2018: Year in Review
The Fritz Golden Superlatives

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1. If Beale Street Could Talk (dir: Barry Jenkins)
2. Zama (dir: Lucrecia Martel)
3. Roma (dir: Alfonso Cuaron)
4. First Reformed (dir: Paul Schrader)
5. Madeline's Madeline (dir: Josephine Decker)
6. Widows (dir: Steve McQueen)
7. Mission: Impossible — Fallout (dir: Christopher McQuarrie)
8. Paddington 2 (dir: Paul King)
9. Shoplifters (dir: Hirokazu Kore-eda)
10. Unsane (dir: Steven Soderbergh)

Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order): BlacKkKlansman (dir: Spike Lee),

  KiKi Layne in Barry Jenkins’  If Beale Street Could Talk

KiKi Layne in Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Film of the Year: If Beale Street Could Talk
Director: Barry Jenkins Producers: Megan Ellison, Dede Gardner, Barry Jenkins, Jeremy Kleiner, Adele Romanski 
US Distributor: Annapurna Pictures


   Barry Jenkins    (left) with KiKi Layne and Diego Luna on the set of  If Beale Street Could Talk

Barry Jenkins (left) with KiKi Layne and Diego Luna on the set of If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Director:
1. Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk
2. Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
3. Christopher McQuarrie, Mission: Impossible — Fallout
4. Lucrecia Martel, Zama
5. Josephine Decker, Madeline's Madeline


  Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen in Peter Farrelly’s  Green Book

Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen in Peter Farrelly’s Green Book

Best Actor:
1. Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen (shared), Green Book

2. Ethan Hawke, First Reformed
3. Joaquin Phoenix, You Were Never Really Here
4. Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
5. John C. Reilly, The Sisters Brothers


  Helena Howard in Josephine Decker’s  Madeline’s Madeline

Helena Howard in Josephine Decker’s Madeline’s Madeline

Best Actress:
1. Helena Howard, Madeline's Madeline
2. Claire Foy, Unsane
3. Regina Hall, Support the Girls
4. Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born
5. Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?


  Jonah Hill and Joaquin Phoenix in Gus Van Sant's  Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

Jonah Hill and Joaquin Phoenix in Gus Van Sant's Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

Best Supporting Actor:
1. Jonah Hill, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
2. Jason Ritter, The Tale
3. Timothee Chalamet, Beautiful Boy
4. Daniel Kaluuya, Widows
5. Travis Fimmel, Lean on Pete


Best Supporting Actress
1. Haley Lu Richardson, Support the Girls
2. Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
3. Jeon Jong-seo, Burning
4. Elizabeth Debicki, Widows
5. Zoe Kravitz, Gemini


Best Original Screenplay
1. First Reformed — Paul Schrader
2. Roma — Alfonso Cuaron
3. Shoplifters — Hirokazu Koreeda
4. Support the Girls – Andrew Bujalski
5. Foxtrot – Samuel Maoz


  Lucrecia Martel’s  Zama

Lucrecia Martel’s Zama

Best Adapted Screenplay:
1. Zama — Lucrecia Martel
2. If Beale Street Could Talk — Barry Jenkins
3. BlacKkKlansman — Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel
4. Paddington 2 – Paul King and Simon Farnaby
5. A Star Is Born — Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters, Eric Roth


  Yalitza Aparicio, Marco Graf, Fernando Grediaga, and Maria de Tavira in Alfonso Cuaron’s  Roma

Yalitza Aparicio, Marco Graf, Fernando Grediaga, and Maria de Tavira in Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma

Best Cinematography
1. Roma — Alfonso Cuaron
2. If Beale Street Could Talk — James Laxton
3. Madeline's Madeline — Ashley Connor
4. We the Animals — Zak Mulligan
5. Zama — Rui Pocas


  Joaquin Phoenix and Ekaterina Samsonov in Lynne Ramsay’s  You Were Never Really Here

Joaquin Phoenix and Ekaterina Samsonov in Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here

Best Film Editing
1. You Were Never Really Here — Joe Bini
2. Madeline's Madeline — Harrison Atkins, Josephine Decker, and Elizabeth Rao
3. A Star Is Born — Jay Cassidy
4. Mission: Impossible — Fallout — Eddie Hamilton
5. If Beale Street Could Talk — Joi McMillon and Nat Sanders


  KiKi Layne and Stephan James in Barry Jenkins’  If Beale Street Could Talk

KiKi Layne and Stephan James in Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Original Score
1. If Beale Street Could Talk — Nicholas Britell
2. First Man — Justin Hurwitz
3. Mandy — Jóhann Jóhannsson and Stephen O'Malley
4. Thoroughbreds — Erik Friedlander
5. You Were Never Really Here – Jonny Greenwood


  Alfonso Cuaron’s  Roma

Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma

Best Production Design
1. Roma — Eugenio Caballero and Barbara Enriquez
2. First Man — Nathan Crowley and Kathy Lucas
3. If Beale Street Could Talk — Mark Friedberg and Kris Moran
4. A Quiet Place — Jeffrey Beecroft and Heather Loeffler
5. Isle of Dogs — Adam Stockhausen, Curt Enderle, Paul Harrod


  Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o and Florence Kasumba in Ryan Coogler’s  Black Panther

Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o and Florence Kasumba in Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther

Best Costume Design
1. Black Panther – Ruth E. Carter
2. 
3. If Beale Street Could Talk — Caroline Eselin
4. Zama — Julio Suarez
5. The Sisters Brothers — Milena Canonero


Best Documentary Feature
1. 


Best Animated Feature
1. Paddington 2 — Paul King
2. Isle of Dogs — Wes Anderson


Best Ensemble Cast: Shoplifters
Best First Feature: Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born



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