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.
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 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!