A24’s Everything Everywhere All at Once won Best Picture at the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards, which were handed out tonight in Los Angeles. Brendan Fraser won Best Actor for A24’s The Whale, and Cate Blanchett took Best Actress for Focus Features’ Tár.
Everything Everywhere came into the ceremony at the Fairmont Century Plaza with a leading 14 nominations and left leading all pics and TV shows with five trophies, including Best Director for Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert.
The screenplay awards went to Kwan & Scheinert for Everything Everywhere (Original) and Sarah Polley for MGM/United Artists
Releasing’s Women Talking (Adapted).
Netflix’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Story took the Acting Ensemble and Best Comedy prizes, and S.S. Rajamouli’s Indian smash RRR from Variance Films nabbed Best Foreign Language Film and Best Song (“Naatu Naatu”), making Glass Onion, Wakanda Forever and RRR the night’s only other multiple film winners.
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio from Netflix took Best Animated Feature.
On the TV side, FX’s Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul won Best Drama Series for its sixth and final season, and its star Bob Odenkirk won Best Actor in a Drama.
Zendaya took picked up more Best Actress hardware for HBO’s Euphoria.
ABC’s Abbott Elementary followed its Golden Globe win with the Critics Choice Award for Best Comedy Series. Jeremy Allen White won Best Actor in a Comedy Series for FX’s The Bear, and Jean Smart — who missed the ceremony because of Covid — was named Best Actress for HBO Max’s Hacks.
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