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”


Los Angeles Online Film Critics Awards Winners

The Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society announced their first ever award winners on Tuesday.

LAOFCS was started last year to support Los Angeles online film critics. Their main goal is to support diversity in the world of film journalism. They will hold an awards ceremony on January 10th.

They loved The Shape of Water awarding in Best Picture and Best Male Director for Guillermo del Toro. The film won four awards including Sally Hawkins for Best Actress and Alexandre Desplat for Original Score.

Full list of winners:

Best Picture
“The Shape of Water”

Best Actress
Sally Hawkins – “The Shape of Water”

Best Actor
Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour”

Best Supporting Actress
Allison Janney – I, Tonya

Best Supporting Actor – TIE
Patrick Stewart – “Logan ”
Michael Stuhlbarg – “Call Me by Your Name”

Best Adapted Screenplay
Aaron Sorkin – “Molly’s Game”

Best Original Screenplay
Jordan Peele – “Get Out”

Best Male Director
Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape of Water”

Best Female Director
Greta Gerwig – “Lady Bird”

Best Animated Film

Best Foreign Film
“The Square”

Best Documentary – TIE
“Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond”

Best Visual Effects
“War for The Planet of the Apes”

Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins, “Blade Runner 2049”

Best Blockbuster
“Wonder Woman”

Best Independent Film
“Lady Bird”

Best First Feature
Jordan Peele, “Get Out”

Best Comedy or Musical
“The Big Sick ”

Best Action/War
“Baby Driver”

Best Sci-Fi/Horror
“Get Out ”

Best Actor or Actress 23 and Under
Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”

Best Stunt Work
“Baby Driver”

Best Score
Alexandre Desplat, “The Shape of Water”

Best Editing
Paul Machliss and Jonathan Amos, “Baby Driver”

Best Visual Effect Performance
Andy Serkis, “War for the Planet of the Apes”

Trailblazer Award:
Jessica Chastain

LAOFCS Achievement Award:
Hugh Jackman

The Shape of Water Gets a Trailer

Guillermo Del Toro is back with another film about the relationship between man and best. Pan's Labyrinth remains one of the greatest films of all time. Not sure Del Toro can repeat the same magic. It stars Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Shannon.

The Shape of Water will be released on December 8th.