The Phoenix Critics Circle (PCC), not to be confused with the Phoenix Film Critics Society, has named Minari the best picture of 2020, best foreign language film and also awarding Youn Yuh-jung best supporting actress.
Chloé Zhao was named best director for Nomadland, the film’s only win here, with acting awards going to Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom), Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman) and Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah).
The group also chooses film winners in genre categories where Palm Springs was named best comedy, The Vast of Night was best science fiction film and best horror film was The Invisible Man.
Here is the full list of winners.
Best Picture: Minari
Best Comedy Film: Palm Springs
Best Science Fiction Film: The Vast of Night
Best Horror Film: The Invisible Man
Best Animated Film: Soul
Best Foreign Language Film: Minari
Best Documentary: Boys State
Best Actor: Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Best Actress: Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman
Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah
Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-jung, Minari
Best Director: Chloé Zhao, Nomadland
Best Screenplay: Kemp Powers, One Night in Miami
Best Cinematography: Łukasz Żal, I’m Thinking of Ending Things
Best Score: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, & Jon Batiste, Soul
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