Wednesday, April 24, 2024

More Choices for Best of 2019: Director, Supporting Actor and Actress, Original and Adapted Screenplay, Score, Song


Here are some more lists for the Best of 2019 as I see them, this time Best Director, Supporting Actor and Actress, Original and Adapted Screenplay, Score and Song.


1. Laura Dern– Marriage Story

2. Kathy Bates– Richard Jewell

3. Margot Robbie– Bombshell/Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

4. Nicole Kidman– Bombshell

5. Florence Pugh– Little Women

6. Zhao Shuzhen — The Farewell


1. Tom Hanks– Beautiful Day

2. Al Pacino– The Irishman

3. Sam Rockwell– Richard Jewell

4. Brad Pitt– Once Upon a Time

5. Joe Pesci– The Irishman

6. Sterling K. Brown– Waves

7. Anthony Hopkins– The Two Popes


1. Martin Scorsese– The Irishman

2.  Quentin Tarantino — Once Upon a Time

3. Sam Mendes-1917

4. Clint Eastwood– Richard Jewell

5. Noah Baumbach– Marriage Story


1. The Irishman

2. Once Upon a Time

3. Marriage Story

4. The Farewell

5. Richard Jewell


1. The Irishman

2. Downton Abbey

3. Just Mercy

4. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

5. Two Popes


1. I’m Standing with You– Diane Warren, from “Breakthrough”

2. “Beautiful Ghosts” — Taylor Swift, from “Cats”

3. “Never Too Late”– Elton John, Bernie Taupin from “The Lion King”

4. “Stand Up” — Joshua Brian Campbell & Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet”

5. “The Song Of Names (Cantor Prayer),” Howard Shore, Jeffrey Caine, “The Song of Names” (Sony Pictures Classics)



1. Howard Shore, “The Song of Names”

2. Arturo Sandoval, “Richard Jewell”

3. John Lunn, “Downton Abbey”

4. Alexandre Desplat, “Little Women”

5. Alberto Iglesias, “Pain and Glory”



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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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