Who might be presenting?
In fact, there’ll be the standard slate of movie and tv notables — Ava DuVernay, Carey Mulligan, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Mayim Bialik, to call only a few — however search for some massive stars from the sports activities world this yr, too. Serena Williams, whose story is featured within the biopic “King Richard,” and Sean McVay, the Los Angeles Rams coach whose crew gained the Tremendous Bowl final month, can even hand out awards.
Who will obtain particular awards?
The Critics Selection Affiliation provides out the #SeeHer Award every year, which honors a lady who pushes “boundaries on altering stereotypes” and furthers “genuine portrayals of girls throughout the leisure panorama.” This yr’s honoree is Halle Berry, who 20 years in the past grew to become the primary — and solely — Black lady to win an Academy Award for finest actress. The comic Billy Crystal can even obtain the Lifetime Achievement Award.
What ought to I look ahead to?
With the Oscars simply across the nook, on March 27, movies might be seeking to bolster their instances for finest image — or make them. “Belfast,” whose forged hasn’t taken dwelling many prizes throughout awards season to date, may mount a finest image comeback if it wins massive on the Critics Selection Awards. One of the best actress class is as soon as once more a tossup — because it has been at each awards present this yr — with the potential for Jessica Chastain to construct momentum after her massive win on the Display Actors Guild Awards for “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.”
On the tv aspect, the hit Netflix sequence “Squid Recreation” is up for each finest international language sequence and finest drama sequence, although it’ll have stiff competitors within the latter class from “Succession,” which leads all reveals with eight nominations.
Who do we expect will win?
Ariana DeBose, who performed Anita within the Steven Spielberg remake of “West Aspect Story,” is basically a certain factor for finest supporting actress. Within the supporting actor class, it’s a two-man race between Kotsur and Kodi Smit-McPhee of “The Energy of the Canine.” And finest image? It’s most likely between “Belfast” and “The Energy of the Canine.”
Why are the Critics Selection Awards occurring the identical evening because the BAFTAs?
Effectively, the BAFTAs acquired right here first. However after the pandemic compelled the Critics Selection Affiliation to scrap the January date, Joey Berlin, the group’s chief govt, mentioned on the time that there was just one Sunday between the Tremendous Bowl and the Oscars that the present may transfer to and nonetheless honor contractual obligations with networks, sponsors and venues.