Award Season 2022-2023

Here are the winners of the critic groups in New York (NYFCC), Los Angeles (LAFCA), and the National Society of Film Critics (NSFC), in addition to the National Board of Review (NBR) and “The Gothams” (East Coast Independent). The final member of the BIG SIX, “The Spirits” (West Coast Independent), will not be presented until a week before the Oscars. Watch this space!

Best Film/Feature

The Banshees of Insherin
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once (Gotham)
  • Top Gun: Maverick (NBR)

Best Director

The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Todd Field – TÁR (LAFCA)
  • Steven Spielberg – The Fabelmans (NBR)
  • S. S. Rajamouli – RRR (NYFCC)
  • Charlotte Wells (NSFC)

Breakthrough/Debut Director/New Filmmaker/First Film/Feature

Return to Seoul
  • Davy Chou and Park-il Min – Return to Seoul (LAFCA)
  • Charlotte Wells – Aftersun (Gotham), NBR, NYFCC

Lead Actor/Performance

The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Colin Farrell The Banshees of Inisherin (NBR, NSFC, NYFCC)
  • Bill Nighy – Living (LAFCA)

Lead Actress/Performance

  • Cate Blanchett – TÁR (LAFCA, NSFC, NYFCC)
  • Danielle Deadwyler  (Gotham)
  • Michelle Yeoh(NBR)

Supporting Actor/Performance

Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Brendan Gleeson – The Banshees of Inisherin (NBR)
  • Ke Huy Quan – Everything Everywhere All at Once (Gotham, LAFCA, NFCS, NYFCC)

Supporting Actress/Performance

The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Kerry Condon – The Banshees of Inisherin (NSFC)
  • Dolly De Leon – Triangle of Sadness (LAFCA)
  • Janelle Monáe – (NBR)
  • Keke Palmer – Nope (NYFCC)


  • Danielle Deadwyler – Till (NBR)
  • Gracija Filipovic – Murina (Gotham)
  • Gabriel LaBelle – The Fabelmans (NBR)

Screenplay (Source Not Indicated)

The Banshees of Inisherin
  • The Banshees of Inisherin (NSFC, NYFCC)
  • TÁR (Gotham, LAFCA)

Adapted Screenplay

All Quiet on the Western Front
  • All Quiet on the Western Front (NBR)

Original Screenplay

The Banshees of Inisherin
  • The Banshees of Inisherin (NBR)

Animated Feature

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
  • Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (LAFCA)
  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (NBR, NYFCC)

Documentary Feature

All The Beauty and the Bloodshed
  • All That Breathes (Gotham)
  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (LAFCA, NSFC, NYFCC)
  • Sr. (NBR)

International Feature

  • Close (NBR)
  • Happening (Gotham)


Top Gun: Maverick
  • Top Gun: Maverick (NBR, NYFCC)

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