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Critics’ Option Awards Set Christopher Nolan & Oppenheimer Up For Oscar Magnificence

Oppenheimer and The Holdovers win huge at the 29th Critics’ Option Awards, with Succession and The Bear taking home more prizes.


  • Oppenheimer wins for Finest Image and Finest Director at the Critics’ Option Awards strengthen its prospective for Oscar success.
  • Paul Giamatti’s unforeseen win for Finest Star at the Critics’ Option Awards might place him as a surprise competitor for the Oscar.
  • Succession continues to control on the little screen, winning Finest Drama Series at the Critics’ Option Awards and is anticipated to win huge at the Emmys.

The 29th Critics’ Choice Awards existed last night in Santa Monica, California, and saw both Oppenheimer and director Christopher Nolan leaving with the leading reward for Finest Image and Finest Director, setting them up for prospective Oscar splendor. Entering into the occasion, Barbie led the elections on the cinema with a record-breaking eighteen. Oppenheimer and Poor Things followed with thirteen each. When it comes to the little screen, The Early Morning Program starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon led the elections with 6, followed by the hit HBO series Succession which got 5.

Package workplace and important leviathan that is Oppenheimer winning both Finest Image and Finest Director continues to recommend that the motion picture will win huge at this year’s Academy Awards, with Nolan anticipated to lastly take home 2 of the greatest rewards when the occasion occurs in March.

Back to the 29th Critics’ Option Awards, and regardless of Oppenheimer lead Cillian Murphy winning numerous awards for his efficiency, consisting of a Golden World, it was The Holdovers star Paul Giamatti who won Finest Star. An outcome that has actually led some to hypothesize that he might become the surprise winner of Best Star at the Oscars.

Emma Stone, on the other hand, continued to add to her trophy collection, winning Finest Starlet for her function as Bella Baxter in Poor Things, with Robert Downey Jr. winning the Critics’ Option Award for Finest Supporting Star for Oppenheimer Giamatti’s The Holdovers co-star Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph emerged triumphant for Finest Supporting Starlet.

After leading the elections, Barbie won 6 Critics’ Option Awards, consisting of Finest Initial Movie script for Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, and Finest Tune for “I’m Simply Ken.”

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The 29th Critics’ Option Award Winners & & Candidates.

On the tv side of things, Succession continued to control, winning Finest Drama Series, Finest Star in a Drama Series for Kieran Culkin, and Finest Starlet in a Drama Series for Sarah Snook. The hit HBO program has actually been showered with awards throughout the season, and is anticipated to win huge once again at the Emmys.

FX series The Bear, another Emmy favorite, won Finest Funny Series, Finest Star in a Funny Series for Jeremy Allen White, and Finest Starlet in a Funny Series for Ayo Edebiri. The Nextflix series, Beef, left with the Critics’ Option Award for Best Limited Series, with Hulu’s Test Woman winning Finest Motion picture Produced Tv.

You can have a look at the huge winners at this year’s Critics’ Option Awards listed below, and have a look at the full list here.

Finest Image

  • Oppenheimer
  • American Fiction.
  • Barbie.
  • The Color Purple.
  • The Holdovers.
  • Killers of the Flower Moon.
  • Master.
  • Previous Lives.
  • Poor Things.
  • Saltburn.

Finest Director

  • Christopher Nolan– Oppenheimer
  • Bradley Cooper– Master.
  • Greta Gerwig– Barbie.
  • Yorgos Lanthimos– Poor Things.
  • Alexander Payne– The Holdovers.
  • Martin Scorsese– Killers of the Flower Moon.

Finest Star

  • Paul Giamatti– The Holdovers as Paul Hunham
  • Bradley Cooper– Master as Leonard Bernstein.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio– Killers of the Flower Moon as Ernest Burkhart.
  • Colman Domingo– Rustin as Bayard Rustin.
  • Cillian Murphy– Oppenheimer as J. Robert Oppenheimer.
  • Jeffrey Wright– American Fiction as Thelonious “Monk” Ellison.

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The Holdovers.

Paul Giamatti

, Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph.

, Dominic Sessa.

,Carrie Preston

,Tate Donovan

, Gillian Vigman


Alexander Payne


David Hemingson.

Finest Starlet

  • Emma Stone– Poor Things as Bella Baxter
  • Lily Gladstone– Killers of the Flower Moon as Mollie Burkhart.
  • Sandra Hüller– Anatomy of a Fall as Sandra Voyter.
  • Greta Lee– Previous Lives as Nora Moon.
  • Carey Mulligan– Master as Felicia Montealegre.
  • Margot Robbie– Barbie as Barbie.

Finest Supporting Star

  • Robert Downey Jr.– Oppenheimer as Lewis Strauss
  • Sterling K. Brown– American Fiction as Clifford “Cliff” Ellison.
  • Robert De Niro– Killers of the Flower Moon as William King Hale.
  • Ryan Gosling– Barbie as Ken.
  • Charles Melton– May December as Joe Yoo.
  • Mark Ruffalo– Poor Things as Duncan Wedderburn.

Finest Supporting Starlet

  • Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph– The Holdovers as Mary Lamb
  • Emily Blunt– Oppenheimer as Katherine “Cat” Oppenheimer.
  • Danielle Brooks– The Color Purple as Sofia.
  • America Ferrera– Barbie as Gloria.
  • Jodie Foster– Nyad as Bonnie Stoll.
  • Julianne Moore– May December as Gracie.

Finest Young Actor/Actress

  • Dominic Sessa– The Holdovers as Angus Tully
  • Abby Ryder Fortson– Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret. as Margaret Simon.
  • Ariana Greenblatt– Barbie as Sasha.
  • Calah Lane– Wonka as Noodle.
  • Milo Machado Graner– Anatomy of a Fall as Daniel Maleski.
  • Madeleine Yuna Voyles– The Developer as Alpha-O/ Alphie.

Finest Initial Movie Script

  • Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach– Barbie
  • Samy Burch– May December.
  • Alex Convery– Air.
  • Bradley Cooper and Josh Vocalist– Master.
  • David Hemingson– The Holdovers.
  • Celine Tune– Past Lives.

Finest Adjusted Movie Script

  • Cable Jefferson– American Fiction
  • Kelly Fremon Craig– Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
  • Andrew Haigh– Everybody Strangers.
  • Tony McNamara– Poor Things.
  • Christopher Nolan– Oppenheimer.
  • Eric Roth and Martin Scorsese– Killers of the Flower Moon.

Finest Rating

  • Ludwig Göransson– Oppenheimer
  • Jerskin Fendrix– Poor Things.
  • Michael Giacchino– Society of the Snow.
  • Daniel Pemberton– Spider-Man: Throughout the Spider-Verse.
  • Robbie Robertson– Killers of the Flower Moon (posthumous).
  • Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt– Barbie.

Finest Tune

  • ” I’m Simply Ken”– Barbie
  • ” Dance the Night”– Barbie.
  • ” Peaches”– The Super Mario Bros.
    Motion picture.
  • ” Roadway to Liberty”– Rustin.
  • ” This Dream”– Dream.
  • ” What Was I Produced? “– Barbie.

Finest Animated Function

  • Spider-Man: Throughout the Spider-Verse
  • The Kid and the Heron.
  • Elemental.
  • Nimona.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Trouble.
  • Dream.

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Finest Foreign Language Movie

  • Anatomy of a Fall • France
  • Godzilla Minus One • Japan.
  • Perfect Days • Japan.
  • Society of the Snow • Spain.
  • The Taste of Things • France.
  • The Zone of Interest • UK.


Finest Drama Series

  • Succession (HBO/ Max)
  • The Crown (Netflix).
  • The Diplomat (Netflix).
  • The Last of United States (HBO/ Max).
  • Loki (Disney+).
  • The Early Morning Program (Apple Television+).
  • Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (Paramount+).
  • Winning Time: The Increase of the Lakers Dynasty (HBO/ Max).

Finest Star in a Drama Series

  • Kieran Culkin– Succession as Roman Roy (HBO/ Max)
  • Tom Hiddleston– Loki as Loki (Disney+).
  • Timothy Olyphant– Justified: City Primeval as Raylan Givens (FX).
  • Pedro Pascal– The Last of United States as Joel (HBO/ Max).
  • Ramón Rodríguez– Will Trent as Will Trent (ABC).
  • Jeremy Strong– Succession as Kendall Roy (HBO/ Max).

Finest Starlet in a Drama Series

  • Sarah Snook– Succession as Shiv Roy (HBO/ Max)
  • Jennifer Aniston– The Early Morning Program as Alex Levy (Apple Television+).
  • Aunjanue Ellis– Justified: City Primeval as Carolyn Wilder (FX).
  • Bella Ramsey– The Last of United States as Ellie (HBO/ Max).
  • Keri Russell– The Diplomat as Kate Wyler (Netflix).
  • Reese Witherspoon– The Early Morning Program as Bradley Jackson (Apple Television+).

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Finest Supporting Star in a Drama Series

  • Billy Crudup– The Early Morning Program as Cory Ellison (Apple Television+)
  • Khalid Abdalla– The Crown as Dodi Fayed (Netflix).
  • Ron Cephas Jones– Reality Be Informed as Lukather “Shreve” Scoville (Apple Television+) (posthumous).
  • Matthew Macfadyen– Succession as Tom Wambsgans (HBO/ Max).
  • Ke Huy Quan– Loki as O.B./ A.D. Doug, Ph.D (Disney+).
  • Rufus Sewell– The Diplomat as Hal Wyler (Netflix).

Finest Supporting Starlet in a Drama Series

  • Elizabeth Debicki– The Crown as Diana, Princess of Wales (Netflix)
  • Nicole Beharie– The Early Morning Program as Christine Hunter (Apple Television+).
  • Sophia Di Martino– Loki as Sylvie (Disney+).
  • Celia Rose Gooding– Star Trek: Strange New Worlds as Nyota Uhura (Paramount+).
  • Karen Pittman– The Early Morning Program as Mia Jordan (Apple Television+).
  • Christina Ricci– Yellowjackets as Misty Quigley (Showtime).

Finest Funny Series

  • The Bear (FX)
  • Abbott Elementary (ABC).
  • Barry (HBO/ Max).
  • The Magnificent Mrs. Maisel (Prime Video).
  • Poker Face (Peacock).
  • Booking Canines (FX).
  • Diminishing (Apple Television+).
  • What We Carry out in the Shadows (FX).

Finest Star in a Funny Series

  • Jeremy Allen White– The Bear as Carmen “Carmy” Berzatto (FX)
  • Costs Hader– Barry as Barry Berkman (HBO/ Max).
  • Steve Martin– Only Murders in the Structure as Charles-Haden Savage (Hulu).
  • Kayvan Novak– What We Carry out in the Shadows as Nandor the Unrelenting (FX).
  • Drew Tarver– The Other 2 as Cary Dubek (HBO/ Max).
  • D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai– Booking Dogs as Bear Smallhill (FX).

Finest Starlet in a Funny Series

  • Ayo Edebiri– The Bear as Sydney Adamu (FX)
  • Rachel Brosnahan– The Magnificent Mrs. Maisel as Miriam “Midget” Maisel (Prime Video).
  • Quinta Brunson– Abbott Elementary as Janine Teagues (ABC).
  • Bridget Everett– Someone Someplace as Sam (HBO/ Max).
  • Devery Jacobs– Booking Dogs as Elora Danan Postoak (FX).
  • Natasha Lyonne– Poker Face as Charlie Cale (Peacock).

The Bear

The Bear


Christopher Storer.


Chris Witaske.

,Jeremy Allen White

,Ebon Moss-Bachrach

, Abby Elliott.

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Finest Supporting Star in a Funny Series

  • Ebon Moss-Bachrach– The Bear as Richard “Richie” Jerimovich (FX)
  • Phil Dunster– Ted Lasso as Jamie Tartt (Apple Television+).
  • Harrison Ford– Diminishing as Dr. Paul Rhoades (Apple Television+).
  • Harvey Guillén– What We Carry out in the Shadows as Guillermo de la Cruz (FX).
  • James Marsden– Jury Task as Himself (Amazon Freevee).
  • Henry Winkler– Barry as Gene Cousineau (HBO/ Max).

Finest Supporting Starlet in a Funny Series

  • Meryl Streep– Only Murders in the Structure as Loretta Durkin (Hulu)
  • Paulina Alexis– Booking Dogs as Willie Jack (FX).
  • Alex Borstein– The Magnificent Mrs. Maisel as Susie Myerson (Prime Video).
  • Janelle James– Abbott Elementary as Ava Coleman (ABC).
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph– Abbott Elementary as Barbara Howard (ABC).
  • Jessica Williams– Diminishing as Gaby (Apple Television+).

Finest Minimal Series

  • Beef (Netflix)
  • Daisy Jones & & the 6 (Prime Video).
  • Fargo (FX).
  • Fellow Travelers (Showtime).
  • Lessons in Chemistry (Apple Television+).
  • Love & & Death (HBO/ Max).
  • A Murder at the End of the World (FX).
  • A Little Light (National Geographic).




Lee Sung Jin.


Ione Skye.

, Joseph Lee.

, Patti Yasutake.

, Young Mazino.

, Andrew Santino.

Finest Film Produced Tv

  • Test Woman (Hulu)
  • The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (Showtime).
  • Finestkind (Paramount+).
  • Mr. Monk’s Last Case: A Monk Film (Peacock).
  • Nobody Will Conserve You (Hulu).
  • Truth (HBO/ Max).

Finest Animated Series

  • Scott Pilgrim Removes (Netflix)
  • Bluey (Disney+).
  • Bob’s Hamburgers (Fox).
  • Harley Quinn (HBO/ Max).
  • Star Trek: Lower Decks (Paramount+).
  • Puppy Love (HBO/ Max).

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