UK stars Riz Ahmed and Carey Mulligan have won top acting awards for Sound Of Metal and Promising Young Woman as the National Board of Review (NBR) announced its 2020 winners.
Spike Lee was named best director and Da 5 Bloods best film in Tuesday’s (January 26) announcement.
Minari, which earlier in the day picked up six Spirit Award nominations, earned Youn Yuh-jung the best supporting actress gong, and Lee Isaac Chung best screenplay.
Jayro Bustamente’s Guatemalan Oscar submission title La Llorona was named best foreign language film.
Chadwick Boseman is posthumously named recipient of the NBR Icon Award.
The group will announce plans to celebrate its 2020 honourees at a later date. The full winners list appears below.
Best Film: Da 5 Bloods
Best Director: Spike Lee, Da 5 Bloods
Best Actor: Riz Ahmed, Sound Of Metal
Best Actress: Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman
Best Supporting Actor: Paul Raci, Sound Of Metal
Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-jung, Minari
Best Adapted Screenplay: Paul Greengrass & Luke Davies, News Of The World
Best Original Screenplay: Lee Isaac Chung, Minari
Breakthrough Performance: Sidney Flanigan, Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Best Directorial Debut: Channing Godfrey Peoples, Miss Juneteenth
Best Animated Feature: Soul
Best Foreign Language Film: La Llorona
Best Documentary: Time
NBR Icon Award: Chadwick Boseman
NBR Freedom of Expression Award: One Night In Miami
NBR Spotlight Award: Radha Blank for writing, directing, producing and starring in The Forty-Year-Old Version
Best Ensemble: Da 5 Bloods
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography: Joshua James Richards, Nomadland
Top Films (in alphabetical order):
The Forty-Year-Old Version
Judas And The Black Messiah
The Midnight Sky
News Of The World
Promising Young Woman
Sound Of Metal
Top 5 Foreign Language Films (in alphabetical order):
The Mole Agent
Night Of The Kings
Top 5 Documentaries (in alphabetical order):
All In: The Fight For Democracy
Dick Johnson Is Dead
The Truffle Hunters
Top 10 Independent Films (in alphabetical order):
Never Rarely Sometimes Always