Monday, 19 December 2016


La La Land is on a ro ro roll with the critics groups, reinforcing why it's being tipped by so many as the Oscar Best Picture frontrunner. The film wins six awards from the St. Louis Film Critics Association including Best Picture and Best Director, though the voters' choices were a little less predictable in other categories. Check out their nominations at this link, and their award winners and runners-up in full below.

Best Picture
1. La La Land
2. Hell or High Water
=  Manchester by the Sea

Best Director
1. Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
2. Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea)
=  Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)

Best Actress
1. Isabelle Huppert (Elle)
2. Natalie Portman (Jackie)

Best Actor
1. Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)
2. Joel Edgerton (Loving)

Best Supporting Actress
1. Viola Davis (Fences)
2. Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea)

Best Supporting Actor
1. Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
2. Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea)

Best Original Screenplay
1. Taylor Sheridan (Hell or High Water)
2. Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea)

Best Adapted Screenplay
1. Whit Stillman (Love & Friendship)
2. Eric Heisserer (Arrival)

Best Cinematography
1. Linus Sandgren (La La Land)
2. James Laxton (Moonlight)

Best Film Editing
1. Sebastian Sepulveda (Jackie)
2. Hacksaw Ridge
=  La La Land

Best Production Design
1. The Handmaiden
2. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
=  Jackie
=  La La Land

Best Visual Effects
1. The Jungle Book
2. Doctor Strange

Best Score
1. Justin Hurwitz (La La Land)
2. Mica Levi (Jackie)

Best Soundtrack
1. Sing Street
2. La La Land

Best Song
1. 'Audition (The Fools Who Dream)' (La La Land)
2. 'City of Stars' (La La Land)

Best Animated Feature
1. Zootopia
2. Kubo and the Two Strings

Best Documentary
1. I Am Not Your Negro
2. Weiner

Best Foreign Language Film
1. Elle
2. The Handmaiden

Best Action Movie
1. Captain America: Civil War
2. Doctor Strange

Best Comedy
1. Hail, Caesar!
2. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Best Sci-Fi / Horror Film
1. The Witch
2. Arrival

Best Scene
1. 'Opening traffic jam 'Another Day of Sun'' (La La Land)
2. 'Would that it were so simple' (Hail, Caesar!)

Worst Film
1. Warcraft
2. The Angry Birds Movie