Tuesday, December 26, 2017

"Three Billboards" Leads North Carolina Film Critics Nominations


The NC-filmed Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri lead the North Carolina Film Critics Associations annual award nominations with 7 nods, including Best Picture, Best Actress, two nominations for Best Supporting Actor, and the Ken Haneke Memorial Tar Heel Award. The full list of nominations is below. Winners will be announced on Jan. 2!


BEST NARRATIVE FILM
The Florida Project
Get Out
The Post
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
Faces Places
Jane
Kedi
Last Men in Aleppo


BEST ANIMATED FILM
The Boss Baby
The Breadwinner
Coco
The LEGO Batman Movie
Loving Vincent


BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
BPM (Beats Per Minute)
Faces Places
First They Killed My Father
Frantz
Okja
Raw
The Square
Thelma


BEST DIRECTOR
Sean Baker (The Florida Project)
Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk)
Jordan Peele (Get Out)
Steven Spielberg (The Post)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Roger Deakins (Blade Runner 2049)
Hoyt Van Hoytema (Dunkirk)
Dan Laustsen (The Shape of Water)
Rachel Morrison (Mudbound)
Alexis Zabe (The Florida Project)

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
Blade Runner 2049
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
War for the Planet of the Apes


BEST ACTOR
Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name)
James Franco (The Disaster Artist)
Tom Hanks (The Post)
Kaluuya, Daniel (Get Out)
Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project)
Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
Christopher Plummer (All The Money in the World)
Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
Patrick Stewart (Logan)

BEST ACTRESS
Jessica Chastain (Molly’s Game)
Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water)
Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird)
Meryl Streep (The Post)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Mary J. Blige (Mudbound)
Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip)
Holly Hunter (The Big Sick)
Allison Janney (I, Tonya)
Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Sean Baker and Chris Bergoch (The Florida Project)
Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird)
Liz Hannah and Josh Singer (The Post)
Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
Jordan Peele (Get Out)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
James Gray (The Lost City of Z)
James Ivory (Call Me By Your Name)
Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (The Disaster Artist)
Aaron Sorkin (Molly’s Game)
Virgil Williams and Dee Rees (Mudbound)

KEN HANKE MEMORIAL TAR HEEL AWARD
This award recognizes a film, artists, or performer with a special connection to North Carolina. In 2017, the Tar Heel Award was dedicated to long time North Carolina film critic Ken Hanke.

Emily V. Gordon (born and raised in Winston-Salem and a graduate of UNC-Greensboro, Gordon is recognized for writing and co-producing The Big Sick

May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers (documentary profiles the popular North Carolina musicians)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
(the studio drama was filmed in part in North Carolina)

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