St. Louis Film Critics Association announces awards

Posted by Larry Gleeson

By Calvin Wilson, St Louis Post Dispatch

“La La Land” has been voted best film of 2016 by the St. Louis Film Critics Association.

A musical set in Los Angeles, the film was directed by Damien Chazelle, who took top honors in that category..

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Actor Casey Affleck in a scene from Manchester by the Sea. (Photo ccourtesy of Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios)

The group chose Casey Affleck as best actor for “Manchester by the Sea,” and Isabelle Huppert as best actress for “Elle,” a French drama which was voted best foreign film.

Mahershala Ali was named best supporting actor for “Moonlight,” and Viola Davis took supporting-actress honors for “Fences.”

SLFCA members work for print, broadcast and online outlets.

For a complete list of this year’s winners and nominees: stlfilmcritics.org.

(Source: http://www.stltoday.com)

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