James Franco Skipped the Critics' Choice Awards Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

There it is! Nicole Kidman wins Best Actress for her role in Big Little Lies at the Critics Choice Awards and dedicates award to'all of her children after failing to mention Isabella and Connor Cruise at the Globes

Jessica Lange ("Feud: Bette and Joan") is in second with 18/1 odds, followed by Kidman's two "Big Little Lies" co-stars Laura Dern (33/1 odds) and Reese Witherspoon (50/1 odds).

Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot accepted the award, presented to her by her director on the movie, Patty Jenkins.

Presenter Walter Goggins was pressed into service accepting James Franco's trophy at the Critics' Choice Awards.

Writer/director Jordan Peele was also a big victor at the Critics' Choice Awards on Thursday night, claiming the Best Original Screenplay prize for Get Out, which was also named the Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie. More women dressed in colour on Thursday but an outspoken determination to end gender discrimination remained just as fierce.

"I want to thank all of my children who show me so much love", she said in her acceptance speech. "I have never worn pink".

But "I wore this because it makes me feel fabulous", she added.

Queen of Hollywood! The Critics Choice Award was another big win for Nicole who has also won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her part in Big Little Lies
James Franco Skipped the Critics' Choice Awards Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Del Toro echoed those sentiments, closing the ceremony by shouting that he has always believed in the equality of women.

She then turned her attention to Wahlberg, stating: "I do want to say thank you to the producers for paying Niecy and I the same amount of money and Mark Wahlberg a million dollars".

"I speak on behalf of my show that's not the darkest, or the sexiest, but we have a lot of heart", he said. When Gadot was originally announced as the recipient in December, the Association of National Advertisers - which sponsored the award - called her a "powerful voice advocating for women, not only on screen as the iconic Wonder Woman but in life as well". "Get Out" was named best sci-fi or horror film, and writer-director Jordan Peele claimed original screenplay honors. "While this is progress, there is a long way to go".

"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" won three awards, including best actress for Frances McDormand, best supporting actor for Sam Rockwell and best ensemble. "Thank you so much".

Sharing her excitement over winning the Best Action Movie, the actress took to Instagram and shared a picture holding the envelope revealing the category and winner's name.

"Darkest Hour's Gary Oldman took home the Best Actor award at the 2018 Critics" Choice Movie and TV Awards.

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