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'Circle' stars: Maria Bakalova, Chadwick Boseman honored by NYFCC

'Circle' stars: Maria Bakalova, Chadwick Boseman honored by NYFCC
"Borat" star Maria Bakalova, Chadwick Boseman among the 2020 New York Film Critics Circle's winners.

Maria Bakalova, the breakout star of the 2020 comedy “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” was named best supporting actress by the New York Film Critics Circle on Friday.In one of the film’s most controversial scenes, in which she interviews Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor appears to inappropriately touch Bakalova and ask for her phone number.” Maria Bakalova has been honored by the New York Film Critics Circle for her performance in "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.Despite being one of the most revered critical film organizations in the country, the New York Film Critics Circle’s most recent selections have not parlayed into Academy Award success.

Most Read Of the four actors copping 2019 New York Film Critics Circle awards, only “Marriage Story” actress Laura Dern copped an Academy Award; although “Pain and Glory” star Antonio Banderas and Joe Pesci from “The Irishman” did receive Oscar nominations." (CBS Photo Archive/CBS via Getty Images) Kelly Reichardt’s 19th-century wilderness drama “First Cow” was named best picture and Chloé Zhao was honored as best director for her critically acclaimed film “Nomadland.

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