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‘Little Women,’ ‘Marriage Story,’ & ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Lead Denver Film Critics Society Nominations

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The Denver Film Critics Society (DFCS) announced their full list of 2019 film nominees.

Two much talked about feature films, “Little Women” and “Marriage Story,” each landed six nominations, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress and their respective screenplay categories. Where Noah Baumbach missed out, Greta Gerwig landed a Best Director mention for her period piece adaptation.

Also with sex mentions is Taika Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit,” appearing in for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Score. Scarlett Johansson was nominated for two acting categories, as supporting in “Jojo Rabbit” and as lead in “Marriage Story.”

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“Marriage Story”

See the full list of nominees below.

Best Picture
“Little Women”
“Jojo Rabbit”
“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”
“Marriage Story”

Best Director
Greta Gerwig, “Little Women”
Taika Waititi, “Jojo Rabbit”
Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”
Sam Mendes, “1917”
Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite”

Best Actress
Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story”
Renee Zellweger, “Judy”
Saoirse Ronan, “Little Women”
Awkwafina, “The Farewell”
Lupita Nyong’o, “Us”

Best Actor
Adam Sandler, “Uncut Gems”
Adam Driver, “Marriage Story”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”
Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker”
Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory”

Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Lopez, “Hustlers”
Laura Dern, “Marriage Story”
Florence Pugh, “Little Women”
Scarlett Johansson, “Jojo Rabbit”
Zhao Shuzhen, “The Farewell”

Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”
Joe Pesci, “The Irishman”
Tom Hanks, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
Al Pacino, “The Irishman”
John Lithgow, “Bombshell”

Best Sci-Fi/Horror
“Ad Astra”
“Avengers: Endgame”
“The Lighthouse”

Best Animated Film
“Toy Story 4”
“Frozen II”
“Missing Link”
“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”

Best Comedy
“Knives Out”
“Jojo Rabbit”
“Dolemite Is My Name”
“The Farewell”

Best Visual FX
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”
“Avengers: Endgame”
“The Irishman”
“The Lion King”

Best Original Screenplay
“Marriage Story”
“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”
“Knives Out”
“The Farewell”

Best Adapted Screenplay
“Little Women”
“The Irishman”
“A Hidden Life”
“Jojo Rabbit”
“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

Best Documentary
“Apollo 11”
“American Factory”
“One Child Nation”
“The Biggest Little Farm”

Best Original Song
“Stand Up,” “Harriet”
“Into the Unknown,” “Frozen II”
“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again,” “Rocketman”
“Glasgow,” “Wild Rose”
“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away,” “Toy Story 4”

Best Score
“Little Women”
“Marriage Story”
“Jojo Rabbit”

Best Foreign Language Film
“The Farewell”
“Pain and Glory”
“Les Miserables”
“Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

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Written by Jessica Peña

Jessica Peña studied journalism at Volunteer State Community College before she began writing about film on a personal blog that sprouted from an electronic media course. She is now a film journalist for Awards Circuit, as well as a content editor and writer for the UK-based site JumpCut Online. She also loves the Child's Play/Chucky franchise with no end in sight.


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