National Society of Film Critics names ‘Lady Bird’ best picture

The National Society of Film Critics has handed Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird top awards for best picture, director and screenplay of 2017. The film’s Laurie Metcalf won for best supporting actress.

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The selection of the 2018 awards are being announced by society chair Justin Chang from New York’s Film Society of Lincoln Center. The group has dedicated this year’s awards to film critic and historian Richard Schickel, author of 37 books and director of 37 documentaries, and a founding member of the Society.

This year’s National Society of Film Critics awards are dedicated to the legendary film critic and historian Richard Schickel, author of 37 books and director of 37 documentaries, and a founding member of the Society.

Here is the winner’s list, with runners-up:

BEST PICTURE: LADY BIRD
Runners-up:
GET OUT
PHANTOM THREAD

BEST DIRECTOR: Greta Gerwig, LADY BIRD
Runners-up (tie):
Paul Thomas Anderson, PHANTOM THREAD, and Jordan Peele, GET OUT

BEST SCREENPLAY: Greta Gerwig, LADY BIRD
Runners-up:
Jordan Peele, GET OUT
Paul Thomas Anderson, PHANTOM THREAD

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Roger Deakins, BLADE RUNNER 2049
Runners-up:
Hoyte van Hoytema, DUNKIRK
Alexis Zabe, THE FLORIDA PROJECT

BEST ACTRESS: Sally Hawkins, THE SHAPE OF WATER and MAUDIE
Runners-up:
2. Saoirse Ronan, LADY BIRD
3. Cynthia Nixon, A QUIET PASSION, and Frances McDormand, THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI

BEST ACTOR: Daniel Kaluuya, GET OUT
Runners-up:
2. Daniel Day-Lewis, PHANTOM THREAD
3. Timothée Chalamet, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Laurie Metcalf, LADY BIRD
Runners-up:
2. Lesley Manville, PHANTOM THREAD
3. Allison Janney, I, TONYA

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Willem Dafoe, THE FLORIDA PROJECT
Runners-up:
2. Michael Stuhlbarg, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, THE SHAPE OF WATER and THE POST
3. Sam Rockwell, THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI

(Via.)

NEW YORK — The National Society of Film Critics has named “Lady Bird” the best picture of 2017.

The writer-director of “Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig, won best director and best screenplay as the society voted in New York on Saturday.

Sally Hawkins won best actress for “The Shape of Water” and “Maudie” and Daniel Kaluuya won best actor for “Get Out.”

The best supporting actress award went to Laurie Metcalf for “Lady Bird” and the best supporting actor award went to Willem Dafoe for “The Florida Project.”

“Blade Runner 2049” won best cinematography.

The society is made up of 59 prominent movie critics. Members who are not based in New York were able to vote for the awards online.

via National Society of Film Critics names ‘Lady Bird’ best picture — New York Post

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