Florida Film Critics Circle Nominations – ‘First Man’ Takes Off, Sakura Ando Gets Supporting Actress Nom

First Man” has been struggling over the season, but Florida is trying to help the film take off. The 2018 Florida Film Critics Circle announced their nominations and went big for “First Man” this year. The Damien Chazelle film picked up nominations in Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Supporting Actress, and a handful of craft categories. “The Favourite” led the way with nine nominations, while “First Man” and “If Beale Street Could Talk” each took eight nominations. While “First Man” has struggled thus far with critics, the categories it picked up nominations for are very much on the table for Oscar. You can read the rest of the Florida Film Critics Circle nominations below.

2018 Florida Film Critics Circle Nominations

BEST PICTURE
  • First Man
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Roma
  • The Favourite
  • The Rider
BEST ACTOR
  • Christian Bale – Vice
  • Ethan Hawke – First Reformed
  • Joaquin Phoenix – You Were Never Really Here
  • Viggo Mortensen – Green Book
  • Willem Dafoe – At Eternity’s Gate
BEST ACTRESS
  • Glenn Close – The Wife
  • Melissa McCarthy – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Natalie Portman – Vox Lux
  • Olivia Colman – The Favourite
  • Toni Collette – Hereditary
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
  • Adam Driver – BlacKkKlansman
  • Hugh Grant – Paddington 2
  • Mahershala Ali – Green Book
  • Richard E. Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Steven Yeun – Burning

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
  • Claire Foy – First Man
  • Emma Stone –  The Favourite
  • Rachel Weisz – The Favourite
  • Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Sakura Ando – Shoplifters
BEST ENSEMBLE
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Support the Girls
  • The Favourite
BEST DIRECTOR
  • Alfonso Cuarón – Roma
  • Damien Chazelle – First Man
  • Hirokazu Kore-eda – Shoplifters
  • Lynne Ramsay – You Were Never Really Here
  • Peter Farrelly – Green Book
  • Yorgos Lanthimos – The Favourite
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
  • Bo Burnham – Eighth Grade
  • Boots Riley – Sorry to Bother You
  • Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, John Krasinski – A Quiet Place
  • Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara –  The Favourite
  • Paul Schrader – First Reformed
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
  • Josh Singer, James R. Hansen – First Man
  • Barry Jenkins – If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Lynne Ramsay – You Were Never Really Here
  • Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee – BlacKkKlansman
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
  • Linus Sandgren – First Man
  • Łukasz Żal – Cold War
  • Alfonso Cuarón – Roma
  • Robbie Ryan – The Favourite
  • James Laxton – If Beale Street Could Talk
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
  • Annihilation
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • First Man
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Ready Player One
BEST ART DIRECTION/PRODUCTION DESIGN
  • Annihilation
  • First Man
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Paddington 2
  • Roma
  • The Favourite
BEST SCORE
  • Justin Hurwitz – First Man
  • Nicholas Britell – If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Jonny Greenwood – You Were Never Really Here
  • Ben Salisbury, Geoff Barrow – Annihilation
BEST DOCUMENTARY
  • Free Solo
  • Monrovia, Indiana
  • Shirkers
  • Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
  • Burning
  • Cold War
  • Roma
  • Shoplifters
BEST ANIMATED FILM
  • Incredibles 2
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Mirai
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
BEST FIRST FILM
  • Bradley Cooper – A Star is Born
  • Bo Burnham – Eighth Grade
  • Ari Aster – Hereditary
  • Boots Riley – Sorry to Bother You
  • Ofir Raul Graizer – The Cakemaker
PAULINE KAEL BREAKOUT AWARD
  • Elsie Fisher – Eighth Grade
  • KiKi Layne – If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Thomasin Mckenzie – Leave No Trace

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The Florida Film Critics Circle will announce their winners on Dec. 21, 2018.

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