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NY Film Critics Circle Give Best Film to Scorsese’s Killers, Director to Oppenheimer’s Nolan


The New York Film Critics Circle have chosen Killers of the Flower Moon as Best picture of 2023.

Christopher Nolan, Director of Oppenheimer, is Best Firector in a wise split with Martin Scorsese’s epic.

The group will welcome the two best movies and directors of the year. Both films are masterworks that will become classics.

Killers also got Best Actress with Lily Gladstone winning the title. Oppenheimer gets Best Cinematography. Other winners include Franz Rogowsky Best Actor in Passages, DaVine Joy Randolph Best Supporting Actress in The Holdovers, and Charles Melton Best Supporting Actor in May December. Past Lives is Best First Film. Anatomy of a Fall is Best International Film.

Surprisingly shut out: Bradley Cooper’s Maestro.

The awards will be presented in January in New York at a gala dinner.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
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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