Saturday, November 26, 2022

The 2016 National Board of Review (NBR) Winners

By Matt Neglia The National Board Of Review have announced their winners for 2016. Click below to see which films they rewarded. Best Film: Manchester by the Sea
Best Director: Barry Jenkins – Moonlight
Best Actor: Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea
Best Actress: Amy Adams – Arrival
Best Supporting Actor: Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water 
Best Supporting Actress: Naomie Harris – Moonlight
Best Original Screenplay: Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea
Best Adapted Screenplay: Jay Cocks and Martin Scorsese – Silence
Best Animated Feature: Kubo and the Two Strings
Breakthrough Performance (Male): Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea
Breakthrough Performance (Female): Royalty Hightower – The Fits
Best Directorial Debut: Trey Edward Shults – Krisha
Best Foreign Language Film: The Salesman
Best Documentary: O.J.: Made in America
Best Ensemble: Hidden Figures
Spotlight Award: Creative Collaboration of Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg
NBR Freedom of Expression Award: Cameraperson

Top Films
Hacksaw Ridge
Hail, Caesar!
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
La La Land
Patriots Day

Top 5 Foreign Language Films 
The Handmaiden
Land of Mine

Top 5 Documentaries 
De Palma
The Eagle Huntress
Life, Animated
Miss Sharon Jones!
Top 10 Independent Films 
20th Century Women
Captain Fantastic
Creative Control
Eye in the Sky
The Fits
Green Room
Hello, My Name is Doris
Morris from America
Sing Street You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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

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