Apologies for being a bit quiet recently, but I’ll always give you some early year award nominees. Please let me know what you think…

Best Film
A Hidden Life
Little Women
Uncut Gems
Knives Out
Marriage Story
Sorry We Missed You
The Laundromat
Ray & Liz
John Wick: Chapter 3, Parabellum
Ad Astra

Best Director
Sam Mendes – 1917
Greta Gerwig – Little Women
Robert Eggers – The Lighthouse
Jocelyn DeBoer/Dawn Luebbe – Greener Grass
Andy Muschietti – IT Chapter 2
James Gray – Ad Astra
Todd Phillips – Joker
Clint Eastwood – Richard Jewell
Martin Scorsese – The Irishman
Scott S. Burns – The Report
Bong Joon Ho – Parasite
Terry Gilliam – The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Best Actor
Adam Driver – Marriage Story
Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
Brad Pitt – Ad Astra
Jonathan Pryce – The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Eddie Murphy – Dolemite is My Name
Adam Sandler – Uncut Gems
Paul Walter Hauser – Richard Jewell
Ed Norton – Motherless Brooklyn

Best Actress
Renee Zellweger – Judy
Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
Vicky Knight – Dirty God
Vanessa Redgrave – Mrs Lowry & Son
Charlize Theron – Bombshell
Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
Florence Pugh – Midsommar
Samara Weaving – Ready Or Not

Best Supporting Actor
Sam Rockwell – Richard Jewell
Adam Driver – The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes
Timothy Spall – Mrs Lowry & Son
John Dalgleish – Farming
Steve Coogan – Stan & Ollie

Best Supporting Actress
Florence Pugh – Little Women
Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers
Scarlet Johansson – Marriage Story
Valerie Pachner – A Hidden Life
Da’Vine Joy Randolph – Dolemite Is My Name

Best Visual Effects
The Aeronauts
Jumanji: The Next Level
Ad Astra
Dora and the Lost City of Gold
Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

Best Cinematography
The Lighthouse
The Irishman
Stan & Ollie
Dragged Across Concrete
Free Solo
John Wick: Chapter 3, Parabellum
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Best Animated Film
The Lion King
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
The Prince’s Voyage
Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs
Missing Link
Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

Best Documentary
American Factory
The Amazing Jonathan Documentary
Free Solo
Apollo 11
The El Duco Tapes

Best Foreign Language Film
So Long, My Son
Cold Case Hammarskjold
System Crasher
Eye For an Eye
Madeline’s Madeleine

Worst Film
The Task
Transit 17
Terminator: Dark Fate
The Playmobile Movie
The Queen’s Corgi
Men In Black: International
Gemini Man