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GALECA film and TV Dorian Award winners, Frank DeCaro hosts winners’ reception

The Favourite was GALECA Dorian Awards favorite too. Pic credit: FOX/Searchlight PR Still

It’s that time of year, award season is in full swing, and GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, of which Monsters and Critics is a member, has selected their winners for the 10th Dorian Awards.

The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics has announced its 10th Dorian Award winners across 26 TV and film categories.

Select GALECA winners and nominees will be celebrated on Saturday, January 12, an invitation-only party at the Paley restaurant in Hollywood’s historic Columbia Square.

Frank DeCaro will host the GALECA awards
Frank DeCaro will host the Hollywood reception. Pic credit: Frank DeCaro

Writer, actor, and comedian Frank DeCaro, of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and SiriusXM’s The Frank DeCaro Show fame is selected as the master of ceremonies.

He is the author of five books including The Dead Celebrity Cookbook, Unmistakably Mackie: The Fashion and Fantasy of Bob Mackie, A Boy Named Phyllis: A Suburban Memoir, and Drag: Combing Through the Big Wigs of Show Business, due from Rizzoli in spring 2019.

The Favourite took Film of the Year and Olivia Colman earned Film Performance of the Year. The film won the Screenplay of the Year honors for Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara.

Alfonso Cuarón (Roma) was chosen Director of the Year, while the film took the Foreign Language Film of the Year.

Ethan Hawke (First Reformed) took Film Performance of the Year.

In supporting film performance categories, the winners were Regina King for If Beale Street Could Talk and Richard E. Grant for Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Can You Ever Forgive Me was named GALECA’s Dorian Award winner for LGBTQ Film of the Year.

In documentary categories, Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and McQueen took the awards.

GALECA’s unique category winners included sci-fi hit Annihilation for Visually Striking Film of the Year.

And the female heist thriller Widows took the Unsung Film of the Year.

A Simple Favor earned the affectionate Campy Flick of the Year honor.

On the TV side, FX’s Pose took TV Drama of the Year and LGBTQ Drama of the Year. Ryan Murphy earned a second Dorian Award win for Wilde Artist of the Year (Murphy is the first person to win this title twice in GALECA’s 10-year history).

Pose’s star Billy Porter earned two Dorians—one for TV Performance of the Year—Actor and a shared win with his costars MJ Rodriguez and Our Lady J for their rendition of “Home” on the series.

Schitt’s Creek won TV Comedy of the Year as well as Unsung TV Comedy.

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee took TV Current Affairs Show of the Year for the third year in a row.

RuPaul’s Drag Race
RuPaul’s Drag Race is returning to VH1 next year with season 11. Pic credit: RuPaul’s Drag Race/VH1

Campy TV Show award was given to RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Awkwafina was crowned GALECA’s “We’re Wilde About You!” Rising Star award. Hannah Gadsby was named Wilde Wit of the Year.

Harvey Fierstein was the group’s latest choice for Timeless Star.

From GALECA:

GALECA 2018/19 DORIAN AWARDS

WINNERS IN CAPS *

Film of the Year
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
THE FAVOURITE * (FOX SEARCHLIGHT)
If Beale Street Could Talk
Roma
A Star is Born

Director of the Year
(Film or Television)
ALFONSO CUARÓN, ROMA * (NETFLIX)
Marielle Heller, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk
Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
Spike Lee, Blackkklansman

Film Performance of the Year — Actress
Yalitza Aparicio, Roma
Toni Collette, Hereditary
OLIVIA COLMAN, THE FAVOURITE * (FOX SEARCHLIGHT)
Lady Gaga, A Star is Born
Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Film Performance of the Year — Actor
Christian Bale, Vice
Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born
ETHAN HAWKE, FIRST REFORMED * (A24)
Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
John David Washington, Blackkklansman

Film Performance of the Year — Supporting Actress
Elizabeth Debicki, Widows
REGINA KING, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK * (ANNAPURNA PICTURES)
Emma Stone, The Favourite
Rachel Weisz, The Favourite
Michelle Yeoh, Crazy Rich Asians

Film Performance of the Year — Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali, Green Book
Timothée Chalamet, Beautiful Boy
Sam Elliott, A Star is Born
RICHARD E. GRANT, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? * (FOX SEARCHLIGHT)
Michael B. Jordan, Black Panther

LGBTQ Film of the Year ***
Boy Erased
CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? * (FOX SEARCHLIGHT)
Disobedience
The Favourite
Love, Simon

Foreign Language Film of the Year
Burning
Capernaum
Cold War
ROMA * (NETFLIX)
Shoplifters

Screenplay of the Year
Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade
Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
DEBORAH DAVIS AND TONY MCNAMARA, THE FAVOURITE * (FOX SEARCHLIGHT)
Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk

Documentary of the Year
Free Solo
RBG
Shirkers
Three Identical Strangers
WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? * (FOCUS FEATURES)

LGBTQ Documentary of the Year
The Gospel According to Andre
MCQUEEN * (BLEECKER STREET MEDIA)
Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood
Studio 54
Whitney

Visually Striking Film of the Year
ANNIHILATION * (PARAMOUNT)
Black Panther
The Favourite
If Beale Street Could Talk
Roma

Unsung Film of the Year
Colette
Disobedience
The Happy Prince
Tully
We the Animals
WIDOWS * (20TH CENTURY FOX)

Campy Flick of the Year
Aquaman
Book Club
Mama Mia! Here We Go Again
A SIMPLE FAVOR * (LIONSGATE)
Suspiria

TV Drama of the Year
American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace
The Handmaid’s Tale
Homecoming
Killing Eve
POSE * (FX)

TV Comedy of the Year
Barry
GLOW
The Good Place
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
SCHITT’S CREEK * (POP)

TV Performance of the Year — Actor
Darren Criss, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace
Hugh Grant, A Very English Scandal
BILLY PORTER, POSE * (FX)
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal

TV Performance of the Year — Actress
Amy Adams, Sharp Objects
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
SANDRA OH, KILLING EVE * (BBC AMERICA)
Julia Roberts, Homecoming

LGBTQ TV Show of the Year
A Very English Scandal
American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace
Killing Eve
POSE * (FX)
Queer Eye

Unsung TV Show of the Year ***
The Bisexual
Dear White People
The Good Fight
One Day at a Time
SCHITT’S CREEK * (POP)

TV Current Affairs Show of the Year
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE * (TBS)
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
The Rachel Maddow Show

TV Musical Performance of the Year
Adam Lambert, “Believe,” 41st Kennedy Center Honors
BILLY PORTER, MJ RODRIGUEZ AND OUR LADY J, “HOME”, POSE * (FX)
Noah Reid, “Simply the Best,” Schitt’s Creek
Keala Settle, “This is Me,” 90th Academy Awards
Sufjan Stevens, “Mystery of Love,” 90th Academy Awards

Campy TV Show of the Year
American Horror Story: Apocalypse
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Queer Eye
Riverdale
RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE * (VH1, LOGO)

The “We’re Wilde About You!” Rising Star Award
AWKWAFINA *
Elsie Fisher
Henry Golding
Indya Moore
MJ Rodriguez

Wilde Wit of the Year
(Honoring a performer, writer or commentator whose observations both challenge and amuse)
Samantha Bee
HANNAH GADSBY *
Kate McKinnon
John Oliver
Michelle Wolf

Wilde Artist of the Year
(Honoring a truly groundbreaking force in film, stage and/or television)
Bradley Cooper
Hannah Gadsby
Lady Gaga
Nicole Kidman
RYAN MURPHY *

Timeless Star
(Given to an actor or performer whose exemplary career is marked by character, wisdom and wit)
HARVEY FIERSTEIN


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