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Peter Dinklage in Cyrano to be honored at 2021 Gotham Awards
Peter Dinklage in Cyrano

Joe Wright’s Cyrano was named Best Picture of 2021 by the Detroit Film Critics Society along with Best Actor for Peter Dinklage. Best Actress honors went to Jessica Chastain, The Eyes of Tammy Faye. In other categories, Flee and Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) tied for Best Documentary.

Detroit Film Critics Society Best of 2021

(nominees are listed in alphabetical order)

BEST PICTURE

  • Winner: Cyrano
  • Belfast
  • CODA
  • Don’t Look Up
  • King Richard

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Winner: Lin-Manuel Miranda, tick, tick…BOOM!
  • Sean Baker, Red Rocket
  • Kenneth Branagh, Belfast
  • David Lowery, The Green Knight
  • Adam McKay, Don’t Look Up

BEST ACTOR

  • Winner: Peter Dinklage, Cyrano
  • Nicolas Cage, Pig
  • Andrew Garfield, tick, tick…BOOM!
  • Oscar Isaac, The Card Counter
  • Will Smith, King Richard

BEST ACTRESS

  • Winner: Jessica Chastain, The Eyes of Tammy Faye
  • Alana Haim, Licorice Pizza
  • Jennifer Hudson, Respect
  • Nicole Kidman, Being the Ricardos
  • Kristen Stewart, Spencer

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Winner: Jon Bernthal, King Richard
  • Troy Kotsur, CODA
  • Jared Leto, House of Gucci
  • Ray Liotta, The Many Saints of Newark
  • Kodi Smith-McPhee, The Power of the Dog

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Winner: Ariana DeBose, West Side Story
  • Kirsten Dunst, The Power of the Dog
  • Aunjanue Ellis, King Richard
  • Rita Moreno, West Side Story
  • Diana Rigg, Last Night in Soho

BEST ENSEMBLE

  • Winner: The French Dispatch
  • CODA
  • Don’t Look Up
  • The Harder They Fall
  • House of Gucci

BEST BREAKTHROUGH

  • Winners: Woody Norman, Actor (C’mon C’mon) / Emma Seligman, Writer/Director (Shiva Baby)
  • Alana Haim, Actress (Licorice Pizza)
  • Emilia Jones, Actress (CODA)
  • Agathe Rouselle, Actress (Titane)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

  • Winner: Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog
  • Sian Heder, CODA
  • Quira Alegría Hudes, In the Heights
  • Steven Levenson, tick, tick…BOOM!
  • David Lowery, The Green Knight

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

  • Winner: Adam McKay, Don’t Look Up
  • Pedro Almodóvar, Parallel Mothers
  • Paul Thomas Anderson, Licorice Pizza
  • Wes Anderson, The French Dispatch
  • Jeymes Samuel, Boaz Yakin, The Harder They Fall

BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • Winners: Flee / Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
  • Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain
  • The Sparks Brothers
  • Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

  • Winner: The Mitchells vs. the Machines
  • Belle
  • Cryptozoo
  • Encanto
  • Flee
  • Luca

BEST USE OF MUSIC/SOUND

  • Winner: Last Night in Soho
  • Cyrano
  • In the Heights
  • tick, tick…BOOM!
  • West Side Story
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