‘Nomadland’ Named Best Picture by National Society of Film Critics

Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” led this year’s National Society of Film Critics awards, winning the top honors in four of the categories.

The film won best picture and best cinematography, while Zhao was awarded best director and star Frances McDormand was named best actress.The 55th annual voting meeting took place Saturday, with results being shared to the organization’s Twitter account as each category was voted upon.

A weighted ballot system required voters to select their first, second and third choices for each category, with each position earning the film a different score.

Category winners are those who received the most cumulative points.Delroy Lindo earned the title of best actor for his role in Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods.” Lindo’s portrayal of a military veteran received critical praise throughout the year.Maria Bakalova, who shot to fame after her performance in “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” won

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