Who will present?
Of course, there will be the usual list of film and TV notables – Ava DuVernay, Carey Mulligan, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Mayim Bialik, to name a few – but look out for big world stars too. sports this year. . Serena Williams, whose story is featured in the biopic “King Richard,” and Sean McVay, the Los Angeles Rams coach whose team won the Super Bowl last month, will also present awards.
Who will receive special prizes?
The Critics Choice Association presents the #SeeHer Award each year, which honors a woman who pushes “the boundaries of evolving stereotypes” and promotes “authentic portrayals of women in the entertainment landscape.” This year’s winner is Halle Berry, who 20 years ago became the first – and only – black woman to win a Best Actress Oscar. Comedian Billy Crystal will also receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.
What should I pay attention to?
With the Oscars just around the corner on March 27, films will be looking to bolster their best picture cases — or make them. ‘Belfast’, whose cast hasn’t won many awards this awards season so far, could mount a better image return if it wins big at the Critics Choice Awards. The Best Actress category is once again a draw – as it has been at every awards show this year – with the potential for Jessica Chastain to gain momentum following her big Screen Actors Guild win. Awards for “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”.
On the television side, Netflix’s hit series “Squid Game” is up for Best Foreign Language Series and Best Drama Series, though it has fierce competition in the latter category of “Succession,” which leads all shows with eight nominations.
Who do we think will win?
Ariana DeBose, who played Anita in Steven Spielberg’s remake of “West Side Story,” is essentially a safe bet for Best Supporting Actress. In the supporting actor category, it’s a two-man race between Kotsur and Kodi Smit-McPhee of “The Power of the Dog.” And the best photo? It’s probably between “Belfast” and “The Power of the Dog”.
Why are the Critics Choice Awards held on the same night as the BAFTAs?
Well, the BAFTAs came first. But after the pandemic forced the Critics Choice Association to scrap the January date, Joey Berlin, the organization’s chief executive, noted back when there was only one Sunday between the Super Bowl and the Oscars that the show could move to and still honor contractual obligations with networks, sponsors and venues.