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Shape of Water rakes in 14 nominations as 23rd annual Critics’ Choice Awards nominees announced

Awards season is in full-swing as 2018 rears its beautiful head and, while the Oscars aren’t too far away, the 23rd annual Critics’ Choice Awards has released its nominees list.

Director Guillermo del Toro’s Shape of Water is raking in a large chunk of the noms with 14, including Best Picture and Best Director. Del Toro is a favorite of mine, so I’m happy for him (look forward to my review in the coming week). Let’s take a peek at the rest of the nominees.


Best Picture

  • The Big Sick
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Darkest Hour
  • Dunkirk
  • The Florida Project
  • Get Out
  • Lady Bird
  • The Post
  • The Shape of Water
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Actor

  • Timothée Chalamet – Call Me by Your Name
  • James Franco – The Disaster Artist
  • Jake Gyllenhaal – Stronger
  • Tom Hanks – The Post
  • Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out
  • Daniel Day-Lewis – Phantom Thread
  • Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour

Best Actress

  • Jessica Chastain – Molly’s Game
  • Sally Hawkins – The Shape of Water
  • Frances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Margot Robbie – I, Tonya
  • Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird
  • Meryl Streep – The Post

Best Supporting Actor

  • Willem Dafoe – The Florida Project
  • Armie Hammer – Call Me By Your Name
  • Richard Jenkins – The Shape of Water
  • Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Patrick Stewart – Logan
  • Michael Stuhlbarg – Call Me by Your Name

Best Supporting Actress

  • Mary J. Blige – Mudbound
  • Hong Chau – Downsizing
  • Tiffany Haddish – Girls Trip
  • Holly Hunter – The Big Sick
  • Allison Janney – I, Tonya
  • Laurie Metcalf – Lady Bird
  • Octavia Spencer – The Shape of Water

Best Young Actress/Actor

  • Mckenna Grace – Gifted
  • Dafne Keen – Logan
  • Brooklynn Prince – The Florida Project
  • Millicent Simmonds – Wonderstruck
  • Jacob Tremblay – Wonder

Best Acting Ensemble

  • Dunkirk
  • Lady Bird
  • Mudbound
  • The Post
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Director

  • Guillermo del Toro – The Shape of Water
  • Greta Gerwig – Lady Bird
  • Martin McDonagh – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Christopher Nolan – Dunkirk
  • Luca Guadagnino – Call Me By Your Name
  • Jordan Peele – Get Out
  • Steven Spielberg – The Post

For the full list, click here.

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