London Critics’ Circle Film Awards nominations: ‘Moonlight’ leads with 7, ‘La La Land’ & ‘Manchester by the Sea’ at 5 each

One of our Oscar frontrunners, “Moonlight,” continues to dominate the precursor prizes, scoring a leading seven nominations including Best Picture at the London Critics’ Circle Film Awards. Its two closest Oscar rivals, “La La Land” and “Manchester by the Sea,” are up for five apiece including Best Picture bids. (See the full list of nominations below).

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Love and Friendship” also reaped seven bids, but three of those are on the British-only side of the ledger for the film and stars Kate Beckinsale and Tom Bennett. Toni Erdmann,” which recently swept the European Film Awards and is the frontrunner for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars, earned six nominations. And “American Honey,” which dominated the British Independent Film Awards earlier this month, is the running for five awards.

All three of those are also up for Best Picture. Rounding out this race are the documentary “Fire at Sea,” the Cannes champ “I, Daniel Blake,” “Nocturnal Animals,” and last year’s Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film “Son of Saul.”

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BEST PICTURE
“American Honey”
“Fire at Sea”
“I, Daniel Blake”
“La La Land”
“Love & Friendship”
“Manchester by the Sea”
“Moonlight”
“Nocturnal Animals”
“Son of Saul”
“Toni Erdmann”

BEST DIRECTOR
Maren Ade – “Toni Erdmann”
Damien Chazelle – “La La Land”
Barry Jenkins – “Moonlight”
Kenneth Lonergan – “Manchester by the Sea”
László Nemes – “Son of Saul”

BEST ACTOR
Casey Affleck – “Manchester by the Sea”
Adam Driver – “Paterson”
Andrew Garfield – “Hacksaw Ridge”
Jake Gyllenhaal – “Nocturnal Animals”
Peter Simonischek – “Toni Erdmann”

BEST ACTRESS
Amy Adams – “Arrival”
Kate Beckinsale -c”Love & Friendship”
Sandra Hüller – “Toni Erdmann”
Isabelle Huppert – “Things to Come”
Emma Stone – “La La Land”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mahershala Ali – “Moonlight”
Tom Bennett – “Love & Friendship”
Jeff Bridges – “Hell or High Water”
Shia LaBeouf – “American Honey”
Michael Shannon – “Nocturnal Animals”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Viola Davis – “Fences”
Greta Gerwig – “20th Century Women”
Naomie Harris – “Moonlight”
Riley Keough – “American Honey”
Michelle Williams – “Manchester by the Sea”

BEST SCREENPLAY
Maren Ade – “Toni Erdmann”
Damien Chazelle – “La La Land”
Barry Jenkins – “Moonlight”
Kenneth Lonergan – “Manchester by the Sea”
Whit Stillman – “Love & Friendship”

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
“Fire at Sea”
“Son of Saul”
“Things to Come”
“Toni Erdmann”
“Victoria”

BEST DOCUMENTARY
“The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years”
“Cameraperson”
“The Eagle Huntress”
“Fire at Sea”
“Life, Animated”

BEST TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT
“American Honey” – Robbie Ryan, cinematography
“Arrival” – Sylvain Bellemare, sound design
“High-Rise” – Mark Tildesley, production design
“Jackie” – Mica Levi, music
“Jason Bourne” – Gary Powell, stunts
“La La Land” – Justin Hurwitz, music
“Moonlight” – Nat Sanders & Joi McMillon, editing
“Sing Street” – Gary Clark & John Carney, music
“Rogue One” – Neal Scanlan, visual effects
“Victoria”- Sturla Brandth Grovlen, cinematography

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BEST BRITISH/IRISH PICTURE
“American Honey”
“High-Rise”
“I, Daniel Blake”
“Love & Friendship”
“Sing Street”

BEST BRITISH/IRISH ACTOR
Tom Bennett – “Love & Friendship,” “Life on the Road”
Andrew Garfield – “Hacksaw Ridge,””Silence”
Hugh Grant – “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Dave Johns – “I, Daniel Blake”
David Oyelowo – “A United Kingdom,” “Queen of Katwe”

BEST BRITISH/IRISH ACTRESS
Kate Beckinsale – “Love & Friendship”
Rebecca Hall – “Christine”
Naomie Harris – “Moonlight,””Our Kind of Traitor,””Collateral Beauty”
Ruth Negga – “Loving, Iona”
Hayley Squires – “I, Daniel Blake”

BEST YOUNG BRITISH/IRISH PERFORMER
Ruby Barnhill – “The BFG”
Lewis MacDougall – “A Monster Calls”
Sennia Nanua – “The Girl With All the Gifts”
Anya Taylor-Joy – “The Witch,””Morgan,” “Split”
Ferdia Walsh-Peelo – “Sing Street”

BEST BREAKTHROUGH BRITISH/IRISH FILMMAKER
Babak Anvari – “Under the Shadow”
Mike Carey – “The Girl With All the Gifts”
Guy Hibbert – “Eye in the Sky,” “A United Kingdom”
Peter Middleton & James Spinney – “Notes on Blindness”
Rachel Tunnard – “Adult Life Skills”

BEST BRITISH/IRISH SHORT FILM
“Isabella” – Duncan Cowles & Ross Hogg
“Jacked – Rene Pannevis
“Sweet Maddie Stone – Brady Hood
“Tamara – Sofia Safonova
“Terminal” – Natasha Waugh

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