The film nominees for the 26th annual Critics Choice Awards were announced today, and among the films earning several nominations is Spike Lee’s war drama Da 5 Bloods. The ceremony will air Sunday, March 7 at 7 p.m. ET on The CW, with host Taye Diggs.
The film earned six nominations total:
- Best Picture
- Best Actor — Delroy Lindo
- Best Supporting Actor — Chadwick Boseman
- Best Acting Ensemble
- Best Director — Spike Lee
- Best Cinematography — Newton Thomas Sigel
Da 5 Bloods follows four friends (who refer to themselves as Bloods) and Vietnam vets — Paul (Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Melvin (Isiah Whitlock Jr.), and Eddie (Norm Lewis) — who return to Vietnam years later to find and recover the remains of their squad leader Norman, along with a chest of gold they buried during the war. Paul’s son David (Jonathan Majors) joins the Bloods on their quest, worried about his father’s well-being.
Da 5 Bloods is available to stream on Netflix. Watch the trailer below.