Everything Wins In Iowa

Today, while most of us were analyzing the Guild nominations, the Iowa Film Critics Association announced their picks for the best of 2022!

And here they are:

Best Film
Winner: “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
Runners up: “The Banshees of Inisherin” & “Tar”

Best Director
Winner: Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert – “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
Runners up: Martin McDonagh – “The Banshees of Inisherin” & Steven Spielberg – “The Fabelmans”

Best Actor
Winner: Colin Farrell – “The Banshees of Inisherin”
Runners up: Brendan Fraser – “The Whale” & Austin Butler – “Elvis”

Best Actress
Winner: Cate Blanchett – “Tar”
Runners up: Michelle Williams – “The Fabelmans” & Michelle Yeoh – “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Best Supporting Actor
Winner: Ke Huy Quan – “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
Runners up: Brendan Gleeson – “The Banshees of Inisherin” & Barry Keoghan – “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Supporting Actress
Winner: Jamie Lee Curtis – “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
Runners up: Kerry Condon – “The Banshees of Inisherin” & Stephanie Hsu – “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Animated Film
Winner: “Marcel the Shell With Shoes On”
Runners up: “Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio” & “Turning Red”

Winner: “Wildcat”
Runners up: “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed” & “Good Night Oppy”

Winner: “The Fabelmans”
Runners up: “The Banshees of Inisherin” & “Women Talking”

Winner: “Hold My Hand” – “Top Gun: Maverick”
Runners up: “Ciao Pappa” – “Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio” & “Lift Me Up” – “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

Belfast Wins In Iowa

Yesterday, the Iowa Film Critics Association named Belfast the best film of 2022!

Here are all the winners from Iowa!

Winner: “Belfast”
Runners up: “Dune” and “The Power of the Dog”

Animated Film
Runners up: “Flee” and “Raya and the Last Dragon”

Winner: “Summer of Soul”
Runners up: “Flee” and “The Rescue”

Winner: Jane Campion – “The Power of the Dog”
Runners up: Kenneth Branagh – “Belfast” and Denis Villeneuve – “Dune”

Winner:Andrew Garfield – “Tick Tick … Boom”
Runners up: Benedict Cumberbatch – “The Power of the Dog” and Will Smith – “King Richard”

Winner: Lady Gaga – “House of Gucci”
Runners up: Olivia Colman – “The Lost Daughter” and Kristen Stewart – “Spencer”

Supporting Actor 
Winner: Kodi Smit-McPhee – “The Power of the Dog”
Runners up: Jamie Dornan – “Belfast” and Ciaran Hinds – “Belfast”

Supporting Actress
Winner: Caitriona Balfe – “Belfast”
Runners up: Ariana DeBose – “West Side Story” and Kirsten Dunst – “The Power of the Dog”

Winner: “Guns Go Bang” – “The Harder They Fall”
Runners up: “Down to Joy” – “Belfast,” and “No Time to Die” – “No Time to Die”

Winner: Jonny Greenwood – “The Power of the Dog”
Runners up: Alexandre Desplat – “The French Dispatch” and Hans Zimmer – “Dune”

The Iowa Film Critics Association Honors Nomadland

Though we may never know who actually won the Iowa Caucus last year, we do know which films won with the Iowa Film Critics Association!  Here are their picks for the best of the year:

BEST FILM: “Nomadland”
Runners up: “Minari” and “Sound of Metal”

BEST DIRECTOR: Chloe Zhao – “Nomadland”
Runners up: Darius Marder – “Sound of Metal” and Florian Zeller – “The Father”

BEST ACTOR: Chadwick Boseman – “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
Runners up: Anthony Hopkins – “The Father” and Riz Ahmed – “Sound of Metal”

BEST ACTRESS: Frances McDormand – “Nomadland”
Runners up: Viola Davis – “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and Carey Mulligan – “Promising Young Woman”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Paul Raci – “Sound of Metal”
Runners up: Bill Murray – “On the Rocks” and Leslie Odom Jr. – “One Night in Miami”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Yuh-jung Youn – “Minari”
Runners up: Olivia Colman – “The Father” and Amanda Seyfried – “Mank”

Runners up: “Over the Moon” and “Wolfwalkers”

BEST DOCUMENTARY: “Dick Johnson is Dead”
Runners up: “Crip Camp” and “The Dissident”

BEST SCORE: Ludovico Einaudi – “Nomadland”
Runners up: James Newton Howard – “News of the World” and Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross – “Mank”

BEST SONG: “Speak Now” – “One Night in Miami”
Runners up: “Green” – “Sound of Metal” and “Rain Song” – “Minari”