Friday, 16 December 2016


No sooner had I published an article about the Las Vegas Film Critics Society's 2016 award nominations than I discovered that their winners had been declared. That's what happens when you take your eye off the game and make a post about something that occurred four days ago... Anyway, another one for La La Land. Or, rather, another seven. All the details below:

Best Picture
La La Land

Best Director
Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Best Actress
Natalie Portman (Jackie)

Best Actor
Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis (Fences)

Best Supporting Actor
Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals)

Best Original Screenplay
La La Land

Best Adapted Screenplay
Nocturnal Animals

Best Cinematography
La La Land

Best Film Editing

Best Art Direction
La La Land

Best Costume Design
The Witch

Best Visual Effects
The Jungle Book

Best Score
La La Land

Best Song
'City of Stars' (La La Land)

Best Ensemble
Hidden Figures

Best Animated Film
Kubo and the Two Strings

Best Documentary
O.J.: Made in America

Best Foreign Language Film
The Handmaiden

Best Action Film
Captain America: Civil War

Best Comedy
The Nice Guys

Best Family Film
Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Best Horror / Sci-Fi
The Witch

Best Breakout Filmmaker
Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

Youth in Film
Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea)