Burning, Border, Cold War, Roma, and Shoplifters are nominated for Best Foreign Language Film; and Free Solo, Minding the Gap, RBG, Three Identical Strangers, and Won’t You Be My Neighbor? are nominated for Best Documentary Feature.
The organization recognizes local indie films in the Texas Independent Film Award with 1985, An American in Texas, The Standoff at Sparrow Creek, Support the Girls, and Tejano all receiving nominations.
Winners will be announced at the Society’s annual awards show on Thursday, January 3 at 7 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts.
2018 Houston Film Critics Society Awards Nominations
A Star is Born, Black Panther, BlackKklansman, Eighth Grade, If Beale Street Could Talk, The Favourite, First Reformed, Green Book, Hereditary, Roma, Vice
Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born; Alfonso Cuaron, Roma; Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk; Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite; Adam McKay, Vice
Christian Bale, Vice; Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born; Ethan Hawke, First Reformed; Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody; Viggo Mortensen, Green Book
Glenn Close, The Wife; Toni Collette, Hereditary; Olivia Colman, The Favourite; Lady Gaga, A Star is Born; Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali, Green Book; Timothee Chalamet, Beautiful Boy; Adam Driver, BlackKklansman; Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?; Michael B. Jordan, Black Panther
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, Vice; Claire Foy, First Man; Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk; Emma Stone, The Favourite; Rachel Weisz, The Favourite
Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade; Deborah Davis & Tony McNamara, The Favourite; Paul Schrader, First Reformed; Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk; Adam McKay, Vice
Rachel Morrison, Black Panther; Linus Sandgren, First Man; Robbie Ryan, The Favourite; James Laxton, If Beale Street Could Talk; Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
Best Animated Film
Incredibles 2, Isle of Dogs, Mirai, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Best Original Score
Ludwig Göransson, Black Panther; Justin Hurwitz, First Man; Nicholas Britell, If Beale Street Could Talk; Alexandre Desplat, Isle of Dogs; Thom Yorke, Suspiria
Best Original Song
All the Stars from Black Panther; Ashes from Deadpool 2; Hearts Beat Loudfrom Hearts Beat Loud; Revelation from Boy Erased; Shallow from A Star is Born
Best Foreign Language Film
Burning, Border, Cold War, Roma, Shoplifters
Best Documentary Feature
Free Solo, Minding the Gap, RBG, Three Identical Strangers, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Texas Independent Film Award
1985, An American in Texas, The Standoff at Sparrow Creek, Support the Girls, Tejano
Black Panther, First Man, Mission: Impossible – Fallout
BlacKkKlansman (two), Mandy, Suspiria (two)
Worst Film of the Year
The 5:17 to Paris, The Happytime Murders, Life Itself, Peppermint, Venom