2019 National Society of Film Critics Awards: Complete list of winners led by ‘The Rider,’ Olivia Colman, Ethan Hawke


Unlike most critics groups, the National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) discloses the results of voting. Forty-two of the 60 members of the society cast ballots on Saturday, January 5 with 20 in attendance at Lincoln Center and another 9 joining in via Skype from cities nationwide. In addition, 13 members voted by proxy but their votes only count in races that are decided on the first ballot.

Below: The complete list of winners, including the voting scores for each award (note how one-sided some of the contests were). Read the full winners report on the 2019 NSFC Awards.

Best Picture
“The Rider” (44 points)
Runners-up
“Roma” (41 points)
“Burning” (27 points)

Best Director
Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma” (60 points)
Runners-up
Lee Chang-dong, “Burning” (22 points)
Chloé Zhao, “The Rider” (22 points)

Best Actress
Olivia Colman, ”The Favourite” (36 points)
Runners-up
Regina Hall, “Support the Girls” (33 points)
Melissa McCarthy, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” (27 points)

Best Actor
Ethan Hawke, “First Reformed” (58 points)
Runners-up
Willem Dafoe, “At Eternity’s Gate” (30 points)
Ben Foster, “Leave No Trace” (25 points)
John C. Reilly, “The Sisters Brothers” and “Stan & Ollie” (25 points)

SEE 2019 National Society of Film Critics Awards: ‘The Rider’ is Best Picture, Alfonso Cuaron wins for directing and lensing ‘Roma’

Best Supporting Actress
Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk” (47 points)
Runners-up
Elizabeth Debicki,”Widows” (37 points)
Emma Stone, ”The Favourite” (24 points)

Best Supporting Actor
Steven Yeun, “Burning” (40 points)
Runners-up
Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” (35 points)
Brian Tyree Henry, “If Beale Street Could Talk”, “Widows” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse” (32 points)

Best Screenplay
Armando Iannucci, David Schneider and Ian Martin, “The Death of Stalin” (47 points)
Runners-up
Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” (27 points)
Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara, ”The Favourite” (24 points)

Best Cinematography
Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma” (70 points)
Runners-up
James Laxton,”If Beale Street Could Talk” (26 points)
Lukasz Zal, “Cold War” (24 points)

Best Foreign Language Film
“Roma” (44 points)
Runners-up
“Cold War” (34 points)
“Burning” (30 points)
“Shoplifters” (30 points)

Best Non-Fiction Film 
“Minding the Gap” (35 points)
Runners-up
“Shirkers” (31 points)
“Amazing Grace (24 points)

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