2018 Alert The Audience Film Award Nominations

This is just for fun. I do this in my head every year anyway, so I figured I might as well write it down for a change. Here are my personal nominees in my favourite categories for films made in 2018. Winners will be announced in a future post.

Best Motion Picture

  • Annihilation
  • Blackkklansman
  • Burning
  • Eighth Grade
  • The Favourite
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Leave No Trace
  • Shoplifters
  • Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
  • You Were Never Really Here

Best Director

  • Bo Burnham (Eighth Grade)
  • Damien Chazelle (First Man)
  • Debra Granik (Leave No Trace)
  • Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk)
  • Hirokazu Kore-eda (Shoplifters)
  • Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)
  • Spike Lee (Blackkklansman)
  • Lynne Ramsay (You Were Never Really Here)
  • Boots Riley (Sorry To Bother You)
  • Paul Schrader (First Reformed)

Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture

  • Sakura Ando (Shoplifters)
  • Olivia Colman (The Favourite)
  • Elsie Fisher (Eighth Grade)
  • Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)
  • KiKi Lane (If Beale Street Could Talk)
  • Thomasin McKenzie (Leave No Trace)
  • Chloe Grace Moretz (The Miseducation of Cameron Post)
  • Carey Mulligan (Wildlife)
  • Emma Stone (The Favourite)
  • Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture

  • Daveed Diggs (Blindspotting)
  • Adam Driver (Blackkklansman)
  • Ben Foster (Leave No Trace)
  • Ryan Gosling (First Man)
  • Jake Gyllenhaal (Wildlife)
  • Ethan Hawke (First Reformed)
  • Stephen James (If Beale Street Could Talk)
  • Joaquin Phoenix (You Were Never Really Here)
  • Lakeith Stanfield (Sorry To Bother You)
  • Stephen Yeun (Burning)

Best Screenplay

  • Annihilation (Alex Garland & Jeff Vandermeer)
  • Eighth Grade (Bo Burnham)
  • The Favourite (Debra Davis & Tony McNamara)
  • First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)
  • Private Life (Tamara Jenkins)
  • Shoplifters (Hirokazu Kore-eda)
  • Sorry To Bother You (Boots Riley)
  • Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (Phil Lord & Rodney Rothman)
  • Wildlife (Paul Dano & Zoe Kazan)

Best Cinematography 

  •  Burning (Hong Kyung-pyo)
  •  Cold War (Lukasz Zal)
  •  The Favourite (Robbie Ryan)
  •  First Man (Linus Sandgren)
  •  First Reformed (Alexander Dynan)
  •  If Beale Street Could Talk (James Laxton)
  •  Roma (Alfonso Cuaron)
  •  A Star Is Born (Matthew Libatique)
  •  Wildlife (Diego Garcia)
  •  You Were Never Really Here (Thomas Townend)

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