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ACE FAVES of 2019

These films/performances/tech specs have been screened by

AWARDS ACE Editor-in-Chief Erick Weber

and are awards-recommended:

(Listed alphabetically under category)

BEST Picture

AD ASTRA

APOLLO 11

AVENGERS: ENDGAME

THE FAREWELL

JOKER

JUST MERCY

LUCE

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

PARASITE

ROCKETMAN

THE TWO POPES

US

WAVES

WILD ROSE

BEST DIRECTOR

Pedro Almodóvar PAIN AND GLORY

Danny Boyle YESTERDAY

Claire Denis HIGH LIFE

Jon Favreau THE LION KING

Dexter Fletcher ROCKETMAN

James Gray AD ASTRA

Julia Hart FAST COLOR

Bong Joon-ho PARASITE

Jordan Peele US

Todd Phillips JOKER

Anthony & Joe Russo AVENGERS: ENDGAME

Lorene Scafaria HUSTLERS

Trey Edward Shults WAVES

Riley Stearns THE ART OF SELF-DEFENSE

Joe Talbot THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

Quentin Tarantino ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

Lulu Wang THE FAREWELL

Olivia Wilde BOOKSMART

Best actor

Antonio Banderas PAIN AND GLORY

Leonardo DiCaprio ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

Taron Egerton ROCKETMAN

Jesse Eisenberg THE ART OF SELF-DEFENSE

Jimmie Fails THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

Kelvin Harrison Jr. LUCE

Kelvin Harrison Jr. WAVES

Michael B. Jordan JUST MERCY

Eddie Murphy DOLEMITE IS MY NAME

Himesh Patel YESTERDAY

Robert Pattinson HIGH LIFE

Joaquin Phoenix JOKER

Brad Pitt AD ASTRA

Jonathan Pryce THE TWO POPES

BEST ACTRESS

Awkwafina THE FAREWELL

Jessie Buckley WILD ROSE

Honor Swinton Byrne THE SOUVENIR

Julianne Moore GLORIA BELL

Lupita Nyong'o US

Mary Kay Place DIANE

Charlize Theron LONG SHOT

Renee Zellweger JUDY

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Sterling K. Brown WAVES

Tom Burke THE SOUVENIR

Woo-sik Choi PARASITE

Robert Downey Jr. AVENGERS: ENDGAME

Jamie Foxx JUST MERCY

Anthony Hopkins THE TWO POPES

Alessandro Nivola THE ART OF SELF-DEFENSE

Brad Pitt ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

John Turturro GLORIA BELL

Taika Waititi JOJO RABBIT

Best supporting actress

Kaitlyn Dever BOOKSMART

Beanie Feldstein BOOKSMART

Isabelle Huppert GRETA

Jennifer Lopez HUSTLERS

Billie Lourd BOOKSMART

Thomasin McKenzie JOJO RABBIT

Elisabeth Moss US

So-dam Park PARASITE

Taylor Russell WAVES

Zhao Shuzhen THE FAREWELL

Octavia Spencer LUCE

Emma Thompson LATE NIGHT

Lorraine Toussaint FAST COLOR

Julie Walters WILD ROSE

Naomi Watts LUCE

best original screenplay

THE ART OF SELF-DEFENSE

AVENGERS: ENDGAME

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

PAIN AND GLORY

PARASITE

US

YESTERDAY

Best ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

THE FAREWELL

JOKER

JUST MERCY

LUCE

THE TWO POPES

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD

THE LION KING

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

AMERICAN FACTORY

APOLLO 11

DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME

ECHO IN THE CANYON

FOR SAMA

THE GREAT HACK

HONEYLAND

LOVE, ANTOSHA

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM

MONOS

PAIN AND GLORY

PARASITE

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

AD ASTRA

THE FAREWELL

THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

THE LION KING

MIDSOMMAR

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

PARASITE

WAVES

YESTERDAY

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

AD ASTRA Max Richter

APOLLO 11 Matt Morton

AVENGERS: ENDGAME Alan Silvestri

FAST COLOR Rob Simonsen

GLASS West Dylan Thordson

HIGH LIFE Stewart A. Staples

JOKER Hildur Gudnadottir

THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO Emile Mosseri

LUCE Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury

MONOS Mica Levi

US Michael Abels

WAVES Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

WILD ROSE Jack Arnold

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

“Catchy Song” THE LEGO MOVIE 2

"Glasgow (No Place Like Home)" WILD ROSE

“Speechless” ALADDIN

“Spirit” THE LION KING

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

AD ASTRA

AVENGERS: ENDGAME

DOLEMITE IS MY NAME

JOKER

JOJO RABBIT

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

ROCKETMAN

THE TWO POPES

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING

JOKER

JUDY

best production design

AD ASTRA

AVENGERS: ENDGAME

THE TWO POPES

US

best film editing

AD ASTRA

AVENGERS: ENDGAME

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

YESTERDAY

WAVES

BEST SOUND EDITING

AD ASTRA

AVENGERS: ENDGAME

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

ROCKETMAN

US

WAVES

best sound mixing

AD ASTRA

AVENGERS: ENDGAME

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

ROCKETMAN

US

WAVES

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

AD ASTRA

AVENGERS: ENDGAME

GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS

THE LION KING