“CODA” gets on the board with one of its first critics picks for Best Film, this time by the Nevada Film Critics Society. It actually comes as a surprise, too, as “Nightmare Alley” was awarded a majority of their prizes. Guillermo del Toro won Best Director and Adapted Screenplay, as well as winning Best Production Design and tying with “The Power of the Dog” for Best Cinematography.

BEST FILM

“CODA”

Directed by Sian Heder
Produced by Fabrice Gianfermi, Philippe Rousselet, Jerôme Seydoux, and Patrick Wachsberger
Apple Original Films

BEST DIRECTOR

Guillermo del Toro
“Nightmare Alley”

Produced by J. Miles Dale, Guillermo del Toro, and Bradley Cooper
Searchlight Pictures

BEST ACTOR

Benedict Cumberbatch
“The Power of the Dog”

Directed by Jane Campion
Netflix

BEST ACTRESS

Kristen Stewart
“Spencer”

Directed by Pablo Larraín
Neon

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Troy Kotsur
“CODA”

Directed by Sian Heder
Apple Original Films

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Aunjanue L. Ellis
“King Richard”

Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green
Warner Bros. Pictures

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“Mass”

Written by Fran Kranz
Bleecker Street

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“Nightmare Alley”

Written by Guillermo del Toro and Kim Morgan
Based on “Nightmare Alley” by William Lindsay Gresham
Searchlight Pictures

BEST DOCUMENTARY

“Flee”

Directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen
Neon

BEST ANIMATED FILM

“The Mitchells vs. The Machines”

Directed by Mike Rianda
Netflix

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

“Nightmare Alley”

Production Design by Tamara Deverell
Searchlight Pictures

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
(TIE)

“Nightmare Alley”

Cinematography by Dan Laustsen
Searchlight Pictures

“The Power of the Dog”

Cinematography by Ari Wegner
Netflix

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

“Dune”

Visual Effects by Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Brian Connor and Gerd Nefzer
Warner Bros. Pictures

QUICK LIST

Best Film: “CODA”
Best Director: Guillermo del Toro — “Nightmare Alley”
Best Actor: Benedict Cumberbatch — “The Power of the Dog”
Best Actress: Kristen Stewart — “Spencer”
Best Supporting Actor: Troy Kotsur — “CODA”
Best Supporting Actress: Aunjanue L. Ellis — “King Richard”
Best Original Screenplay: “Mass” — Fran Kranz
Best Adapted Screenplay: “Nightmare Alley” — Guillermo del Toro and Kim Morgan
Best Documentary: “Flee”
Best Animated Movie: “Mitchells vs. The Machines”
Best Production Design: “Nightmare Alley” — Tamara Deverell
Best Cinematography (TIE): “Nightmare Alley” — Dan Laustsen & “The Power of the Dog” — Ari Wegner
Best Visual Effects: “Dune”

Nevada Film Critics Society

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