Booksmart tops the LAOFCS 2nd Annual Midseason Film Awards Nominations

The Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society announces their 2ndAnnual Midseason Awards Nominees with Booksmart,Us, and Rocketman topping the nomination list.

The Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society has announced the nominees for their Midseason Film Awards for the first half of 2019. Each June, the members of the LAOFCS vote in twelve different categories to help shine a light on what they believe are the best films of 2019 prior to entering the official award season.

Olivia Wilde’s Booksmart received the most love with seven nominations while Jordan Peele’s Us and Dexter Fletcher’s Rocketmantied for second place receiving a total of six nominationseach.

The winners of the LAOFCS Midseason Awards will be revealed on Monday, July 1, 2019.

Best Movie:

Apollo 11

Avengers: Endgame

Booksmart

Captain Marvel

John Wick Chapter 3

Long Shot

Rocketman

Shazam!

Toy Story 4

Us

Best Actor:

Keanu Reeves, John Wick: Chapter 3

Robert Downey Jr, Avengers: Endgame

Taron Egerton, Rocketman

Winston Duke, Us

Zachary Levi, Shazam!

Best Actress:

Beanie Feldstein, Booksmart

Elisabeth Moss, Her Smell

Emma Thompson, Late Night

Kaitlyn Dever, Booksmart

Lupita Nyong’o, Us

Best Supporting Actor:

Ben Mendelsohn, Captain Marvel

Jack Dylan Grazer, Shazam

Jamie Bell, Rocketman

Keanu Reeves, Toy Story 4

Richard Madden, Rocketman

Best Supporting Actress:

Billie Lourd, Booksmart

Elizabeth Moss, Us

Naomi Scott, Aladdin

Rene Russo, Velvet Buzzsaw

Shahadi Wright Joseph, Us

Best Adapted Screenplay:

Avengers: Endgame, Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely

Captain Marvel, Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck & Geneva Robertson-Dworet

Gloria Bell, Alice Johnson Boher & Sebastián Lelio

Shazam!, Henry Gayden

Toy Story 4, Andrew Stanton & Stephany Folsom

Best Original Screenplay:

Booksmart, Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Susanna Fogel, & Katie Silberman

Late Night, Mindy Kaling

Long Shot, Dan Sterling & Elizabeth Hannah

Rocketman, Lee Hall

Us, Jordan Peele

Best Male Director:

David F. Sandberg, Shazam!

Dexter Fletcher, Rocketman

Jordan Peele, Us

Josh Cooley, Toy Story 4

The Russo Brothers, Avengers: Endgame

Best Female Director:

Joanna Hogg, The Souvenir

Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, The Mustang

Nahnatchka Khan, Always Be My Maybe

Nisha Ganatra, Late Night

Olivia Wilde, Booksmart

Best Indie Film:

Booksmart

Her Smell

Late Night

The Souvenir

Wild Rose

Best Streaming Movie or TV Series:

Always Be My Maybe, Netflix

The Act, Hulu

Fleabag Season 2, Amazon

Russian Doll, Netflix

When They See Us, Netflix

Most Anticipated Film For the 2nd Half of 2019: 

It: Chapter 2

Joker

Little Women

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

About LAOFCS:

The Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society was founded in November 2016. The goal of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society is to highlight varied voices in film criticism while maintaining a year-round presence with daily critic picks, a movie pick of the week, and a weekly podcast called LAOFCS Weekly that airs live at 11am PST every Friday on the Popcorn Talk Network.

Where to find us:

Facebook, Twitter,Instagram,LAOFCS.org

Contact Us:

Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society

info@laofcs.org

Written by
Born in New Jersey, Scott "Movie Man" Menzel has been a film fanatic since he was three years old. Growing up, he watched as many movies as he could and was highly influenced by Tim Burton, John Hughes, Robert Zemeckis, and Steven Spielberg. Scott has an Associates Degree in Marketing, a Bachelors in Mass Media, Communications and a Masters in Electronic Media. He has been writing film reviews under the alias of MovieManMenzel since 2003 and started his writing career as a contributing critic at IMDB.com and Joblo.com. In 2009, Scott launched MovieManMenzel.com where he posted several of his film reviews but in 2011 decided to shut down the site when he launched We Live Film.com, which he founded. In 2015, We Live Film became We Live Entertainment. The domain name changed occurred after months of debate but was done so that he and his fellow staff members could write about anything and everything in the world of entertainment.

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