The 26th Critics Choice Awards nominations saw the "Mank" ruling over the nomination list while while streaming giant, Netflix created history with four best picture nominees.
"Mank," led the field with 12 nominations, including best picture, director, actor for Gary Oldman and supporting actress for Amanda Seyfried, reports Variety.
Lee Isaac Chung's "Minari," the semi-autobiographical tale of a Korean family moving to Arkansas in the 1980s, was second with 10 nominations, including best picture, foreign language film, actor for Steven Yeun and supporting actress for Yuh-Jung Youn.
"Da 5 Bloods" from Spike Lee, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" from George C. Wolfe, "Mank" from David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin's "The Trial of the Chicago 7" represented the platform Netflix.
"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" landed eight mentions, while Universal Pictures' "News of the World," from director and co-writer Paul Greengrass, garnered seven.
Netflix received 46 film nominations, and combined with the 26 TV nods announced last month, the streamer's total comes to 72, the most for any studio or network. A24 was the second most-nominated film studio with 14, and Amazon Studios was close behind with 13. Across film and TV, HBO was the second most-nominated with 24, and Amazon Studios garnered 18 in total.
Chadwick Boseman becomes the first actor to receive two posthumous nominations in the same year for his work in "Da 5 Bloods" and "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."
The Critics Choice Awards will be a virtual hybrid show with host Taye Diggs and some of the presenters filming from a stage in Los Angeles, while nominees appear remotely from various locations around the world.
The Critics Choice Awards will air on the CW network on 7 March.