True to Silicon Valley charm, the San Francisco Film Critics Circle took to Twitter to announce their winners for 2017 with The Florida Project winning for Best Picture and a pleasant surprise win in the Best Actor category.
In what may be a first for motion capture performances, the Bay Area-based group recognized Andy Serkis as Best Actor for his groundbreaking turn as Caesar in War for the Planet of the Apes. Other winners include Margot Robbie for Best Actress in I, Tonya, William Dafoe for Best Supporting Actor in The Florida Project, Laurie Metcalf for Best Supporting Actress in Lady Bird as well as The Shape of Water‘s Guillermo del Toro for Best Director.
Read the complete list of winners below.
THE FLORIDA PROJECT
Guillermo del Toro – THE SHAPE OF WATER
Andy Serkis – WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES
Margot Robbie – I, TONYA
Best Supporting Actor
Willem Dafoe – THE FLORIDA PROJECT
Best Supporting Actress
Laurie Metcalf – LADY BIRD
Best Foreign Language Film
Best Animated Feature
BLADE RUNNER 2049 – Roger Deakins
Best Production Design
THE SHAPE OF WATER – Paul D. Austerberry
BABY DRIVER – Paul Machliss and Jonathan Amos
Best Screenplay (original)
GET OUT – Jordan Peele
Best Screenplay (adapted)
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME – James Ivory
Best Original Score
PHANTOM THREAD – Jonny Greenwood
Special Citation (for that underappreciated indie gem)
BRIMSTONE & GLORY
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