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Critics Choice reveal 2024 nominations including best cinematography

Dec 14, 2023

Greta Gerwig’s billion-dollar Barbie leads the Critics Choice Awards nominations for film with a record-breaking 18, the most of any film in the organisation’s 29 years.

Among its mentions were for best cinematography (Rodrigo Prieto ASC AMC), picture, director, actress, supporting actor, supporting actress and three for original song: “Dance the Night,” “I’m Just Ken” and “What Was I Made For?”.

Rodrigo Prieto ASC AMC also received a nomination for his work on Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, which was also nominated for best picture.

Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer and Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things garnered 13 nominations each including best picture, tied for the second most for movies. Rounding out the best picture category are Cord Jefferson’s American Fiction, Blitz Bazawule’s The Color Purple, Alexander Payne’s The Holdovers, Bradley Cooper’s Maestro, Celine Song’s Past Lives and a nom for Emerald Fennell’s Saltburn.

Best Cinematography

  • Matthew Libatique – Maestro
  • Rodrigo Prieto – Barbie
  • Rodrigo Prieto – Killers of the Flower Moon
  • Robbie Ryan – Poor Things
  • Linus Sandgren – Saltburn
  • Hoyte van Hoytema – Oppenheimer

Best Picture

  • “American Fiction” (MGM)
  • “Barbie” (Warner Bros.)
  • “The Color Purple” (Warner Bros.)
  • “The Holdovers” (Focus Features)
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon” (Apple Original Films/Paramount Pictures)
  • “Maestro” (Netflix)
  • “Oppenheimer” (Universal Pictures)
  • “Past Lives” (A24)
  • “Poor Things” (Searchlight Pictures)
  • “Saltburn” (Amazon MGM Studios)

Best Actor

  • Bradley Cooper — “Maestro”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio — “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Colman Domingo — “Rustin”
  • Paul Giamatti — “The Holdovers”
  • Cillian Murphy — “Oppenheimer”
  • Jeffrey Wright — “American Fiction”

Best Actress

  • Lily Gladstone — “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Sandra Hüller — “Anatomy of a Fall”
  • Greta Lee — “Past Lives”
  • Carey Mulligan — “Maestro”
  • Margot Robbie — “Barbie”
  • Emma Stone — “Poor Things”

Best Supporting Actor

  • Sterling K. Brown — “American Fiction”
  • Robert DeNiro — “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Robert Downey Jr. — “Oppenheimer”
  • Ryan Gosling — “Barbie”
  • Charles Melton — “May December”
  • Mark Ruffalo — “Poor Things”

Best Supporting Actress

  • Emily Blunt — “Oppenheimer”
  • Danielle Brooks — “The Color Purple”
  • America Ferrera — “Barbie”
  • Jodie Foster — “Nyad”
  • Julianne Moore — “May December”
  • Da’Vine Joy Randolph — “The Holdovers”

Best Young Actor/Actress

  • Abby Ryder Forston — “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret”
  • Ariana Greenblatt — “Barbie”
  • Calah Lane — “Wonka”
  • Milo Machado Graner — “Anatomy of a Fall”
  • Dominic Sessa — “The Holdovers”
  • Madeleine Yuna Voyles — “The Creator”

Best Acting Ensemble

  • “Air”
  • “Barbie”
  • “The Color Purple”
  • “The Holdovers”
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • “Oppenheimer”

Best Director

  • Bradley Cooper — “Maestro”
  • Greta Gerwig — “Barbie”
  • Yorgos Lanthimos — “Poor Things”
  • Christopher Nolan — “Oppenheimer”
  • Alexander Payne — “The Holdovers”
  • Martin Scorsese — “Killers of the Flower Moon”

Best Original Screenplay

  • “Air” — Alex Convery
  • “Barbie” — Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach
  • “The Holdovers” – David Hemingson
  • “Maestro” — Bradley Cooper, Josh Singer
  • “May December” — Samy Burch
  • “Past Lives” — Celine Song

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” — Kelly Fremon Craig
  • “All of Us Strangers” — Andrew Haigh
  • “American Fiction” — Cord Jefferson
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon” — Martin Scorsese, Eric Roth
  • “Poor Things” — Tony McNamara
  • “Oppenheimer” — Christopher Nolan

Best Production Design 

  • Suzie Davies, Charlotte Dirickx – Saltburn
  • Ruth De Jong, Claire Kaufman – Oppenheimer
  • Jack Fisk, Adam Willis – Killers of the Flower Moon
  • Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer – Barbie
  • James Price, Shona Heath, Szusza Mihalek – Poor Things
  • Adam Stockhausen, Kris Moran – Asteroid City

Best Editing

  • William Goldenberg – Air
  • Nick Houy – Barbie
  • Jennifer Lame – Oppenheimer
  • Yorgos Mavropsaridis – Poor Things
  • Thelma Schoonmaker – Killers of the Flower Moon
  • Michelle Tesoro – Maestro

Best Costume Design

  • Jacqueline Durran – Barbie
  • Lindy Hemming – Wonka
  • Francine Jamison-Tanchuck – The Color Purple
  • Holly Waddington – Poor Things
  • Jacqueline West – Killers of the Flower Moon
  • Janty Yates, David Crossman – Napoleon

Best Hair and Makeup

  • Barbie
  • The Color Purple
  • Maestro
  • Oppenheimer
  • Poor Things
  • Priscilla

Best Visual Effects

  • The Creator
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
  • Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One
  • Oppenheimer
  • Poor Things
  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Best Comedy

  • American Fiction
  • Barbie
  • Bottoms
  • The Holdovers
  • No Hard Feelings
  • Poor Things

Best Animated Feature

  • The Boy and the Heron
  • Elemental
  • Nimona
  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
  • Wish

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Anatomy of a Fall
  • Godzilla Minus One
  • Perfect Days
  • Society of the Snow
  • The Taste of Things
  • The Zone of Interest

Best Song

  • “Dance the Night” – Barbie
  • “I’m Just Ken” – Barbie
  • “Peaches” – The Super Mario Bros. Movie
  • “Road to Freedom” – Rustin
  • “This Wish” – Wish
  • “What Was I Made For” – Barbie

Best Score

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

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