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For Your Consideration 2022 Season

These are the movies that I am reviewing that came out in 2022 and will be considered for awards in 2023. 

Independent films, Documentaries, shorts and International films. 

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Top Movie Lists of 2022

It has been a crazy year for movies! It's the end of the year so I thought I would put together some Top 10 movie lists. 


Val's Top 10 Most Satisfying movies of 2022


10.Lightyear (B) Animated movies

  9.Bros (B+) Romantic Comedy

  8.Violent Night (A) Action

  7.Living (A-) Drama

  6.Good Night Oppy (A) Documentary

  5.Marcel the Schell with Shoes On (A) Stop Animation Hybrid

  4.Everything Everywhere All at Once (A) Action/Drama

  3.Mrs.Harris Goes to Paris (A) Comedy/Drama

  2.Top Gun Maverick (A) Action

  1.Thirteen Lives (A) Drama


Val's Top 10 Action/Kick Butt Movies of 2022


10.Thor Love and Thunder

  9. Day Shift

  8. Bullet Train

  7. Violent Night

  6.The Batman

  5.The Woman King

  4. Everything Everywhere all at once

  3. Avatar: The Way of Water

  2. Wakanda Forever

  1. Top Gun Maverik

Val's Voted for Top "Award Season" Movies of 2022


Best Picture

1. Bardo: False Chronicle of a handful of truths

2. Thirteen Lives

3. A Love Song

4. Till

5. Top Gun: Maverick


Achievement in Directing

1. Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Bardo

2. Chinonye Chukwu, Till

3. Ron Howard, Thirteen Lives

4. Baz Luhrmann, Elvis

5. Gina Prince-Bythewood, The Woman King


Lead Performance, Male

1. Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Bardo

2. Brenden Fraser, The Whale

3. Bill Nighy, Living

4. Ralph Fiennes, The Menu

5. Austin Butler, Elvis


Lead Performance, Female

1. Michelle Yeoh, EEAAO

2. Danielle Deadwyler, Till

3. Dale Dickey, A Love Song

4. Viola Davis, The Woman King

5. Leslie Manville, Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris


Supporting Performance, Male

1. Ke Huy Quan, EEAAO

2. John Way, A love Song

3. Viggo Mortensen, Thirteen Lives

4. Colin Farrell, The Batman

5. Brendan Gleeson, The Banshees of Inisherin


Supporting Performance, Female

1. Thuso Mbedu, The Woman King

2. Hong Chu, The Whale

3. Angela Bassette, Wakanda Forever

4. Jessie Buckly, Women Talking

5. Stephanie HSU, EEAAO


Ensemble Cast

1. Everything everywhere all at once

2. Thirteen Lives

3. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

4. Top Gun: Maverick

5. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Story


Original Screenplay

1. Everything Everywhere All At Once

2. Bordo

3. Thirteen Lives

4. Aftersun

5. A love Song


Adapted Screenplay

1. Marcel The shell with shoes on

2. Woman Talking

3. Living

4. Glass Onion: A knives out mystery

5. Mrs. Harris goes to Paris


Cinematography

1. Emancipation

2. Bardo

3. Thirteen Lives

4. You won’t be alone

5. The Fablemans


Film Editing

1. Everything Everywhere all at once

2. Bullet Train

2. Top Gun: Maverick

3. Thirteen Lives

4. Argentina, 1985


Visual Effects

1. Everything Everywhere all at once

2. Top Gun: Maverick

3. Good Night Oppy

4. Wakanda Forever

5. Bardo: False Chronicle of a handful of truths


Original Score

1. Bardo: False Chronicle of a handful of truths

2. Emancipation

3. The Woman King

4. You won’t be alone

5. Causway


Documentary Feature

1. Goodnight Oppy

2. Free Choi Soo Lee

3. Wildcat

4. Fire of Love

5. Riotsville, U.S.A


Animated Feature

1. Marcel The Shell with shoes on

2. Guillermo del Toro’s Pinnochio

3. Wendell & Wild

4. Lightyear

5. Turning Red


Non-English Language Feature

1. Bardo: False Chronicle of a handful of truths

2. Argentina, 1985

3. Girl Picture

4. Aftesun

5. You won’t be alone

UTAH FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2022 AWARDS WINNERS


 EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE WINS BEST PICTURE


The Utah Film Critics Association is made up of Utah-based film journalists contributing to print, broadcast and online outlets. For membership and other information, visit utahfilmcritics.com.

FULL LIST OF 2022 WINNERS


Best Picture: 

Everything Everywhere All At Once; Runner-up: Top Gun: Maverick

Best Achievement in Directing: 

Daniel Kwan and Dan Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All At Once; Runner-up: S.S. Rajamouli, RRR


Best Lead Performance, Male: 

Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin; Runner-up: Austin Butler, Elvis

Best Lead Performance, Female: 

Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All At Once; Danielle Deadwyler, Till

Best Supporting Performance, Female: 

Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All At Once; Runner-up: Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Inisherin

Best Supporting Performance, Male: 

Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All At Once; Runner-up: Brendan Gleeson, The Banshees of Inisherin

Vice/Martin Award for Performance in a Science-Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film: 

Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All At Once; Runner-up: Mia Goth, Pearl

Best Ensemble Cast: 

Everything Everywhere All At Once; Runners-up: Women Talking, The Banshees of Inisherin and Glass Onion

Best Original Screenplay: 

Daniel Kwan and Dan Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All At Once; Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin (tie)

Best Adapted Screenplay: 

Dean Fleischer-Camp, Jenny Slate, Nick Paley and Elisabeth Holm, Marcel the Shell With Shoes On; Sarah Polley, Women Talking (tie)

Best Cinematography: 

Top Gun: Maverick, Claudio Miranda; Runner-up: Everything Everywhere All At Once, Larkin Seiple

Best Original Score: 

The Banshees of Inisherin, Carter Burwell; Runner-up: The Batman, Michael Giacchino

Best Film Editing: 

Everything Everywhere All At Once; Runner-up: Top Gun: Maverick

Best Visual Effects: Everything Everywhere All At Once; Runner-up: Avatar: The Way of Water

Best Documentary Feature: 

Wildcat; Runner-up: Good Night Oppy

Best Animated Feature: 

Marcel the Shell With Shoes On; Runner-up: Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio

Best Non-English Language Feature: 

RRR; Runner-up: Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths and Close (tie)

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