Philadelphia Film Critics Circle go mad for ‘Ma Rainey,’ Amanda Seyfried and ‘Da 5 Bloods’
The Philadelphia Film Critics Circle gave Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom its first Best Picture win of the season and with it Viola Davis’s second Best Actress win. The film was also runner-up in Best Actor for Chadwick Boseman, who won Supporting Actor for Da 5 Bloods.
Boseman’s Da 5 Bloods co-star Delroy Lindo won Best Actor and was the runner-up in Best Picture. Amanda Seyfried won Best Supporting Actress for Mank, making all acting awards going to Netflix films.
The Best Directorial Debut went to Regina King for One Night in Miami and the group’s Best Script prize was given to Jon Raymond and Kelly Reichardt for their adaptation of First Cow.
Here is the full list of winners and runners-up.
Best Picture: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (RU: Da 5 Bloods)
Best Director: Chloé Zhao, Nomadland (RU: Kelly Reichardt, First Cow)
Best Actor: Delroy Lindo, Da 5 Bloods (RU: Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom)
Best Actress: Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (RUs: Aubrey Plaza, Black Bear and Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman)
Best Supporting Actor: Chadwick Boseman, Da 5 Bloods (RU: Leslie Odom, Jr., One Night in Miami)
Best Supporting Actress: Amanda Seyfried, Mank (RU: Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm)
Best Script: Kelly Reichardt and Jonathan Raymond, First Cow (RU: Eliza Hittman, Never Rarely Sometimes Always)
Best Animated Film: Soul (RU: Wolfwalkers)
Best Documentary: Time (RU: Dick Johnson Is Dead)
Best Foreign Language Film: Jumbo (RU: La Llorona)
Best Breakthrough Performance: Sidney Flanigan, Never Rarely Sometimes Always (RU: Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm)
Best Directorial Debut: Regina King, One Night in Miami (RU: Andrew Patterson, The Vast of Night)
Best Cinematography: Joshua James Richards, Nomadland (RU: Chris Blauvelt, First Cow)
Best Soundtrack/Score: Soul (RU: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom)
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