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National Society of Film Critics (NSFC): Moonlight Takes Best Pic, Director

Moonlight won Best Picture from the National Society of Film Critics today, capping off a hugely successful and surprising awards season run for the indie film. This was its 18th Best Picture win overall. Manchester by the Sea and La La Land were the runners-up. Moonlight‘s director, Barry Jenkins, also took home the directing win, his 17th. As in Best Picture, ...

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Seattle Film Critics Society (SFCS) Goes for Moonlight in a Big Way

Moonlight had one of its biggest awards days from a single critics group today when it won six prizes from the Seattle Film Critics Society. It took Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali), Screenplay, Editing and Ensemble. This is the 16th Best Picture win from the SAG and Golden Globe-nominated film. Isabelle Huppert (Elle) picked up her 11th Best Actress ...

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20th Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) Winners: Moonlight, Manchester, La La Land Share the Wealth

The 20th Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) awards have given their Best Picture to Moonlight with its director, Barry Jenkins, picking up the directing award as well as both supporting prizes – for Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris. The Online Film Critics Society’s Governing Committee said, “We’d like to congratulate all involved with Moonlight for the power and humanity of ...

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North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) Winners: La La Land, Hell or High Water Top Picks

The North Carolina Film Critics Association is pleased to announce the winners of its fifth annual awards honoring the best achievements in film. In close voting, La La Land emerged as the critics’ choice for Best Narrative Film. The musical romance also earned recognition for director Damien Chazelle, cinematographer Linus Sandgren, and star Emma Stone (Best Actress). Hell or High ...

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Moonlight, Isabelle Huppert Charm Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA)

    The Austin Film Critics Association have chosen Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight as the Best Film of 2016 and rewarded him with their Best Director prize as well. The film also won Best Supporting Actor (for Mahershala Ali) and another win for Jenkins – in Original Screenplay. The film also received a special juried prize for its ensemble. La La ...

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Black Film Critics Circle Awards Moonlight Best Film, Director; Fences Wins Actor, Supporting Actress

The Black Film Critics Circle have chosen Moonlight as the Best Film of 2016 as well as Director, Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali), Original Screenplay and Cinematography. Fences won big too with four awards – Best Actor (Denzel Washington), Supporting Actress (Viola Davis), Adapted Screenplay and Ensemble. Ruth Negga won Best Actress for Loving. Here is the full list of winners: Best ...

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