1st Annual Bib’s Corner Movie Awards (shortlists)

Hello friends,

This year I have watched over 100 movies and there is a lot that I’d still like to say about them.

With awards season upon us I find myself already being disappointed by the nominees. Many great performances and movies are being overlooked (as usual) and rather than being frustrated I’ve decided to do my part in making sure they’re recognized.

What better way to do that than creating my own awards?

I’ve made up some new categories and ignored some of the mainstream categories because there are only a few things I care about when it comes to my movies. I’m starting with my shortlists so you can see all of the nominees I’m considering for each category. No more than 10 will be listed for each award and all listings are in alphabetical order.

Enjoy!

1st Annual Bib’s Corner Award Shortlists

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Best Genre Movie (Comedy, Horror, Action, Comic book, Documentary)

  • Avengers: Endgame 
  • Doctor Sleep 
  • Good Boys 
  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
  • Shazam 
  • The Legend of Cocaine Island 

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Best Movie Based on a True Story

  • Brian Banks
  • Dolemite is My Name
  • Hustlers
  • Summer ‘03
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

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Best Fictional Movie 

  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Knives Out
  • Luce 
  • Parasite
  • The Peanut Butter Falcon
  • Uncut Gems

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Best Storytelling 

  • Becca Gleason Writer and Director (Summer ‘03)
  • Benny and Josh Safdie Writers and Directors, Ronald Bronstein Writer (Uncut Gems)
  • Bong Joon Ho Writer and Director, Jin Won Han Writer (Parasite)
  • Julius Onah Writer and Director, J.C. Lee Writer (Luce) 
  • Lorene Scafaria Writer and Director, Jessica Pressler Writer (Hustlers) 
  • Rian Johnson Writer and Director (Knives Out) 
  • Taika Waititi Writer and Director, Christine Leunens Writer (Jojo Rabbit)

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Best Female Lead

  • Aisling Franciosi (The Nightingale) 
  • Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart) *Pictured*
  • Emma Thompson (Late Night) 
  • Florence Pugh (Midsommar) 
  • Joey King (Summer ‘03) 
  • Lupita Nyong’o (Us) 
  • Naomie Harris (Black and Blue) 
  • Octavia Spencer (Ma) 
  • Olivia Wilde (A Vigilante) 
  • Tessa Thompson (Little Woods) 

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Best Male Lead

  • Adam Driver (Marriage Story) 
  • Adam Sandler (Uncut Gems)
  • Aldis Hodge (Brian Banks) 
  • Eddie Murphy (Dolemite is My Name) *Pictured*
  • Joaquin Phoenix (Joker) 
  • Kelvin Harrison, Jr. (Luce) 
  • Kelvin Harrison, Jr. (Waves) 
  • Marlon Wayans (Sextuplets) 
  • Roman Griffin Davis (Jojo Rabbit) 
  • Zach Gottsagen (The Peanut Butter Falcon) 

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Best Supporting Female 

  • Da’Vine Joy Randolph (Dolemite is My Name) 
  • Jennifer Lopez (Hustlers) 
  • Julia Fox (Uncut Gems)
  • Lupita Nyong’o (Us)
  • Octavia Spencer (Luce) 
  • Rebecca Ferguson (Doctor Sleep) *Pictured*
  • Regina Hall (Little) 
  • Shahadi Wright Joseph (Us) 
  • So-dam Park (Parasite) 
  • Zoey Deutch (Zombieland: Double Tap) 

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Best Supporting Male

  • Archie Yates (Jojo Rabbit) 
  • Bill Hader (It: Chapter 2) 
  • Charlie Shotwell (Eli) 
  • Jonathan Majors (The Last Black Man in San Francisco) *Pictured*
  • Kang-ho Song (Parasite)
  • Keith L. Williams (Good Boys) 
  • Keanu Reeves (Always Be My Maybe) 
  • Kevin Garnett (Uncut Gems)
  • Kevin Hart (Jumanji: The Next Level) 
  • Wesley Snipes (Dolemite is My Name) 
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Marsai Martin attends the LA premiere of “Little,” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Best Young Lead (18 or Under) 

  • Jackson A. Dunn (Brightburn) 
  • Jackson Robert Scott (The Prodigy) 
  • Jacob Tremblay (Good Boys)
  • Khalil Everage (Beats) 
  • Marsai Martin (Little) *Pictured*
  • Maxwell Simba (The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind) 
  • Roman Griffin Davis (Jojo Rabbit) 
  • Storm Reid (Don’t Let Go) 

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Best Young Supporting Actor (18 or Under) 

  • Archie Yates (Jojo Rabbit)
  • Brady Noon (Good Boys) 
  • Charlie Shotwell (Eli) 
  • Evan Alex (Us) 
  • Faithe Herman (Shazam) 
  • Jack Dylan Grazer (Shazam) 
  • Jacob Tremblay (Doctor Sleep)
  • Keith L. Williams (Good Boys) 
  • Shahadi Wright Joseph (Us) *Pictured*

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Best Soundtrack 

  • Beats
  • Black and Blue
  • Guava Island
  • Juanita
  • Little
  • Motherless Brooklyn 
  • Queen and Slim 
  • Someone Great
  • Us
  • Yesterday *Pictured*

Movies that Make you Feel

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Most Emotional Movies

  • Avengers: Endgame *Pictured*
  • Brian Banks
  • Holiday Rush
  • Jojo Rabbit 
  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
  • The Peanut Butter Falcon
  • Then Came You
  • Waves

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Most Fun Movies 

  • Knives Out
  • Good Boys
  • Shazam *Pictured*
  • Dolemite is My Name
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home
  • Yesterday 
  • Late Night
  • Booksmart
  • Sextuplets
  • Ma

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Most Scary/Tense Movies

  • Brightburn *Pictured*
  • Countdown
  • Crawl
  • Eli
  • Midsommar
  • Pure
  • Ready or Not
  • The Hole in the Ground
  • The Nightingale
  • The Prodigy

Thanks for reading. I’ll be shaving this list down by the end of the year and announcing official nominees. Then I may do something big to announce the winners. Stay tuned!

-Bibs

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