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Gaga, 'Versace' among Critics' Choice winners
2019-01-14

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Lady Gaga and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story were among those who prevailed at the 24th Critics' Choice Awards that honor achievements in film and television.

The event—which the Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association host—took place Jan. 13 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

In a rare development, Gaga was a co-winner in the Best Actress in a Film category. She won for A Star Is Born while tying with Glenn Close ( The Wife ), who beat the singer/actress at the Golden Globes recently; they both edged another Golden Globes winner, Olivia Colman ( The Favourite ), and Melissa McCarthy ( Can You Ever Forgive Me? ), making the Oscar race even tighter. A Star Is Born also won for best song ( "Shallow" ); however, actor/director Bradley Cooper lost to Christian Bale ( Vice ) in the Best Actor category.

Roma took best film in a 10-movie category, edging such works as the lesbian-centric The Favourite, Green Book, A Star Is Born, Black Panther and Mary Poppins Returns. However, The Favourite won for best acting ensemble and Colman won for best actress in a comedy. ( The awards ceremony had this and Best Actor in a Comedy as categories separate from Best Actress and Best Actor. )

On the television side, "Versace" won for best limited series as well as best actor in a limited series or movie made for television ( Darren Criss ); co-stars Finn Wittrock, Penelope Cruz and Judith Light lost in their categories.

Golden Globes co-host Sandra Oh won in the Best Actress in a Drama Series category for Killing Eve, while The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel won for best comedy series, best actress in a comedy series ( Rachel Brosnahan ) and best supporting actress in a comedy series ( Alex Borstein ). Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concnert won in the Best Movie Made for Television category.


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