A Win for Daniel Radcliffe at the 28th Critics Choice Awards

The 28th Critics Choice Awards took place last night, and we’re delighted to share that there were some Wizarding World alumni among the winners, including the boy who lived himself, Daniel Radcliffe.

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story won two awards at the ceremony, including Best Movie Made for Television. Daniel Radcliffe won the Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television award for his portrayal of the comedy musician in the series, marking his first Critics Choice Award. The film is a satirical comedy that tells the story of Yankovic’s life and has also been nominated for awards at the Producers Guild of America Awards, the Directors Guild of America Awards, and the Writers Guild of America Awards. Congratulations to Radcliffe on his award!



Radcliffe wasn’t the only magical winner at the ceremony last night. Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, to which Ron Perlman (Gnarlak in Fantastic Beasts) and David Bradley (Filch in Harry Potter) lend their voices, also received a win with the Best Animated Feature award.

Unfortunately, other Wizarding World nominees were beaten to their awards. The Banshees of Inisherin, which stars Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell (Mad-Eye Moody and Percival Graves, respectively), won nothing at the ceremony, despite its nine nominations. Meanwhile, Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour) was beaten by Brendan Fraser (The Whale) to the Best Actor award, and composers John Williams and Alexandre Desplat were both beaten to the Best Score award for their work on The Fabelmans and Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, respectively.

Congratulations to Daniel Radcliffe and all the other winners at the ceremony! Have you seen his performance in Weird: The Al Yankovic Story yet?

Neave Williamson

I've been a proud Slytherin for as long as I can remember, and love taking inspiration from the Wizarding World for short films.