Critics' Choice Awards: Gary Oldman receives another best actor prize


Writer/director Jordan Peele was also a big victor at the Critics' Choice Awards on Thursday night, claiming the Best Original Screenplay prize for Get Out, which was also named the Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie. The series, which tackled mysterious murder and domestic violence, also earned Alexander Skarsgard and Laura Dern best supporting actor and actress in limited series respectively.

For this awards season we're eschewing some of the standard fare of previous years-consistent "Best Dressed" roundups, for example-to focus on spotlighting the ways women are changing Hollywood, from record-breaking awards to the characters redefining how woman are portrayed onscreen. The Hulu series was also announced as the Best Drama Series at the event. Margot Robbie won the best actress in a comedy trophy. Many could not believe that Franco won the Critics' Choice Award in the wake of the Times story, but the reality is that voters had not seen the Times story prior to the close of voting on Tuesday night, so Franco's off-screen conduct wasn't a consideration for many. God, I would like to thank you for this opportunity.

Bruce Miller, creator of "The Handmaid's Tale", which won best drama at the awards show, sported the Time's Up pin, saying he felt that with the #MeToo movement, "everyone got together".

The fantasy thriller was named Best Picture, while Guillermo del Toro picked up the prize for Best Director. They and the other members of the cast were also named Best Ensemble in a Movie.

The Critics' Choice Awards 2018, featuring Olivia Munn as host.

Standing ovation Gal reacted as she received a standing ovation from the audience at Barker Hangar
Standing ovation Gal reacted as she received a standing ovation from the audience at Barker Hangar

Presenter Chris Hemsworth noted that women have had a stellar year at the box office.

He got to join all the stars on the Red Carpet for the Critics' Choice Awards, and we got all the footage!

Coco won for Best Animated Movie and Best Song for "Remember Me".

The Australian actress, at both big awards ceremonies, failed to mention her two adopted children she had with Tom Cruise, Isabella, 25, and Connor, 22, only mentioning her children with husband Keith Urban, Sunday Rose, 9, and Faith Margaret, 7.

Meanwhile Allison Janney, who won an award for I, Tonya, opted for a bold, blue floor-length dress.