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2019 ballot for Scott Tobias

Best Picture

  • I Heard You Paint Houses 14
  • Marriage Story 12
  • Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 12
  • Parasite 12
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire 12
  • Uncut Gems 12
  • Midsommar 8
  • Under the Silver Lake 8
  • Knives Out 5
  • Transit 5

Best Director

  • S. Craig Zahler, Dragged Across Concrete 10
  • Claire Denis, High Life 10
  • Martin Scorsese, I Heard You Paint Houses 10
  • Ari Aster, Midsommar 10
  • Jennifer Kent, The Nightingale 10
  • Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 10
  • Bong Joon Ho, Parasite 10
  • Mike Leigh, Peterloo 10
  • Céline Sciamma, Portrait of a Lady on Fire 10
  • Josh & Benny Safdie, Uncut Gems 10

Best Actress

  • Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story 20
  • Lupita Nyong'o, Us 20
  • Florence Pugh, Midsommar 15
  • Zhao Tao, Ash Is Purest White 15
  • Ana de Armas, Knives Out 5
  • Aisling Franciosi, The Nightingale 5
  • Adèle Haenel, Portrait of a Lady on Fire 5
  • Mary Kay Place, Diane 5
  • Elisabeth Moss, Her Smell 5
  • Honor Swinton Byrne, The Souvenir 5

Best Actor

  • Adam Driver, Marriage Story 20
  • Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory 15
  • Paul Walter Hauser, Richard Jewell 15
  • Casey Affleck, Light of My Life 10
  • Mel Gibson, Dragged Across Concrete 10
  • Adam Sandler, Uncut Gems 10
  • Willem Dafoe, The Lighthouse 5
  • Robert De Niro, I Heard You Paint Houses 5
  • Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Luce 5
  • Franz Rogowski, Transit 5

Best Supporting Actor

  • Daniel Craig, Knives Out 25
  • Eric Bogosian, Uncut Gems 10
  • Alessandro Nivola, The Art of Self-Defense 10
  • Al Pacino, I Heard You Paint Houses 10
  • Joe Pesci, I Heard You Paint Houses 10
  • Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 10
  • Wesley Snipes, Dolemite Is My Name 10
  • Tom Burke, The Souvenir 5
  • Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood 5
  • Tim Heidecker, Us 5

Best Supporting Actress

  • Laura Dern, Marriage Story 20
  • Julia Fox, Uncut Gems 15
  • Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers 15
  • Florence Pugh, Little Women 15
  • Taylor Russell, Waves 10
  • Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit 5
  • Anna Pniowsky, Light of My Life 5
  • Margot Robbie, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 5
  • Zhao Shuzhen, The Farewell 5
  • Octavia Spencer, Luce 5

Best Screenplay

  • Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story 20
  • Rian Johnson, Knives Out 15
  • Greta Gerwig, Little Women 10
  • Ari Aster, Midsommar 10
  • Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 10
  • Ronald Bronstein & Josh Safdie & Benny Safdie, Uncut Gems 10
  • David Robert Mitchell, Under the Silver Lake 10
  • Tarell Alvin McCraney, High Flying Bird 5
  • Steven Zaillian, I Heard You Paint Houses 5
  • Christian Petzold, Transit 5

Best Scene

  • I write the songs, Under the Silver Lake 20
  • Apartment blowup, Marriage Story 15
  • "Being Alive", Marriage Story 15
  • Blanc explains it all, Knives Out 15
  • Scarlett meets her lawyer, Marriage Story 10
  • Drone attack, Domino 5
  • "Heaven", Her Smell 5
  • Meet the doppelgängers, Us 5
  • Rick Dalton nails the scene, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 5
  • Sharon Tate goes to the movies, Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 5

Top Ten List

  • 1. I Heard You Paint Houses
  • 2. Marriage Story
  • 3. Parasite
  • 4. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood
  • 5. Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • 6. Uncut Gems
  • 7. Midsommar
  • 8. Under the Silver Lake
  • 9. Knives Out
  • 10. Transit

Ratings

  • 1917 2.5
  • 3 Faces 3.0
  • 6 Underground 2.0
  • Ad Astra 3.0
  • Aladdin 2.0
  • The Amazing Johnathan Documentary 3.0
  • American Dharma 2.5
  • American Factory 3.5
  • Apollo 11 3.0
  • Arctic 3.0
  • The Art of Self-Defense 3.0
  • Ash Is Purest White 3.0
  • Atlantics 3.0
  • At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal 2.5
  • Avengers: Endgame 2.5
  • The Beach Bum 2.5
  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood 2.5
  • Birds of Passage 3.0
  • Black Mother 2.5
  • Bombshell 1.5
  • Booksmart 2.5
  • Brightburn 2.5
  • The Brink 3.0
  • Captain Marvel 2.0
  • Cats 1.5
  • The Chambermaid 3.0
  • The Changeover 2.0
  • Charlie's Angels 1.5
  • Child's Play 2.0
  • Climax 2.5
  • Cold Case Hammarskjöld 3.0
  • Cold Pursuit 2.5
  • Conjuring the Rolling Thunder Re-vue 3.0
  • Dark Waters 3.0
  • David Crosby: Remember My Name 3.0
  • The Day Shall Come 2.5
  • The Dead Don't Die 3.0
  • Diane 3.0
  • Doctor Sleep 2.5
  • Dogman 3.0
  • Dolemite Is My Name 3.0
  • Domino 2.5
  • Dragged Across Concrete 3.0
  • Dumbo 2.5
  • The Edge of Democracy 3.0
  • El Camino 3.0
  • The Elephant Queen 2.5
  • Escape Room 2.0
  • The Farewell 3.0
  • Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 2.5
  • First Love 3.0
  • Ford v Ferrari 3.0
  • Frankie 3.0
  • Frozen II 2.0
  • Fyre 3.0
  • Glass 2.0
  • Gloria Bell 3.0
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters 2.5
  • The Heiresses 3.0
  • Her Smell 3.0
  • High Flying Bird 3.0
  • High Life 3.0
  • Honeyland 3.0
  • The Hottest August 3.0
  • Hustlers 3.0
  • The Hustle 1.0
  • I Heard You Paint Houses 4.0
  • I Lost My Body 3.0
  • In Fabric 3.0
  • The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley 2.0
  • Island of the Hungry Ghosts 3.0
  • It: Chapter Two 2.5
  • John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum 3.0
  • Jojo Rabbit 2.5
  • Joker 2.0
  • The Kill Team 2.5
  • Knives and Skin 3.0
  • Knives Out 3.5
  • Knock Down the House 2.5
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco 3.0
  • The Laundromat 1.5
  • Les Misérables 2.5
  • The Lighthouse 3.0
  • Light of My Life 3.0
  • Little Women 3.5
  • Long Shot 3.0
  • Luce 2.5
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil 2.0
  • Marriage Story 4.0
  • Mary 3.0
  • Men in Black: International 1.5
  • Midnight Traveler 3.0
  • Midsommar 3.5
  • Mike Wallace Is Here 3.0
  • Missing Link 2.5
  • Mister America 3.0
  • Motherless Brooklyn 2.5
  • The Nightingale 3.5
  • Non-Fiction 3.0
  • Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 4.0
  • One Child Nation 3.0
  • Our Time 3.0
  • Pain and Glory 3.5
  • Parasite 4.0
  • Peterloo 3.0
  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu 2.0
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire 4.0
  • Ready or Not 3.0
  • The Report 3.0
  • Richard Jewell 3.0
  • Rocketman 2.5
  • Serenity 1.0
  • Shadow 3.0
  • The Song of Names 2.5
  • The Souvenir 3.0
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home 3.0
  • The Standoff at Sparrow Creek 3.0
  • Star Wars: Episode IX—The Rise of Skywalker 2.0
  • Sunset 3.0
  • They Shall Not Grow Old 3.0
  • Toy Story 4 3.0
  • Transit 3.5
  • Triple Frontier 2.5
  • The Two Popes 2.5
  • Uncut Gems 3.5
  • Under the Silver Lake 3.5
  • The Upside 2.0
  • Us 3.0
  • Velvet Buzzsaw 2.5
  • Waves 2.5
  • Western Stars 2.5
  • What Men Want 2.0
  • The Wild Pear Tree 3.0
  • Wild Rose 2.5
  • Yesterday 2.5