike Lee won Best Director for BlacKkKlansman, Glenn Close (The Wife) picked up another win in Best Actress and a surprise win came in Best Supporting Actress for Judi Dench (All Is True). If Beale Street Could Talk won the group’s Time Capsule award, its only nomination.

Shirley MacLaine was the recipient of the Career Achievement Award. The show will be broadcast on PBS February 15th at 9pm PST.

Here is the full list of nominees and winners.

Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups
A Star Is Born
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Green Book – WINNER

Best Actress
Sandra Bullock (Bird Box)
Glenn Close (The Wife) – WINNER
Viola Davis (Widows)
Nicole Kidman (Destroyer)
Julia Roberts (Ben Is Back)

Best Actor
Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate)
Hugh Jackman (The Front Runner)
Viggo Mortensen (Green Book) – WINNER
Robert Redford (The Old Man & the Gun)
John C. Reilly (Stan & Ollie)

Best Supporting Actress
Angela Bassett (Black Panther)
Blythe Danner (What They Had)
Judi Dench (All Is True) – WINNER
Nicole Kidman (Boy Erased)
Michelle Yeoh (Crazy Rich Asians)

Best Supporting Actor
Robert Duvall (Widows)
Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born)
Robert Forster (What They Had)
Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?) – WINNER
Ian McKellen (All Is True)

Best Director
Kenneth Branagh (All Is True)
Alfonso Cuarón (ROMA)
Peter Farrelly (Green Book)
Mimi Leder (On the Basis of Sex)
Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman) – WINNER

Best Screenwriter
Peter Farrelly, Brian Hayes Currie, Nick Vallelonga (Green Book)
Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara (The Favourite)
Peter Hedges (Ben Is Back)
Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty (Can You Ever Forgive Me?) – WINNER
Paul Schrader (First Reformed)

Best Ensemble
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody – WINNER
Crazy Rich Asians
The Front Runner

Best Grownup Love Story
All Is True
On the Basis of Sex
Private Life
The Old Man & the Gun
What They Had – WINNER

Best Intergenerational Film
A Quiet Place
Beautiful Boy
Ben Is Back
Crazy Rich Asians
Mary Poppins Returns – WINNER

Best Time Capsule
Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
If Beale Street Could Talk – WINNER

Best Documentary
Amazing Grace
Bathtubs Over Broadway
The Rest I Make Up
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? – WINNER

Best Foreign Film
Cold War (Poland, France, U.K.)
Never Look Away (Germany)
ROMA (Mexico) – WINNER
Shoplifters (Japan)
The Guilty (Denmark)

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