National Society of Film Critics Awards Lady Bird For Best Film

The National Society of Film Critics announced their 2017 awards winners on Saturday.

Lady Bird received the most wins including Best Film, Greta Gerwig for Best Director and Screenplay (beating Get Out by 1 vote) and Laurie Metcalf for Best Supporting Actress. Willem Dafoe continues his trek to Oscar night with another Best Supporting Actor win.

Full list of NSFC winners:

Best Film: “Lady Bird”
(Runners-up: “Get Out”; “Phantom Thread”)

Best Director: Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird”
(Runners-up: Paul Thomas Anderson, “Phantom Thread”; Jordan Peele, “Get Out”)

Best Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”
(Runners-up: Daniel Day-Lewis, “Phantom Thread”; Timothée Chalamet, “Call Me by Your Name”)

Best Actress: Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”
(Runners-up: Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”; Cynthia Nixon, “A Quiet Passion”; Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”)

Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”
(Runners-up: Michael Stuhlbarg, “Call Me by Your Name,” “The Shape of Water” and “The Post”; Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”)

Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”
(Runners-up: Lesley Manville, “Phantom Thread”; Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”)

Best Screenplay: Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird”
(Runners-up: Jordan Peele, “Get Out”; Paul Thomas Anderson, “Phantom Thread”)

Best Foreign Language Film: “Graduation”
(Runners-up: “Faces Places”; “BPM (Beats Per Minute)”)

Best Non-Fiction Film:“Faces Places”
(Runners-up: “Ex Libris – The New York Public Library”; “Dawson City: Frozen Time”)

Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins, “Blade Runner 2049”
(Runners-up: Hoyta van Hoytema, “Dunkirk”; Alexis Zabe, “The Florida Project”)

Best Experimental Film: Ben Russell’s, “Good Luck”


AFI Names Their Top 10 Films of 2017


The American Film Institute announced its annual list of the Top 10 American-made movies of the year. All of the films on the list have been in the Oscar conversation one way or another.


The AFI has a strong track record at showing us what the Best Picture line-up at the Oscars might look like. Since 2009, the AFI has chosen 58 of the 65 nominees. That’s 90%!

This puts Wonder Woman officially on the list of possible Best Picture nominees.

The AFI Top 10 List:

Get Out
Call Be By Your Name
The Post
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
The Shape of Water
Lady Bird
The Florida Project
The Big Sick
Wonder Woman