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Critics Choice Awards Analysis: Five Key Takeaways

How much should Oscar-watchers read into the results of Sunday night’s 28th Critics Choice Awards? One school of thought says “not much.” After all, the Critics Choice Awards are determined by the Critics Choice Association, an organization comprising some 500 broadcast, radio and online critics and entertainment journalists based primarily in the United States — including, full […]

Critics Choice Awards: Nine Things the TV Cameras Missed

Sunday night’s 28th annual Critics Choice Awards once again brought together a star-studded group of nominees across TV and film, but some of the best moments of the Century City-based show didn’t make it to air. With The Hollywood Reporter inside the room, here are the top things the TV cameras didn’t show. COVID Strikes Back “I hope this […]

Critics Choice Awards: Brendan Fraser Gets Emotional Accepting Best Actor Honor for ‘The Whale’

Brendan Fraser shared a powerful message while holding back tears as he accepted the award for best actor for The Whale at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards. “Thank you for this honor, Critics Choice Association,” The Mummy actor said. “It was Herman Melville who once wrote that ‘there are only five critics in America. The […]

Critics Choice Awards: ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Wins Best Picture

The 28th Annual Critics Choice Awards were handed out on Sunday night, with A24’s Everything Everywhere All at Once winning best picture — one of its five prizes of the evening. Filmmaking duo Daniels (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert) also won best original screenplay and best director(s) for Everything Everywhere All at Once. Accepting the […]

Critics Choice Awards: Full List of Winners

The 28th annual Critics Choice Awards were handed out Sunday night. Everything Everywhere All at Once was named best picture; best director and best original screenplay for Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert; best editing for Paul Rogers; and best supporting actor for Ke Huy Quan. Heading into the ceremony, the film led with 14 noms. […]

Critics Choice Awards: Seth Rogen Roasts Telecast for Presenting Two Winners at Once, Jokes He May Be “First Jew on The CW in History”

If Seth Rogen is booked to present at a major Hollywood awards show, you can count on him to go off-script. The star of The Fabelmans and Pam & Tommy, who angered Emmys producers in 2021 when he took aim at that show’s COVID-19 protocols while presenting the first award of the evening, turned up […]

Critics Choice Awards: Chelsea Handler Mocks James Corden’s Restaurant Controversy During Monologue

Chelsea Handler mocked several controversial topics from last year during her monologue at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards. “It is an honor to be here hosting tonight after everything that we’ve all been through together over the past few years, between COVID, Monkeypox, the Don’t Worry Darling press tour,” the comedian said. “It’s been a […]

Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Michelle Pfeiffer to Miss Critics Choice Awards After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Michelle Pfeiffer are among the Hollywood stars who will not appear at this year’s Critics Choice Awards as planned after testing positive for COVID-19. A rep for Farrell confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that the Banshees of Inisherin stars, who have been nominated for best actor and best supporting actor, […]

Christina Applegate to Attend Critics Choice Awards in a First Since Her Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis

Christina Applegate’s award show return will be one to remember at Sunday’s Critics Choice Awards.  The Bad Moms actress, who is nominated for best actress in a comedy series for Netflix’s Dead to Me, is set to attend an awards ceremony for the first time since being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Applegate has received two […]

Jamie Lee Curtis to Miss Critics Choice Awards After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Jamie Lee Curtis said she won’t be attending Sunday’s Critics Choice Awards after testing positive for COVID-19.  The Halloween Kills star is nominated for best supporting actress for her performance in Everything Everywhere All at Once.  Curtis took to Instagram on Friday, expressing her frustration. “Fuck COVID! Sadly, this head cheerleader is not going to […]

Chelsea Handler Talks Pressure of Hosting Upcoming Critics Choice Awards: “Everybody’s Expecting Me to Make People Feel Uncomfortable”

For Chelsea Handler, the invitation to host the 2023 Critics Choice Awards came right on time. “I haven’t done something like this in a long time,” the comedian says of the event, which was anchored by Taye Diggs for the past four years. “My new attitude is to say yes to more things. It’s a […]

Critics Choice Awards: Janelle Monáe to Receive SeeHer Award

Janelle Monáe is set to receive the SeeHer Award at the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards, which will be held at Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles on Jan. 17.  Monáe, who received a past Critics Choice Awards nomination for best supporting actress in the Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures, is also nominated this year for a […]