2022 Music City Film Critic Association Nominations

The 2022 Music City Film Critic Association nominations were announced today. I am excited as a member of the group to share the nominations with each of you today.

Everything Everywhere All at Once leads the way with a Music City Film Critics’ Association record 12 nominations for the MCFCA 2023 Film Awards.

The Daniel’s sci-fi comedy drama secures the most-ever nominations for a film in the history of the MCFCA.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – January 3, 2023 – The Music City Film Critics’ Association is proud to announce its nominations for the MCFCA 2023 Film Awards. The association is comprised of more than 30 professional film critics working in or near Nashville, Tennessee.
The winners will be announced on January 9, 2023.

Everything Everywhere All at Once leads the way with an MCFCA record 12 nominations including Best Picture, Best Director – The Daniels, Best Actress – Michelle Yeoh, Best Supporting Actor – Ke Huy Quan, Best Supporting Actress – Jamie Lee Curtis, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Production Design, Best Comedy Film, Best Action Film, and Best Stunt Work.

Babylon follows just behind with 10 nominations, which equals the previous nomination
record set by last year’s The Power of the Dog.

The Banshees of Inisherin secured eight nominations while Top Gun: Maverick, The Fabelmans, and Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio each scored seven nominations.
Due to a tie in voting, 11 films have been nominated for Best Picture – the most ever in the
association’s history.

Here is the full list of nominees.

Best Picture

Aftersun

Babylon 

Elvis

Everything Everywhere All at Once Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio Nope

RRR

Tár

The Banshees of Inisherin The Fabelmans

Top Gun: Maverick

Best Director

Damien Chazelle – Babylon

Martin McDonagh – The Banshees of Inisherin

S. S. Rajamouli – RRR

Steven Spielberg – The Fabelmans

The Daniels – Everything Everywhere All at Once

Todd Field – Tár

Best Actor

Austin Butler – Elvis

Brendan Fraser – The Whale

Colin Farrell – The Banshees of Inisherin

Diego Calva – Babylon

Paul Mescal – Aftersun

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett – Tár

Margot Robbie – Babylon

Mia Goth – Pearl

Michelle Yeoh – Everything Everywhere All at Once

Viola Davis – The Woman King

Best Supporting Actor

Barry Keoghan – The Banshees of Inisherin

Brendan Gleeson – The Banshees of Inisherin

Brian Tyree Henry – Causeway

Ke Huy Quan – Everything Everywhere All at Once

Paul Dano – The Fabelmans

Best Supporting Actress

Angela Bassett – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Hong Chau – The Whale

Jamie Lee Curtis – Everything Everywhere All at Once

Janelle Monáe – Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Kerry Condon – The Banshees of Inisherin

Best Young Actor

Banks Repeta – Armageddon Time

Gabriel LaBelle – The Fabelmans

Gregory Mann – Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Jalyn Hall – Till

Mason Thames – The Black Phone

Best Young Actress

Anna Cobb – We’re All Going to the World’s Fair

Bella Ramsey – Catherine Called Birdy

Frankie Corio – Aftersun

Julia Butters – The Fabelmans

Sadie Sink – The Whale

Best Acting Ensemble

Babylon

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

The Fabelmans

Women Talking

Best Music Film

Elvis

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Roald Dahl’s Matilda theMusical

Moonage Daydream

Tár

Best Animated Film

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

Turning Red

Wendell & Wild

Best Documentary

All that Breathes

All the Beauty and Bloodshed

Fire of Love

Good Night Oppy

Moonage Daydream

Best International Film

All Quiet on the Western Front

Bardo:: False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths

Decision to Leave

EO

RRR

Best Screenplay

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Tár

The Banshees of Inisherin

The Fabelmans

Women Talking

Best Original Song

“Ciao Papa” – Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

“Hold My Hand” – Top Gun: Maverick

“Lift Me Up” – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

“Naatu Naatu” – RRR

“New Body Rhumba” – White Noise

Best Score

Babylon

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

The Batman

The Fabelmans

Women Talking

Best Sound

Avatar: The Way of Water

Babylon

Elvis

Nope

Top Gun: Maverick

Best Cinematography

All Quiet on the Western Front

Avatar: The Way of Water Babylon

Nope

The Batman

Top Gun: Maverick

Best Production Design

Avatar: The Way of Water

Babylon

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

The Northman

Best Editing

Aftersun

Babylon

Elvis

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Top Gun: Maverick

Best Comedy Film

Confess, Fletch

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

The Banshees of Inisherin

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Best Horror Film

Barbarian

Nope

Pearl

Smile

X

Best Action Film

Avatar: The Way of Water

Everything Everywhere All at Once

RRR

The Batman

Top Gun: Maverick

Best Stunt Work

Avatar: The Way of Water

Everything Everywhere All at Once

RRR

The Batman

Top Gun: Maverick

The Jim Ridley Award

Elvis

Moonage Daydream

Still Working 9 to 5

The Return of Tanya Tucker: Featuring Brandi Carlile

Nicole Kidman – The Northman

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