1st LD: "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" wins big at Critics' Choice Awards

Source: Xinhua| 2020-01-13 19:46:30|Editor: yhy
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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- With four prizes, comedy-drama "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" turned out the big winner of the 25th annual Critics' Choice Awards, held at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Los Angeles on Sunday night.

Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, the film won the top award of the evening, Best Picture, beating out nine strong rivals including "1917," "Ford v Ferrari," "The Irishman" and "Little Women."

The movie's cast and crew also took home Best Supporting Actor (Brad Pitt), Best Original Screenplay (Tarantino) and Best Production Design (Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh).

War epic "1917" followed closely behind, winning three categories, including Best Cinematography (Roger Deakins), Best Editing (Lee Smith) and Best Director (Sam Mendes).

Mendes and Bong Joon Ho, director of South Korean black comedy thriller "Parasite," tied for Best Director honors. "Parasite" also nabbed the award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Best Actor and Best Actress Awards were bestowed upon Joaquin Phoenix for psychological thriller "Joker" and Renee Zellweger for biographical drama "Judy," respectively, while Best Supporting Actress went to Laura Dern for drama "Marriage Story."

Meanwhile, Roman Griffin Davis took home Best Young Actor or Actress Award for comedy-drama "Jojo Rabbit."

Greta Gerwig walked away with Best Adapted Screenplay for "Little Women," while Ruth E. Carter won the trophy for Best Costume Design for "Dolemite Is My Name."

"The Irishman" was the winner of Best Acting Ensemble, while "Toy Story 4" won the award for Best Animated Feature.

Best Action Movie went to "Avengers: Endgame" and "Dolemite Is My Name" was winner of Best Comedy.

"Us" took home the award for Best Sci-fi or Horror Movie.

Organized annually by the Critics Choice Association -- the U.S. and Canada's largest critics' association -- the ceremony honors the year's finest achievements in cinema and television.