Olivia Munn roasts Mark Wahlberg at 2018 Critics' Choice Awards

Joann Johnston
January 13, 2018

But on Thursday, January 11, the stars were out, as the 23rd annual Critics Choice awards kicked off in Santa Monica.

Franco won the statuette for Best Actor in a Comedy at the Critics" Choice Award however he was conspicuously absent from the awards show as reported by EW, unlike his Golden Globes win from just a few days ago where he received the Best Actor in a Musical/Comedy whilst sporting an anti-sexual harassment "Time's Up' lapel pin.

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". "And we will continue to band together to make strides uniting for equality".

Lastly, upon accepting the award for Best Picture for The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro continued to thank his leading ladies Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer, writer Vanessa Taylor and president of Fox Searchlight Pictures Nancy Utley for their contributions to the film before making a powerful statement. Alongside Best Picture, the critically lauded flick also nabbed Best Director for Del Toro and Best Composer for Alexandre Desplat.

"Let me tell you one thing, if you don't do that, you don't know what you're missing", he said.

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

Click through our gallery to see the best dressed guests from this year's Critics' Choice Awards.

Olivia Munn hosted the dinner ceremony, which was broadcast live on the CW network.

"Congratulations for doing what you're supposed to do!" "Times up on that!", said Sarah on her twitter account.

Get Out also won Best Screenplay alongside Luca Guadagnino's LGBT love story Call Me By Your Name. The accusations came after Franco won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, but he says they are completely untrue.

"Although this is progress, there is still a long way to go", she said. "Let's keep this going". Beyond that, there is a massive amount of affection in the community for its director, Patty Jenkins, and its leading lady, Gal Gadot - the latter is now the biggest movie star in the world - who have been at as many awards ceremonies as anyone this year.

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