“Parasite” wins yet another award, this time from the Houston Film Critics Society, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Foreign-Language Film. Also winning three awards was “1917,” which won Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, and Best Visual Effects.

BEST PICTURE

“Parasite”

NOMINEES
  • “1917”
  • “The Farewell”
  • “The Irishman”
  • “Jojo Rabbit”
  • “Joker”
  • “Knives Out”
  • “Marriage Story”
  • “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”
  • “Uncut Gems”

BEST DIRECTOR

Bong Joon-Ho
“Parasite”

NOMINEES
  • Sam Mendes — “1917”
  • Martin Scorsese — “The Irishman”
  • Quentin Tarantino — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”
  • Lulu Wang — “The Farewell”

BEST ACTOR

Adam Driver
“Marriage Story”

NOMINEES
  • Leonardo DiCaprio — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”
  • Eddie Murphy — “Dolemite Is My Name”
  • Joaquin Phoenix — “Joker”
  • Adam Sandler — “Uncut Gems”

BEST ACTRESS

Renée Zellweger
“Judy”

NOMINEES
  • Awkwafina — “The Farewell”
  • Scarlett Johansson — “Marriage Story”
  • Lupita Nyong’o — “Us”
  • Saoirse Ronan — “Little Women”
  • Charlize Theron — “Bombshell”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Brad Pitt
“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”

NOMINEES
  • Willem Dafoe — “The Lighthouse”
  • Anthony Hopkins — “The Two Popes”
  • Al Pacino — “The Irishman”
  • Joe Pesci — “The Irishman”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Zhao Shuzhen
“The Farewell”

NOMINEES
  • Kathy Bates — “Richard Jewell”
  • Laura Dern — “Marriage Story”
  • Scarlett Johansson — “Jojo Rabbit”
  • Florence Pugh — “Little Women”
  • Margot Robbie — “Bombshell”

BEST SCREENPLAY

“Knives Out”
Rian Johnson

NOMINEES
  • “The Farewell” — Lulu Wang
  • “Marriage Story” — Noah Baumbach
  • “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” — Quentin Tarantino
  • “Parasite” — Bong Joon-ho & Han Jin-won

BEST ANIMATED FILM

“Toy Story 4”

NOMINEES
  • “Frozen II”
  • “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”
  • “I Lost My Body”
  • “Missing Link”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

“1917”
Roger Deakins

NOMINEES
  • “The Irishman” — Rodrigo Prieto
  • “Joker” — Lawrence Sher
  • “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” — Robert Richardson
  • “Parasite” — Hong Kyung-pyo

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM

“Parasite”

NOMINEES
  • “Atlantics”
  • “Corpus Christi”
  • “Les Miserables”
  • “Monos”
  • “Pain and Glory”

BEST DOCUMENTARY

“Apollo 11”

NOMINEES
  • “American Factory”
  • “The Biggest Little Farm”
  • “For Sama”
  • “Hail Satan?”
  • “They Shall Not Grow Old”

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

“1917”
Thomas Newman

NOMINEES
  • “Joker” — Hildur Guðnadóttir
  • “Little Women” — Alexandre Desplat
  • “Marriage Story” — Randy Newman
  • “Us” — Michael Abels

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

“Glasgow” from “Wild Rose”
Performed by Jessie Buckley

NOMINEES
  • “Home to You” from “The Aeronauts”
  • “I Punched Keanu Reeves” from “Always Be My Maybe”
  • “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from “Rocketman”
  • “Into the Unknown” from “Frozen II”
  • “Stand Up” from “Harriet”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

“1917”

NOMINEES
  • “Ad Astra”
  • “Avengers: Endgame”

BEST STUNT COORDINATION TEAM

“John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum”

NOMINEES
  • “Crawl”
  • “Ford v Ferrari”
  • “Furie”
  • “Shadow”

BEST MOVIE POSTER ART

“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”

NOMINEES
  • “Birds of Passage”
  • “John Wick 3: Parabellum”
  • “The Last Black Man In San Francisco”
  • “Parasite”
  • “Portrait Of A Lady On Fire”

TEXAS INDEPEDENT FILM AWARD

“Bull”

NOMINEES
  • “Building the American Dream”
  • “Nothing Stays the Same:  The Story of the Saxon Pub”
  • “Seadrift”
  • “Sleeping in Plastic”

TIFA VISIONARY AWARD

“Tim Tsai”

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Roger Corman

QUICK LIST

Best Picture: “Parasite”
Best Director: Bong Joon-ho — “Parasite”
Best Leading Actor: Adam Driver — “Marriage Story”
Best Leading Actress: Renée Zellweger — “Judy”
Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”
Best Supporting Actress: Zhao Shuzhen — “The Farewell”
Best Screenplay: “Knives Out” — Rian Johnson
Best Animated Film: “Toy Story 4”
Best Cinematography: “1917” — Roger Deakins
Best Foreign-Language Film: “Parasite”
Best Documentary: “Apollo 11”
Best Original Score: “1917” — Thomas Newman
Best Original Song: “Glasgow” from “Wild Rose”
Best Visual Effects: “1917”
Best Stunt Coordination Team: “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum”
Best Movie Poster Art: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”
Texas Independent Film Award: “Bull”

Houston Film Critics Society

Founded in 2007, the Houston Film Critics Society helps to organize and coordinate the local area film critics community, and bring the wonders of cinema to the public at large.

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