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Phoenix Critics Circle Announce Their Nominations

The Phoenix Critics Circle proudly announces nominees for its annual awards. Members have narrowed the films from 2017 to the top nominees in each category. Voting is underway for the winners and they will be announced on Saturday, December 16th, 2017.

Best Picture
Dunkirk
The Florida Project
Lady Bird
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Comedy Film
The Big Sick
The Disaster Artist
I, Tonya
Lady Bird
Logan Lucky

Best Science Fiction Film
Blade Runner, 2049
Okja
The Shape of Water
War for the Planet of the Apes

Best Horror Film
Get Out
Hounds of Love
It
It Comes at Night
Raw

Best Mystery or Thriller Film
The Beguiled
Get Out
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
mother!
Murder on the Orient Express
The Post
Split
Wind River

Best Animated Film
The Breadwinner
Cars 3
Coco
The Lego Batman Movie
Loving Vincent

Best Foreign Language Film
BPM (Beats per Minute)
In the Fade
Raw
The Square
Thelma

Best Documentary
City of Ghosts
Jane
Step
Whose Streets

Best Actor
Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name
Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
James Franco, The Disaster Artist
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Harry Dean Stanton, Lucky

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

Best Supporting Actor
Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Armie Hammer, Call Me By Your Name
Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Michael Stuhlbarg, Call Me by Your Name

Best Supporting Actress
Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
Holly Hunter, The Big Sick
Allison Janney, I Tonya
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

Best Director
Sean Baker, The Florida Project
Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water
Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird
Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk
Jordan Peele, Get Out
Edgar Wright, Baby Driver

Best Screenplay
Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird
Liz Hannah and Josh Singer, The Post
Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Jordan Peele, Get Out
Aaron Sorkin, Molly’s Game

Best Score
Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water
Jonny Greenwood, Phantom Thread
Benjamin Wallfisch and Hans Zimmer, Blade Runner 2049
Hans Zimmer, Dunkirk

The Phoenix Critics Circle is established as an association for professional film critique and analysis. Administered by the non-profit Phoenix Film Foundation, the Phoenix Critics Circle is committed to the progression and preservation of film and is composed of print, television, radio and internet film critics from Arizona.