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Phoenix Critics Circle Awards 2019 Winners

It Was a Big Night for Parasite!

On December 13th , 2019, the Phoenix Critics Circle gathered to announce

their winners. “Parasite” picked up the award for Best Picture along with

three other awards.

Below you’ll find their list of winners for the best films and performances of


You can also find the list online:

Best Picture

• 1917

• The Irishman

• Jojo Rabbit

• Marriage Story

• Parasite

• Portrait Of A Lady On Fire


The winner is: Parasite

Best Director

• Bong Joon-Ho, Parasite

• Sam Mendes, 1917

• Martin Scorsese, The Irishman

• Quentin Tarantino - Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

• Taika Waititi - Jojo Rabbit


The winner is: Bong Joon-Ho, Parasite

Best Actress

• Awkwafina, The Farewell

• Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

• Lupita Nyong'o, Us

• Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

• Rene Zellweger, Judy


The winner is: Lupita Nyong'o, Us


Best Actor

• Robert Deniro, The Irishman

• Leonardo Dicaprio, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

• Adam Driver, Marriage Story

• Eddie Murphy, Dolemite Is My Name

• Joaquin Phoenix, Joker


The Winner is: Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Best Supporting Actress

• Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers

• Laura Dern, Marriage Story

• Annette Bening, The Report

• Thomasin Mckenzie, Jojo Rabbit

• Zhao Shuzhen, The Farewell

• Margot Robbie, Bombshell


The winner is: Thomasin Mckenzie, Jojo Rabbit


Best Supporting Actor

• Willem Dafoe, The Lighthouse

• Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

• Song Kang-Ho, Parasite

• Joe Pesci, The Irishman

• Brad Pitt, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood


The winner is: Song Kang-Ho, Parasite


Best Screenplay

• Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story

• Rian Johnson, Knives Out

• Bong Joon-Ho And Han Jin-Won, Parasite

• Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

• Taika Waititi, Jojo Rabbit


The winner is: Rian Johnson, Knives Out

Best Foreign Language Film

• Atlantics

• The Farewell

• Monos

• Parasite

• Portrait Of A Lady On Fire


The winner is: Parasite


Best Documentary

• American Factory

• Apollo 11

• Hail Satan?

• Honeyland

• One Child Nation


The winner is: Apollo 11

Best Animated Film

• Frozen 2

• How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

• I Lost My Body

• Missing Link

• Toy Story 4


The winner is: Toy Story 4


 Best Comedy Film

• Booksmart

• Dolemite Is My Name

• Jojo Rabbit

• Knives Out

• Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood


The winner is: Jojo Rabbit

Best Horror Film

• Doctor Sleep

• The Lighthouse

• Midsommar

• Tigers Are Not Afraid

• Us


The winner is:  Us

Best Science Fiction Film

• Ad Astra

• Alita: Battle Angel

• Avengers: End Game

• Captain Marvel

• High Life

• Terminator: Dark Fate

The winner is: Ad Astra

Best Score

• Michael Abels, Us

• Alexandre Desplat, Little Women

• Hildur Guðnadóttir, Joker

• Thomas Newman, 1917


The winner is: Hildur Guðnadóttir, Joker 

Best Cinematography

• Jarin Blaschke, The Lighthouse

• Roger Deakins, 1917

• Kyung-Pyo Hong, Parasite

• Claire Mathon, Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

• Rodrigo Prieto, The Irishman

• Robert Richardson, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

• Jörg Widmer, A Hidden Life


The winner is: Roger Deakins, 1917


Special Achievement awards:


Ensemble Acting:

The cast of Knives Out

Lifetime Achievement in Editing:

Thelma Schoonmaker: Editor of all of Martin Scorsese’s films since Raging



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