Philadelphia Film Critics Circle also named Everything Everywhere All at Once the Best Film of 2022 at its sixth annual year-end awards. The film also snagged the honors of Best Director and Best Script for Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Best Supporting Actor fpr Ke Huy Yuan and Best Breakthrough Performance for Stephanie Hsu.
S. S. Rajamouli‘s RRR won three awards, for Best Foreign Language Film, Best Score/Soundtrack (M. M. Keeravani) and Best Cinematography (K. K. Senthil Kumar).
Other winners included Best Actress Cate Blanchett for TÁR, Best Actor Brendan Fraser for The Whale, Good Night Oppy for Best Documentary, John Patton Ford for Best Debut Film for Emily the Criminal.
In addition, the Circle presented its Elaine May Award, for a deserving person or film that brings awareness to a story from a women’s perspective, to Women Talking, directed by Sarah Polley.
Full list of winners of Philadelphia Film Critics Circle 2022 awards :
Best Film: Everything Everywhere All At Once (Runner-up: TÁR)
Philip’s Steaks Cheesesteak Award: Top Gun: Maverick (Runner-up: RRR)
Best Director: The Daniels, Everything Everywhere All at Once (Runner-up: Todd Field, for TÁR)
Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, TÁR (Runner-up, Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Best Actor: Brendan Fraser, The Whale (Runner-up: Bill Nighy, Living)
Best Supporting Actress: Janelle Monae, Glass Onion (Runner-up: Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once)
Best Supporting Actor: Ke Huy Yuan, Everything Everywhere All At Once
(Runner-up: Brendan Gleeson, Banshees of Inisherin)
Best Foreign Film: RRR (Iran). Runner-up: Holy Spider (International production)
Best Animated Film: Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio (Runner-up: Turning Red)
Best Documentary: Good Night Oppy (Runner-up: Fire of Love)
Best Cinematography: K.K. Senthil Kumar, RRR. Runner-up: Claudio Miranda, Top Gun Maverick
Best Breakthrough Performance: Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All At Once (Runner-up, Austin Butler, for Elvis)
Best Directorial Debut: John Patton Ford, Emily the Criminal (Runner-up: Goran Stolevski, You Won’t Be Alone)
Best Script: Everything Everywhere All At Once (Runner-up: Glass Onion)
Best Score/Soundtrack: RRR (Runner-up: TÁR)
Best Ensemble: Glass Onion (Runner-up: Everything Everywhere All at Once)