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  • by Jeff Beck

The Boston Online Film Critics Name Nomadland the Best Film of 2020

The Boston Online Film Critics Society (BOFCA) has announced their year-end winners, with Chloe Zhao's "Nomadland" coming out on top. The film also took Best Director, Best Actress (Frances McDormand), Best Editing, and Best Cinematography.

Looking at their top ten, there are several ho-hum choices, but some decent ones in there too, including "Never Rarely Sometimes Always," "Minari," and "Promising Young Woman."

Some great picks from their categories including Charlie Kaufman winning Best Screenplay for "I'm Thinking of Ending Things" (which inexplicably missed out on the Top 10), Paul Raci winning Best Supporting Actor for "Sound of Metal," and "Wolfwalkers" winning Best Animated Film.

Coming up tomorrow we have the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) announcing their winners, so be sure to check back.

In the meantime, please see below for a list of today's winners:

Top 10

1. Nomadland

2. First Cow

3. Da 5 Bloods

4. Never Rarely Sometimes Always

5. Minari

6. Lovers Rock

7. Promising Young Woman

8. Mank

9. Dick Johnson is Dead

10. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Best Director - Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

Best Actress - Frances McDormand, Nomadland

Best Actor - Delroy Lindo, Da 5 Bloods

Best Supporting Actor - Paul Raci, Sound of Metal

Best Supporting Actress - Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Best Screenplay - Charlie Kaufman, I’m Thinking of Ending Things

Best Cinematography - Joshua James Richards, Nomadland

Best Editing - Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

Best Score - Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Soul

Best Ensemble - Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Best Animated Film - Wolfwalkers

Best Documentary - The Painter and the Thief

Best International Feature - Bacurau

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