Thursday, September 29, 2022

The 2017 Columbus Film Critics Association (CFCA) Winners

By Matt Neglia

The Columbus Film Critics Association (CFCA – Formerly Central Ohio) have announced their winners representing the best in film for 2017.

Click below to see the winners.

​Best Film (RANKED)
Lady Bird
Get Out
The Shape of Water
The Big Sick
Blade Runner 2049
Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
The Post
The Florida Project
Dunkirk
The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Best Director
Sean Baker, The Florida Project
Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water
Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird (WINNER)
Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk
Jordan Peele, Get Out (RUNNER UP)

Best Actor
Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name
James Franco, The Disaster Artist (RUNNER UP)
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
James McAvoy, Split
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour (WINNER)

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, Molly’s Game
Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water (WINNER)
Frances McDormand, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird (RUNNER UP)

Best Supporting Actor
Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project (WINNER)
Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
Barry Keoghan, The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri (RUNNER UP)
Michael Stuhlbarg, Call Me by Your Name

Best Supporting Actress
Hong Chau, Downsizing
Holly Hunter, The Big Sick
Allison Janney, I, Tonya (RUNNER UP)
Tatiana Maslany, Stronger
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird (WINNER)

Best Ensemble
The Big Sick
Get Out
Lady Bird (WINNER)
Mudbound (RUNNER UP)

The Post
Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

Actor of the Year (for an exemplary body of work)
Timothée Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name, Hostiles, and Lady Bird)
Woody Harrelson (The Glass Castle, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, War for the Planet
of the Apes
, and Wilson) (TIE)
Sally Hawkins (Maudie and The Shape of Water) (RUNNER UP)

Tracy Letts (Lady Bird, The Lovers, and The Post) (TIE)
Nicole Kidman (The Beguiled and The Killing of a Sacred Deer)

Breakthrough Film Artist
Timothée Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name, Hostiles, and Lady Bird) – (for acting)
Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird – (for directing and screenwriting) (RUNNER UP)
Kumail Nanjiani, The Big Sick – (for acting and screenwriting)
Jordan Peele, Get Out – (for directing and screenwriting) (WINNER)
Brooklynn Prince, The Florida Project – (for acting)

Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049 (WINNER)
Hoyte Van Hoytema, Dunkirk
Dan Laustsen, The Shape of Water (RUNNER UP)
Sayombhu Mukdeeprom, Call Me by Your Name
Alexis Zabe, The Florida Project

Best Film Editing
Jonathan Amos and Paul Machliss, Baby Driver (WINNER)
Bob Ducsay, Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi
Lee Smith, Dunkirk (RUNNER UP)
Joe Walker, Blade Runner 2049
Sidney Wolinsky, The Shape of Water

Best Adapted Screenplay
Sofia Coppola, The Beguiled
James Ivory, Call Me by Your Name
Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, The Disaster Artist (RUNNER UP)
Aaron Sorkin, Molly’s Game
Virgil Williams and Dee Rees, Mudbound (WINNER)

Best Original Screenplay
Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird (RUNNER UP)
Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani, The Big Sick
Liz Hannah and Josh Singer, The Post
Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
Jordan Peele, Get Out (WINNER)

Best Score
Carter Burwell, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water (WINNER)
Benjamin Wallfisch and Hans Zimmer, Blade Runner 2049 (RUNNER UP)

John Williams, The Post
Hans Zimmer, Dunkirk

Best Documentary
Faces Places (WINNER)
Jane (RUNNER UP)

Kedi
Step
Whose Streets?

Best Foreign Language Film
BPM (Beats Per Minute) (WINNER)
First They Killed My Father
Raw
The Square (RUNNER UP)
Thelma

Best Animated Film
Cars 3
Coco (WINNER)
Despicable Me 3
The LEGO Batman Movie
Loving Vincent (RUNNER UP)

Best Overlooked Film
Brigsby Bear
A Ghost Story
Logan Lucky
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (WINNER)
Wind River (RUNNER UP)

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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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