'Moonlight' Wins Leading Four Awards From Online Film Critics Society

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'Moonlight'

'La La Land,' which tied 'Moonlight' with seven nominations, won for best editing and cinematography.

Moonlight has won a leading four awards from the Online Film Critics Society, it was announced Tuesday.

The coming-of-age drama, which was nominated for seven honors, won for best picture, director (Barry Jenkins), supporting actor (Mahershala Ali) and supporting actress (Naomie Harris).

La La Land — which also was nominated for seven awards, including best picture — won two for best editing and cinematography.

Manchester by the Sea's Casey Affleck earned best actor honors; Jackie's Natalie Portman was named best actress.

The best original screenplay prize went to Taylor Sheridan for Hell or High Water, while Arrival's Eric Heisserer won for best adapted screenplay. The award for best animated feature went to Kubo and the Two Strings, beating out Finding Dory, Moana, Zootopia and The Red Turtle.

O.J.: Made in America was tapped as best documentary. The Handmaiden, from South Korean director Park Chan-wook, was named best film not in the English language.

The OFCS also recognized Carrie Fisher, Alan Rickman and Gene Wilder via three memorial awards.

A full list of the winners and the other nominees in every category can be found here.

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