“The Old Guard” has won Best Superhero Series at Critics Choice Super Awards. The film got good competition from DC's Birds of Prey and Sonic The Hedgehog but in the end, it was the critics' favorite. The Old Guard was released on July, 10 on Netflix and it stars Charlize Theron in the leading role. The film is the all-time second most-watched original film on Netflix after Extraction.
Other Netflix movies also won a no. of awards - Best Action Movie (“Da 5 Bloods”), Best Actor in an Action Movie (Delroy Lindo in “Da 5 Bloods”), Best Animated series (“BoJack Horseman”), Best Voice Actor in an Animated Series (Will Arnett in “BoJack Horseman”).
Among the other wins, “Palm Springs,” the Hulu/Neon film starring Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, and J.K. Simmons, and the animated Disney Plus feature “Soul” each took home three trophies. “Palm Springs” earned the science fiction/fantasy movie award, as well as the actor and actress awards in that genre category for Samberg and Milioti, respectively. “Soul” earned the animated movie award and both the voice actor and actress awards for Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey, respectively. “The Invisible Man” won the Best Horror Movie.
The Old Guard revolves around a group of veteran warriors from various points in history who all now living their lives as world-traveling mercenaries. But these are not just ordinary warriors, these band of warriors are immortal and living here for hundreds or thousands of years. They have survived through different circumstances, ended up dying in vicious battles before inexplicably coming back to consciousness, healing, and trying to figure out what it is that brought them back.
The Critics Choice Super Awards was produced remotely under COVID-safe protocols, designed to honor the most popular genres and their talent across screens both big and small. Below is the below list of winners in the movies category:
BEST ACTION MOVIE
“Da 5 Bloods” (Netflix)
BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE
Delroy Lindo – “Da 5 Bloods” (Netflix)
BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE
Betty Gilpin – “The Hunt” (Universal)
BEST ANIMATED MOVIE
“Soul” (Disney Plus)
BEST VOICE ACTOR IN AN ANIMATED MOVIE
Jamie Foxx – “Soul” (Disney Plus)
BEST VOICE ACTRESS IN AN ANIMATED MOVIE
Tina Fey – “Soul” (Disney Plus)
BEST SUPERHERO MOVIE
“The Old Guard” (Netflix)
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPERHERO MOVIE
Ewan McGregor – “Birds of Prey” (Warner Bros.)
BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPERHERO MOVIE
Margot Robbie – “Birds of Prey” (Warner Bros.)
BEST HORROR MOVIE
“The Invisible Man” (Universal)
BEST ACTOR IN A HORROR MOVIE
Vince Vaughn – “Freaky” (Universal)
BEST ACTRESS IN A HORROR MOVIE
Elisabeth Moss – “The Invisible Man” (Universal)
BEST SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY MOVIE
“Palm Springs” (Hulu and Neon)
BEST ACTOR IN A SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY MOVIE
Andy Samberg – “Palm Springs” (Hulu and Neon)
BEST ACTRESS IN A SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY MOVIE
Cristin Milioti – “Palm Springs” (Hulu and Neon)
BEST VILLAIN IN A MOVIE
Jim Carrey – “Sonic The Hedgehog” (Paramount)
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