The Southeastern Film Critics Association has named “Moonlight” the best film of 2016.
Manchester by the Sea
NAME OF FILM: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
DIRECTOR(S): Kenneth Lonergan
STARRING: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked that Joe has made him sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick. Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea, the fishing village where his working-class family has lived for generations. There, he is forced to deal with a past that separated from his wife, Randi (Michelle Williams), and the community where he was born and raised.
Moonlight is the big winner in this year’s 10th Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) EDA Awards, winning awards in seven categories.
Barry Jenkins’ drama Moonlight and Whit Stillman’s comedy Love & Friendship lead the nominations for the 37th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, garnering seven nominations each. Both are up for Film of the Year, as well as multiple acting honors.
Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea dominated the Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s international awards, taking home Best Picture, Best Actor for Casey Affleck
Damien Chazelle’s La La Land swept the 2016 St. Louis Film Critics Association awards, winning 6 awards including Best Film, Best Director for Damien Chazelle, Best Cinematography, Best Music Score, Best Song and Best Scene.
Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams will be honored with the Cinema Vanguard Award at the 32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
Manchester by the Sea was chosen as the Best Film of 2016 by the Kansas City Film Critics Circle.
Barry Jenkins’s “Moonlight,” was named the winner of the Chicago Film Critics Association’s award for the Best Picture of 2016 in a ceremony held last night.
The editors of AARP The Magazine today announced the nominees for the 16th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with La La Land, Lion, Loving, Manchester By the Sea, Silence and Sully contending in the “Best Picture” category.
Nominees for the 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances in film of 2016, were announced this morning and MANCHESTER BY THE SEA lead with four nominations
Film Comment magazine’s annual end-of-year survey was released today with Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann, Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight, and Paul Verhoeven’s Elle taking the top spots among films released in 2016.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted MOONLIGHT as the best film of 2016, according to the results of its 23rd annual critics’ poll released today.