6 things you missed at the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards

Carla Harmon
January 12, 2018

Goggins, who presented the award, had to awkwardly step back to the microphone and accept the award on Franco's behalf. 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.

The film wasn't deemed the best comedy, though: That award went to "The Big Sick".

Kumail Nanjiani was the first celebrity to hit the stage after winning an award on Thursday night, so perhaps he was trying to set a better precedent for the men who would follow. "We need to shut up, listen and amplify".

Stranger Things star David Harbour won the Critics' Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

6 things you missed at the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards

"Let's not lose focus", she said, urging viewers to support the Time's Up initiative.

Little Brooklynn continued, "God, I would like to thank you for this wonderful opportunity and I would like to thank [director] Sean [Baker] for giving me this wonderful opportunity to be in his movie".

"Throughout my career, I was always asked to describe my dream role", said Gadot. I wanted to show solidarity. "Even though from the outside, the industry that we're in doesn't seem like a community, we really are".

Big Little Lies, which also stars Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley and Laura Dern, also won the Critics' Choice Award for Best Limited Series.


The 6-foot-4 actor had to squat to speak into the mic, which elicited huge laughs from the room.

Stepping out for the 2018 Critics Choice Awards, the 43-year-old actress looked glamorous in a white feathered frock.

On Sunday, Winfrey gave a rousing speech at the Golden Globe Awards about female empowerment and the Time's Up movement, resulting in many calling on her to run for president in 2020.

For television, Walton Goggins and Mayim Bialik won the supporting actor and actress prizes for Vice Principals and The Big Bang Theory, while HBO's The Wizard of Lies won best movie made for TV.


"This is so interesting", she said, adjusting her squat. Have you watched Big Little Lies? .

Janney played along for a bit, saying, "My mother is going to be very proud, because I learned everything from her".

Emilia Clarke also wore black for #TimesUp, but was dressed in a much more conservative look as compared to her Golden Globes gown, which was a sultry, plunging black strapless gown. "This is about the ensemble".


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