Chicago Critics Name BANSHEES Best Picture; EVERYWHERE Tops With 6 Wins (AWARDS 2022)

The Chicago Film Critics Association honored THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN and EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE as the best films of 2022.

The Banshees of Inisherin and Everything Everywhere All At Once continue to solidify themselves as the 2022 Awards Season frontrunners.

The two indie stalwarts won top honors at the 2022 Chicago Film Critics Association awards. Banshees took the top prize for Best Picture and nabbed 4 total; Everything Everywhere won 6 awards including Best Director for The Daniels team of Dan Kwan & Daniel Scheinert.

Familiar 2022 critics favorites also showed up in the acting categories: Best Actress Cate Blanchett (TÁR), Best Actor Colin Farrell (Banshees), Supporting Actress Kerry Condon (Banshees) and Supporting Actor Ke Huy Quan (Everything Everywhere).

Banshees also won Best Original Screenplay for writer / director Martin McDonagh, and Everything Everywhere hauled three tech prizes: Best Editing, Costume Design, and Art Direction.

Winners were announced on December 14, 2022.

For the full list of this year’s Chicago Film Critics Association honorees, read below.


Best Picture: The Banshees of Inisherin

Best Director: Dan Kwan & Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, TÁR

Best Actor: Colin Ferrell, The Banshees of Inisherin

Best Supporting Actress: Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Inisherin

Best Supporting Actor: Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Original Screenplay: The Banshees of Inisherin, Martin McDonagh

Best Adapted Screenplay: Women Talking, Sarah Polley

Best Animated Film: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Best Foreign Language Film: Decision to Leave (South Korea)

Best Documentary: Fire of Love

Best Cinematography: Decision to Leave, Kim Ji-Yong

Best Editing: Everything Everywhere All at Once, Paul Rogers

Best Costume Design: Everything Everywhere All at Once, Shirley Kurata

Best Art Direction: Everything Everywhere All At Once, Jason Kisvarday & Amelia Brooke

Best  Original Score:  Babylon, Justin Hurwitz

Best Use of Visual Effects: Everything Everywhere All at Once

Most Promising Performer: Austin Butler, Elvis

Milos Stehlik Award for Breakthrough Filmmaker: Charlotte Wells, Aftersun


Click on links below for other major Critics Group Awards and Guild Nominees that have been announced so far for the 2022 / 23 season:

The 95th Academy Award Nominations
Producers Guild of America Nominees
Directors Guild of America Nominees
Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominees
Golden Globe Winners
Los Angeles Film Critics Association
American Film Institute Top 10 Films of 2022
National Board of Review
New York Film Critics Circle

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