Movie Report: Award Season Begins With HFA Results

The 21st annual Hollywood Film Awards took place Sunday.

While the ceremony often goes overlooked and has less prestige than other award events, the HFA still got the season underway honoring some solid movies.

According to Deadline, the full list of winners were:

Hollywood Career Achievement Award

  • Gary Oldman

Hollywood Actor Award

  • Jake Gyllenhaal for “Stronger”

Hollywood Supporting Actor Award

  • Sam Rockwell for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Montana”

Hollywood Actress Award

  • Kate Winslet for “Wonder Wheel”

Hollywood Supporting Actress Award

  • Allison Janney for “I, Tonya”

Hollywood Comedy Award

  • Adam Sandler for “The Meyerowitz Stories”

Hollywood Breakout Performance Actress Award

  • Mary J. Blige for “Mudbound”

Hollywood Breakout Performance Actor Award

  • Timothée Chalamet for “Call Me By Your Name”

New Hollywood Award

  • Jamie Bell for “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool”

Hollywood Documentary Award

  • Sean Combs for “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: Bad Boy Story”

Hollywood Ensemble Award

  • “I, Tonya” cast including Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Sebastian Stan, Julianne Nicholson, Mckenna Grace, and Caitlin Carver

Hollywood Comedy Ensemble Award

  • “The Big Sick” cast including Kumail Nanjiani, Holly Hunter, Zoe Kazan, and Ray Romano

Hollywood Breakout Ensemble Award

  • “Mudbound” cast including Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Mary J. Blige, Jason Mitchell, Jason Clarke, Rob Morgan, and Jonathan Banks

Hollywood Song Award

  • Common, Andra Day, and Diane Warren for “STAND UP FOR SOMETHING” from “Marshall”

Hollywood Foreign Language Film Award

  • Angelina Jolie and Loung Ung for “First They Killed My Father”

Hollywood Director Award

  • Joe Wright for “Darkest Hour”

Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award

  • Taylor Sheridan for “Wind River”

Hollywood Producer Award

  • Broderick Johnson, Andrew Kosove, and Cynthia Yorkin for “Blade Runner 2049”

Hollywood Screenwriter Award

  • Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber for “The Disaster Artist”

Hollywood Animation Award

  • “Coco”

Hollywood Cinematography Award

  • Roger Deakins for “Blade Runner 2049”

Hollywood Film Composer Award

  • Thomas Newman for “Victoria & Abdul”

Hollywood Editor Award

  • Sidney Wolinsky for “The Shape of Water”

Hollywood Visual Effects Award

  • Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Dan Barrett and Erik Winquist for “War for the Planet of the Apes”

Hollywood Sound Award

  • Addison Teague & Dave Acord for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

Hollywood Costume Design Award

  • Jacqueline Durran for “Darkest Hour” and “Beauty and the Beast”

Hollywood Make Up & Hair Styling Award

  • Jenny Shircore for “Beauty and the Beast”

Hollywood Production Design Award

  • Dennis Gassner for “Blade Runner 2049”

Deadline reports that the creators of the HFA often negotiate the winners with studios who’re trying to build momentum for the Academy Awards. The HFA announce the winners in advance and those who come out on top must agree to shop up in person to accept.


After a sluggish October, the box office bounced back in tremendous fashion this past weekend thanks to the latest Marvel film. The third “Thor” movie picked up more than $122 million. That mark is the highest for a “Thor” film and seventh highest out of the 17 Marvel pictures.

The full top five for the weekend was:

1. Thor: Ragnarok – $122,744,989
2. A Bad Moms Christmas – $16,759,161
3. Jigsaw – $6,558,146
4. Madea Halloween 2 – $4,541,190
5. Geostorm – $3,194,031

Opening this weekend, meanwhile, is the crime mystery “Murder on the Orient Express” and the comedy sequel “Daddy’s Home 2.”

For the small screen, home releases include:

  • Cars 3, ATMR Rating: 2.9 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 68%
  • The Glass Castle, Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 49%