Judy, Rocketman and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel were among the winners at the 2020 Critics Choice Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, on 12 January.
Voted Best Actress, Judy star Renee Zellweger shared her triumph with the women who inspire her, including the muse behind her superlative performance in the film and the talents who shared her category, too.
After winning best actress for portraying Judy Garland in the Rupert Goold-directed biopic of the late actress and singer at the 2020 Critics Choice, Zellweger began by shouting out many of the actresses nominated at this year’s ceremony, who included Jennifer Lopez, Laura Dern, Cynthia Erivo, Awkwafina, Lupita Nyong’o, Nicole Kidman and more.
“I admire you and your work, and the women that you are in the world representing this community,” she said. “You made me proud to be part of it.”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Alex Borstein was also successful at the 2020 Critics Choice, where she scooped the Best Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series award.
Meanwhile, the 2020 Critics Choice best song race saw not one, but two winners thanks to a tie between ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again,’ Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s collaboration for Rocketman, and Jessie Buckley’s ballad ‘Glasgow (No Place Like Home)’ from Wild Rose.
John and Taupin already won Golden Globes for best original song for (‘I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’ at the 2020 Golden Globes.
Elsewhere, Hildur Guðnadóttir also added to her collection of wins as the score she composed for Joker earned the 2020 Critics’ Choice honour, as well as a Golden Globe. At the 2019 Emmy Awards, her score for Chernobyl won the top prize.
The winners at the 2020 Critics Choice Awards were as follows:
Best Picture: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Director: Tie — Sam Mendes, 1917/ Bong Joon-ho, Parasite
Best Actress: Renee Zellweger, Judy
Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Foreign Language Film: Parasite
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Andrew Scott, Fleabag
Best Action Movie: Avengers: Endgame
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Jean Smart, Watchmen
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Billy Crudup, The Morning Show
Best Animated Film: Toy Story 4
Best Limited Series: When They See Us
Best Actor in a Drama Series: Jeremy Strong, Succession
Best Actress in a Drama Series: Regina King, Watchmen
Best Comedy: Dolemite Is My Name
Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag
Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Bill Hader, Barry
Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television: Toni Collette, Unbelievable
Best Sci-Fi or Horror Movie: Us
Best Movie Made for Television: El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
Best Animated Series: Bojack Horseman
Best Acting Ensemble: The Irishman
Best Talk Show: Tie — The Late Late Show With James Corden, and Late Night With Seth Meyers
Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television: Stellan Skarsgard, Chernobyl
Best Song: Tie — “Glasgow (No Place Like Home)”, Wild Rose and ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’, Rocketman
Best Score: Joker
Best Adapted Screenplay: Greta Gerwig, Little Women
Best Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Comedy Special: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons
Best Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie Made for Television: Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon
Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie Made for Television: Jharrel Jermone, When They See Us
Best Young Actor/Actress: Roman Griffin Davis, JoJo Rabbit
Best Costume Design: Ruth E. Carter, Dolemite Is My Name
Best Hair and Makeup: Bombshell
Best Visual Effects: Avengers: Endgame
Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins, 1917
Best Production Design: Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Editing: Lee Smith, 1917
Best Comedy Series: Fleabag
Best Drama Series: Succession