“A Star is Born” Leads Nominations for the Annual Online Association of Female Film Critics (OAFFC) Awards

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(Los Angeles, CA – December 11, 2018)
– The Online Association of Female Film Critics (OAFFC) announced today the nominees for their annual Best of the Year awards.  The winners will be revealed Thursday, December 13.

“A Star is Born” leads all films this year with 8 nominations including Best Film, Lady Gaga for Best Female Lead, Sam Elliott for Best Supporting Male, Matthew Libatique for Best Cinematography, and Bradley Cooper, who picked up three nominations for Best Director, Best Male Lead, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

“The Favourite” was a close second with 7 nominations, including Best Film, Yorgos Lanthimos for Best Director, Olivia Colman for Best Female Lead, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz both for Best Supporting Female, Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara for Best Original Screenplay, and Robbie Ryan for Best Cinematography.

“Widows” and “Roma” garnered 4 nods each, “Eighth Grade” earned 3, and “First Man” received 2. The full list of nominees is below.

BEST FILM

If Beale Street Could Talk
The Favourite
Roma
A Star is Born
Widows

BEST DIRECTOR

Bradley Cooper – “A Star is Born”
Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma”
Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite”
Spike Lee – “BlackKklansman”
Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here”

BEST MALE LEAD

Bradley Cooper – “A Star is Born”
Ryan Gosling – “First Man”
Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed”
Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Joaquin Phoenix – “You Were Never Really Here”

BEST FEMALE LEAD

Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”
Toni Collette, “Hereditary”
Viola Davis, “Widows”
Lady Gaga, “A Star is Born”
Charlize Theron, “Tully”

BEST SUPPORTING MALE

Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”
Timothee Chalamet, “Beautiful Boy”
Adam Driver, “BlackKklansman”
Sam Elliott, “A Star is Born”
Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE

Claire Foy, “First Man”
Regina King “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Thomasin McKenzie, “Leave No Trace”
Emma Stone, “The Favourite”
Rachel Weisz, “The Favourite”

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

Annihilation
Black Panther
Crazy Rich Asians
If Beale Street Could Talk
Widows

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Eighth Grade (Bo Burnham)
The Favourite (Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara)
First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
Roma (Alfonso Cuarón)
Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Boy Erased (Joel Edgerton)
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty)
If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)
A Star is Born (Bradley Cooper and Eric Roth)
Widows (Steve McQueen and Gillian Flynn)

BEST DOCUMENTARY

RBG
Shirkers
Three Identical Strangers
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Teen Titans Go! To The Movies

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Alfonso Cuaron, “Roma”
James Laxton, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Matthew Libatique, “A Star Is Born”
Robbie Ryan, “The Favourite”
Linus Sandgren, “First Man”

BREAKTHROUGH FILMMAKER

Ari Aster, “Hereditary”
Bo Burnham, “Eighth Grade”
Bradley Cooper, “A Star is Born”
Jonah Hill, “mid90s”
Boots Riley, “Sorry to Bother You”

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

Rafael Casal, “Blindspotting”
“Elsie Fisher, “Eighth Grade”
Thomasin McKenzie, “Leave No Trace”
John David Washington, “Blackkklansman”
Constance Wu, “Crazy Rich Asians”

ABOUT THE OAFFC

The Online Association of Female Film Critics (OAFFC) is an independent organization consisting of female film journalists and critics from across the globe. The OAFFC serves to uphold the integrity of online film criticism, foster the growing field of female film writers, celebrate and recognize outstanding achievement in cinema through our annual “Best of the Year” awards, and provide professional networking opportunities for our members.

Follow the OAFFC on Twitter @theoaffc

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One thought on ““A Star is Born” Leads Nominations for the Annual Online Association of Female Film Critics (OAFFC) Awards

  1. I LOVE A Star Is Born. I wish Mary Queen Of Scots had been out earlier for people to vote. I thought the film is beautiful and affecting, and both Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie are phenomenal!

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