Nevada Film Critics Society Says ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri’ is Best Film of 2017

The Nevada Film Critics Society announced their winners for the Best of 2017.

Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “The Shape of Water” were popular with the critics group, winning three each. Director Guillermo del Toro was chosen as Best Director again, and Sally Hawkins won Best Actress.

There was a tie for Best Actor between Gary Oldman of “Darkest Hour” and James Franco of “The Disaster Artist.” Franco’s film also picked up the prize for Adapted Screenplay.

In other categories, the documentary “Jane” continues to be popular, as does the animated instant classic, “Coco.”

And Roger Deakins wins again for his stunning cinematography in “Blade Runner 2049.” That film also won Visual Effects.

The Nevada Film Critics Society began honoring the best films of the year in 2011. Previous winners include “Hell or High Water,” “Spotlight,” and “Gone Girl.”

View the full list of winners here:

Best Film
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Best Actor (tie)
Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour”
James Franco, “The Disaster Artist”

Best Actress
Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”

Best Supporting Actor
Sam Rockwell,” Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Best Supporting Actress
Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”

Best Youth Performance
Brooklynn Prince, “The Florida Project”

Best Director
Guillermo Del Toro, “The Shape of Water”

Best Original Screenplay
Martin McDonagh, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Best Adapted Screenplay
Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, “The Disaster Artist”

Best Documentary
“Jane”

Best Animated Movie
“Coco”

Best Production Design
“The Shape of Water”

Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins, “Blade Runner 2049”

Best Visual Effects
“Blade Runner 2049”

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