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2019 ballot for Blake Williams

Best Picture

  • Uncut Gems 19
  • Climax 15
  • The Image Book 13
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night 11
  • The Plagiarists 10
  • The Wandering Soap Opera 8
  • High Life 7
  • Black Mother 6
  • Our Time 6
  • Knives Out 5

Best Director

  • Raúl Ruiz & Valeria Sarmiento, The Wandering Soap Opera 14
  • Jean-Luc Godard, The Image Book 13
  • Josh & Benny Safdie, Uncut Gems 13
  • Gaspar Noé, Climax 12
  • Carlos Reygadas, Our Time 11
  • Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, Asako I & II 9
  • Mariano Llinás, La flor—Part 1 8
  • Joanna Hogg, The Souvenir 8
  • Khalik Allah, Black Mother 6
  • Claire Denis, High Life 6

Best Actress

  • Lupita Nyong'o, Us 20
  • Natalia López, Our Time 16
  • Honor Swinton Byrne, The Souvenir 14
  • Anna Pniowsky, Light of My Life 10
  • Judy Hill, What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? 8
  • Lucy Kaminsky, The Plagiarists 8
  • Elisa Carricajo, La flor—Part 1 6
  • Valeria Correa, La flor—Part 1 6
  • Pilar Gamboa, La flor—Part 1 6
  • Laura Paredes, La flor—Part 1 6

Best Actor

  • Casey Affleck, Light of My Life 10
  • Daniel Craig, Knives Out 10
  • Masahiro Higashide, Asako I & II 10
  • Ki Joo-bong, Hotel by the River 10
  • Hans Löw, In My Room 10
  • Joaquin Phoenix, Joker 10
  • Franz Rogowski, Transit 10
  • Adam Sandler, Uncut Gems 10
  • Will Smith, Gemini Man 10
  • Peng Yuchang, An Elephant Sitting Still 10

Best Supporting Actor

  • Eric Bogosian, Uncut Gems 10
  • Tom Burke, The Souvenir 10
  • Kevin Garnett, Uncut Gems 10
  • Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood 10
  • William Michael Payne, The Plagiarists 10
  • Joe Pesci, I Heard You Paint Houses 10
  • Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 10
  • Bill Pullman, Dark Waters 10
  • Carlos Reygadas, Our Time 10
  • Keith Williams Richards, Uncut Gems 10

Best Supporting Actress

  • Julia Butters, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 10
  • Emily Davis, The Plagiarists 10
  • Ana de Armas, Knives Out 10
  • Laura Dern, Marriage Story 10
  • Julia Fox, Uncut Gems 10
  • Florence Pugh, Little Women 10
  • Margot Robbie, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 10
  • Chloë Sevigny, The Dead Don't Die 10
  • Tilda Swinton, The Dead Don't Die 10
  • Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open 10

Best Screenplay

  • Jean-Luc Godard, The Image Book 14
  • Rian Johnson, Knives Out 14
  • James N. Kienitz Wilkins & Robin Schavoir, The Plagiarists 14
  • Ulrich Köhler, In My Room 10
  • Ryûsuke Hamaguchi & Sachiko Tanaka, Asako I & II 9
  • Christian Petzold, Transit 9
  • Jordan Peele, Us 9
  • Hong Sangsoo, Hotel by the River 8
  • Paul Harrill, Light From Light 8
  • Jim Jarmusch, The Dead Don't Die 5

Best Scene

  • Motorcycle chase, Gemini Man 20
  • Day 1, The Wandering Soap Opera 15
  • Driving solo, In My Room 13
  • Back from Europe ("Out of Time"), Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 10
  • Descent into Mexico City, Our Time 10
  • Franz in the execution chamber, A Hidden Life 8
  • Cable ride, Long Day's Journey Into Night 7
  • Gem/Colon, Uncut Gems 6
  • Visiting the crash site, Light From Light 6
  • Camera obscura (Episode 6), La flor—Part 4 5

Top Ten List

  • 1. Ossuary (Nathaniel Dorsky)
  • 2. Uncut Gems (Josh & Benny Safdie)
  • 3. Cityscape (Michael Snow)
  • 4. Liberté (Albert Serra)
  • 5. The Giverny Document [Single Channel] (Ja'Tovia Gary)
  • 6. The Plagiarists (Peter Parlow)
  • 7. I Was at Home, But... (Angel Schanelec)
  • 8. Apricity (Nathaniel Dorsky)
  • 9. Fourteen (Dan Sallitt)
  • 10. Book of Hours (Annie MacDonell)

Ratings

  • 3 Faces 2.0
  • Ad Astra 1.5
  • Alita: Battle Angel 2.0
  • American Factory 2.0
  • Aniara 1.5
  • Anthem of a Teenage Prophet 1.0
  • Asako I & II 3.0
  • Ash Is Purest White 2.5
  • Atlantics 2.0
  • At War 2.0
  • The Beach Bum 1.0
  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood 2.0
  • Birds of Passage 1.5
  • Black Mother 3.0
  • The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open 2.0
  • Clara 1.0
  • Clemency 1.5
  • Climax 3.5
  • Cunningham 2.0
  • Dark Waters 2.0
  • The Dead Don't Die 2.5
  • Diamantino 2.0
  • Diane 1.5
  • Dogman 2.0
  • Domino 2.5
  • The Edge of Democracy 2.0
  • An Elephant Sitting Still 2.5
  • Everybody Knows 1.5
  • A Faithful Man 2.0
  • Firecrackers 1.5
  • First Love 2.5
  • Frankie 1.5
  • Freaks 1.5
  • Gemini Man 3.0
  • Girls of the Sun 2.0
  • Glass 2.5
  • Grass 2.5
  • Greta 2.0
  • Her Smell 2.0
  • A Hidden Life 2.5
  • High Flying Bird 2.0
  • High Life 3.0
  • Hotel by the River 2.5
  • The Hottest August 2.5
  • I Heard You Paint Houses 2.0
  • I Lost My Body 2.0
  • The Image Book 3.5
  • In Fabric 2.0
  • In My Room 3.0
  • Invisible Life 2.0
  • Joker 2.5
  • Knife + Heart 2.0
  • Knives Out 3.0
  • La flor—Part 1 3.0
  • La flor—Part 2 2.0
  • La flor—Part 3 2.5
  • La flor—Part 4 2.5
  • The Laundromat 2.5
  • Les Misérables 2.0
  • Leto 1.5
  • Light From Light 2.5
  • The Lighthouse 2.0
  • Light of My Life 2.5
  • Little Joe 2.5
  • Little Women 1.5
  • The Load 2.5
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night 3.0
  • Marriage Story 2.5
  • Meeting Gorbachev 2.0
  • Midsommar 2.0
  • The Mountain 1.5
  • Non-Fiction 2.5
  • Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 2.5
  • Our Time 3.0
  • Pain and Glory 2.0
  • Parasite 2.5
  • Peterloo 2.5
  • Piercing 2.5
  • The Plagiarists 3.0
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire 2.0
  • Ray & Liz 2.0
  • Sauvage/Wild 2.0
  • Sorry Angel 2.0
  • The Souvenir 2.5
  • Sunset 1.5
  • Synonyms 2.5
  • They Shall Not Grow Old 2.0
  • Too Late to Die Young 2.0
  • Touch Me Not 2.0
  • Transit 2.5
  • Uncut Gems 3.5
  • Under the Silver Lake 1.5
  • Us 2.5
  • Varda by Agnès 2.5
  • The Venerable W. 2.0
  • The Wandering Soap Opera 3.0
  • What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? 2.0
  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette 2.5
  • The Wild Pear Tree 2.0
  • Yomeddine 1.5