‘The Irishman’ Named Best Film Of 2019 By National Board Of Review

“The Irishman” is as good as it gets in 2019, according to the National Board of Review.

The nonprofit organization named Martin Scorsese’s Netflix film as the best of this calendar year. Furthermore, “The Irishman” stars Robert De Niro and Al Pacino will receive the National Board of Review’s inaugural Icon Awards.

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The organization also listed their other top 10 movies of the year, which include “Jojo Rabbit”, “Knives Out”, “Ford v Ferrari” and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”.

Quentin Tarantino was announced as the year’s best director while Adam Sandler, Renee Zellweger and Brad Pitt were among 2019’s best actors.

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Take a look at the complete awards list below:

Best Film: “The Irishman”
Best Director: Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”
Best Actor: Adam Sandler, “Uncut Gems”
Best Actress: Renée Zellweger, “Judy”
Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”
Best Supporting Actress: Kathy Bates, “Richard Jewell”
Best Original Screenplay: Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie, Ronald Bronstein, “Uncut Gems”
Best Adapted Screenplay: Steven Zaillian, “The Irishman”
Breakthrough Performance: Paul Walter Hauser, “Richard Jewell”
Best Directorial Debut: Melina Matsoukas, “Queen & Slim”
Best Animated Feature: “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”
Best Foreign Language Film: “Parasite”
Best Documentary: “Maiden”
Best Ensemble: “Knives Out”
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography: Roger Deakins, “1917”
NBR Icon Award: Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino
NBR Freedom of Expression Award: “For Sama”
NBR Freedom of Expression Award: “Just Mercy”

Top 10 Films (in alphabetical order)
“Dolemite is My Name”
“Ford v Ferrari”
“Jojo Rabbit”
“Knives Out”
“Marriage Story”
“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”
“Richard Jewell”
“Uncut Gems”

Top 5 Foreign Language Films (in alphabetical order)
“Invisible Life”
“Pain and Glory”
“Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

Top 5 Documentaries (in alphabetical order)
“American Factory”
“Apollo 11”
“The Black Godfather”
“Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese”

Top 10 Independent Films (in alphabetical order)
“The Farewell”
“Give Me Liberty”
“A Hidden Life”
“The Last Black Man in San Francisco”
“The Nightingale”
“The Peanut Butter Falcon”
“The Souvenir”
“Wild Rose”

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