The Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) Announces 2019 Award Winners

The Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) Announces 2019 Award Winners 1
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The Online Film Critics Society has announced the winners for their 2019 awards, with Bong Joon-ho‘s Parasite absolutely cleaning up, winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Film Not in the English Language, and a Special Award for Production Design.

Overall, I’m pleased with these results (full disclosure: myself and two writers for Film Pulse are voting members) with just a few disappointments here and there. How do you feel about these results? Let us know in the comments.

Best Picture
The Irishman
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Marriage Story
Knives Out
Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Uncut Gems
Jojo Rabbit

Best Animated Feature
Frozen II
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Missing Link
Toy Story 4 

Best Director
Bong Joon-ho – Parasite
Sam Mendes – 1917
Celine Sciamma – Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Martin Scorsese – The Irishman
Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Best Actor
Antonio Banderas – Pain and Glory
Robert De Niro – The Irishman
Adam Driver – Marriage Story
Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
Adam Sandler – Uncut Gems

Best Actress
Awkwafina – The Farewell
Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
Lupita Nyong’o – Us
Florence Pugh – Midsommar
Renée Zellweger – Judy

Best Supporting Actor
Willem Dafoe – The Lighthouse
Al Pacino – The Irishman
Joe Pesci – The Irishman
Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Song Kang-ho – Parasite

Best Supporting Actress
Laura Dern – Marriage Story
Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers
Florence Pugh – Little Women
Margot Robbie – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Shuzhen Zhao – The Farewell

Best Original Screenplay
Knives Out – Rian Johnson
Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood – Quentin Tarantino
Parasite – Bong Joon-ho, Han Jin-won
Us – Jordan Peele

Best Adapted Screenplay
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster
Hustlers – Lorene Scafaria
The Irishman – Steven Zaillian
Jojo Rabbit – Taika Waititi
Little Women – Greta Gerwig

Best Editing
Ford v Ferrari – Andrew Buckland, Michael McCusker
The Irishman – Thelma Schoonmaker
1917 – Lee Smith
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood – Fred Raskin
Parasite – Jinmo Yang

Best Cinematography
The Irishman – Rodrigo Prieto
The Lighthouse – Jarin Blaschke
1917 – Roger Deakins
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood – Robert Richardson
Portrait of a Lady on Fire – Claire Mathon

Best Original Score
Joker – Hildur Guðnadóttir
Little Women – Alexandre Desplat
Marriage Story – Randy Newman
1917 – Thomas Newman
Us – Michael Abels

Best Debut Feature
Mati Diop – Atlantics
Melina Matsoukas – Queen & Slim
Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz – The Peanut Butter Falcon
Joe Talbot – The Last Black Man in San Francisco
Olivia Wilde – Booksmart

Best Film Not in the English Language
Pain and Glory
Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Best Documentary
American Factory
Apollo 11
For Sama
One Child Nation

Technical Achievement Awards
Ad Astra – Best Visual Effects
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – Best Stunt Coordination
Knives Out – Best Acting Ensemble
1917 – Best Production Design
Parasite – Best Production Design

Lifetime Achievement Awards
Julie Andrews
Olivia de Havilland
Roger Corman
Martin Scorsese
John Waters

Special Achievement Awards
Agencia Nacional de Cinema (Brazil) for supporting art against the attacks from a fascist government.

Non-U.S. Releases
Bacurau (Brazil)
Bait (United Kingdom)
Beanpole (Russia)
A Good Woman Is Hard To Find (United Kingdom)
A Rainy Day in New York (USA)
The Truth (France-Japan)
Vitalina Varela (Portugal)
The Whistlers (A European co-production)
Zombi Child (France)

Non-Theatrical Releases
Between Two Ferns: The Movie
The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror
Little Monsters
One Cut of the Dead
The Perfection
See You Yesterday
The Wind

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