The biographical film Oppenheimer, Signed Christopher Nolan continued his harvest of international awards on Sunday, winning eight awards at the Critics Choice Awards for the French production Anatomy of a fall also excellent.
The feature film about the father of the atomic bomb continued its crazy race for the Oscars: awards for best picture, best director for Nolan, best supporting actor for Robert Downey Jr., as well as best cinematography, best music, best editing, best visual effects and best cast.
In accepting his award, Christopher Nolan thanked critics for “helping to convince mainstream audiences that a film about quantum physics and the apocalypse could be worth seeing.”
The French film Anatomy of a Fall by Justine Triet confirmed its international success after the Golden Globes in early January with the award for best foreign language film. The latest Palme d'Or film, which follows the trial of a woman accused of killing her husband, is hoping to do well at the Oscars.
The Critics Choice Awards also honored Emma Stone, who was named best actress at the Golden Globes for her role as “Bella” in the black comedy “Poor Creatures.”
The same goes for Paul Giamatti among the actors in Winter Break. In particular, he will compete for the Oscar against Cillian Murphy, who plays J. Robert Oppenheimer in Christopher Nolan's film.
Commercial phenomenon Barbie walks away with awards for best comedy, best original screenplay, best song and best sets, costumes, hair and make-up.
On the animation side, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse won the day.
The Critics Choice Awards are presented in Los Angeles by a panel of approximately 600 members of America's largest film critics' organizations.