September 26, 2023

National Board of Review Postpones Annual Gala Amid Omicron Surge

The National Board of Review has deferred its yearly affair, which was planned to be hung on Jan. 11 in New York City.

It’s the most recent occasion, following the Critics’ Choice Awards, the BAFTA Los Angeles yearly casual get-together, and the Palm Springs International Film Festival fete, to hold face to face designs in the midst of rising worries over the quickly spreading Omicron variation of COVID-19.

The National Board of Review intends to declare another date sometime in the not too distant future.

“Out of a bounty of alert and for the wellbeing and security of our visitors, individuals and local area, we have settled on the choice to delay the NBR’s yearly Awards Gala,” NBR president Annie Schulhof said. “We anticipate praising the current year’s honorees, securely, sometime in the not too distant future.”

At the point when the lasting festival is held, Paul Thomas Anderson’s transitioning parody “Licorice Pizza” will be respected as the best film of 2021. The association will likewise perceive Anderson as best chief and stars Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman for advancement exhibitions.

“In a snapshot of change and vulnerability, there is nothing similar to ‘Licorice Pizza’ to help us to remember the delight, trust and invigoration that incredible film can motivate,” Schulhof said when the beneficiaries were first reported.

The NBR respects are decided on by film lovers, experts, scholastics, producers and understudies. Different honors will be given to “Lord Richard” stars Will Smith (for best entertainer) and Aunjanue Ellis (for best supporting entertainer), “West Side Story” breakout Rachel Zegler (for best entertainer) and “Belfast’s” Ciarán Hinds (for best supporting entertainer).

See the total rundown of champs underneath:

Best film: Licorice Pizza
Best chief: Paul Thomas Anderson, Licorice Pizza
Best entertainer: Will Smith, King Richard
Best entertainer: Rachel Zegler, West Side Story
Best supporting entertainer: Ciarán Hinds, Belfast
Best supporting entertainer: Aunjanue Ellis, King Richard
Best unique screenplay: Asghar Farhadi, A Hero
Best adjusted screenplay: Joel Coen, The Tragedy of Macbeth
Advancement execution: Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman, Licorice Pizza
Best first time at the helm: Michael Sarnoski, Pig
Best vivified include: Encanto
Best unknown dialect film: A Hero
Best narrative: Summer of Soul (… Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Best outfit: The Harder They Fall
Extraordinary accomplishment in cinematography: Bruno Delbonnel, The Tragedy of Macbeth
NBR Freedom of Expression Award: Flee

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