the year-ends project:
2016 (Elle, below) .... 
201520142013
20122011, 2010
200920082007200620052004200320022001
200019991998199719961995199419931992, 19911990198919881987
1986198519841983198219811980
1975-791970-741965-691960-641955-59
1950-541940-491930-39
1920-29 + Superlatives Index

2017: Year in Review
The Fritz Golden Superlatives


1. The Lost City of Z (dir: James Gray)
2. Get Out (dir: Jordan Peele)
3. Personal Shopper (dir: Olivier Assayas)
4. War Machine (dir: David Michod)
4. T2 Trainspotting (dir: Danny Boyle)
5. The Salesman (dir: Asghar Farhadi)

Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order): 

Best Film of the Year: Elle
Producers: Saïd Ben Saïd, Michael Merkt

US Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics


Best Director:
1. James Gray, The Lost City of Z
2. Jordan Peele, Get Out
3. Olivier Assayas, Personal Shopper


Best Actor:
1. Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
2. Brad Pitt, War Machine
3. Shahab Hosseini, The Salesman
4. Charlie Hunnam, The Lost City of Z


Best Actress:
1. Kristen Stewart, Personal Shopper
2. Emma Booth, Hounds of Love
3. Cynthia Nixon, A Quiet Passion
4. Anne Hathaway, Colossal


Best Supporting Actor:
1. Luke Evans, Beauty and the Beast
2. 

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Best Supporting Actress
1. Sienna Miller, The Lost City of Z
2. Allison Williams, Get Out
3. Jennifer Ehle, A Quiet Passion
4. Anjela Nedyalkova, T2 Trainspotting


Best Original Screenplay
1. Get Out — Jordan Peele
2. The Salesman — Asghar Farhadi
3. Personal Shopper — Olivier Assayas
4. Hounds of Love — Ben Young


Best Adapted Screenplay
1. War Machine — David Michod
2. The Lost City of Z — James Gray
3. T2 Trainspotting — John Hodge
3. The Girl with All the Gifts — Mike Carey


Best Cinematography
1. The Lost City of Z — Darius Khondji
2. T2 Trainspotting — Anthony Dod Mantle
3. Hounds of Love — Michael McDermott


Best Film Editing
1. The Lost City of Z — John Axelrod and Lee Haugen
2. Raw — Jean-Christophe Bouzy
3. Get Out — Gregory Plotkin


Best Original Score
1. Ghost in the Shell — Clint Mansell and Lorne Balfe
2. The Lost City of Z — Christopher Spelman
3. Hounds of Love — Dan Luscombe
4. The Girl with All the Gifts — Cristobal Tapia de Veer


Best Production Design
1. The Lost City of Z — Jean-Vincent Puzos and Naomi Moore
2. Logan – Francois Audouy and Peter Lando


Samantha Robinson in Anna Biller's The Love Witch

Samantha Robinson in Anna Biller's The Love Witch

Best Costume Design
1. The Lost City of Z — Sonia Grande
2. A United Kingdom — Jenny Beavan and Anushia Nieradzik


Best Documentary Feature
1. I'm Not Your Negro — Raoul Peck

*note: Despite playing briefly in theaters for Oscar potential, I considered the fantastic O.J. Made in America to be a TV mini-series—due to the ESPN weekly release. I highly recommend it, despite its absence.

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Best Ensemble Cast: Hail, Caesar!
Best First Feature: Robert Eggers, The Witch

Left: Best Ensemble Cast (in alphabetical order): Max Baker, Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Patrick Fischler, Heather Goldenhersh, Scarlett Johansson, Alex Kaprovsky, David Krumholtz, Tom Musgrave, Veronica Osorio, Fisher Stevens, Tilda Swinton and Channing Tatum in Joel Coen and Ethan Coen's Hail, Caesar!  Right: Anya Taylor-Joy in Robert Eggers' The Witch

Left: Best Ensemble Cast (in alphabetical order): Max Baker, Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Patrick Fischler, Heather Goldenhersh, Scarlett Johansson, Alex Kaprovsky, David Krumholtz, Tom Musgrave, Veronica Osorio, Fisher Stevens, Tilda Swinton and Channing Tatum in Joel Coen and Ethan Coen's Hail, Caesar! 

Right: Anya Taylor-Joy in Robert Eggers' The Witch



the year-ends project: 2016, 201520142013
20122011, 2010
200920082007200620052004200320022001
200019991998199719961995199419931992, 19911990198919881987
1986198519841983198219811980
1975-791970-741965-691960-641955-59
1950-541940-491930-39
1920-29 + Superlatives Index