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2019 ballot for Daniel Waters

Best Picture

  • Parasite 24
  • Uncut Gems 22
  • Little Women 19
  • Climax 5
  • Dolemite Is My Name 5
  • Dragged Across Concrete 5
  • Midsommar 5
  • Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 5
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire 5
  • Under the Silver Lake 5

Best Director

  • Bong Joon Ho, Parasite 24
  • Josh & Benny Safdie, Uncut Gems 22
  • Greta Gerwig, Little Women 19
  • Gaspar Noé, Climax 5
  • Paolo Sorrentino, Loro 5
  • Ari Aster, Midsommar 5
  • Alejandro Landes, Monos 5
  • Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 5
  • Céline Sciamma, Portrait of a Lady on Fire 5
  • Christian Petzold, Transit 5

Best Actress

  • Florence Pugh, Midsommar 19
  • Mary Kay Place, Diane 13
  • Elisabeth Moss, Her Smell 12
  • Zhao Tao, Ash Is Purest White 11
  • Saoirse Ronan, Little Women 10
  • Noémie Merlant, Portrait of a Lady on Fire 9
  • Lupita Nyong'o, Us 8
  • Samara Weaving, Ready or Not 7
  • Kaitlyn Dever, Booksmart 6
  • Beanie Feldstein, Booksmart 5

Best Actor

  • Andrew Garfield, Under the Silver Lake 19
  • Adam Sandler, Uncut Gems 17
  • Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Luce 15
  • Eddie Murphy, Dolemite Is My Name 14
  • Tom Mercier, Synonyms 10
  • Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory 5
  • Adam Driver, Marriage Story 5
  • Franz Rogowski, Transit 5
  • Matthias Schoenaerts, The Mustang 5
  • Paul Walter Hauser, Richard Jewell 5

Best Supporting Actor

  • Joe Pesci, I Heard You Paint Houses 19
  • Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 13
  • Tom Burke, The Souvenir 12
  • Willem Dafoe, The Lighthouse 11
  • Wesley Snipes, Dolemite Is My Name 10
  • Jonathan Majors, The Last Black Man in San Francisco 9
  • Al Pacino, I Heard You Paint Houses 8
  • Alessandro Nivola, The Art of Self-Defense 7
  • Moises Arias, Monos 6
  • Keanu Reeves, Always Be My Maybe 5

Best Supporting Actress

  • Florence Pugh, Little Women 19
  • Adèle Haenel, Portrait of a Lady on Fire 13
  • Sofia Boutella, Climax 12
  • Julia Butters, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 11
  • Kristen Stewart, Charlie's Angels 10
  • Julianne Nicholson, Monos 9
  • Becky, First Love 8
  • Margaret Qualley, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 7
  • Idina Menzel, Uncut Gems 6
  • Julia Fox, Uncut Gems 5

Best Screenplay

  • Bong Joon-ho & Han Jin-won, Parasite 25
  • Greta Gerwig, Little Women 17
  • Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story 17
  • Ronald Bronstein & Josh Safdie & Benny Safdie, Uncut Gems 11
  • Emily Halpern & Sarah Haskins and Susanna Fogel and Katie Silberman, Booksmart 5
  • Kent Jones, Diane 5
  • Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski, Dolemite Is My Name 5
  • Rian Johnson, Knives Out 5
  • Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 5
  • David Robert Mitchell, Under the Silver Lake 5

Best Scene

  • Ättestupa, Midsommar 10
  • Elegant candlelit abortion, Portrait of a Lady on Fire 10
  • I write the songs, Under the Silver Lake 10
  • Key card bathroom heist, The Angry Birds Movie 2 10
  • Knives out, John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum 10
  • Negotiating on Molly, Long Shot 10
  • Opening dance, Climax 10
  • Stakeout sandwich, Dragged Across Concrete 10
  • The Fuckbox, High Life 10
  • "What I love about Nicole/Charlie...", Marriage Story 10

Top Ten List

  • 1. Parasite
  • 2. Uncut Gems
  • 3. Little Women
  • 4. Dragged Across Concrete
  • 5. Midsommar
  • 6. Climax
  • 7. Once upon a time in Hollywood
  • 8. Under The Silverlake
  • 9. Dolemite is my Name
  • 10. portrait of a lady on fire

Ratings

  • 1917 3.0
  • 21 Bridges 3.0
  • 3 Faces 3.0
  • 47 Meters Down: Uncaged 2.5
  • 63 Up 3.5
  • 6 Underground 3.0
  • Abominable 2.5
  • Adam 1.5
  • Ad Astra 2.0
  • The Addams Family 1.5
  • The Aeronauts 3.0
  • After Parkland 2.5
  • After the Wedding 2.0
  • Ága 3.0
  • Aladdin 2.5
  • Albanian Gangster 0.0
  • Alita: Battle Angel 3.0
  • All Creatures Here Below 1.5
  • All Is True 2.5
  • Always Be My Maybe 3.0
  • American Dreamer 2.0
  • American Factory 3.5
  • American Woman 2.5
  • Angel Has Fallen 3.0
  • The Angry Birds Movie 2 3.0
  • Aniara 3.5
  • Anna 3.0
  • Annabelle Comes Home 2.5
  • Another Day of Life 2.5
  • Apollo 11 3.5
  • Aquarela 2.5
  • Arctic 2.5
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain 2.0
  • The Art of Self-Defense 3.0
  • Asako I & II 3.5
  • Ash Is Purest White 3.5
  • Atlantics 3.5
  • At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal 3.0
  • Avengers: Endgame 3.5
  • The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos 3.0
  • The Beach Bum 3.0
  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood 2.0
  • Before You Know It 2.5
  • Being Frank 2.5
  • The Best of Enemies 2.0
  • The Biggest Little Farm 2.5
  • Birds of Passage 3.0
  • Black and Blue 2.5
  • Black Christmas 2.5
  • Blinded by the Light 2.0
  • Body at Brighton Rock 1.5
  • Bombshell 2.5
  • Booksmart 3.5
  • Braid 2.5
  • Brightburn 2.5
  • Brittany Runs a Marathon 3.0
  • Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles 2.5
  • Burning Cane 3.5
  • By the Grace of God 3.0
  • Captain Marvel 3.0
  • Captive State 3.0
  • The Cat and the Moon 2.0
  • Cats 0.0
  • The Cave 3.0
  • Chained for Life 3.0
  • The Chambermaid 3.0
  • The Changeover 2.5
  • The Chaperone 1.5
  • Charlie's Angels 3.0
  • Charlie Says 2.5
  • Child's Play 2.0
  • Clara's Ghost 1.0
  • Clemency 3.5
  • Climax 3.5
  • Cold Case Hammarskjöld 2.5
  • Cold Pursuit 3.0
  • Conjuring the Rolling Thunder Re-vue 3.5
  • Crawl 3.0
  • Crown Vic 1.5
  • Cuck 1.0
  • The Current War 3.0
  • The Curse of La Llorona 1.5
  • Daniel Isn't Real 2.5
  • Dark Phoenix 2.0
  • Dark Waters 2.5
  • Daughter of Mine 3.0
  • David Crosby: Remember My Name 3.0
  • The Day Shall Come 2.5
  • The Dead Center 3.0
  • The Dead Don't Die 2.0
  • Deep Murder 3.0
  • Depraved 2.5
  • Diamantino 3.0
  • Diane 4.0
  • Diego Maradona 3.0
  • The Divine Fury 3.0
  • Doctor Sleep 2.5
  • Dogman 2.5
  • Dolemite Is My Name 3.5
  • Domino 2.0
  • Donnybrook 2.0
  • Don't Come Back From the Moon 2.0
  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold 3.5
  • Downton Abbey 3.0
  • Dragged Across Concrete 4.0
  • Dumbo 2.0
  • Earthquake Bird 2.0
  • Echo in the Canyon 3.0
  • The Edge of Democracy 3.0
  • El Camino 2.5
  • El Chicano 2.0
  • An Elephant Sitting Still 3.5
  • Escape Room 3.0
  • Exit 3.5
  • Extreme Job 3.0
  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile 1.5
  • The Fall of the American Empire 3.0
  • Family 2.5
  • The Fanatic 0.0
  • The Farewell 2.5
  • Fast Color 2.5
  • Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 3.0
  • Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles 3.5
  • Fighting With My Family 3.5
  • First Love 3.5
  • Five Feet Apart 2.0
  • Ford v Ferrari 2.0
  • Frankie 2.0
  • Freaks 2.5
  • Friedkin Uncut 3.0
  • Frozen II 2.0
  • Funan 3.0
  • Furie 3.5
  • Fyre 3.0
  • The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil 3.0
  • Gemini Man 2.0
  • Give Me Liberty 3.5
  • Glass 3.0
  • Gloria Bell 2.5
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters 1.5
  • The Golden Glove 3.0
  • The Goldfinch 2.0
  • Good Boys 3.0
  • The Good Liar 1.5
  • Grass 3.0
  • The Great Hack 2.5
  • Greener Grass 3.0
  • Greta 2.0
  • Gully Boy 2.0
  • Hail Satan? 3.0
  • Hala 3.0
  • Halston 3.0
  • Happy Death Day 2U 2.5
  • Harriet 2.0
  • The Haunting of Sharon Tate 1.0
  • The Heiresses 3.0
  • Hellboy 2.0
  • Her Smell 3.0
  • A Hidden Life 3.5
  • High Flying Bird 3.0
  • High Life 3.5
  • The Highwaymen 2.5
  • Hit and Run Squad 3.5
  • The Hole in the Ground 2.5
  • Holiday 3.5
  • Honey Boy 3.0
  • Honeyland 3.5
  • Hotel by the River 3.0
  • Hotel Mumbai 2.5
  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World 2.0
  • The Hummingbird Project 2.0
  • Hustlers 3.0
  • "I Do Not Care if We Go Down in History as Barbarians" 3.5
  • I Heard You Paint Houses 3.5
  • I Lost My Body 3.0
  • The Image Book 3.0
  • In Fabric 3.5
  • The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley 3.0
  • Invisible Life 3.0
  • Ip Man 4: The Finale 3.0
  • Isn't It Romantic 3.0
  • It: Chapter Two 2.0
  • Jay and Silent Bob Reboot 2.5
  • Jexi 2.0
  • Jinn 2.0
  • John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum 3.5
  • Jojo Rabbit 3.0
  • Joker 3.0
  • Judy 2.5
  • Jumanji: The Next Level 3.0
  • Just Mercy 2.5
  • The Kid Who Would Be King 2.5
  • The Kill Team 2.0
  • The Kingmaker 2.5
  • The King 3.0
  • The Kitchen 2.0
  • Klaus 3.0
  • Knife + Heart 3.0
  • Knives and Skin 3.5
  • Knives Out 3.5
  • Knock Down the House 3.0
  • Ladyworld 2.0
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco 3.0
  • Late Night 2.5
  • The Laundromat 2.5
  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part 1.0
  • Les Misérables 3.0
  • Light From Light 2.5
  • The Lighthouse 3.0
  • Light of My Life 3.0
  • The Lion King 1.5
  • Little Joe 2.5
  • Little Monsters 2.5
  • Little Women 4.0
  • Little Woods 2.0
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night 2.5
  • Long Shot 3.5
  • Lords of Chaos 2.0
  • Loro 3.5
  • Luce 3.5
  • Lucky Day 2.0
  • Lucy in the Sky 1.5
  • Ma 3.0
  • A Madea Family Reunion 1.0
  • Maiden 3.0
  • Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound 3.5
  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote 3.0
  • The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot 2.5
  • Mapplethorpe 2.0
  • Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love 4.0
  • Marriage Story 3.5
  • Mary Magdalene 1.5
  • Master Z: Ip Man Legacy 3.0
  • Men in Black: International 1.5
  • Mickey and the Bear 2.5
  • Midnight Family 3.0
  • Midsommar 3.5
  • Midway 2.5
  • A Million Little Pieces 1.5
  • Miss Bala 2.0
  • Missing Link 3.0
  • Mister America 1.5
  • Monos 3.5
  • Motherless Brooklyn 2.5
  • The Mountain 2.5
  • Ms. Purple 2.0
  • The Mustang 3.5
  • My Son 2.0
  • Never Look Away 3.5
  • Nezha 2.0
  • The Nightingale 2.5
  • Non-Fiction 2.5
  • Official Secrets 2.5
  • Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 3.5
  • One Child Nation 3.5
  • One Cut of the Dead 3.0
  • Oscar-Nominated Shorts 2019: Animation 2.5
  • Oscar-Nominated Shorts 2019: Docs (Prog. A) 3.0
  • Oscar-Nominated Shorts 2019: Docs (Prog. B) 3.0
  • Oscar-Nominated Shorts 2019: Live-Action 3.0
  • Otherhood 1.5
  • The Other Story 2.5
  • Our Time 3.5
  • Pain and Glory 3.0
  • Papi Chulo 1.5
  • Parasite 4.0
  • Parkland: Inside Building 12 2.5
  • The Peanut Butter Falcon 3.0
  • Peterloo 3.0
  • Pet Sematary 2.5
  • Piercing 2.5
  • Pig 2.5
  • The Plagiarists 2.5
  • Plus One 2.5
  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu 2.0
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire 3.5
  • Promare 2.5
  • Queen of Hearts 3.0
  • Queen & Slim 3.0
  • Rambo: Last Blood 2.0
  • Ready or Not 3.0
  • Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project 3.0
  • Relaxer 2.5
  • Replicas 1.0
  • The Report 2.0
  • Rezo 2.5
  • Richard Jewell 2.5
  • Rocketman 2.5
  • Rojo 2.5
  • Roll Red Roll 3.0
  • Ruben Brandt, Collector 3.5
  • Running With Beto 2.5
  • Rust Creek 2.5
  • Saaho 3.5
  • Saint Judy 2.0
  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 3.0
  • Seberg 2.0
  • The Secret Life of Pets 2 1.5
  • Serenity 0.0
  • Shadow 3.5
  • Shaft 2.0
  • Shazam! 3.0
  • Sister Aimee 1.5
  • Skin 3.0
  • Slut in a Good Way 3.0
  • Sócrates 3.5
  • The Song of Names 2.5
  • Sorry Angel 3.0
  • The Sound of Silence 2.5
  • The Souvenir 3.0
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home 3.0
  • Spies in Disguise 3.0
  • The Standoff at Sparrow Creek 3.0
  • Star Wars: Episode IX—The Rise of Skywalker 3.0
  • Stuber 2.0
  • Summer Night 1.0
  • The Sun Is Also a Star 2.0
  • Sunset 3.0
  • Sword of Trust 3.0
  • Synonyms 3.0
  • Take Point 3.0
  • Teen Spirit 1.5
  • Tel Aviv on Fire 2.5
  • Terminator: Dark Fate 2.5
  • Them That Follow 2.0
  • The Third Wife 3.0
  • Tigers Are Not Afraid 2.5
  • Tito and the Birds 2.5
  • To Dust 3.0
  • Toy Story 4 3.0
  • Transit 3.5
  • Trial by Fire 2.0
  • Triple Frontier 2.5
  • Triple Threat 2.5
  • The Two Popes 3.5
  • Uncut Gems 4.0
  • Under the Eiffel Tower 0.0
  • Under the Silver Lake 3.5
  • The Upside 1.5
  • Us 3.0
  • Varda by Agnès 3.0
  • Velvet Buzzsaw 2.0
  • A Vigilante 2.5
  • Villains 2.5
  • Wallflower 1.5
  • The Wandering Earth 3.0
  • Waves 2.0
  • The Wedding Guest 2.5
  • The Weekend 2.5
  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle 2.5
  • Western Stars 3.0
  • What Men Want 2.0
  • What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael 3.0
  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette 2.5
  • Where's My Roy Cohn? 2.5
  • White Snake 3.0
  • The White Storm 2: Drug Lords 2.5
  • Wild Nights With Emily 2.5
  • The Wild Pear Tree 3.5
  • Wild Rose 3.0
  • The Wind 3.0
  • Wine Country 2.0
  • The Wolf Hour 2.5
  • Working Woman 2.0
  • Yesterday 2.0
  • Zeroville 2.0
  • Zombieland: Double Tap 2.5