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2016 IndieWire Critics Poll: David Walsh

2016 IndieWire Critics Poll:

David Walsh

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FULL RESULTS: 2016 IndieWire Critics Poll

Best Film

1. Loving
2. Colonia
3. Free State of Jones
4. The People vs. Fritz Bauer
5. Snowden
6. Certain Women
7. Wiener-Dog
8. Indignation
9. Ixcanul
10. Microbe and Gasoline

Best Director

1. Jeff Nichols, Loving
2. Gary Ross, Free State of Jones
3. Lars Kraume, The People vs. Fritz Bauer
4. Oliver Stone, Snowden
5. Florian Gallenberger, Colonia

Best Actress

1. Ruth Negga, Loving
2. Emma Watson, Colonia
3. Maria Mercedes Coroy, Ixcanul
4. Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea
5. Rachel Weisz, Denial

Best Actor

1. Joel Edgerton, Loving
2. Burghart Klaußner, The People vs. Fritz Bauer
3. Matthew McConaughey, Free State of Jones
4. Ethan Hawke, Born to Be Blue
5. Josh Brolin, Hail, Caesar!

Best Supporting Actress

1. Lily Gladstone, Certain Women
2. Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea
3. Jennifer Connelly, American Pastoral
4. Naomie Harris, Moonlight
5. Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

Best Supporting Actor

1. Aaron Eckhart, Bleed for This
2. Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
3. Andre Holland, Moonlight
4. Tracy Letts, Indignation
5. Peter Mullan, Sunset Song

Best Documentary

1. National Bird
2. Do Not Resist
3. Don’t Blink – Robert Frank
4. Fire at Sea
5. Gimme Danger
6. Miss Sharon Jones!
7. OJ: Made in America
8. The Return

Best Undistributed Film

1. The Chosen (El elegido), Antonio Chavarrías
2. Sami Blood, Amanda Kernell
3. Marija, Michael Koch
4. Past Life, Avi Nesher
5. Death in Sarajevo, Danis Tanovic
6. Radio Dreams, Babak Jalali
7. In Dubious Battle, James Franco
8. Ma’ Rosa, Brillante Mendoza
9. Werewolf, Ashley McKenzie
10. Park, Sofia Exarchou

Best First Feature

1. Indignation
2. The Eagle Huntress
3. Ixcanul
4. Old Stone

Best Screenplay

1. Loving
2. Free State of Jones
3. Right Now, Wrong Then
4. Certain Women
5. Indignation

Best Cinematography

1. Certain Women
2. I, Daniel Blake
3. Paterson
4. The Eagle Huntress
5. Fire at Sea

Best Editing

1. Loving
2. Certain Women
3. Gimme Danger
4. Moonlight
5. Mountains May Depart

Best Overlooked Film

1. The Chosen
2. Sami Blood
3. Colonia
4. Lady Macbeth
5. Marija

FULL RESULTS: 2016 IndieWire Critics Poll

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