Thursday, September 29, 2022

The 2016 Dublin Film Critics Circle Winners

By Matt Neglia The Dublin Film Critics Circle have announced their winners with a mixture of films from this year and also some from last year (But were released overseas in the early part of 2016) with a lot of ties as well.

​Full winners and rankings can be found below.
Best Film
1. I, Daniel Blake
2. Arrival
3. Hell or High Water
4. Spotlight
5. Anomalisa
6. Son of Saul/Paterson/Captain Fantastic/Train to Busan/Room/The Witch/The Revenant

Best Director
1. Denis Villeneuve – Arrival
2. Alejandro Inarritu – The Revenant
3. Ken Loach – I, Daniel Blake
4. Lenny Abrahamson – Room
5. Tom Ford – Nocturnal Animals/ Lucile Hadzihalilovic – Evolution

Best Irish Film
1. A Date for Mad Mary
2. Sing Street
3. Room
4. Viva/The Young Offenders
5. The Survivalist/Mammal

Best Documentary
1. Weiner/ Mattress Men
2. 66 Days: Bobby Sands
3. Life, Animated
4. Magnus/Beatles Eight Days a Week/ Atlantic
5. Crash and Burn

Best Actor
1. Dave Johns – I, Daniel Blake
2. Leonardo di Caprio – The Revenant
3. Adam Driver – Paterson/ Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
4. Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight/ Geza Rohrig – Son of Saul
5. Vincent Lindon – The Measure of a Man/Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic

Best Actress
1. Amy Adams – Arrival
2. Hayley Squires – I, Daniel Blake
3. Brie Larson – Room
4. Seana Kerslake – A Date for Mad Mary/ Kate Beckinsale – Love & Friendship
5. Isabelle Huppert – Things to Come

Best Screenplay
1. Eric Heisserer – Arrival
2. Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy – Spotlight
3. Taylor Sheridan – Hell or High Water
4. Whit Stillman – Love & Friendship
5. S. Craig Zahler – Bone Tomahawk/ Emma Donoghue – Room/ Matt Ross – Captain Fantastic

Best Cinematography
1. Seamus McGarvey – Nocturnal Animals
2. Emmanuel Lubeszki – The Revenant
3. Bradford Young – Arrival
4. Jarin Blaschke – The Witch
5. Natasha Brier – The Neon Demon/ Mátyás Erdély – Son of Saul

Breakthrough Award
Irish – Seana Kerslake
International – Hayley Squires 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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