Actresses, shows about women win big at Critics' Choice

Actresses, shows about women win big at Critics' Choice

Coco also won a pair of awards, for song and animated feature, while The Florida Project star Brooklynn Prince won the best young actor/actress award.

Laura Dern, who also won for Big Little Lies, and Elisabeth Moss, a prize-winner for The Handmaid's Tale, stuck to black at the ceremony, which honours TV and film.

Gary Oldman earned the accolade for Best Actor in a Movie for Darkest Hour.

Some stars found a better use for their limited time, forwarding the message of the #TimesUp movement. Franco did not attend Thursday's presentation at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., and his award was presented during a pre-telecast section broadcast only online. "I wanna thank all of my children who show me so much love", said Kidman. No longer shy to flaunt their romance, she came with her boyfriend Norman Reedus following their red carpet debut as a couple at the Golden Globes. "My promise to you is: I will never be silenced. It really is an incredible honor".

"Every actor in this room knows you are only as good as the other actors you work with", she gushed. This is Us standout Sterling K. Brown was elected Best Actor in a Drama Series.

The reshoots took place in Italy after Money star Kevin Spacey became embroiled in a sexual misconduct scandal and had to be replaced in the completed film by Christopher Plummer.

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Her director, Patty Jenkins, presented the award, and Gadot stole the night with a passionate speech that looked like it was seeking to rival Oprah's Globes speech.

Kumail Nanjiani, who created and co-wrote The Big Sick, said during an acceptance speech for Best Comedy, "I think as men, we have been talking for centuries, it's time for us to shut up, listen and amplify".

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel continued to bring Brosnahan to the winner's podium: She won best actress in a comedy series and the Amazon show won best comedy series.

"The Shape of Water", which received the most nominations of any film, took home only four of 14 nominations: best production design, best picture, best score, and best director for Guillermo del Toro. The movie also won Best Hair & Makeup trophy.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri took the ensemble trophy and Golden Globe victor In the Fade won the foreign film prize.

Hollywood got back to the business of focusing on awards at Thursday's Critics' Choice Awards.