Cate Blanchett plays fictional composer-conductor Lydia Tár in the film Tár. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The New York Film Critics Circle has announced its new winners.
The American film critic organization is composed of more than 50 journalists from Time, Variety and other publications, and is one of the first critics' groups to name its winners during awards season.
NYFFC winners have often gone on to be nominated at the Academy Awards. The 2023 Oscar nominations will be announced in January.
This year, the NYFFC awarded Best Film to Tár, written and directed by Todd Field. The film explores the life of fictional composer-conductor Lydia Tár, portrayed by Cate Blanchett.
Indian filmmaker S. S. Rajamouli was named Best Director for his film RRR.
In addition, Colin Farrell won Best Actor for his roles in After Yang and The Banshees of Inisherin, while Blanchett was awarded Best Actress for Tár. Ke Huy Quan was named Best Supporting Actor for Everything Everywhere All at Once, and Keke Palmer won Best Supporting Actress for Nope.
Keke Palmer arrives for the 7th Annual Family Television Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on November 30, 2005. Palmer got her start in Hollywood as a child actor and appeared in "Barbershop 2: Back in Business" the year prior. Photo by Phil McCarten/UPI | License Photo
Here's the list of New York Film Critics Circle winners for 2022:
Best Film - Tár
Best Director - S. S. Rajamouli, RRR
Best Actor - Colin Farrell, After Yang and The Banshees of Inisherin
Best Actress - Cate Blanchett, Tár
Best Supporting Actor - Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Supporting Actress - Keke Palmer, Nope
Best Screenplay - The Banshees of Inisherin, Martin McDonagh
Best Animated Film - Marcell the Shell with Shoes On
Best Cinematography - Top Gun: Maverick, Claudio Miranda
Best First Film - Aftersun, Charlotte Wells
Best International - EO (Poland)
Best Non-Fiction Film - All the Beauty and the Bloodshed