North Carolina Film Critics 2019

BEST NARRATIVE FILM
* Parasite
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Marriage Story
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

BEST ACTOR
* Adam Driver – Marriage Story
Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Eddie Murphy – Dolemite is My Name
Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
Adam Sandler – Uncut Gems

BEST ACTRESS
* Lupita Nyong’o – Us
Awkafina – The Farewell
Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
Charlize Theron – Bombshell
Renée Zellweger – Judy

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
* Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Willem Dafoe – The Lighthouse
Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Shia LaBeouf – Honey Boy
Joe Pesci – The Irishman

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
* Florence Pugh – Little Women
Laura Dern – Marriage Story
Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers
Margot Robbie – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Zhao Shuzhen – The Farewell

BEST DIRECTOR
* Bong Joon Ho – Parasite
Sam Mendes – 1917
Martin Scorsese – The Irishman
Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Taika Waititi – Jojo Rabbit

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
* Bong Joon Ho; Han Jin-won – Parasite
Noah Baumbach – Marriage Story
Rian Johnson – Knives Out
Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Lulu Wang – The Farewell

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
* Greta Gerwig – Little Women
Micah Fitzerman Blue; Noah Hapster – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Anthony McCarten – The Two Popes
Taika Waititi – Jojo Rabbit
Steven Zaillian – The Irishman

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
* Roger Deakins – 1917
Jarin Blaschke – The Lighthouse
Kyung-pyo Hong – Parasite
Hoyte van Hoytema – Ad Astra
Robert Richardson – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
* Apollo 11
American Factory
Hail Satan?
Knock Down the House
One Child Nation

BEST ANIMATED FILM
* Toy Story 4
Frozen II
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Missing Link

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
* Parasite
Atlantics
The Farewell
Pain and Glory
Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Transit

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
* Avengers: Endgame
1917
Ad Astra
The Irishman
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

BEST MUSIC
* Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
1917
Jojo Rabbit
Marriage Story
Us

KEN HANKE MEMORIAL TAR HEEL AWARD
This award recognizes a film, artists, or performer with a special connection to North Carolina. In 2017, the Tar Heel Award was dedicated to longtime North Carolina film critic Ken Hanke.
* Tyler Nilson & Michael Schwartz – The Peanut Butter Falcon directors and screenwriters