Cuaron's 'Roma' a top winner at the Critics' Choice Awards

Angelo Anderson
January 14, 2019

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"This bunch of Mexicans are not as bad as sometimes they are portrayed", said Cuaron said, a reference to President Donald Trump's hardline rhetoric on immigration.

Irish co-production The Favourite is continuing its awards season recognition, leading the nominations for the Critics' Choice Awards, which take place on Sunday. The semi-autobiographical film follows the life of a live-in housekeeper to an upper middle-class family and stars first-time actress Yalitza Aparicio.

The award comes after Gaga's upset at the Golden Globe Awards, at which Glenn Close unexpectedly took out best actress in a drama for The Wife.


Tom Cruise vehicle "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" won the Best Action Movie award, beating Marvel-Disney box office blockbusters "Black Panther" and "Avengers: Infinity Wars". Black Panther took home numerous awards tonight, including Best Art Direction for Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart, Best Costume Design for Ruth E. Carter, and Best Visual Effects for Geoffrey Baumann, Jesse James Chisholm, Craig Hammack, and Dan Sudick.

"Crazy Rich Asians" won in the Best Comedy category, beating out "The Favourite" and "The Death of Stalin", among others.

"Roma" is the top victor at the Critics' Choice Awards, winning best picture, foreign language film and a pair of individual honors for director Alfonso Cuaron.

Colman's co-stars Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone both nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category.

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