"The Shape of Water" takes top prize at Critics' Choice Awards

12 January 2018

"The Shape of Water", a dark fairy tale in which a mute cleaner named Elisa falls in love with an aquatic creature swept the top prizes at the Critics' Choice Awards on Thursday taking the Best Picture and Best Director awards. Gary Oldman was named Best Actor for his role as British wartime leader Winston Churchill in Focus Features' "Darkest Hour"."The Handmaid's Tale" won Best Drama Series, Best Actress in a Drama Series for Elisabeth Moss and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Ann Dowd. "Wonder Woman" also won the award for Best Action Movie.

The Critics' Choice Awards are chosen by the members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association.