St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards: ‘The Shape of Water’ Dominates With 5 Accolades

The St. Louis Film Critics Association (St.LFCA) has just released their awards for the best in film this year. Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” dominated the awards, winning five accolades for best film, director, original screenplay, production design and supporting actor (Richard Jenkins). “Baby Driver,” “Blade Runner 2049” and “The Disaster Artist” also picked up two awards apiece, with “The Disaster Artist” even earning a nod for best scene for those 67 takes of the line “I did not hit her.” Who knew the story of the worst film ever made could be so entertaining?

See the full list of winners below.

BEST FILM

“The Shape of Water”

BEST DIRECTOR

Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”

BEST ACTOR

Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour”

BEST ACTRESS

Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Richard Jenkins, “The Shape of Water”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Williams, “The Shape of Water”

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (screenplay), Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell (book), “The Disaster Artist”

BEST EDITING

Jonathan Amos and Paul Machliss, “Baby Driver”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Roger Deakins, “Blade Runner 2049”

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Paul D. Austerberry, “The Shape of Water”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

“Blade Runner 2049”

BEST SCORE

Jonny Greenwood, “Phantom Thread”

BEST SOUNDTRACK

“Baby Driver”

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

“Coco”

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

“Jane”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FEATURE

“Land of Mine”

BEST SCENE

“The Disaster Artist,” 67 takes of “I did not hit her”

Have you missed a precursor?  Click the “PRECURSORS 2017” tag to bring up all the prizes thus far!

CLICK THE CATEGORY TO SEE THE OSCAR PREDICTIONS:

MOTION PICTURE | DIRECTOR |
LEAD ACTOR | LEAD ACTRESS | SUPPORTING ACTOR | SUPPORTING ACTRESS | 
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY | ADAPTED SCREENPLAY | ANIMATED FEATURE |
PRODUCTION DESIGN | CINEMATOGRAPHY | COSTUME DESIGN | FILM EDITING | MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING | SOUND MIXING | SOUND EDITING | VISUAL EFFECTS |
ORIGINAL SCORE | ORIGINAL SONG |
FOREIGN LANGUAGE | DOCUMENTARY FEATURE |