The Shape of Water wins big at Critics' Choice Awards

Ruben Ruiz
January 13, 2018

Call me by your Name and Get Out were some of the early winners at the star-studded event.

Get Out was named Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie and won the Best Original Screenplay title. James Franco followed up his Golden Globes win on Sunday by picking up Best Actor in a Comedy for The Disaster Artist, but he was a no show at the ceremony.

Coco won for Best Animated Movie and Best Song for "Remember Me". HBO's The Wizard of Lies won the best movie made for TV.

In the television sphere, "Big Little Lies" and "The Handmaid's Tale" once again took the top honours. Del Toro, who was also named best director, closed the show Thursday night by shouting that he's always believed in the equality of women.

During a segment with actress Niecy Nash that honored "all the good guys in Hollywood", Munn took a jab at Wahlberg over his reported pay for reshoots related to "All the Money in the World". Kidman thanked "all of her children" after winning the award. "Brooklyn Prince wanted to celebrate her Critics" Choice Award win by having ice cream with her fellow nominees.

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Sterling K Brown won the award for his role in hit-drama series This is Us.

The Golden Globe victor received the honour for his critically-acclaimed portrayal of Winston Churchill. Moss' co-star Ann Dowd picked up Best Supporting actress in a drama series. Best Production Design and Best Score titles also went to movie. Margot Robbie won the best actress in a comedy trophy.

Actress Olivia Munn is hosting the gala at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, where a cast of celebrity presenters will announce film and TV critics' picks for the best work of 2017.

Gal Gadot, star of "Wonder Woman" gave an impassioned and necessary speech at the award show Thursday night during her aceeptance of the #SeeHer award.

Tony says the big victor of the evening was 'The Shape of Water, ' taking home 4 awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Production Design and Best Score.

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