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Critics Choice Super Awards: 'The Boys', 'Palm Springs' and 'Soul' lead winners

The ceremony celebrated action, superhero and fantasy genres

Critics Choice Super Awards winners: Anthony Starr in 'The Boys'; Andy Samberg in 'Palm Springs' and 'BoJack Horseman'. 
Critics Choice Super Awards winners: Anthony Starr in 'The Boys'; Andy Samberg in 'Palm Springs' and 'BoJack Horseman'. 

The Critics Choice Association (CCA) has hosted the first Critics Choice Super Awards, a celebration of the most popular and fan-adored TV shows and film, with a focus on superhero and comic book genres.

Science fiction, fantasy, horror, action and animated productions were also honoured at the awards, which took place on the night of Sunday, January 10.

The inaugural ceremony was hosted by writer-director Kevin Smith and actress Dani Fernandez and held with Covid-19 safety protocols in place.

Disney's 'Soul' took home three Critics' Choice Super Awards. Courtesy Disney+
Disney's 'Soul' took home three Critics' Choice Super Awards. Courtesy Disney+

Amazon’s The Boys topped the winners' list with four awards, followed by heart-warming animation Soul and Palm Springs, a modern take on Groundhog Day starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti, which took three awards each.

The Critics Choice Association's 26th Critics' Choice Awards is set to take place on Monday, March 8, with a socially distanced ceremony.

The awards, which is often seen as a precursor to which titles might win at the annual Oscars, celebrate cinematic achievement. Nominations for the 2021 awards are set to be released on Monday, January 18.

The full list of Critics' Choice Super Awards winners:

Best Action Movie

Da 5 Bloods

Best Actor in an Action Movie

Delroy Lindo – Da 5 Bloods

'Da 5 Bloods' tells the story of four war veterans who return to Vietnam in the present day to recover the body of their fallen comrade and claim the gold they had buried more than four decades ago. Courtesy Netflix
'Da 5 Bloods' tells the story of four war veterans who return to Vietnam. Courtesy Netflix

Best Actor in an Action Movie

Betty Gilpin – The Hunt

Best Animated Movie

Soul

Best Voice Actor in an Animated Movie

Jamie Foxx – Soul

Best Voice Actress in an Animated Movie

Tina Fey – Soul

Best Superhero Movie

The Old Guard

Best Actor in a Superhero Movie

Ewan McGregor – Birds of Prey

Best Actress in a Superhero Movie

Margot Robbie – Birds of Prey

Margot Robbie in Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020) courtesy: IMDb
Margot Robbie in 'Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn' (2020).

Best Horror Movie

The Invisible Man

Best Actor in a Horror Movie

Vince Vaughn – Freaky

Best Actress in a Horror Movie

Elisabeth Moss – The Invisible Man

Best Science Fiction / Fantasy Movie

Palm Springs

Best Actor in a Science Fiction / Fantasy Movie

Andy Samberg – Palm Springs

Best Actress in a Science Fiction / Fantasy Movie

Cristin Milioti – Palm Springs

Best Villain in a Movie

Jim Carrey – Sonic The Hedgehog

Best Action Series

Vikings

Best Actor in an Action Series

Daveed Diggs – Snowpiercer

Best Actress in an Action Series

Angela Bassett – 9-1-1

Best Animated Series

BoJack Horseman

Best Voice Actor in an Animated Series

Will Arnett – BoJack Horseman

Best Voice Actress in an Animated Series

Kaley Cuoco – Harley Quinn

Best Superhero Series

The Boys

Best Actor in a Superhero Series

Antony Starr – The Boys

Best Actress in a Superhero Series

Aya Cash – The Boys

Best Horror Series

Lovecraft Country

Best Actor in a Horror Series

Jensen Ackles – Supernatural

Best Actress in a Horror Series

Jurnee Smollett – Lovecraft Country

Best Science Fiction / Fantasy Series

The Mandalorian

Best Actor in a Science Fiction / Fantasy Series

Patrick Stewart – Star Trek: Picard

Best Actress in a Science Fiction / Fantasy Series

Natasia Demetriou – What We Do in the Shadows

Best Villain in a Series

Antony Starr – The Boys

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Updated: January 11, 2021 01:01 PM

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