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The Scenealotoffilms Movie Awards 2016: The Nominees

Today I’m indulging my fantasy of being important enough to divvy out film awards. Here are my nominations, with contenders drawn from films released in the UK in 2016. I’ve chosen my own (admittedly not exhaustive) categories, and haven’t limited the number of nominees in each one. Watch this space for the winners.

Best film:

1bsA Bigger Splash



Hunt for the Wilderpeople

I, Daniel Blake

Maggie’s Plan





Best director:

Brady Corbet, The Childhood of a Leader

Gareth Edwards, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Jim Jarmusch, Paterson

Spike Lee, Chi-Raq

Tom McCarthy, Spotlight


Best screenplay:

Adult Life Skills


Eye in the Sky

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Little Men

Maggie’s Plan


Sing Street




Best actress:

Amy Adams, Arrival

Brie Larson, Room

Dakota Johnson, A Bigger Splash

Jodie Whitaker, Adult Life Skills

Teyonah Parris, Chi-Raq


Best actor:

Alex Lawther, Departure

Dave Johns, I, Daniel Blake

Michael B. Jordan, Creed

Tom Hiddleston, High-Rise

Tom Sweet, The Childhood of a Leader



Best supporting actress:

Kate McKinnon, Ghostbusters

Maya Rudolph, Maggie’s Plan

Tessa Thompson, Creed


Best supporting actor:

Alan Rickman, Eye in the Sky

Ben Mendelsohn, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Jack Reynor, Sing Street

John Cusack, Chi-Raq

Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight



Best double act:

Ellen Page and Allison Janney, Tallulah

Felicity Jones and Diego Luna, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Greta Gerwig and Bill Hader, Maggie’s Plan

Jesse Plemons and Molly Shannon, Other People

Julian Dennison and Sam Neill, Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Russell Tovey and Arinzé Kene, The Pass


Best newcomer:

Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Sing Street

Julian Dennison, Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Riz Ahmed, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story



Best foreign film:

Holding the Man


Our Little Sister


Best British film:

Adult Life Skills

Eye in the Sky

The Library Suicides

The Pass

Sing Street


Best documentary:



Kate Plays Christine



2016 turkey:

400 Days



Our Kind of Traitor


Most overrated film:

The Danish Girl

Everybody Wants Some!!

Love and Friendship