Houston Film Critics Society (HFCS): ‘Parasite’ is Best Pic; Renée Zellweger, Zhao Shuzhen pick up acting wins
The 13th Houston Film Critics Society awards were handed out tonight and Parasite was selected as Best Picture. The South Korean critical and box office hit also picked up Best Director for Bong Joon Ho and Best Foreign Film.
Sam Mendes’ 1917 was also a triple winner, taking Original Score, Cinematography and Visual Effects.
The acting prizes went to Adam Driver, Renée Zellweger, Brad Pitt and Zhao Shuzhen.
John Wick 3: Parabellum was the recipient of the inaugural Stunt Coordination award, beating out competition like Ford v Ferrari and Crawl.
Marriage Story and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood led the nominations with six apiece. Once also had a Best Movie Poster nomination, which it won.
Horror meister Roger Corman received the group’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Here is the full list of winners.
Bong Joon Ho, Parasite
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Renée Zellweger, Judy
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Supporting Actress
Zhao Shuzhen, The Farewell
Best Animated Feature
Toy Story 4
Best Original Score
Best Original Song
“Glasgow,” Wild Rose
Best Foreign Language Film
Best Documentary Feature
Texas Independent Film Award
Texas Independent Visionary Award
Tim Tsai, Seadrift
Outstanding Cinematic Achievement
Trey Edward Shults for Krisha, It Comes at Night and Waves. This is for a local whose contributions to cinema are impactful & deserving of notice.
Best Stunt Coordination Team
John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum
Best Movie Poster Art
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood