‘The Irishman’ takes another best picture, Joe Pesci supporting actor with New York film critics

Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” came up big with New York film critics, taking the top prize of best picture and supporting actor for Joe Pesci. 

The New York Film Critics Circle continued to build awards momentum for the Netflix film after “Irishman” took top honors from the National Board of Review this week.

The New York critics gave the top directors award to Benny and Josh Safdie for their film starring Adam Sandler, “Uncut Gems.” 

Lupita Nyong’o was honored as best actress in Jordan Peele’s horror film “Us” while Antonio Banderas took best actor for writer-director Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory.”

Here’s how the rest of the awards went:

  • Writer-director Quentin Tarantino won for best screenplay for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”
  • Laura Dern was awarded best supporting actor for her roles in both “Little Women” and “A Marriage Story.”
  • Director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” took best foreign film.
  • The Netflix animated film “I Lost My Body” beat out the big studio offerings to win best animated film.
Promotional artwork for The Irishman .

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