The 2017 New York Film Critics Circle Awards Announced! Lady Bird Best Film!

Those cracking East Coast Critics have delivered their winners and grinners for the year with Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird taking Best Film and Best Actress for Saoirse Ronan (this now puts Saoirse Ronan as the lead contender for Best Actress Oscar). Sean Baker nabbed Best Director and Willem Dafoe Best Supporting Actor  for The Florida Project whilst Timothee Chalamet took Best Actor for Call Me By Your Name.

Best Film: “Lady Bird”
Best Director: Sean Baker, “The Florida Project”
Best Actor: Timothee Chalamet, “Call Me by Your Name”
Best Actress: Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”
Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”
Best Supporting Actress: Tiffany Hadish, “Girls Trip”
Best Screenplay: “Phantom Thread,” Paul Thomas Anderson
Best Nonfiction Film: “Faces Places,” Agnes Varda and JR
Best Animated Film: “Coco,” Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina
Best Foreign-Language Film: “BPM (Beats Per Minute),” Robin Campillo
Best First Film: “Get Out,” Jordan Peele
Best Cinematography: “Mudbound,” Rachel Morrison
Special Award for Career Achievement: Molly Haskell