Thursday, June 13, 2024

The 2017 National Board Of Review (NBR) Winners

By Matt Neglia

The National Board Of Review have announced their winners for 2017. The winners were announced for the first time ever via the awards group’s twitter account. Last year’s big was “Manchester By The Sea” which also went on to win Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Original Screenplay & Best Breakthrough Actor.

Click below to see which films they rewarded.

Best Film: “The Post
Best Director: Greta Gerwig – “Lady Bird
Best Actor: Tom Hanks – “The Post
Best Actress: Meryl Streep – “The Post
Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe – “The Florida Project
Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf – “Lady Bird
Best Original Screenplay: “Phantom Thread
Best Adapted Screenplay: “The Disaster Artist
Best Animated Feature: “Coco
Breakthrough Performance: Timothee Chalamet – “Call Me By Your Name
Best Directorial Debut: Jordan Peele – “Get Out
Best Foreign Language Film: “Foxtrot”
Best Documentary: “Jane”
Best Ensemble: Get Out
Spotlight Award: Patty Jenkins & Gal Gadot for “Wonder Woman
NBR Freedom of Expression Award: Angelina Jolie – “First They Killed My Father” & John Ridley – “Let it Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992”

Top Films
Baby Driver
Call Me By Your Name
The Disaster Artist
The Florida Project
Get Out
Lady Bird
Phantom Thread

Top 5 Foreign Language Films 
A Fantastic Woman
Summer 1993
The Square

Top 5 Documentaries
Abacus: Small Enough To Jail
Brimstone & Glory
Eric Calpton: Life In 12 Bars
Faces Places
Hell On Earth: the Fall Of Syria & The Rise Of ISIS

Top 10 Independent Films 
Beatriz At Dinner
Brigsby Bear
A Ghost Story
Lady Macbeth
Logan Lucky
Loving Vincent
Patti Cake$
Wind River

So what do you think? let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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

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