Critics' Choice Awards 2022 winners announced
by Ana Walia | Mon, 14 Mar 2022 22:20:56 GMT
Taye Diggs and Nicole Byer were the hosts of 27th Critics' Choice Awards. Image Source: Light Home

The 27th Critics' Choice Awards were held on Sunday i.e., March 13th, 2022, at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel and the ceremony was broadcast live on the CW and TBS. Taye Diggs and Nicole Byer served as the hosts for the evening as the celebrations were held both in Los Angeles and London. 

The Critics' Choice Association added a satellite site to cover nominees who were at the Royal Albert Hall in London for the 75th British Academy Film Awards. Later that night, the celebs congregated at the Savoy Hotel for a late-night bash.

Check out the winners of the Critics' Choice Awards 2022.

Film Awards

Best Picture- The Power of the Dog

Best Actor- Will Smith

Best Actress- Jessica Chastain

Best Supporting Actor- Troy Kotsur

Best Supporting Actress- Ariana DeBose

Best Young Actor/Actress- Jude Hill

Best Acting Ensemble- Belfast

Best Director-Jane Campion

Best Original Screenplay- Belfast

Best Adapted Screenplay-The Power of the Dog

Best Cinematography- Ari Wegner

Best Production Design- Dune

Best Editing- West Side Story

Best Costume Design- Cruella

Best Hair and Makeup- The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Best Visual Effects- Dune

Best Comedy- Licorice Pizza

Best Animated Feature-The Mitchells VS the Machines

Best Foreign Language Film- Drive My Car

Best Song- No Time to Die

Best Score-Dune

Television Awards

Best Drama Series- Succession

Best Comedy Series- Ted Lasso

Best Limited Series- Mare of Easttown

Best Movie Made for Television- Oslo

Best Actor in a Drama Series-Lee Jung-jae

Best Actress in a Drama Series- Melanie Lynskey

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series-Kieran Culkin

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series- Sarah Snook

Best Actor in a Comedy Series- Jason Sudeikis

Best Actress in a Comedy Series- Jean Smart

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series- Brett Goldstein

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series- Hannah Waddingham

Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television- Michael Keaton

Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television- Kate Winslet

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television- Murray Bartlett

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television- Jennifer Coolidge

Best Foreign Language Series- Squid Game

Best Animated Series- What-If

Best Talk Show-Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Best Comedy Show- Bo Burnham: Inside

Michael Keaton, who won the award for Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television for his role in ‘Dopesick’, paid an emotional tribute to the ones who have been affected by the addiction of opioids, especially the ones near Virginia. He said in his acceptance speech that he’s proud of being a part of the series, which treated everyone who dealt with opioid addiction with dignity.

The actor went ahead to share a story of a woman who is now taking care of her grandchild because the parents were not able to take care of the grandchild because of the addiction and said that he thinks about every woman, as his mother and sisters. Michael Keaton pointed out that all the responsibilities fall upon the women and they have to step up to raise the kids in the family and may God bless such strong women.

Jane Campion who won the award for Best Film and Best Director and Will Smith who won the award for Best Actor were present at the Critics Choice Awards to accept their awards. At the same time, both of them won BAFTA 2022 which was held in London and their friends accepted their awards in London on their behalf.

Jane Campion, in her acceptance speech, said that she feels very grateful to be in the room with such incredible women and mentioned that actress Halle Berry recited her speech earlier. Jane also expressed her gratitude for being in the same room as Venus and Serena Williams.

Will Smith, who accepted the award for Best Actor for King Richard, thanked the Williams sisters and mentioned that he was very grateful for their trust in him and everyone who was involved in the project. Will said that what their family was able to do and what they were able to do was inspirational to everyone in the room and people across the world. He added that they define the American dream and represent the best of what people hope this world and country can be.

Will Smith concluded by expressing gratitude for the opportunity to share what their mother had done to create and shape their family with people all over the world. Their family defines the power of unity, family, and discipline. He also thanked everyone associated with the project, especially Aunjanue Ellis, who played Oracene in the movie. 

Congratulations to the winners!