The New York Film Critics are announcing their 2022 winners one by one. It’s always fun to follow along as the white smoke rises out of the chimneys.
Best Picture goes to Todd Field’s “Tár,” starring Cate Blanchett and heading to VOD shortly. This is not the first Best Picture for Field at the NYFCC. “In the Bedroom” and each of its actors, Sissy Spacek and Tom Wilkinson, won in 2001. Congrats!
Best Director went to S.S. Rajamouli for “RRR.”
Cate Blanchett, Best Actress, TAR
Colin Farrell, Best Actor, “Banshees of Inisherin” and “After Yang”
Keke Palmer has taken Best Supporting Actress for “Nope.”
Ke Huy Quan is Best Supporting Actor from the confounding “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”
Best First Feature is “Aftersun.”
Best Animated Feature is “Marcel the Shell.”
Best Non Fiction Film: “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed.”
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Claudio Miranda, “Top Gun: Maverick”
BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM: “EO”
BEST SCREENPLAY: Martin McDonagh, “The Banshees of Inisherin”