In the best picture category, Lady Bird beat runners-up Get Out and Phantom Thread. Lady Bird also won best screenplay.
Other winners today were Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out) best actor, Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water, Maudie) best actress, Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird) best supporting actress and Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project) best supporting actor in the society’s annual awards in New York.
See the complete list below.
The selection of the 2018 awards are being announced by society chair Justin Chang from New York’s Film Society of Lincoln Center. The group has dedicated this year’s awards to film critic and historian Richard Schickel, author of 37 books and director of 37 documentaries, and a founding member of the Society.
Forty-four of 59 members are voting today: 17 at the meeting in New York, 4 at a satellite meeting in Los Angeles, 7 in other cities nationwide, and 16 by proxy.
This year’s National Society of Film Critics awards are dedicated to the legendary film critic and historian Richard Schickel, author of 37 books and director of 37 documentaries, and a founding member of the Society.
Here is the winner’s list, with runners-up:
BEST PICTURE: LADY BIRD
BEST DIRECTOR: Greta Gerwig, LADY BIRD
Paul Thomas Anderson, PHANTOM THREAD, and Jordan Peele, GET OUT
BEST SCREENPLAY: Greta Gerwig, LADY BIRD
Jordan Peele, GET OUT
Paul Thomas Anderson, PHANTOM THREAD
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Roger Deakins, BLADE RUNNER 2049
Hoyte van Hoytema, DUNKIRK
Alexis Zabe, THE FLORIDA PROJECT
BEST ACTRESS: Sally Hawkins, THE SHAPE OF WATER and MAUDIE
2. Saoirse Ronan, LADY BIRD
3. Cynthia Nixon, A QUIET PASSION, and Frances McDormand, THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
BEST ACTOR: Daniel Kaluuya, GET OUT
2. Daniel Day-Lewis, PHANTOM THREAD
3. Timothée Chalamet, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Laurie Metcalf, LADY BIRD
2. Lesley Manville, PHANTOM THREAD
3. Allison Janney, I, TONYA
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Willem Dafoe, THE FLORIDA PROJECT
2. Michael Stuhlbarg, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, THE SHAPE OF WATER and THE POST
3. Sam Rockwell, THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI