Monday, May 20, 2024

2016 Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) Awards Predictions Contest

The Broadcast Film Critics Awards are this Sunday.

We are holding a digital movie giveaway contest to see who can correctly predict the winners. MyselfWillKristen and Michael have provided our predictions down below (And on our latest podcast) to help you all out. You can submit the form at the bottom of the post for a chance to win a digital copy of one movie which I will provide to the winner via email amongst a choice selection. Voting will end Sunday 12/11 at 8pm EST. Only complete filled out forms will be accepted (If you select “Choose One” aka. leave it blank, your form will be disqualified).

Reviews are highlighted in yellow.

Best Picture

Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
“La La Land” – Matt, Michael, Will, Kristen
Manchester by the Sea

Best Director

Damien Chazelle (“La La Land”) – Matt, Michael, Will
Mel Gibson (“Hacksaw Ridge”)
Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”) – Kristen
Kenneth Lonergan (“Manchester by the Sea”)
David Mackenzie (“Hell or High Water”)
Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival”)
Denzel Washington (“Fences”)

Best Actor

Casey Affleck (“Manchester by the Sea”) – Matt, Will, Kristen
Joel Edgerton (“Loving”)
Andrew Garfield (“Hacksaw Ridge”)
Ryan Gosling (“La La Land”)
Tom Hanks (“Sully”)
Denzel Washington (“Fences”) – Michael

Best Actress

Amy Adams (“Arrival”)
Annette Bening (“20th Century Women”) – Kristen
Isabelle Huppert (“Elle”)
Ruth Negga (“Loving”)
Natalie Portman (“Jackie”)
Emma Stone (“La La Land”) – Matt, Michael, Will

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali (“Moonlight”) – Matt, Michael, Kristen, Will
Jeff Bridges (“Hell or High Water”)
Ben Foster (“Hell or High Water”)
Lucas Hedges (“Manchester by the Sea”)
Dev Patel (“Lion”)
Michael Shannon (“Nocturnal Animals”)

Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis (“Fences”) – Matt, Michael, Kristen, Will
Greta Gerwig (“20th Century Women”)
Naomie Harris (“Moonlight”)
Nicole Kidman (“Lion“)
Janelle Monáe  (“Hidden Figures”)
Michelle Williams (“Manchester by the Sea”)

Best Young Actor/Actress

Lucas Hedges (“Manchester by the Sea”) – Michael, Will, Kristen
Alex R. Hibbert (“Moonlight”)
Lewis MacDougall (“A Monster Calls”)
Madina Nalwanga (“Queen of Katwe”)
Sunny Pawar (“Lion”)
Hailee Steinfeld (“The Edge of Seventeen”) – Matt

Best Adapted Screenplay

Luke Davies (“Lion”)Tom Ford (“Nocturnal Animals”)Eric Heisserer (“Arrival”)Todd Komarnicki (“Sully”)Allison Schroeder, Theodore Melfi (“Hidden Figures”)August Wilson (“Fences”) – Matt, Michael, Kristen, Will

Best Original Screenplay

Damien Chazelle (“La La Land”)Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”) – KristenYorgos Lanthimos/Efthimis Filippou (“The Lobster”)Kenneth Lonergan (“Manchester by the Sea “) – Matt, Michael, WillJeff Nichols (“Loving”)Taylor Sheridan (“Hell or High Water”)

Best Cinematography

Arrival” (Bradford Young) – Michael“Jackie” (Stéphane Fontaine)“La La Land” (Linus Sandgren) – Matt, Kristen, Will“Moonlight” (James Laxton)“Nocturnal Animals” (Seamus McGarvey)

Best Costume Design

Allied” (Joanna Johnston)“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (Colleen Atwood)“Florence Foster Jenkins” (Consolata Boyle)“Jackie” (Madeline Fontaine)“La La Land” (Mary Zophres) – Matt, Michael, Kristen, Will“Love & Friendship” (Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh)

Best Editing

Arrival” (Joe Walker)“Hacksaw Ridge” (John Gilbert)“La La Land” (Tom Cross) – Matt, Michael, Kristen, Will“Moonlight” (Nat Sanders, Joi McMillon)“Sully” (Blu Murray)

Best Hair & Makeup

Doctor Strange” – Michael“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”“Hacksaw Ridge” – Matt, Kristen, Will“Jackie”“Star Trek Beyond

Best Production Design

Arrival” (Patrice Vermette; Paul Hotte, André Valade)“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (Stuart Craig; James Hambidge, Anna Pinnock)“Jackie” (Jean Rabasse; Véronique Melery)“La La Land” (David Wasco; Sandy Reynolds-Wasco) – Matt, Michael, Kristen, Will“Live By Night” (Jess Gonchor; Nancy Haigh)

Best Score

Arrival” (Jóhann Jóhannsson)“Jackie” (Mica Levi)“La La Land” (Justin Hurwitz) – Michael, Kristen, Will“Moonlight” (Nicholas Britell) – Matt“Lion” (Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka)

Best Song

“Audition (The Fools Who Dream) from “La La Land” – Matt, Michael, Kristen, Will“City of Stars” from “La La Land”“How Far I’ll Go” from “Moana”“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” from “Trolls”“The Rules Don’t Apply” from “Rules Don’t Apply”“Drive It Like You Stole It” from “Sing Street

Best Visual Effects

Arrival”“Doctor Strange”“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”“The Jungle Book” – Matt, Michael, Kristen, Will“A Monster Calls”

Best Animated Feature

Finding Dory”“Kubo and the Two Strings” – Kristen“Moana”“The Red Turtle”“Trolls”“Zootopia” – Matt, Michael, Will

Best Foreign Language Film

Elle”“The Handmaiden”“Julieta”“Neruda”“The Salesman”“Toni Erdmann” – Matt, Michael, Kristen, Will

Best Acting Ensemble

“Fences” – Matt, Michael“Hell or High Water” – Kristen“Hidden Figures”“Manchester by the Sea”“Moonlight” – Will“20th Century Women

Best Action MovieCaptain America: Civil War”“Deadpool” – Michael“Doctor Strange”“Hacksaw Ridge” – Matt, Kristen, Will“Jason Bourne

Best Actor in an Action Movie

Benedict Cumberbatch (“Doctor Strange”)Matt Damon (“Jason Bourne”)Chris Evans (“Captain America: Civil War”)Andrew Garfield (“Hacksaw Ridge”) – Matt, Kristen, WillRyan Reynolds (“Deadpool”) – Michael

Best Actress in an Action Movie

Gal Gadot (“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”) – Kristen, WillScarlett Johansson (“Captain America: Civil War”)Margot Robbie (“Suicide Squad”) – MattTilda Swinton (“Doctor Strange”) – Michael

Best Comedy

Central Intelligence”“Deadpool” – Michael, Will“Don’t Think Twice”“The Edge of Seventeen” – Matt“Hail, Caesar!”“The Nice Guys” – Kristen

Best Actor in a Comedy

Ryan Gosling (“The Nice Guys”)Hugh Grant (“Florence Foster Jenkins”) – KristenDwayne Johnson (“Central Intelligence”)Viggo Mortensen (“Captain Fantastic”) – Matt, WillRyan Reynolds (“Deadpool”) – Michael

Best Actress in a Comedy

Kate Beckinsale (“Love & Friendship”)Sally Field (“Hello, My Name Is Doris”) – MattKate McKinnon (“Ghostbusters”) – MichaelHailee Steinfeld (“The Edge of Seventeen”)Meryl Streep (“Florence Foster Jenkins”) – Kristen, Will

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie

Arrival” – Matt, Michael, Kristen, Will“Doctor Strange”“Don’t Breathe”“Star Trek Beyond”“10 Cloverfield Lane”“The Witch

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Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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