Published: Thu, December 05, 2019
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

Netflix's The Irishman Chosen Best Film of the Year

Netflix's The Irishman Chosen Best Film of the Year

Martin Scorsese's sprawling crime epic The Irishman has been named best picture by the National Board of Review.

Veteran actor Antonio Banderas won the Best Actor honor for his role in Pedro Almodóvar's Pain And Glory.

The NYFCC Awards are chosen by a group of critics from daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, magazines, and qualifying online general-interest publications.

Read through for the full list below, and if you're as obsessed with awards as we are, make sure to check out the complete Awards Leaderboard to keep up to date on the accolades bestowed on the best movies of 2019/2020 from the press, fans, and members of the film industry.

She beat out fellow contenders Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lawrence, Sally Hawkins and June Squibb for her work in the historical drama, which also secured Best Picture. Quentin Tarantino took best executive for Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood.

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So...' She accused Jimmy Fallon of continually interrupting her, saying, "Aren't you supposed to let people talk on this show?". Johnson, realising her mistake, quickly added "other than you", before jokingly standing up and pretending to leave.


Brad Pitt, widely seen as the Oscar front-runner for his co-leading performance in Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood, won best supporting actor. Zellweger and Sandler triumph in those classifications under 24 hours after Awkwafina ("The Farewell") and Adam Driver ("Marriage Story") took the equivalent particular distinctions at Monday's Gotham Awards.

Last year, the NYFCC correctly predicted the Academy's eventual Best Director champion, Roma's Alfonso Cuarón, while the group's Best Supporting Actor victor, Can You Ever Forgive Me?'s Richard E. Grant, received a follow-up nomination at the Oscars.

The prize for the best cinematography goes to Claire Mathon for & # 39; Portrait of a lady on fire & # 39;.

Best Animated Film: I Lost My Body (2019) 96%.

"We are thrilled to award The Irishman as our best film", said NBR president Annie Schulhof in a statement.

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