If Beale Street Could Talk
If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk, Barry Jenkins adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel won three award honors, including Best Picture of 2018 from the Boston Society of Film Critics.

Marielle Heller’s Can You Ever Forgive Me? also won three award honors including Best Actress for Melissa McCarthy.

Morgan Neville’s  Won’t You Be My Neighbor won for best documentary; Shoplifters won for Best Foreign-Language Film and Bo Burnham won for Best New Filmmaker for Eighth Grade.

2018 Boston Society of Film Critics Award Winners

Best Picture  –   If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Actor – John C. Reilly for Stan & Ollie

Best Actress –  Melissa McCarthy for Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Supporting Actor –  Richard E. Grant for Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Supporting Actress –  Regina King for If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Director – Lynne Ramsay for You Were Never Really Here

Best Screenplay – Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty for Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Cinematography – Alfonso Cuarón for Roma

Best Documentary – Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Best Foreign-Language Film  (awarded in memory of Jay Carr) –  Shoplifters

Best Animated Film – Isle of Dogs

Best Film Editing (awarded in memory of Karen Schmeer) – Tom Cross for First Man

Best New Filmmaker (awarded in memory of David Brudnoy) –  Bo Burnham for Eighth Grade

Best Ensemble Cast –  Shoplifters

Best Original Score – Nicholas Britell for If Beale Street Could Talk

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