The New York Film Critics Online Howl For The Power of the Dog


The New York Film Critics Online have announced their picks for the best of 2021.  The awards were dominated by The Power of the Dog.  Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga were also honored for their wonderful performances in Passing, a film that deserves to be more in the awards conversation.

Here are the winners!

Best Picture: “The Power of the Dog”
Best Director: Jane Campion – “The Power of the Dog”
Best Actor: Benedict Cumerbatch – “The Power of the Dog”
Best Actress: Tessa Thompson – “Passing”
Best Supporting Actor: Kodi Smit-McPhee – “The Power of the Dog”
Best Supporting Actress: Ruth Negga – “Passing”
Best Screenplay: “The Power of the Dog” – Jane Campion
Best Animated Feature: “The Mitchells vs. The Machines”
Best Cinematography: “The Power of the Dog” – Ari Wegner
Best Use of Music: “West Side Story”
Best Documentary Feature: “Flee”
Best Foreign Language: “Drive My Car”
Best Debut Director: Rebecca Hall – “Passing”
Breakthrough Performer: Ariana DeBose – “West Side Story”
Best Ensemble Cast: “The Power of the Dog”

Top 10 Films (in alphabetical order)
1. Belfast
2. Don’t Look Up
3. Dune
4. King Richard
5. Licorice Pizza
6. The Lost Daughter
7. Passing
8. Pig
9. The Power of the Dog
10. West Side Story

One response to “The New York Film Critics Online Howl For The Power of the Dog

  1. Pingback: Lisa Marie’s Week In Review: 12/6/21 — 12/12/21 | Through the Shattered Lens

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