Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The 2016 Chicago Film Critics Association Nominations

By Matt Neglia While the Critics Choice Awards were airing, the Chicago Film Critics Association dropped their nominations for the best in film for 2016. 

​Click below to see the nominees. Reviews are highlighted in yellow. BEST PICTURE
The Handmaiden
Jackie
La La Land 
Manchester by the Sea 
Moonlight 

BEST DIRECTOR
Damien Chazelle – La La Land 
Barry Jenkins – Moonlight
Pablo Larraín – Jackie
Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea
Chan-wook Park – The Handmaiden

BEST ACTOR
Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea 
Adam Driver – Paterson 
Joel Edgerton – Loving 
Colin Farrell – The Lobster
Denzel Washington – Fences 

BEST ACTRESS
Amy Adams – Arrival 
Rebecca Hall – Christine
Isabelle Huppert – Elle 
Natalie Portman – Jackie 
Emma Stone – La La Land 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mahershala Ali – Moonlight 
Alden Ehrenreich – Hail, Caesar!
Ben Foster – Hell or High Water 
Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea
Trevante Rhodes – Moonlight 
Michael Shannon – Nocturnal Animals 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Viola Davis – Fences 
Lily Gladstone – Certain Women 
Naomie Harris – Moonlight 
Janelle Monae – Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea 

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Hell or High Water – Taylor Sheridan 
Jackie – Noah Oppenheim 
The Lobster – Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthymis Filippou
Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan 
Moonlight – Barry Jenkins 

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Arrival – Eric Heisserer 
Elle – David Birke 
The Handmaiden – Seo-Kyung Chung & Chan-wook Park 
Love and Friendship – Whit Stillman 
Silence – Jay Cocks & Martin Scorsese

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Kubo and the Two Strings 
Moana 
The Red Turtle
Tower 
Zootopia 

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Cameraperson 
Life, Animated
OJ: Made In America 
Tower 
Weiner 

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Elle 
The Handmaiden
Julieta
Neruda 
Toni Erdmann 

BEST ART DIRECTION/PRODUCTION DESIGN
The Handmaiden
Jackie 
La La Land 
The Neon Demon
The Witch

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Handmaiden – Chung-hoon Chung 
Jackie – Stéphane Fontaine 
La La Land – Linus Sandgren 
Moonlight – James Laxton 
Silence – Rodrigo Prieto

BEST EDITING
Cameraperson – Nels Bangerter
Jackie – Sebastián Sepúlveda 
La La Land – Tom Cross 
Manchester by the Sea – Jennifer Lame
Moonlight – Joi McMillon & Nat Sanders 

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Arrival – Jóhann Jóhannsson 
Jackie – Mica Levi 
La La Land – Justin Hurwitz 
Moonlight – Nicholas Britell
The Neon Demon – Cliff Martinez 

MOST PROMISING FILMMAKER
Kelly Fremon Craig – The Edge of Seventeen
Robert Eggers – The Witch
Anna Rose Holmer – The Fits
Travis Knight – Kubo and the Two Strings
Trey Edward Shults – Krisha

MOST PROMISING PERFORMER
Lily Gladstone – Certain Women 
Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea 
Royalty Hightower – The Fits
Janelle Monae – Hidden Figures & Moonlight
Trevante Rhodes – Moonlight You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

Matt Neglia
Matt Negliahttps://nextbestpicture.com/
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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