The Favourite tipped for Critics' Choice Award glory

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Did you tune into tonight's Critics' Choice Awards?

Elsie Fisher won the best new actress honor for her breakthrough role in "Eighth Grade".

It comes a week after success for both stars at the Golden Globes and in the BAFTA nominations.

"Roma" is the top victor at the Critics' Choice Awards, winning best picture, foreign language film and a pair of individual honors for director Alfonso Cuaron.

Christian Bale, who portrayed former U.S. vice president Dick Cheney in "Vice", won awards in the Best Actor and Best Actor in a Comedy categories, while Glenn Close ("The Wife") and Lady Gaga ("A Star is Born") jointly won in the Best Actress category.

In her acceptance speech for best actress, Gaga tearfully thanked her co-star and director Bradley Cooper, calling him a "magical filmmaker". It will contend with A Star Is Born, Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, First Man, Green Book, If Beale Street Could Talk, Mary Poppins Returns, Roma and Vice.

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Director Lanthimos has been shortlisted for Best Director, with the film also nominated for Best Picture.

When the award was presented, Amy Adams was the first to be announced as a victor.

"I accept this award as an encouragement to myself to be courageous enough to face and see myself, and by doing, hopefully, I can understand and see others, and ultimately I can help others to see themselves", she said.

"Maisel" tied for top television winners with three apiece.

Offbeat 18th century royal romp "The Favourite" won the award for Best Acting Ensemble, while its star Olivia Colman won the Best Actress in a Comedy award.

Amy Adams, left, and Patricia Arquette accept the award, a tie, for best actress in a limited series or movie made for television at the 24th annual Critics' Choice Awards on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Adams won for her role in "Sharp Objects" and Arquette won for her role in "Escape at Dannemora".

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