Critics Alternative Awards 2023, Stars Having A Blast Behind The Scenes
The twenty eighth annual Critics’ Alternative Awards went off with out a hitch Sunday evening … and whereas celebs had been takin’ dwelling gold all evening lengthy, they had been having a great deal of enjoyable when the cameras WEREN’T rolling,
Brendan Fraser and Ke Huy Quan hugged it out behind the scenes, marking one other emotional get-together for the two since final working collectively in 1992’s “Encino Man.” They each had been winners of the evening — Brendan for “The Whale” and Ke for “Every thing All over the place All At As soon as.”
Award season frontrunners Austin Butler and Cate Blanchett — who gained for Greatest Actress — buddied up for the digicam backstage, too!
Angela Bassett, who took dwelling the award for Greatest Supporting Actress for her work in “Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly,” was all smiles on the Fairmont Century Plaza Lodge in L.A.
It was a ‘Massive Lebowski’ reunion, too — nearly as good buds John Goodman and Jeff Bridges had been cheesin’ exhausting collectively … as you understand, John had the glory of presenting Jeff with this 12 months’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
ICYMI — Brendan gave an extremely emotional acceptance speech for his win, breaking down whereas telling the gang he was lately “within the wilderness,” and is grateful to have been rediscovered. What adopted these remarks was simply as highly effective.
Janelle Monae took dwelling the SeeHer Award — and rocked a head-turning robe that seemed to be from Vera Wang‘s Spring 2023 assortment … givin’ everybody an eyeful.