The Utah Film Critics Association Honors The Power of the Dog


The Utah Film Critics Association is the latest group of critics to name The Power of the Dog as the best film of 2021.  Power of the Dog has definitely emerged as the critical favorite for best picture.  Next month, when the Guilds start to announce their picks, we’ll see if the Academy feels the same way.

Here are the winners from Utah:

Best Picture
Winner: The Power Of The Dog
Runner Up: CODA

Best Director
Winner: Jane Campion – The Power Of The Dog
Runner Up: Steven Spielberg – West Side Story

Best Actor
Winner: Nicolas Cage – Pig
Runner Up: Andrew Garfield – Tick, Tick…Boom!

Best Actress
Winner: Emilia Jones – CODA
Runner Up: Olivia Colman – The Lost Daughter

Best Supporting Actress
Winner: Ann Dowd – Mass
Runner Up: Ariana DeBose -West Side Story

Best Supporting Actor
Winner: Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power Of The Dog
Runner Up: Troy Kotsur – CODA

Best Original Screenplay
Winner: The Mitchells vs. The Machines
Runner Up: Mass

Best Adapted Screenplay
Winner: CODA
Runner Up: The Lost Daughter

Best Cinematography
Winner: The Green Knight
Runner Up: The Tragedy Of Macbeth

Best Original Score
Winner: The Power Of The Dog
Runner Up: Bo Burnham’s Inside

Best Film Editing
Winner: West Side Story
Runners Up: Tick, Tick…Boom! & The Tragedy Of Macbeth (TIE)

Best Documentary Feature
Winner: The First Wave
Runner Up: Flee

Best Animated Feature
Winner: Flee
Runner Up: The Mitchells vs. The Machines

Non-English Language Feature
Winner: Flee
Runner Up: A Hero

Vice/Martin Award for Performance in a Fantasy, Horror or Science-Fiction Film
Winner: Tony Leung – Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings
Runner Up: Dev Patel – The Green Knight

One response to “The Utah Film Critics Association Honors The Power of the Dog

  1. Pingback: Lisa Marie’s Week In Review: 12/13/21 — 12/19/21 | Through the Shattered Lens

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