ROMA Yalitza aparicio and Marina de Tavira

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Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira in ‘ROMA’

New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) on Thursday morning (29) named ROMA best picture and Alfonso Cuaron best director.

Ethan Hawke won best actor for First Reformed and Regina Hall best actress for Support The Girls. Once again The Favourite was shut out, and there was no live for A Star Is Born, or BlacKkKlansman.

Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War was named best foreign-language film, while Richard E. Grant has won best supporting actor for Can You Ever Forgive Me?, and Regina King best supporting actress for If Beale Street Could Talk. Cuaron also won the cinematography award for ROMA, and Paul Schrader best original screenplay for First Reformed.

NYFCC announced its winner live via Twitter. Earlier in the morning, Minding The Gap was named best documentary, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse best animated film, and Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade best first feature.

Best Picture

Best Director
Alfonso Cuaron, ROMA

Best Actor
Ethan Hawke, First Reformed

Best Actress
Regina Hall, Support The Girls

Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Supporting Actress
Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Screenplay
First Reformed, Paul Schrader

Best Cinematography
ROMA, Alfonso Cuaron

Best Animated Film
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse 

Best Foreign Language Film
Cold War

Best Documentary Feature
Minding The Gap

Best First Feature
Eighth Grade, Bo Burnham

Special Awards
David Schwartz, stepping down as chief film curator at Museum of the Moving Image after 33 years.

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