HCA Gradebook: “The Boys” Season 3

TV Show: The Boys  Plot: A group of vigilantes set out to take down corrupt superheroes who abuse their superpowers. Cast: Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Jensen Ackles, Dominique McElligott, and Karen Fukuhara Creator: Eric Kripke Release Date: June 2, 2022 Network: Prime Video  HCA Overall Grade: A- Number of Grades: 11 […]

HCA Gradebook: “Crimes of the Future”

Film: Crimes of the Future Plot: Humans adapt to a synthetic environment, with new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice, Saul Tenser, celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Cast: Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, Viggo Mortensen, Scott Speedman, and Don McKellar Director: David Cronenberg Release Date: June 2, […]

HCA Gradebook: “Top Gun: Maverick”

Film: Top Gun: Maverick Plot: After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. Cast: Tom Cruise,  Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris, and Val Kilmer Director: […]

The 2nd Annual HCA TV Awards To Be A Two-Night Event on August 13 and August 14, 2022

THE 2ND ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD CRITICS ASSOCIATION TV AWARDS WILL BE A TWO-NIGHT EVENT, DEDICATING THE FIRST NIGHT TO BROADCAST & CABLE AND THE SECOND TO STREAMING PLATFORMS  New categories added, including Writing, Directing, Short Form, and International Series The event will take place in Los Angeles on August 13 and August 14, 2022 Friday, May 20, […]

HCA Gradebook: “Turning Red”

Film: Turning Red Plot: A 13-year-old girl named Meilin turns into a giant red panda whenever she gets too excited. Cast: Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh, Ava Morse, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, and Orion Lee Director: Domee Shi Release Date: March 11, 2022 Studio: Pixar & Walt Disney Pictures HCA Overall Grade: B+ Daniel Howat says, “Turning Red […]

HCA Gradebook: The Batman

Film: The Batman Plot: When the Riddler, a sadistic serial killer, begins murdering key political figures in Gotham, Batman is forced to investigate the city’s hidden corruption and question his family’s involvement. Cast: Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, Colin Ferrell, John Turturro Director: Matt Reeves Release Date: March 4, 2022 Studio: Warner […]

HCA Gradebook: “The Worst Person in the World”

Film: The Worst Person in the World (2021) Plot: The chronicles of four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is. Cast: Renate Reinsve, Anders Danielsen […]

HCA Gradebook: “Jackass Forever”

Film: Jackass Forever (2022) Plot: After 11 years, the Jackass crew is back for their final crusade. Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Eric André, Machine Gun Kelly, and Rachel Wolfson Director: Jeff Tremaine Release Date: February 4, 2022 Studio: Paramount Pictures HCA Overall Grade: B Aaron Neuwirth says “Jackass Forever is the legacy sequel […]


The HCA Film Awards will take place on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the Avalon Hollywood and be streamed live on the HCA’s Official YouTube Channel.  Thursday, December 2, 2021 (Los Angeles, CA) – ​​The Hollywood Critics Association is pleased to announce the nominees for the 5th Annual HCA Film Awards. “2021 was the year […]

Ted Lasso Leads 1st Annual HCA TV Awards with 4 wins

  Sunday, August 29, 2021 (Los Angeles, CA) -– The Hollywood Critics Association (HCA) announced today the winners of the inaugural HCA TV Awards including Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso (Best Streaming Series – Comedy, Best Actor in a Streaming Series – Comedy, Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series – Comedy, and Best Supporting Actress […]