Everything Everywhere All at Once received the top honors at the Houston Film Critics Society 16th Annual Awards, winning Best Picture of 2022, along with honors for the film’s directors, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert as the year’s best and Ke Huy Quan as the Best Supporting Actor of 2022.
The Society named Colin Farrell as Best Actor for The Banshees of Inisherin, Cate Blanchett as Best Actress for Tár and, Kerry Condon for Best Supporting Actress for The Banshees of Inisherin. That film was also honored for its screenplay by Martin McDonagh.
Named the year’s Best Ensemble Cast were the actors in Women Talking – including Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Rooney Mara and Frances McDormand – directed by Sarah Polley. Winning the Texas Independent Film Award – for the best film made in Texas – was Richard Linklater’s Apollo 10-1/2: A Space Age Childhood which sets its uplifting story in the suburbs of Houston.
16th Annual Houston Film Critics Society Award Winners
Picture: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Director: Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Actor: Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin
Actress: Cate Blanchett, Tár
Supporting Actor: Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Supporting Actress: Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Inisherin
Screenplay: Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin
Animated Feature: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Cinematography: Claudio Miranda, Top Gun: Maverick
Documentary: Good Night Oppy
Foreign Language Feature: RRR
Original Score: Alexandre Desplat, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Original Song: Kala Bhairava, M. M. Keeravani, and Rahul Sipligunj, Naatu Naatu from RRR,
Visual Effects: Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Brian Connor and Gerd Nefzer, Avatar: The Way of Water
Stunt Coordination Team: RRR
Ensemble Cast: Women Talking: Rooney Mara, Judith Ivey, Emily Mitchell, Kate Hallett, Liv McNeil, Claire Foy, Sheila McCarthy, Jessie Buckley, Michelle McLeod, Kira Guloien, Shayla Brown, Frances McDormand, Vivien Endicott Douglas, Ben Wishaw, August Winter, Lochlan Ray Miller, Nathaniel McParland, Will Bowes, Eli Ham, Emily Drake, Marcia Craig, Caroline Gillis, Stephen Leupolt, Shannon Widdis
Texas Independent Film Award: Apollo 10-1/2: A Spacer Age Childhood