'Get Out' Named Best Film by Boston Online Film Critics

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The group also recognized the racially themed horror film with awards for best ensemble and best screenplay for writer-director Jordan Peele's script.

The Boston Online Film Critics Association on Monday named Get Out as its best picture of 2017.

Jordan Peele's racially themed horror film also was recognized with two more awards, for best ensemble and for Peele's screenplay.

Phantom Thread, which Daniel Day-Lewis has said will be his final film, earned awards for best director (Paul Thomas Anderson) and best score (Jonny Greenwood) in a tie with Alexandre Desplat's score for The Shape of Water. Phantom Thread also was selected as one of the 10 best films of the year by the BOFCA.

Other noteworthy award winners include Call Me by Your Name's Timothee Chalamet (best actor), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri's Frances McDormand (best actress), The Florida Project's Willem Dafoe (best supporting actor) and Lady Bird's Laurie Metcalf (best supporting actress). All of those respective films also ended up on the Boston online critics' list of the 10 best films of the year.

Angelina Jolie's First They Killed My Father was tapped as best foreign-language film of the year, while Faces Places was chosen as best documentary and Coco was named best animated feature.

Last year, the Boston Online Film Critics Association — not to be confused with the Boston Society of Film Critics, which voted on its awards on Sunday — named Moonlight as the best film of the year.

A complete list of this year's winners follows.

Best picture: Get Out
Best director: Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread
Best actor: Timothee Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name
Best actress: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Best supporting actor: Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Best
supporting actress: Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Best ensemble: Get Out
Best screenplay: Jordan Peele, Get Out
Best foreign-language film: First They Killed My Father
Best documentary: Faces Places
Best animated feature: Coco
Best cinematography: Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049
Best editing: Lee Smith, Dunkirk
Best score (tie): Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water and Jonny Greenwood, Phantom Thread

The 10 best films of 2017:

1. Get Out
2. The Florida Project
3. Call Me by Your Name
4. Lady Bird
5. Phantom Thread
6. Dunkirk
7. The Shape of Water
8. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
9. A Ghost Story
10. Good Time 

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