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Online Film Critics Society Announces Nominees For 25th Annual Film Awards – The Reel Bits

The critics have spoken! The votes have been tallied and the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) is delighted to announce the nominees for its 25and annual film awards.

Leading the nominations are Jane Campion THE POWER OF THE DOG and Denis Villeneuve DUNE leads the pack with nine nominations each, followed by Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of WEST SIDE STORY with eight.

“After two unprecedented years of challenges facing the world and the film industry in particular, our members have remained steadfast in their appreciation and coverage of film in all its forms,” ​​said Wesley Lovell, Steering Committee Member of the OFCS*. “Our nominations, like our organization, represent a wide range of styles and voices from around the world, and we couldn’t be more excited about our collective selections. We look forward to seeing how our members approach the difficult decisions of choosing the best of these excellent candidates. »

The full list of winners will be announced on January 24, 2022.

*Full disclosure: I am also a member of the OFCS steering committee this year.

BEST PICTURE
Belfast
drive my car
Dunes
The green knight
Licorice Pizza
Pork
The power of the dog
Titanium
West Side Story
The worst person in the world

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Encanto
To flee
Lucas
The Mitchells vs. the Machines
Raya and the last dragon

BEST DIRECTOR
Paul Thomas Anderson – Licorice Pizza
Jane Campion – The Power of the Dog
Ryusuke Hamaguchi – Drive My Car
Steven Spielberg – West Side History
Denis Villeneuve – Dune

BEST LEADING ACTOR
Nicolas Cage – Pig
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Power of the Dog
Andrew Garfield – tick, tick…BOOM!
Oscar Isaac – The Card Counter
Hidetoshi Nishijima – Drive My Car

BEST LEADING ACTRESS
Olivia Colman – The Lost Girl
Alana Haim – Licorice Pizza
Renate Reinsve – Worst person in the world
Agathe Roussel – Titanium
Kristen Stewart – Spencer

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mike Faist – West Side History
Ciaran Hinds – Belfast
Troy Kotsur – CODA
Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power of the Dog
Jeffrey Wright – The French Dispatch

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Ariana DeBose – West Side Story
Ann Dowd – Mass
Kirsten Dunst – The Power of the Dog
Aunjanue Ellis – King Richard
Ruth Negga – Pass

BEST ORIGINAL SCENARIO
Belfast
A hero
Licorice Pizza
Mass
Pork

BEST SUITABLE SCENARIO
drive my car
Dunes
The lost girl
Who passed
The power of the dog

BEST EDITING
Belfast
Dunes
Licorice Pizza
The power of the dog
West Side Story

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Dunes
The green knight
The power of the dog
Macbeth’s Tragedy
West Side Story

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Dunes
Encanto
The French Dispatch
The power of the dog
spencer

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Dunes
The French Dispatch
The green knight
alley of nightmares
West Side Story

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Cruel
Dunes
The French Dispatch
spencer
West Side Story

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Dunes
The green knight
The Matrix Resurrections
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Spider-Man: No Coming Home

BEST FIRST FILM
Maggie Gyllenhaal – The Lost Girl
Rebecca Hall – Pass
Fran Kranz – Mass
Michael Sarnoski – Pig
Emma Seligman – Baby Shiva

BEST FILM NOT IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE
drive my car
To flee
A hero
Titanium
The worst person in the world

BEST DOCUMENTARY
To flee
Procession
The rescue
Summer of Soul (…or, when the revolution couldn’t be televised)
The Velvet Underground