The New Mexico Film Critics Association Celebrates The Favorite!

Here are the picks for the best of 2018, from the New Mexico Film Critics Association!

  • Best Picture – “The Favourite”
    (Runner Up: “Burning”)
  • Best Director – Yorgos Lanthimos for “The Favourite”
    (Runner Up: Lee Chang-dong for “Burning”)
  • U.S. Route 66 Honorary Award – “Bomb City”
  • Glenn Strange Honorary Award – Tim Curry, Kirk Douglas, Angela Lansbury, Christopher Lloyd, and Dick Van Dyke
  • Best Actor – Victor Polster for “Girl”
    (Runner Up: Ethan Hawke for “First Reformed”)
  • Best Actress – Glenn Close for “The Wife”
    (Runner Up: Rose Byrne for “Juliet, Naked”)
  • Best Supporting Actress – Sakura Ando for “Shoplifters”
    (Runner Up: Emma Stone for “The Favourite”)
  • Best Supporting Actor – Sam Elliot for “A Star Is Born”
    (Runner Up: Ike Barinholtz for “Blockers”)
  • Best Ensemble – “The Favourite”
    (Runner Up: “A Star Is Born”)
  • Best Original Screenplay – “The Favourite”
    (Runner Up: “Cold War”)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay – “Burning”
    (Runner Up: “The Miseducation of Cameron Post”)
  • Best Animated Film – “The Wolf House”
    (Runner Up: “Isle of Dogs”)
  • Best Foreign Language Film – “Burning”
    (Runner Up: “Roma”)
  • Best Editing – “Roma”(Runner Up: “In Fabric”)
  • Best Cinematography – “Cold War”
    (Runner Up” “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”)
  • Best Music/Score – “Mary Poppins Returns”
    (Runner Up: “First Man”)
  • Best Production Design – “Bohemian Rhapsody”
    (Runner Up: “Shadow”)
  • Best Documentary – “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”
    (Runner Up: “Jane Fonda in Five Acts”)
  • Best Young Actor/Actress – Zain al-Rafeea from “Capernaum”
    (Runner Up: Lorenzo Ferro from “The Angel”)
  • Best Original Song – Suspirium from “Suspiria”
    (Runner Up: Shallow from “A Star Is Born”)

Blade Runner 2049 wins in New Mexico!

Yesterday, the New Mexico Film Critics Association named their picks for the best of 2017!  They also became the first group to pick Blade Runner 2049 as the best film of 2017.

Here are their winners:

Best Picture
Winner: “Blade Runner 2049”
Runner Up: “Lady Bird:

Best Director
Winner: Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird”
Runner Up: Denis Villeneuve, “Blade Runner 2049”

Glenn Strange Honorary Awards

  • Glenn Close
  • Olivia De Haviland
  • John Carpenter
  • David Lynch

Best Actor
Winner: Sam Elliot, “The Hero”
Runner Up: James Franco, “The Disaster Artist”

Best Actress
Winner: Jennifer Lawrence, “mother!”
Runner Up: Jessica Rothe, “Happy Death Day”

Best Supporting Actress
Winner: Catherine Kenner, “Get Out”
Runner Up: Maryana Spivak, “Loveless”

Best Supporting Actor
Winner: Harrison Ford, “Blade Runner 2049”
Runner Up: Ewen Bremner, “Trainspotting II”

Best Ensemble
Winner: “Raw”
Runner Up: “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”

Best Original Screenplay
Winner: “November”
Runner Up: “Lady Bird”

Best Adapted Screenplay
Winner: “The Disaster Artist”
Runner Up: “Call Me By Your Name”

Best Animated Film
Winner: “Loving Vincent”
Runner Up: “The Breadwinner”

Best Foreign Language Film
Winner: “November” (Estonia)
Runner Up: “BPM” (France)

Best Editing
Winner: “November”
Runner Up: “Blade Runner 2049”

Best Cinematography
Winner: “Blade Runner 2049”
Runner Up: “Song of Granite”

Best Music/Score
Winner: “The Shape of Water”
Runner Up: “mother!”

Best Production Design
Winner: “Blade Runner 2049”
Runner Up: “The Shape of Water”

Best Documentary
Winner: “City of Ghosts”
Runner Up: “Faces Places”

Best Young Actor/Actress
Winner: Garance Mirillier, “Raw”
Runner Up: Sophia Lillis, “It”

Best Original Song
Winner: “The Misery of Love” from “Call Me By Your Name”
Runner Up: “Prayers for this World” from “Cries from Syria”