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Representing Arizona's Premier Film Critics

2016 Awards nominations

The Winners will be announced on Tuesday, December 20, 2015.

PHOENIX FILM

CRITICS SOCIETY

BEST PICTURE
A Monster Calls
Arrival
Florence Foster Jenkins
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
La La Land
Manchester By The Sea
Moonlight
Nocturnal Animals
Sing Street


BEST DIRECTOR
Mel Gibson - Hacksaw Ridge
David Mackenzie - Hell or High Water
Damien Chazelle - La La Land
Kenneth Lonergan - Manchester By The Sea
Barry Jenkins - Moonlight


BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Andrew Garfield - Hacksaw Ridge
Casey Affleck - Manchester By The Sea
Denzel Washington – Fences
Ryan Gosling - La La Land
Tom Hanks - Sully


BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Amy Adams – Arrival
Emma Stone - La La Land
Meryl Streep - Florence Foster Jenkins
Natalie Portman – Jackie
Ruth Negga – Loving

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Ben Foster - Hell or High Water
Hugh Grant - Florence Foster Jenkins
Jeff Bridges - Hell or High Water
Mahershala Ali – Moonlight
Michael Shannon - Nocturnal Animals


BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Felicity Jones - A Monster Calls
Greta Gerwig - 20th Century Women
Michelle Williams - Manchester by the Sea
Naomie Harris – Moonlight
Viola Davis - Fences


BEST ENSEMBLE ACTING
Fences
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
La La Land
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight


BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Hell or High Water
La La Land
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight
The Lobster


BEST SCREENPLAY ADAPTED
FROM OTHER MATERIAL

Arrival
Fences
Hacksaw Ridge
Lion
Love & Friendship


THE OVERLOOKED FILM OF THE YEAR
Anthropoid
Captain Fantastic
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Sing Street
The Lobster


BEST ANIMATED FILM
Finding Dory
Kubo and the Two Strings
Moana
Trolls
Zootopia


BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
A Man Called Ove
Between Sea and Land
Desierto
Elle
The Handmaiden


BEST DOCUMENTARY
13th
Gleason
Oasis:  Supersonic
OJ: Made in America
Weiner


BEST ORIGINAL SONG
La La Land - Audition (The Fools Who Dream)
La La Land - City Of Stars
Moana - How Far I'll Go
Rules Don't Apply - The Rules Don't Apply
Sing Street - Drive it Like You Stole It


BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Arrival
Jackie
La La Land
Lion
Nocturnal Animals

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Arrival
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land
Lion
Silence

BEST FILM EDITING
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land
Moonlight
Nocturnal Animals
Sully

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Hacksaw Ridge
Jackie
La La Land
Silence

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Florence Foster Jenkins
Hacksaw Ridge
Jackie
La La Land

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Arrival
Captain America: Civil War
Doctor Strange
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
The Jungle Book

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE
Anya Taylor-Joy - The Witch
Lewis MacDougall - A Monster Calls
Lucas Hedges - Manchester by the Sea
Mahershala Ali – Moonlight
Ruth Negga - Loving

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A YOUTH
Alex R. Hibbert – Moonlight
Lewis MacDougall - A Monster Calls
Lucas Hedges - Manchester by the Sea
Neel Sethi - The Jungle Book
Sunny Pawar - Lion