LAOFCS 2nd Annual Midseason Awards Winners List


This weekend the members of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society voted for their 2nd Annual Midseason Awards.

The twelve categories highlighted various films that were released from January 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019 including a category where the members voted on which upcoming release for the 2ndhalf of 2019 they were most excited to see.

Olivia Wilde’s Booksmart was the biggest winner of the Midseason Awards taking home a total of five awards including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Female Director for Olivia Wilde. Jordan Peele’s Us and Dexter Fletcher’s Rocketman are tied for second place with a total of two wins each. Us won Best Actress for Lupita Nyong’o and Best Male Director for Jordan Peele while Rocketman took home Best Actor for Taron Egerton and Best Supporting Actor for Jamie Bell.

A full list of winners and the runner-ups can be found below:

Best Picture

Winner: Booksmart

Runner-Up: Rocketman

Best Actor

Winner: Taron Egerton, Rocketman

Runner-Up: Robert Downey Jr, Avengers: Endgame

Best Actress

Winner: Lupita Nyong’o, Us

Runner-Up: Beanie Feldstein, Booksmart

Best Supporting Actor

Winner: Jamie Bell, Rocketman

Runner-Up:Ben Mendelsohn, Captain Marvel

Best Supporting Actress

Winner: Billie Lourd, Booksmart

Runner-Up: Naomi Scott, Aladdin

Best Male Director

Winner: Jordan Peele, Us

Runner-Up: Dexter Fletcher, Rocketman

Best Female Director

Winner: Olivia Wilde, Booksmart

Runner-Up: Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, The Mustang

Best Original Screenplay

Winner: Booksmart, Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Susanna Fogel, & Katie Silberman

Runner-Up: Us, Jordan Peele

Best Adapted Screenplay

Winner: Toy Story 4, Andrew Stanton & Stephany Folsom

Runner-Up: Avengers: Endgame, Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely

Best Indie Film

Winner: Booksmart

Runner-Up: The Souvenir

Best Streaming Movie or TV Series

Winner: When They See Us, Netflix

Runner-Up: Always Be My Maybe, Netflix

Most Anticipated Film for the Second Half of 2019

Winner: Once Upon A Time in Hollywood

Runner-Up: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker