‘Knives Out’ & ‘Marriage Story’ Nominated for Multiple Chicago Indie Critics Awards

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The Chicago Indie Critics Awards released their 2019 nominations for the fourth annual awards yesterday, and a lot of familiar faces were present. Leading the nominations was Little Women, with eight total. Rian Johnson’s Knives Out and Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story also nabbed a few, along with Avengers: Endgame and of course, another critic-favorite The Irishman.

The Chicago Indie Critics Awards, hosted by comedian Katie Baker, will stream on YouTube live from the Cards Against Humanity Theater in Chicago on January 4 at 5 p.m.

The full list of nominations are:

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM (budgets under $20 million)

Booksmart

The Farewell

Jojo Rabbit

Marriage Story

Parasite

BEST STUDIO FILM (budgets over $20 million)

The Irishman

Knives Out

Little Women

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

1917

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Birds of Passage

Monos

Pain and Glory

Parasite

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Apollo 11

Hail, Satan?

Honeyland

The Kingmaker

One Child Nation

BEST ANIMATED FILM

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

I Lost My Body

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

Missing Link

Toy Story 4

BEST DIRECTOR

Greta Gerwig, Little Women

Bong Joon-ho, Parasite

Sam Mendes, 1917

Céline Sciamma, Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Lulu Wang, The Farewell

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

The Farewell, Lulu Wang

Knives Out, Rian Johnson

Marriage Story, Noam Baumbach

Parasite, Bong Joon-Ho and Jin Won-Han

Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Céline Sciamma

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Irishman, Steve Zaillian

Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi

Little Women, Greta Gerwig

Luce, J.C. Lee and Julius Onah

The Two Popes, Anthony McCarten

BEST ACTOR

Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory

Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Eddie Murphy, Dolemite is My Name

Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Adam Sandler, Uncut Gems

BEST ACTRESS

Awkwafina, The Farewell

Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

Elisabeth Moss, Her Smell

Lupita Nyong’o, Us

Florence Pugh, Midsommar

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Al Pacino, The Irishman

Joe Pesci, The Irishman

Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Kang-ho Song, Parasite

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers

Florence Pugh, Little Women

Zhao Shuzhen, The Farewell

Octavia Spencer, Luce

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST

Avengers: Endgame, Sarah Finn (casting director)

The Irishman, Ellen Lewis (casting director)

Knives Out,  Mary Vernieu (casting director)

Little Women, Kathy Driscoll and Francine Maisler (casting directors)

Marriage Story, Francine Maisler and Douglas Aibel (casting directors)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Ad Astra, Hoyte Van Hoytema

Ford vs Ferrari, Phedon Papamichael

The Lighthouse, Jarin Blaschke

1917, Roger Deakins

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Robert Richardson

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Ad Astra, Kevin Thompson

Knives Out, David Crank

1917, Dennis Gassner

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Barbara Ling

Parasite, Ha-Jun Lee

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Dolemite is My Name, Ruth E. Carter

Knives Out, Jenny Eagan

Little Women, Jacqueline Durran

Midsommar, Andrea Flesch

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Arianne Phillips

BEST MAKEUP

Bombshell, Vivian Baker, Kazu Hiro, and Anne Morgan

Dolemite is My Name, Debra Denson, Carla Joi Farmer, Stacey L. Morris, Vera Steimberg

The Irishman, Sean Flanigan, Nicki Ledermann, and Carla White

Joker, Kay Georgiou and Nicki Ledermann

Us, Camille Friend and Scott Wheeler

BEST EDITING

Ford vs Ferrari, Andrew Buckland, Michael McCusker, and Dirk Westervelt

Knives Out, Bob Ducsay

Little Women, Nick Houy

1917, Lee Smith

Parasite, Jinmo Yang

BEST MUSICAL SCORE

Avengers: Endgame, Alan Silvestri

Little Women, Alexandre Desplat

Marriage Story, Randy Newman

1917, Thomas Newman

Us, Michael Abels

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

“Catchy Song” from The LEGO Movie Part 2: The Second Part (Dillion Francis featuring T-Pain and That Girl Lay Lay and written by Jon Lajoie)

“Glasgow (No Place Like Home)” from Wild Rose (Jessie Buckley and written by Mary Steenburgen, Caitlin Smith, and Kate York)

“I Punched Keanu Reeves” from Always Be My Maybe (Randall Park)

“Not Evil” from The LEGO Movie Part 2: The Second Part (Tiffany Haddish and written by Jon Lajoie)

“Speechless” from Aladdin (Naomi Scott and written by Pasek & Paul)

“Stand Up” from Harriet (Cynthia Erivo and written by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Ad Astra, Scott R. Fisher, Allan Maris, Guillaume Rocheron, and Jedediah Smith

Avengers: Endgame, Matt Aitken, Russell Earl, Dan Leeluw, and Dan Sudick

The Irishman, Leandro Estebecorena, Stephanie Grabli, Pablo Helman, and Nelson Sepulveda

1917, Greg Butler, Guillaume Rocheron, and Dominic Tuohy

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Roger Guyett, Neal Scanlan, Patrick Tubach, and Dominic Tuohy

TRAILBLAZER AWARD – Honors the work of an artist who truly pushes the boundaries of the medium in terms of form and content.

Greta Gerwig

Rian Johnson

Sam Mendes

Martin Scorsese

Lena Waithe

Taika Waititi

IMPACT AWARD
– Given to a person whose work has had a positive impact on society.

Pedro Almodovar

Bong Joon-Ho

Martin Scorsese

Milos Stehlik

Lulu Wang

Kaity

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Kaity started with Harry Potter in second grade and it’s been a losing battle ever since, or maybe a winning one ... She lives in New England with a small herd of cats, two dogs, three chinchillas, and one daughter. Her main fandoms are Marvel, The Umbrella Academy, Harry Potter, and Lord of the Rings, with special emphasis on one vibranium shield-wielding Super Soldier. You can find her on Twitter at @RogersThatCaptn. Contact: Directors@Nerdsandbeyond.com.

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