With awards season underway, Hollywood Film Critics honored the films and craftspeople in the industry.
The event took place with hundreds of guests on Friday night, February 24, at the Beverly Hills Wilshire.
A24’s Everything Everywhere All At Once led the ceremony with seven wins, including the Best Picture category. Other awards earned by the critics’ favorite included Best Cast Ensemble, Best Editing, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor for Ke Huy Quan, and Best Actress for Michelle Yeoh.
The Indian film RRR was not far behind by scoring four awards with Best Original Song, Best Stunts, Best Action Film, and Best International Film.
Taylor Swift won the Best Short Film for All Too Well: The Short Film.
The Honorary Awards included the Spotlight Award to the cast and crew of RRR, the Artisan Achievement Award to Rick Carter, the Acting Achievement Award to Angela Bassett, the Filmmaking Achievement Award to Rian Johnson, and the Star on the Rise Award to Gabriel LaBelle.
Here is the complete list of both the HCA Film Awards and HCA Creative Arts Awards below:
Inaugural HCA Creative Arts Awards
Casting Director – Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – Mary Vernieu and Bret Howe
Makeup and Hairstyling – The Whale – Adrien Morot, Judy Chin, and Anne Marie Bradley
Cinematography – Top Gun: Maverick – Claudio Miranda
Costume Design – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Ruth Carter
Editing – Everything Everywhere All At Once – Paul Rogers
Marketing Campaign – Smile
Original Song – RRR – “Naatu Naatu”
Production Design – Babylon – Florencia Martin and Anthony Carlino
Score – Babylon – Justin Hurwitz
Sound – Top Gun: Maverick – Mark Weingarten, James H. Mather, Al Nelson, Chris Burdon, and Mark Taylor
Stunts – RRR
Visual Effects – Avatar: The Way of Water – Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon, and Daniel Barrett
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HCA Film Awards
Best Action Film – RRR
Best Animated Film – Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Best Comedy – Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Best Documentary Film – Good Night Oppy
Best First Feature – Charlotte Wells – Aftersun
Best Horror Film – The Black Phone
Best Indie Film – Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Best International Film – RRR
Best Short Film – All Too Well: The Short Film
Best Adapted Screenplay – Sarah Polley – Women Talking
Best Original Screenplay – Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert – Everything Everywhere All At Once
Best Director – Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert – Everything Everywhere All At Once
Best Cast Ensemble – Everything Everywhere All At Once
Best Voice or Motion-Capture Performance – Jenny Slate in Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Best Supporting Actress – Angela Bassett – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Best Supporting Actor – Ke Huy Quan – Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Actress – Michelle Yeoh –Everything Everywhere All At Once
Best Actor – Brendan Fraser – The Whale
Best Picture – Everything Everywhere All At Once
Special Honorary Awards
Acting Achievement Award – Angela Bassett
Artisan Achievement Award – Rick Carter
Filmmaking Achievement Award – Rian Johnson
Spotlight Award – RRR
Star on the Rise Award – Gabriel LaBelle
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LRM Online’s Gig Patta was on the red carpet to interview some honorees, guests, nominees, and presents of the night’s festivities.
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Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Hollywood Critics Association