Bradley Cooper and Leonardo DiCaprio Might Go Empty Handed at 2024 Critics Choice Awards Despite Their Acting Masterclass 

Will Bradley Cooper and Leonardo DiCaprio win big? Fans are placing their bets on Cillian Murphy!

Bradley Cooper and Leonardo DiCaprio Might Go Empty Handed at 2024 Critics Choice Awards Despite Their Acting Masterclass 

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  • The nominations for the 29th annual Critics Choice Awards, which will take place on January 14, 2024, recently confirmed the top contenders in the awards race.
  • Bradley Cooper (Maestro), Leonardo DiCaprio (Killers of the Flower Moon), and Cillian Murphy (Oppenheimer) will be the main focus of the upcoming 2024 Critics Choice Awards.
  • While Cooper and DiCaprio are both acclaimed actors, most fans support Murphy and believe he will win the Critics Choice Awards the following year.
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As the 2024 Critics Choice Awards approach, some of Hollywood’s best actors are preparing to take the stage and compete for one or more of the awards. Bradley Cooper, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Cillian Murphy are among the recently announced nominees for best actor, with performances that have won over millions of fans as well as critical acclaim.

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The nominations for the 29th annual Critics Choice Awards, which will be held on January 14, 2024, were recently announced, cementing the top contenders in the awards race. Cinematic titans like Cooper (Maestro), DiCaprio (Killers of the Flower Moon), and Cillian Murphy (Oppenheimer) will be the main focus of the upcoming 2024 Critics Choice Awards. The majority of fans are rooting for Murphy and think that, despite their mastery of acting, Cooper and DiCaprio might miss out on winning the Critics Choice Awards the following year. 

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Bradley Cooper in Maestro

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Fans Prediction: Bradley Cooper, Leonardo Dicaprio To Compete Hard at the 2024 Critics Choice Awards

The 29th annual Critics Choice Awards are scheduled to air on January 14. We learned from Vanity Fair that the ceremony, which will take place at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles and will go live on The CW, will be hosted by Chelsea Handler. There will be both TV and film categories, just like in previous years.  

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Leonardo DiCaprio (Killers of the Flower Moon), Colman Domingo (Rustin), Paul Giamatti (The Holdovers), Cillian Murphy (Oppenheimer), Jeffrey Wright (American Fiction), and Bradley Cooper (Maestro) are the actors nominated for Best Actor.

Leonardo DiCaprio in Killers of the Flower Moon
Leonardo DiCaprio in Killers of the Flower Moon

Surprisingly, though, fans seem to be leaning toward the extremely talented Murphy as their dark horse contender to steal the show. The Dunkirk actor has definitely established himself in the minds and hearts of film enthusiasts. His distinguished roles in movies like Inception and Peaky Blinders have cemented his status as a gifted and captivating actor.

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Thus, his supporters contend that it is high time he received the acknowledgment he so richly deserves, positioning him as a formidable candidate for the Critics Choice Awards (Best Actor).

Let’s see a few of his fans’ tweets: 

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Meanwhile, Lily Gladstone (Killers of the Flower Moon), Sandra Hüller (Anatomy of a Fall), Greta Lee (Past Lives), Carey Mulligan (Maestro), and Emma Stone (Poor Things) will compete against Margot Robbie in the Best Actress category.

Cillian Murphy in and as Oppenheimer
Cillian Murphy in and as Oppenheimer

Also read: “It’s kind of a gangster movie”: Martin Scorsese Claims Leonardo DiCaprio’s Demand Changed ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ to a Wildly Different Movie That Sent Director Back to His Roots

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Barbie Rules Critics Choice Awards Film Nominations 2024

As per EW, Barbie received 18 nominations overall from the Critics Choice Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director (Greta Gerwig), Best Actress (Margot Robbie), and Best Supporting Actor (Ryan Gosling). Behind Barbie are Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things and Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, both of which received thirteen nominations.

Barbie
Barbie

Critics Choice chief Joey Berlin responds to a question about what people should anticipate from the 2024 Critics Choice Awards (via Variety):

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“Viewers of the 29th annual Critics Choice Awards will see more film and television stars — as well as producers, directors, crafts people and studio executives — than any other show, period. And they will all be enjoying a giant party!”

According to EW’s awards season tracker, the Critics Choice Awards nominations keep Killers of the Flower Moon at the front of the race as the top contender for Best Film. As the 2024 Critics Choice Awards countdown begins, fans all over the world are picking their best actors and films. It appears that the only thing viewers can anticipate from the ceremony in January is the unexpected.  

The CW will air the program live on January 14, 2024.

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Also read: “The guy was a repellent gargoyle”: Leonardo DiCaprio Had Quentin Tarantino Make a Script Change That Made His Character Even More Repulsive in Django Unchained

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