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Las Vegas Critics pick film Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, MO as Best Picture 2017

In its 20th year as an organization, the Las Vegas Film Critics Society has solidified itself as a noted and trustworthy source for film criticism by all lovers of film and cinema. This year, Nevada’s premiere society has chosen to bestow Fox Searchlight’s Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, MO with the title of Best Picture of 2017. Taking home not one, but five category wins with Lead Actress Frances McDormand being named as Best Actress and co-star Sam Rockwell snagging Best Supporting Actor honors. Other wins include, Best Original Screenplay and Best Ensemble Cast.
Best Actor nod goes to Daniel Kaluuya for his mesmerizing role in Get Out. Though that wasn’t the only award for the film, as Director Jordan Peele impressed members enough to earn the title of Breakout Filmmaker of the year. Plus, as a fan favorite, Get Out also took home the win for the Best Horror or Sci-Fi film of 2017.
Best Supporting Actress went to Laurie Metcalf for her memorable work in Lady Bird. And Best Director swam its way into the arms of Guillermo Del Toro for The Shape of Water, which also took a nod for Best Score.
This year, the William Holden Lifetime Achievement award was happily bestowed upon the amazing Lois Smith.
 
LVFCS 2017 Award Winners
Best Picture:
Winner:  Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, MO
Best Actor:
Winner: Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out
Best Actress
Winner: Frances Mcdormand – Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, MO
Best Supporting Actor
Winner: Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, MO
 
Best Supporting Actress
Winner: Laurie Metcalf – Lady Bird
 
Best Director
Winner: Guillermo Del toro – The Shape of Water
 
Best Screenplay (Original)
Winner: Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, MO
Best Screenplay (Adapted)
Winner: Call Me By Your Name
 
Best Cinematography
Winner: Blade Runner 2049
 
Best Film Editing
Winner: Baby Driver
 
Best Score
Winner: The Shape of Water
 
Best Song
Winner: Remember Me – Coco
Best Action Film
Winner: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Best Animated Film
Winner: Coco
Best Foreign Film
Winner: First They Killed My Father
Best Costume Design
Winner: Blade Runner 2049
Best Art Direction
Winner: Blade Runner 2049
Best Visual Effects
Winner: Blade Runner 2049
Best Comedy
Winner: The Big Sick
Best Horror / Sci-Fi
Winner: Get Out
Best Family Film
Winner: Coco
Best Ensemble
Winner: Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, MO
Best Documentary
Winner: Jane
 
Breakout Filmaker
Winner: Jordan Peele – Get Out
Youth in Film
Winner: Brooklyn Prince – The Florida Project
 
William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner: Lois Smith

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