Monday, 12 December 2016

ST. LOUIS FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2016 AWARD NOMINEES


As if today couldn't get fuller for critics awards, along comes the St. Louis Film Critics Association and their lineup of 2016 nominations. You couldn't have left it 48 hours, folks? To compound my frustration, balls-deep into the wee hours of Monday morning, there's nothing much new to report here. All you need to know is that winners will be announced on the 18th of December.

Best Picture
Arrival
Hell or High Water
La La Land
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight

Best Director
Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)
Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea)
David MacKenzie (Hell or High Water)
Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)

Best Actress
Amy Adams (Arrival)
Isabelle Huppert (Elle)
Ruth Negga (Loving)
Natalie Portman (Jackie)
Emma Stone (La La Land)

Best Actor
Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)
Joel Edgerton (Loving)
Ryan Gosling (La La Land)
Tom Hanks (Sully)
Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)

Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis (Fences)
Greta Gerwig (20th Century Women)
Lily Gladstone (Certain Women)
Naomie Harris (Moonlight)
Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea)

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water)
Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea)
Dev Patel (Lion)
Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals)

Best Original Screenplay
Hell or High Water
La La Land
Loving
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight

Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival
Fences
Lion
Love & Friendship
Nocturnal Animals

Best Cinematography
Arrival
Cafe Society
Hail, Caesar!
La La Land
Moonlight

Best Film Editing
Hacksaw Ridge
Jackie
La La Land
Moonlight
Nocturnal Animals

Best Production Design
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Hail, Caesar!
The Handmaiden
Jackie
La La Land

Best Visual Effects
Arrival
Doctor Strange
The Jungle Book
La La Land
A Monster Calls

Best Score
Arrival
Jackie
La La Land
Moonlight
The Neon Demon

Best Soundtrack
Everybody Wants Some!!
La La Land
Moana
Sing Street
Trolls

Best Song
'Audition (The Fools Who Dream)' (La La Land)
'City of Stars' (La La Land)
'Drive It Like You Stole It' (Sing Street)
'How Far I'll Go' (Moana)
'You're Welcome' (Moana)

Best Animated Feature
April and the Extraordinary World
Finding Dory
Kubo and the Two Strings
Moana
Zootopia

Best Documentary
de Palma
The Eagle Huntress
Gleason
I Am Not Your Negro
Weiner

Best Foreign Language Film
Elle
The Handmaiden
A Man Called Ove
Our Little Sister
Toni Erdmann

Best Action Film
Captain America: Civil War
Deadpool
Doctor Strange
Hacksaw Ridge
Jason Bourne

Best Comedy
Deadpool
Don't Think Twice
Florence Foster Jenkins
Hail, Caesar!
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Best Horror / Sci-Fi Film
10 Cloverfield Lane
Arrival
Doctor Strange
Don't Breathe
The Witch

Best Scene
'Airport fight' (Captain America: Civil War)
'Final encounter between Williams and Affleck' (Manchester by the Sea)
'Opening credits' (Deadpool)
'Opening traffic jam' (La La Land)
'Would that it were so simple' (Hail, Caesar!)

Worst Film
The 9th Life of Louis Draz
The Angry Birds Movie
Masterminds
Warcraft
Zoolander 2