Alfre Woodard, Frances Mcdormand, Martin Scorsese, New York Film Critics Circle

Alfre Woodard, Frances Mcdormand

New York Film Critics Circle Celebrates Winners With Virtual Ceremony Featuring Martin Scorsese, Bong Joon-Ho, Alfre Woodard And Frances McDormand

New York Film Critics Circle Celebrates Winners With Virtual Ceremony Featuring Martin Scorsese, Bong Joon-Ho, Alfre Woodard And Frances McDormand

1/25/2021 4:01:00 AM

New York Film Critics Circle Celebrates Winners With Virtual Ceremony Featuring Martin Scorsese , Bong Joon-Ho, Alfre Woodard And Frances McDormand

The New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC celebrated its 86th annual awards ceremony to celebrate this year’s winners and for the first time, it was virtual. The pre-recorded ceremony was hoste…

Norm Lewis was also on hand to honor his late, greatDa 5 Bloods co-star Chadwick Boseman. His wife, Taylor Simone Ledward accepted his award for Best Supporting Actor.Scorsese honored Spike Lee with a special award for his short New York New York

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, which was shot during the pandemic. TheDa 5 Bloods filmmaker recorded his acceptance speech on January 6 when Trump supporters invaded the Capitol. “We’re at the crossroads now and everybody please be safe. This is not a game” he said. “This president agent orange will go down in history with the likes of Hitler,” he added before saying that politicians who have stood by Trump’s side are “on the wrong side of history.”

Related StorySpike Lee Compares Trump To Hitler During New York Film Critics Awards Acceptance SpeechThis year also marked the retirement of NYFCC General Manager Marshall Fine. Fine is a four-time former chair of the group and has been a member of the NYFCC since 1989. Creating the position of treasurer in 1993, he served as a backstop to the group’s chairs. After retiring from criticism in 2016, he created the position of general manager to oversee the NYFCC’s annual awards dinner and provide continuity for the group from year to year. headtopics.com

Stephen Garrett will step in as General Manager for 2021 and will be a non-voting member of the NYFCC. Since 1998, he has been the de facto archivist for the group. Garrett is the founder and president of Jump Cut, a marketing company specializing in trailers and posters for independent, foreign-language, and documentary films. He was the former film editor at

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