The Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Goes All Out For GET OUT (AWARDS 2017)

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The OFCC joined other critics groups to lift Get Out from The Sunken Place.

Announcing its winners via a Twitter rollout, The Oklahoma Film Critics Circle (disclaimer: I’m a member) began 2018 by revealing its choices for the Best In Film for 2017. Along with a Top 10 List – which saw Get Out eek past The Shape of Water in a tie-breaking vote – the membership gave awards in Acting, Writing, and other creative categories.

Get Out dominated the OFCC’s 12th Annual presentation, winning 5 awards out of the 10 categories it was eligible for: Best Film, Best Director (Jordan Peele), Best Ensemble, Best Original Screenplay, and Best First Feature (Jordan Peele).

The OFCC’s most provocative choice was for the year’s Most Disappointing Film: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. A major Oscar contender this Awards season, Three Billboards has proven to be a critical lightening rod, garnering divisive love/hate reactions. A substantial number of the OFCC membership landed squarely in the “hate” camp.

Here’s the complete rundown, tweet by tweet. (OFCC Vice President Craig Sanger designed the Winner slates.)

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Runner-Up: The Shape of Water

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Runner-Up: Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird

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Runner-Up: James Franco, The Disaster Artist

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Runner-Up: Allison Janney, I, Tonya

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Runner-Up: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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Runner-Up: The Big Sick

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Runner-Up: Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water

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Runner-UpLady Bird, Greta Gerwig

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Runner-UpThe Disaster Artist , Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber

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Runner-Up: The LEGO Batman Movie

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Runner-Up: First They Killed My Father

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Runner-UpOne of Us

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Runner-Up: Kogonada, Columbus

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Runner-Up (TIE): Justice League and The Dark Tower

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Michael Stuhlbarg‘s 2017 Films (Call Me By Your Name, The Shape of Water, The Post)

Runner-Up: Tracy Letts (The Lovers, Lady Bird, The Post)

Click on links below for other Critics Group Awards and Guild Nominees that have been announced so far for the 2017 / 18 season:

Golden Globe Winners
National Society of Film Critics
Producers Guild of America nominees
Writers Guild of America nominees
Chicago Film Critics Association
Screen Actors Guild Nominations
Atlanta Film Critics Circle
San Diego Film Critics Society
Philadelphia Film Critics Circle
Toronto Film Critics Association
San Francisco Film Critics Circle
Boston Society of Film Critics
Washington D.C. Film Critics Association
AFI Top 10 of 2017
Critics Choice Awards Nominations
Los Angeles Film Critics Association
New York Film Critics Circle
The National Board of Review

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