Brendan Fraser wins Best Actor for his powerful message while holding back tears. whale At the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
“Thank you for this honor, Critics Choice Association.” mummy said the actor. “It was Herman Melville who once wrote, ‘There are only five critics in America.’ I joked, “Where have you been? furry revenge? ’ elicits laughter from the audience.
“This movie, whale, is about love. It’s about atonement. It’s… finding the light in a dark place,” he said, continuing to show admiration for his fellow cast members and crew. Hong Chau should make her own movie based on every character she’s ever played… And Sadie Sink, I’ve been telling everyone she’s amazing…and Ty Simpkins, you win game balls every day, [writer] Sam Hunter, you are my lighthouse.When [director] Darren Aronofsky, I was in the wilderness and probably should have left a trail of breadcrumbs, but you found me. It just told me where to go to reach it. ”
In the film, Fraser plays Charlie, a £600 teacher trying to reunite with his estranged teenage daughter, Ellie (Sink), seeking one last chance at redemption.
Holding back tears, Fraser, who was praised for his performance in the role of a career comeback, said, “Like the Charlie I played in this movie, you either suffer from obesity or feel like you’re in a dark sea. If you are only there, know that if you have the strength to stand up and move towards the light, good things will happen.
Backstage, he was nearly speechless about the film, saying it meant “more than I know how to put into words.” When asked about what it meant to make the film, he said it was “an act of faith. And I think this film will help you get a lot done.”
In addition to the Critics’ Choice Award, Fraser was nominated for Best Lead Performance from the Gotham Awards and Best Actor from the Golden Globes for his role in Aronofsky’s film. is also a strong candidate for
Hosted by Chelsea Handler, the 28th Annual Critics Choice Awards aired Sunday night live on The CW from the Fairmont Century Plaza.
Also during the show, Jeff Bridges won a Lifetime Achievement Award and Janelle Monáe won a SeeHer Award.You can see the full list of Critics Choice Awards winners here.