2021 Awards: New Mexico Film Critics (NMXFC) Winners

Best Picture: Mank (RU: Minari)

Best Director: Chloé Zhao, Nomadland (RU: Leigh Whannell, The Invisible Man)

Nomadland Review: Chloé Zhao's Poetic Portrait of Modern America | Observer

Best Actor: Mads Mikkelsen, Another Round (RU: Steven Yeun, Minari)

Best Actress: Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman (RU: Amaia Aberasturi, Coven)

Pieces of a Woman' Trailer: Vanessa Kirby Stuns in Netflix Drama | IndieWire

Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah (RU: Frank Langella, The Trial of the Chicago 7)

Lakeith Stanfield and Daniel Kaluuya appear in Judas and the Black Messiah by Shaka King, an official selection of the Premieres section at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Glen Wilson

Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-jung, Minari (RU: Amanda Seyfried, Mank)

Minari' actress Youn Yuh-jung wins LA film critics award

Best Original Screenplay: Possessor (RU: Mank)

Possessor' Review: David Cronenberg's Son Has a Mind of His Own - Variety

Best Adapted Screenplay: First Cow (RU: The Father)

First Cow,” Reviewed: Kelly Reichardt's Fatalistic Portrait of Early  American Entrepreneurs | The New Yorker

Best Animated Film: Wolfwalkers (RU: Demon Slayer)

WolfWalkers Review | Movie - Empire

Best Documentary: Collective (RU: A Thousand Cuts)

Collective' Review: Romanian Exposé Has Universal Resonance - Variety

Best Foreign Language Film: Open Door (RU: The Weeping Woman)

Best Ensemble: Minari (RU: Sound of Metal)

Making of 'Minari': How Lee Isaac Chung Created a Unique American Story  Rarely Seen Onscreen | Hollywood Reporter

Best Young Actor/Actress: Sidney Flanigan, Never Rarely Sometimes Always (RU: Alan Kim, Minari)

How NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS Achieved Realism - Nerdist

Best Cinematography: Mank (RU: Nomadland)

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is mank-1.png

Best Editing: Nomadland (RU: Breasts)

Nomadland Review: Chloé Zhao's Poetic Portrait of Modern America | Observer

Best Production Design: Mank (RU: First Cow)

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is mank-1.png

Best Music/Score: Soul (RU: Minari)

Soul' Review: Another Masterpiece From the Minds Behind 'Inside Out' -  Variety

Best Original Song: “Husavik (My Hometown)” from Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (RU: “Speak Now” from One Night in Miami)

From Iceland — Húsavík Capitalising On Eurovision Film's Success

U.S. Route 66 Honorary Award: Bring Me Home

Glenn Strange Honorary Award: Sophia Loren, Ellen Burstyn, Eva Marie Saint, Catherine Deneuve, and Mirtha Legrand

Albuquerque American Award (to celebrate cinema and its legacy): It Happened One Night (1934)

It Happened One Night / The Dissolve

Jacob is a film critic and co-founder of the Music City Drive-In. He is a member of the Music City Film Critics’ Association and specializes in the awards season. You can find him on Twitter @Tberry57.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.