Another big critics group announced their nominations today. The Chicago Film Critics Association gave their support to a lot of different kinds of films today. Not only did big films like “A Star Is Born” get strong citations, but “Hereditary” picked up a Best Picture nomination. “Roma” led the way with nine nominations. With a very diverse set of nominations, the group did an excellent job at digging deep for their nominations. Check out their full list of nominations below!

2018 Chicago Film Critics Association

Best Picture:

“The Favourite”
“First Reformed”
“Hereditary”
“Roma”
“A Star is Born”

Best Director:

Bradley Cooper, “A Star is Born”
Alfonso Cuaron, “Roma”
Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Favourite”
Lynne Ramsay, “You Were Never Really Here”
Paul Schrader, “First Reformed”

Best Actor:

Christian Bale, “Vice”
Bradley Cooper, “A Star is Born”
Ethan Hawke, “First Reformed”
Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Joaquin Phoenix, “You Were Never Really Here”

Best Actress:

Yalitza Aparicio, “Roma”
Toni Collette, “Hereditary”
Lady Gaga, “A Star is Born”
Regina Hall, “Support the Girls”
Melissa McCarthy, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Best Supporting Actor:

Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”
Timothee Chalamet, “Beautiful Boy”
Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”
Michael B. Jordan, “Black Panther”
Steven Yeun, “Burning”

Best Supporting Actress:

Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”
Elizabeth Debicki, “Widows”
Zoe Kazan, “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Rachel Weisz, “The Favourite”

Best Original Screenplay:

“Eighth Grade”
“The Favourite”
“First Reformed”
“Roma”
“Vice”

Best Adapted Screenplay:

“BlacKkKlansman”
“Can You Ever Forgive Me?”
“The Death of Stalin”
“If Beale Street Could Talk”
“A Star is Born”

Best Foreign Language Film:

“Burning”
“Capernaum”
“Cold War”
“Roma”
“Shoplifters”

Best Documentary:

“Free Solo”
“Minding the Gap”
“RBG”
“Three Identical Strangers”
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Best Animated Feature:

“The Incredibles 2”
“Isle of Dogs”
“Ralph Breaks the Internet”
“Ruben Brandt: Collector”
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse”

Best Art Direction and Production Design:

“Annihilation”
“Black Panther”
“The Favourite”
“Paddington 2”
“Roma”

Best Cinematography:

“Cold War” – Lukasz Zal
“The Favourite” – Robbie Ryan
“First Man” – Linus Sandgren
“If Beale Street Could Talk” – James Laxton
“Roma” – Alfonso Cuaron

Best Editing:

“First Man”
“The Other Side of the Wind”
“Roma”
“Widows”
“You Were Never Really Here”

Best Original Score:

Justin Hurwitz – “First Man”
Nicholas Britell – “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Jóhann Jóhannsson – “Mandy”
Thom Yorke – “Suspiria”
Jonny Greenwood – “You Were Never Really Here”

Best Use of Visual Effects:

“Annihilation”
“Black Panther”
“First Man”
“Mission: Impossible – Fallout”
“Paddington 2”

Most Promising Filmmaker:

Ari Aster, “Hereditary”
Bo Burnham, “Eighth Grade”
Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”
Bing Liu, “Minding the Gap”
Boots Riley, “Sorry to Bother You”

Most Promising Performer:

Yalitza Aparicio, “Roma”
Elsie Fisher, “Eighth Grade”
Lady Gaga, “A Star is Born”
Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, “Leave No Trace”
John David Washington, “BlacKkKlansman” & “Monsters and Men”

What do you think of the Chicago Film Critics Association nominations? What nominations are your favorite from the group? Let us know in the comments below!

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