The Chicago Indie Critics Honor Everything


The Chicago Indie Critics have announced their picks for the best of 2022!  You can view the nominees by clicking here and the winners below!

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM (budgets under $25 million)
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE – Producers: Jonathan Wang, Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, and Mike Larocca

BEST STUDIO FILM (budgets over $25 million)
RRR – Producers: D.V.V. Danayya

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
DECISION TO LEAVE – Producers: Jisun Back, Park Chan-wook, KO Dae-sok

BEST DOCUMENTARY
FIRE OF LOVE – Producers: Shane Boris, Sara Dosa, and Ina Fichman

BEST ANIMATED FILM
GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO – Producers: Guillermo del Toro, Lisa Henson, Gary Ungar, Alex Bulkley, and Corey Campodonico

BEST DIRECTOR
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert – EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE – Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
WOMEN TALKING – Sarah Polley

BEST ACTOR
Colin Farrell – THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN

BEST ACTRESS
Michelle Yeoh – EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Ke Huy Quan – EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Janelle Monáe – GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY – Casting directors: Brett Howe and Mary Vernieu

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
TOP GUN: MAVERICK – Claudio Miranda

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER – Dylan Cole, Ben Procter, and Vanessa Cole

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
THE WOMAN KING – Gersha Phillips

BEST MAKEUP
THE BATMAN – Naomi Donne, Mike Marino, and Mike Fontaine

BEST EDITING
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE – Paul Rodger

BEST MUSICAL SCORE
GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO – Alexandre Desplat

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
“Naatu Naatu” – RRR – Music by M.M. Keeravaani and lyrics by Chandrabose

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER – Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon, and Daniel Barrett

BEST STUNTS
RRR – Nick Powell

BREAKOUT ARTIST
Austin Butler

SIGHT UNSEEN PERFORMANCE
Jenny Slate – MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON

IMPACT AWARD
Given to a person whose work has had a positive impact on the Chicagoland film community
The late Sergio Mims (film critic)

One response to “The Chicago Indie Critics Honor Everything

  1. Pingback: Lisa Marie’s Week In Review: 1/16/23 — 1/22/23 | Through the Shattered Lens

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