Nashville's Film Critics Name The Year's Best Movies

The Music City Film Critics’ Association announced the winners for the Music City Film Critics’ Association 2019 Film Awards. The association is comprised of 30 professional film critics (which includes Jim Chandler of 107-5 The River's "Woody and Jim Show") who live and work in or around Nashville, TN.

 “1917” leads the winners with five, including wins for BestPicture, Best Director – Sam Mendes, Best Sound, Best Cinematography, and Best Editing.

“Joker” (2 wins), “Knives Out” (2), “Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood” (2), “Parasite” (2), “Rocketman” (2), and “Us” (2) all have multiple wins.



Best Picture – 1917

Best Director – Sam Mendes - 1917

Best Actor – Joaquin Phoenix - Joker

Best Actress – Lupita Nyong’o - Us

Best Supporting Actor – Brad Pitt - Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

Best Supporting Actress – Florence Pugh - Little Women

Best Young Actor – Roman Griffin Davis - Jojo Rabbit

Best Young Actress – Kyliegh Curran - Doctor Sleep

Best Acting Ensemble – Knives Out

Best Animated Feature – Toy Story 4

Best Documentary – Apollo 11

Best Screenplay – Bong Joon Ho, and Jin Won Han - Parasite

Best Sound – Oliver Tarney, Rachel Tate - 1917

Best Song – (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again, Elton John – Music, Bernie Taupin – Lyrics - Rocketman

Best Score –Hildur Guðnadóttir- Joker

Best Music Film – Giles Martin, Ian Neil - Rocketman

Best Cinematography – Roger Deakins – 1917

Best Editing – Lee Smith – 1917

Best Production Design – Barbara Ling – Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

Best Comedy – Knives Out

Best Horror Film – Us

Best Action Film – Avengers: Endgame

Best Foreign Language Film – Parasite

The Jim Ridley Award (For the film that best depicts Nashville) – Wild Rose