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'Dune,' 'Belfast' and 'CODA' Lead Hollywood Critics Association 5th Annual HCA Film Awards

The 5th Annual HCA Film Awards will be held at the Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 8, 2022 and streamed live on the HCA’s Official YouTube Channel.

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Below is a full list of all the nominated films for 2021:
 
Best Picture
Being the Ricardos
Belfast
CODA
Dune
King Richard
Last Night in Soho
Licorice Pizza
Spencer
The Power of The Dog
tick, tick...Boom!
 
Best Actor
Andrew Garfield, tick, tick...BOOM!
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Power of The Dog
Nicolas Cage, Pig
Peter Dinklage, Cyrano
Will Smith, King Richard
 
Best Actress
Emilia Jones, CODA
Jessica Chastain, The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Kristen Stewart, Spencer
Lady Gaga, House of Gucci
Nicole Kidman, Being the Ricardos
 

Best Supporting Actor
Ciarán Hinds, Belfast
Jamie Dornan, Belfast
Jason Isaacs, Mass
Robin de Jesús, tick, tick...BOOM!
Troy Kotsur, CODA

Best Supporting Actress
Ariana DeBose, West Side Story
Aunjanue Ellis, King Richard
Caitriona Balfe, Belfast
Marlee Matlin, CODA
Ruth Negga, Passing
 
Best Cast Ensemble
Belfast
CODA
Don’t Look Up
King Richard
The Harder They Fall
 
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve, Dune
Guillermo del Toro, Nightmare Alley
Jane Campion, The Power of The Dog
Kenneth Branagh, Belfast
Lin-Manuel Miranda, tick, tick...BOOM!
Pablo Larraín, Spencer
Rebecca Hall, Passing
Reinaldo Marcus Green, King Richard
Siân Heder, CODA
Steven Spielberg, West Side Story
 
Best Original Screenplay
Aaron Sorkin, Being the Ricardos
Edgar Wright and Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Last Night in Soho
Fran Kranz, Mass
Kenneth Branagh, Belfast
Zach Baylin, King Richard
 
Best Adapted Screenplay
Jane Campion, The Power of The Dog
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Lost Daughter
Rebecca Hall, Passing
Siân Heder, CODA
Steven Levenson, tick, tick…BOOM!
 
Best Animated or VSX Performance
Abbi Jacobson, The Mitchells vs. The Machines
Sylvester Stallone, The Suicide Squad
Stephanie Beatriz, Encanto
Jacob Tremblay, Luca
John Leguizamo, Encanto
 
Best Action Film
No Time to Die
Nobody
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
The Harder They Fall
The Suicide Squad
 
Best Animated Film
Encanto
Flee
Luca
The Mitchells vs. The Machines
Raya and The Last Dragon
 
Best Comedy or Musical
Cyrano
Free Guy
In the Heights
tick, tick…BOOM!
West Side Story
 
Best Documentary
Flee
Summer of Soul
The Rescue
The Sparks Brothers
Val
 
Best Horror 
A Quiet Place Part II
Fear Street Trilogy
Last Night in Soho
Malignant
The Night House
 
Best Indie Film
CODA
Mass
Pig
Shiva Baby
Spencer
 
Best International Film
A Hero
Drive My Car
Flee
Titane
The Worst Person in the World
 
Best First Feature
Rebecca Hall, Passing
Lin-Manuel Miranda, tick, tick...BOOM!
Fran Kranz, Mass
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Lost Daughter
Michael Sarnoski, Pig
 
Best Short Film
Blush
Far From The Tree
Nona
Robin Robin
Us Again
 
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat, The French Dispatch
Hans Zimmer, Dune
Jonny Greenwood, Spencer
Jonny Greenwood, The Power of The Dog
Steven Price, Last Night in Soho
 
Best Original Song
“Be Alive” sung by Beyonce from King Richard
“No Time to Die” sung by Billie Eilish from No Time to Die
“Beyond the Shore” sung by Emilia Jones from CODA
“Down to Joy” sung by Van Morrison from Belfast
“Every Letter” sung by Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, and Kelvin Harrison Jr. from Cyrano
 

Best Cinematography

The Green Knight

Andrew Droz Palermo

The Power of The Dog
Ari Wegner

Spencer
Claire Mathon

Dune
Greig Fraser

West Side Story
Janusz Kamiński
 
Best Production Design
 Adam Stockhausen, The French Dispatch
Guy Hendrix Dyas, Spencer
Marcus Rowland, Last Night in Soho
Patrice Vermette, Dune
Tamara Deverell, Nightmare Alley
 

Best Film Editing
 tick, tick...BOOM!
Andrew Weisblum and Myron I. Kerstein

Dune
Joe Walker

King Richard
Pamela Martin

Last Night in Soho
Paul Machliss

Belfast
Úna Ní Dhonghaíle
 

Best Stunts
Black Widow
Dune
No Time to Die
Nobody
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
 

Best Costume Design
Dune
Bob Morgan and Jacqueline West

Spencer
Jacqueline Durran

House of Gucci
Janty Yates

Cruella
Jenny Beavan


Last Night in Soho
Odile Dicks-Mireaux
 
Best Hair & Makeup
Being the Ricardos
Ana Lozano, David Craig Forrest, Kim Santantonio, Kyra Panchenko, Michael Ornelaz, Teressa Hill, Yvonne DePatis Kupka

Cruella
Carolyn Cousins and Nadia Stacey

Dune
Donald Mowat, Eva Von Bahr, and Love Larson

House of Gucci
Frederic Aspiras, Jana Carboni, Giuliano Mariano, Göran Lundström, & Sarah Nicole Tanno
Justin Raleigh, Linda Dowds, and Stephanie Ingram, The Eyes of Tammy Faye
 

Best Visual Effects
 
Dune
Brian Connor, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert, and Tristan Myles

Eternals
Daniele Bigi, Matt Aitken, Neil Corbould, and Stephane Ceretti

Free Guy
Bryan Grill, Dan Sudick, Nikos Kalaitzidis, and Swen Gillberg


Shang Chi And The Legend of Ten Rings
Christopher Townsend, Dan Oliver, Joe Farrell, and Sean Walker

The Suicide Squad
Dan Sudick, Guy Williams, Jonathan Fawkner, and Kelvin McIlwain
 
About the Hollywood Critics Association:
 
Founded in late 2016, the Hollywood Critics Association’s mission is to bring together a passionate group of critics and journalists who represent the voices of a new era in Hollywood.
To learn more about the Hollywood Critics Association, please visit www.HollywoodCriticsAssociation.com.
 

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