'Three Billboards' Tops London Critics' Circle Film Award Nominations

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'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'

Martin McDonagh's drama has seven nominations going into January's ceremony.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri leads the pack of films going into the London Critics' Circle Film Awards. 

Martin McDonagh's drama earned seven nominations in the announcement made Tuesday, including best film, director, screenwriter, actress for Frances McDormand and supporting actors for both Sam Rockwell and Woody Harrelson. William Oldroyd's Lady Macbeth and Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread follow closely behind with six nominations apiece, while Call Me by Your Name, Dunkirk, Paddington 2 and God's Own Country emerged with five noms each. 

The winners will be announced Jan. 28, 2018, at London's May Fair Hotel, where Kate Winslet will also receive the critics' highest honor, the Dilys Powell award for excellence in film. 

The full list of nominations is as follows: 

Film of the year

Call Me by Your Name

The Florida Project
Get Out
God's Own Country
Lady Bird
Phantom Thread
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Foreign-language film of the year

The Handmaiden

Documentary of the year

Human Flow
I Am Not Your Negro
The Work

British/Irish Film of the Year

God's Own Country
Lady Macbeth
Paddington 2
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Director of the year

Sean Baker - The Florida Project
Guillermo Del Toro - The Shape of Water
Luca Guadagnino - Call Me By Your Name
Martin McDonagh - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Christopher Nolan - Dunkirk

Screenwriter of the year

Paul Thomas Anderson - Phantom Thread
Greta Gerwig - Lady Bird
James Ivory - Call Me By Your Name
Martin McDonagh - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Jordan Peele - Get Out

Actress of the year

Annette Bening - Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool
Sally Hawkins - The Shape of Water
Isabelle Huppert - Elle
Frances McDormand - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Florence Pugh - Lady Macbeth

Actor of the year

Timothee Chalamet - Call Me By Your Name
Daniel Day-Lewis - Phantom Thread
James Franco - The Disaster Artist
Daniel Kaluuya - Get Out
Gary Oldman - Darkest Hour

Supporting actress of the year

Lily Gladstone - Certain Women
Holly Hunter - The Big Sick
Allison Janney - I, Tonya
Lesley Manville - Phantom Thread
Laurie Metcalf - Lady Bird

Supporting actor of the year

Willem Dafoe - The Florida Project
Hugh Grant - Paddington 2
Woody Harrelson - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Sam Rockwell - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Michael Stuhlbarg - Call Me By Your Name

British/Irish actress of the year

Emily Beecham - Daphne
Judi Dench - Victoria & Abdul/Murder on the Orient Express
Sally Hawkins - The Shape of Water/Maudie/Paddington 2
Florence Pugh - Lady Macbeth
Saoirse Ronan - Lady Bird/Loving Vincent

British/Irish actor of the year

Daniel Day-Lewis - Phantom Thread
Colin Farrell - The Killing of a Sacred Deer/The Beguiled
Daniel Kaluuya - Get Out
Josh O'Connor - God's Own Country
Gary Oldman - Darkest Hour/The Space Between Us

Young British/Irish performer of the year

Harris Dickinson - Beach Rats
Tom Holland - The Lost City of Z/Spider-Man: Homecoming
Noah Jupe - Suburbicon/Wonder/The Man With the Iron Heart
Dafne Keen - Logan
Fionn Whitehead - Dunkirk

Breakthrough British/Irish filmmaker: The Philip French Award
Alice Birch - Lady Macbeth
Simon Farnaby - Paddington 2/Mindhorn
Francis Lee - God's Own Country
Rungano Nyoni - I Am Not a Witch
William Oldroyd - Lady Macbeth

British/Irish Short Film of the year
The Cloud of Unknowing - Mike Hannon
The Dog and the Elephant - Mike Sharpe
Tuesday - Charlotte Wells
We Love Moses - Dionne Edwards
Your Mother and I - Anna Maguire

Technical achievement award

Baby Driver - Darrin Prescott, stunts
Blade Runner 2049 - Dennis Gassner, production design
Dunkirk - Hans Zimmer, music
God's Own Country - Joshua James Richards, cinematography
Lady Macbeth - Holly Waddington, costumes
The Lost City of Z - Darius Khondji, cinematography
The Love Witch - Emma Willis, hair & makeup
Paddington 2 - Pablo Grillo, visual effects
Phantom Thread - Mark Bridges, costumes
Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Ben Morris, visual effects