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Iowa film critics choose 'La La Land' as Best Film of 2016

Iowa film critics choose 'La La Land' as Best Film of 2016

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The Iowa Film Critics Association has selected “La La Land” as the best film of 2016.

Linda Cook, of the Quad-City Times, is a member of the association.

Other association awards for 2016 are:

Best Film: “La La Land” (runners-up: “Manchester by the Sea” and “Moonlight”)

Best Director: Damien Chazelle, “La La Land” (runners-up: Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight” and Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”)

Best Actor: Casey Affleck, “Manchester the Sea” (runners-up: Ryan Gosling, “La La Land” and Denzel Washington, “Fences”)

Best Actress: Amy Adams, “Arrival” (runners-up: Natalie Portman, “Jackie” and Emma Stone, “La La Land”)

Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight” (runners-up: Jeff Bridges, “Hell or High Water” and Lucas Hedges, “Manchester by the Sea”)

Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis, “Fences” (runners-up: Greta Gerwig, “Jackie” and “20th Century Women” and Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea”)

Best Animated Film: “Kubo and the Two Strings” (runners-up: “Zootopia” and “Moana”)

Best Documentary: “O.J.: Made in America” (runners-up: “13th” and “Weiner”)

Best Song: “City of Stars” from “La La Land” (runners-up: “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” from “La La Land” and “How Far I’ll Go” from “Moana”)

Best Score: Justin Hurwitz, “La La Land” (runners-up: Mica Levi, “Jackie” and Nicholas Britell, “Moonlight”)

Best Movie Yet to Open in Iowa: “Paterson.”


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