AceShowbiz - "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" just came out victorious at another award event after its big win at last week's Golden Globe Awards. The Quentin Tarantino-directed movie nabbed the coveted Best Picture at the 2020 Critics' Choice Awards in addition to scoring several other trophies at the Sunday, January 12 ceremony.
The comedy-drama film, set in 1969 Los Angeles, bagged three other awards through Brad Pitt's win for Best Supporting Actor, as well as Best Original Screenplay for Tarantino and Best Production Design for Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh.
Pitt's co-star Leonardo DiCaprio was also nominated for Best Actor, but lost the title to Joaquin Phoenix for his outstanding performance in "Joker". The R-rated movie about Batman's supervillain also bagged Best Score for composer Hildur Gudnadottir.
Also having a big night at the event was "Parasite", which repeated its Golden Globes win by being named Best Foreign Language Film. It also surprisingly bagged Best Director for Bong Joon Ho, being tied with Sam Mendes who was recognized for his work on "1917". The war film also scored multiple prizes, with its two other wins in Best Cinematography category for Roger Deakins and Best Editing for Lee Smith.
Other movies winning multiple awards that night were "Avengers: Endgame" (Best Action Movie and Best Visual Effects) as well as "Us" (Best Sci-Fi or Horror Movie and Best Costume Design for Ruth E. Carter). The movie's star Eddie Murphy, meanwhile, was honored with Lifetime Achievement Award.
Renee Zellweger came out as Best Actress for her portrayal of Judy Garland in biopic "Judy", while Laura Dern was named Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Marriage Story". "Jojo Rabbit" star Roman Griffin Davis won Best Young Actor/Actress, and "Toy Story 4" was picked as Best Animated Feature.
Full Movie Winner List of the 2020 Critics' Choice Awards