“A Star Is Born” Wins Big at the National Board of Review Awards

If you needed another proof A Star Is Born is the hottest movie of 2018, the National Board Of Review has got you covered. They just released their annual list of the best in film for this year, and the critically acclaimed musical came out swinging.

A Star Is Born came out victorious in three major categories – best director (Bradley Cooper), best actress (Lady Gaga) and best-supporting actor (Sam Elliott). It was also named one of the top 10 films of the year 2018.

Green Book also won big at the National Board Of Review Awards. It was named the best film of the year, while Viggo Mortensen managed to beat the strong competition and collect the award for best actor.

National Board Of Review is one of the first organization to announce their honorees, kicking off awards season. Several Academy Awards hopefuls made the cut, and we wouldn’t be surprised if some of the winners walked away with a shiny statue come Oscar night.

Full List Of Winners At 2018 At National Board Of Review Awards:

Best Film: “Green Book”

Best Director: Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”

Best Actor: Viggo Mortensen, “Green Book”

Best Actress: Lady Gaga, “A Star Is Born”

Best Supporting Actor: Sam Elliott, “A Star Is Born”

Best Supporting Actress: Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Best Original Screenplay: Paul Schrader, “First Reformed”

Best Adapted Screenplay: Barry Jenkins, “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Best Animated Feature: “Incredibles 2”

Breakthrough Performance: Thomasin McKenzie, “Leave No Trace”

Best Directorial Debut: Bo Burnham, “Eighth Grade”

Best Foreign Language Film: “Cold War”

Best Documentary: “RBG”

Best Ensemble: “Crazy Rich Asians”

William K. Everson Film History Award: “The Other Side of the Wind” and “They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead”

NBR Freedom of Expression Award: “22 July”

NBR Freedom of Expression Award: “On Her Shoulders”

Top Films (in alphabetical order)
“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
“Black Panther”
“Can You Ever Forgive Me?”
“Eighth Grade”
“First Reformed”
“If Beale Street Could Talk”
“Mary Poppins Returns”
“A Quiet Place”
“A Star Is Born”

Top 5 Foreign Language Films (in alphabetical order)
“The Guilty”
“Happy as Lazzaro”

Top 5 Documentaries (in alphabetical order)
“Crime + Punishment”
“Free Solo”
“Minding the Gap”
“Three Identical Strangers”
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Top 10 Independent Films (in alphabetical order)
“The Death of Stalin”
“Lean on Pete”
“Leave No Trace”
“The Old Man & the Gun”
“The Rider”
“Sorry to Bother You”
“We the Animals”
“You Were Never Really Here”