Roma and The Favourite win London critics’ awards ahead of Oscar nominations

Netflix’s Mexican film epic Roma and historical comedy-drama The Favourite were the big winners at the London Critics’ Circle Film Awards on Sunday.

Roma was named best picture, while The Favourite picked up British/Irish film of the year and its stars Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz won acting awards.

They will all hope to be among the Oscar nominations on Tuesday.

But the Oscars race is still wide open, especially after Green Book won at the Producers’ Guild of America Awards. poker online terpercaya

Green Book explores racial tensions through the story of a black pianist and his white chauffeur driving through the Deep South of the US in the 1960s.

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Green Book director and producer Peter Farrelly (second left) accepted the Producers’ Guild of America Award
The winner of the PGA’s top prize has gone on to win the Academy Award for best picture in 20 of the past 29 years, according to Variety.

It is now among the frontrunners for the Oscars alongside Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born and Roma.

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As well as winning best picture at the London Critics’ Circle Awards for Roma, Alfonso Cuaron was named best director.