in ,

Iowa Film Critics Awards – Rami Malek Muscles His Way To a Win While ‘The Favourite’ Takes Picture

With only a few days until the Golden Globes, critics season continues to roll forward. The Iowa Film Critics have officially announced their awards for 2018, and they went their own way in a couple interesting ways. First, Rami Malek wins for Best Actor, earning some hardware as he continues to gain ground against Bradley Cooper. “The Favourite” also grabbed a pair of wins, including wins for Picture and Olivia Colman. “If Beale Street Could Talk” ties “The Favourite” for the lead in wins, also snatching up prizes for Score and Supporting Actor. The three movies dominate the headlines, with “A Star Is Born” finding it’s way to a win and a few runner-up designations. The full list of winners and runners-up can be found below.

Iowa Film Critics 2018 Awards Winners

*Winners in BOLD


  • WINNER: “The Favourite”
  • (Runners-up: “Roma” and “A Star is Born”


  • WINNER: Alfonso Cuaron, “Roma”
  • (Runners-up: Damien Chazelle, “First Man,” and Bradley Cooper, “A Star is


  • WINNER: Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”
  • (Runners-up: Ethan Hawke, “First Reformed,” and Viggo Mortensen, “Green


  • WINNER: Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”
  • (Runners-up: Toni Collette, “Hereditary,” and Lady Gaga, “A Star is Born”)

Supporting Actor 

  • WINNER: Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”
  • (Runners-up: Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?,” and Michael B. Jordan, “Black Panther”)

Supporting Actress 

  • WINNER: Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
  • (Runners-up: Emma Stone, “The Favourite,” and Rachel Weisz, “The Favourite”)

Animated Movie 

  • WINNER: “The Incredibles 2”
  • (Runners-up: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-


  • WINNER: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”
  • (Runners-up: “Free Solo” and ‘RBG”)


  • WINNER: “Shallow,” “A Star is Born”
  • (Runners-up: “All the Stars,” “Black Panther, and “Trip a Little Light Fantastic,”
    “Mary Poppins Returns”)


  • WINNER: Nicholas Britell, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
  • (Runners-up: Justin Hurwitz, “First Man,” and Alexandre Desplat, “Isle of Dogs”)

What do you think of the Iowa Film Critics 2018 Awards winners? Can Rami Malek win the Oscar? Do you agree with their other choices? Let us hear your thoughts in the comments below!

Be sure to check out our Official Oscar Predictions Page to see where this year’s films and performances rank among the contenders!

What do you think?

AC Fan

Written by Alan French

Alan French is a movie buff, a TV lover, and a sports fanatic. His favorite TV shows are 'Parks and Recreation,' 'Rick and Morty' and 'Game of Thrones.' He's also a Spielberg fanatic. You can find him on Twitter and Medium @TheAlanFrench.

One Comment

Leave a Reply

    Pamela Adlon’s ‘Better Things’ Returns for a Third Season on FX

    What’s on TV – Friday (1/4/19) – Golden Globe Nominated Constance Wu Returns to TV