'Arrival' Big Winner At Critics Choice Awards

'Arrival' Big Winner At Critics Choice Awards
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The film’ Arrival’ won for best science fiction / horror film at the 2016 Critics Choice Awards.

The film's screenwriter Eric Heisserer won the award for best adaptation.
This first science fiction film by Quebec director Denis Villeneuve was nominated in 10 categories of the competition of the Broadcast Film Critics Association of America.

The film recounts the arrival of aliens on Earth and the quest for a linguist (Amy Adams) and a mathematician (Jeremy Renner) to try to communicate with these beings from elsewhere. This is an adaptation of the novel by Ted Chiang Story of Your Life.

Below is the list of all the winners from the 2016 Critics Choice awards.

Movie categories

Best picture :"La La Land"

Best director : Damien Chazelle, "La La Land"

Best actress : Natalie Portman, "Jackie"

Best actor : Casey Affleck, "Manchester by the Sea"

Best supporting actor : Mahershala Ali, "Moonlight"

Best supporting actress : Viola Davis, "Fences"

Best animated movie : "Zootopia"

Best foreign-language movie : "Elle"

Best cinematography : Linus Sandgren, "La La Land"

Best production design : David Wasco and Sandy Reynods-Wasco, "La La Land"

Best costume design : Madeline Fontaine, "Jackie"

Best Hair & Makeup: "Jackie"

Best visual effects: "The Jungle Book"

Best editing: Tom Cross, "La La Land"

Best score: Justin Hurwitz, "La La Land"

Best song : "City of Stars," from "La La Land"

Best acting ensemble : "Moonlight"

Best original screenplay (tie) : Damien Chazelle for "La La Land" and Kenneth Lonergan for "Manchester by the Sea"

Best adapted screenplay : Eric Heisserer, "Arrival"

Best young actor or actress : Lucas Hedges, "Manchester by the Sea"

Best action movie : "Hacksaw Ridge"

Best actor in an action movie : Andrew Garfield, "Hacksaw Ridge"

Best actress in an action movie : Margot Robbie, "Suicide Squad"

Best comedy : "Deadpool"

Best actress in a comedy : Meryl Streep, "Florence Foster Jenkins"

Best actor in a comedy : Ryan Reynolds, "Deadpool"

Best sci-fi/horror movie : "Arrival "

TV categories

Best drama series : "Game of Thrones"

Best actress in a drama series : Evan Rachel Wood, "Westworld"

Best actor in a drama series : Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul"

Best supporting actress in a drama series : Thandie Newton, "Westworld"

Best supporting actor in a drama series : John Lithgow, "The Crown"

Best guest performer in a drama series: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, "The Walking Dead"

Best comedy series : "Silicon Valley"

Best actress in a comedy series : Kate McKinnon, "Saturday Night Live"

Best actor in a comedy series : Donald Glover, "Atlanta"

Best supporting actress in a comedy series: Jane Krakowski, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"

Best supporting actor in a comedy series: Louie Anderson, "Baskets"

Best guest performer in a comedy series: Alec Baldwin, "Saturday Night Live"

Best movie made for TV or limited series : "The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"

Best actor in a movie made for TV or limited series : Courtney B. Vance, "The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"

Best actress in a movie made for TV or limited series : Sarah Paulson, "The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"

Best supporting actor in a movie made for TV or limited series : Regina King, "American Crime"

Best supporting actor in a movie made for TV or limited series : Sterling K. Brown, "The People vs. O.J. Simpson"

Best animated series: "Bojack Horseman

Best talk show: "The Late Late Show with James Corden"

Best structured reality series: "Shark Tank"

Best unstructured reality series: "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown"

Best reality competition series: "The Voice"

Best reality show host : Anthony Bourdain, of "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown"

Previously announced

Entertainer of the year: Ryan Reynolds

#SeeHer Award : Viola Davis

Viewers' choice

Most bingeworthy TV show : "Outlander

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