Houston Film Critics Society Winners

The winners for the Houston Film Critics Society awards for 2023 films were announced on January 22.

“The 40 members of the Houston Film Critics Society are working film journalists on television, radio, online and in traditional print. Together, they reach millions of people each week across the United States with their critiques and commentaries on film.”

Winners include the Texas Independent Film Award going to director Mark Lambert Bristol’s Accidental Texan (previously titled Chocolate Lizards) opening March 8.

Best Picture: Poor Things

Best Director: Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimer

Best Actor – Leading Role: Paul Giamatti, The Holdovers

Best Actress – Leading Role: Emma Stone, Poor Things

Best Actor – Supporting Role: Ryan Gosling, Barbie

Best Actress – Supporting Role: Da’Vine Joy Randolph, The Holdovers

Best Screenplay: Cord Jefferson, American Fiction

Best Animated Feature: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Best Cinematography: Hoyte Van Hoytema, Oppenheimer

Best Documentary Feature: Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie

Best Foreign Language Feature: The Zone of Interest

Best Original Score: Robbie Robertson, Killers of the Flower Moon

Best Original Song: “I’m Just Ken,” Barbie

Best Visual Effects: Poor Things

Best Stunt Coordination Team: John Wick: Chapter 4

Best Ensemble Cast: Killers of the Flower Moon

Texas Independent Film Award: Accidental Texan


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