From Chadwick Boseman to ‘Nomadland,’ the Critics Choice Awards Build Momentum

The Critics Choice Awards always fall near Oscar nominations zone.

This year, Sunday’s live/virtual CW broadcast announced winners during the Academy voting window, which ends March 10 ahead of nominations on March 15, and the delayed Oscars show on April 25.No star-studded awards dinner inside a freezing hangar at the Santa Monica Airport this time around; instead nominees like Gillian Anderson zoomed in from Prague at 1 Am to banter with host Taye Diggs, and accept her Supporting Actress prize for embodying Margaret Thatcher in “The Crown” (Netflix).

(Read the full list of film and television winners here.)Because the annual Critics Choice Awards are voted on by the largest (and most diverse) film critics organization in North America, the CCAs are often the most accurate critics’ prediction of Academy Award nominations, including the Golden Globes.The CCAs hybrid show was more slick and glitch-free than the Globes, delivering 142 global nominees from all over the world,

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