Chicago Film Critics Association Nominations – ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Manchester,’ ‘Jackie’ Lead

1

The Chicago Film Critics Association announced their nominees over the weekend.

The group, which names winners at a year-end dinner on Dec. 15, gave Barry Jenkin’s “Moonlight” the most nods with 11. Pablo Larrain’s “Jackie” and Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the Sea” each received eight. “La La Land” came in third with seven nominations.

See the full list of nominees below:

BEST PICTURE

The Handmaiden

Jackie

La La Land

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

BEST DIRECTOR

Damien Chazelle (-) La La Land

Barry Jenkins (-) Moonlight

Pablo Larraín (-) Jackie

Kenneth Lonergan (-) Manchester by the Sea

Chan-wook Park (-) The Handmaiden

BEST ACTOR

Casey Affleck (-) Manchester by the Sea

Adam Driver (-) Paterson

Joel Edgerton (-) Loving

Colin Farrell (-) The Lobster

Denzel Washington (-) Fences

BEST ACTRESS

Amy Adams (-) Arrival

Rebecca Hall (-) Christine

Isabelle Huppert (-) Elle

Natalie Portman (-) Jackie

Emma Stone (-) La La Land

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Mahershala Ali (-) Moonlight

Alden Ehrenreich (-) Hail, Caesar!

Ben Foster (-) Hell or High Water

Lucas Hedges (-) Manchester by the Sea

Trevante Rhodes (-) Moonlight

Michael Shannon (-) Nocturnal Animals

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Viola Davis (-) Fences

Lily Gladstone (-) Certain Women

Naomie Harris (-) Moonlight

Janelle Monae (-) Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams (-) Manchester by the Sea

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Hell or High Water (-) Taylor Sheridan

Jackie (-) Noah Oppenheim

The Lobster (-) Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthymis Filippou

Manchester by the Sea (-) Kenneth Lonergan

Moonlight (-) Barry Jenkins

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Arrival (-) Eric Heisserer

Elle (-) David Birke

The Handmaiden (-) Seo-Kyung Chung & Chan-wook Park

Love and Friendship (-) Whit Stillman

Silence (-) Jay Cocks & Martin Scorsese

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Kubo and the Two Strings

Moana

The Red Turtle

Tower

Zootopia

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Cameraperson

Life, Animated

OJ: Made In America

Tower

Weiner

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Elle

The Handmaiden

Julieta

Neruda

Toni Erdmann

BEST ART DIRECTION/PRODUCTION DESIGN

The Handmaiden

Jackie

La La Land

The Neon Demon

The Witch

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Handmaiden (-) Chung-hoon Chung

Jackie (-) Stéphane Fontaine

La La Land (-) Linus Sandgren

Moonlight (-) James Laxton

Silence (-) Rodrigo Prieto

BEST EDITING

Cameraperson (-) Nels Bangerter

Jackie (-) Sebastián Sepúlveda

La La Land (-) Tom Cross

Manchester by the Sea (-) Jennifer Lame

Moonlight (-) Joi McMillon & Nat Sanders

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Arrival (-) Jóhann Jóhannsson

Jackie (-) Mica Levi

La La Land (-) Justin Hurwitz

Moonlight (-) Nicholas Britell

The Neon Demon (-) Cliff Martinez

MOST PROMISING FILMMAKER

Kelly Fremon Craig (-) The Edge of Seventeen

Robert Eggers (-) The Witch

Anna Rose Holmer (-) The Fits

Travis Knight (-) Kubo and the Two Strings

Trey Edward Shults (-) Krisha

MOST PROMISING PERFORMER

Lily Gladstone (-) Certain Women

Lucas Hedges (-) Manchester by the Sea

Royalty Hightower (-) The Fits

Janelle Monae (-) Hidden Figures & Moonlight

Trevante Rhodes (-) Moonlight

Tell us: What do you think of the Chicago Film Critics Association nominations? Let us know in the comments below!