2017 Halfway Film Scoop Awards

Despite already giving my list of the Top Ten Films Of 2017, I figured I’d still do some more coverage from the first half of the year by sharing what my personal nominees and winners would look like if I had an Oscar ballot. Before I go further, I’m just going to go through the eight major categories: Picture, Director, Acting, and the Screenplay categories. These are the 2018 Halfway Film Scoop Awards. Enjoy!

Best Picture:

Baby Driver (runner-up)

The Big Sick (WINNER)

Get Out



Best Director:

Sofia Coppola, The Beguiled

Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman (runner-up)

Bong Joon-Ho, Okja (WINNER)

Jordan Peele, Get Out

Edgar Wright, Baby Driver

Best Actor:

Sam Elliott, The Hero (WINNER)

Hugh Jackman, Logan

Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out

James McAvoy, Split (runner-up)

Kumail Nanjiani, The Big Sick

Best Actress:

Salma Hayek, Beatriz At Dinner (WINNER)

Riley Keough, Lovesong

Cynthia Nixon, A Quiet Passion

Ahn Seo-Hyun, Okja

Kristen Stewart, Personal Shopper (runner-up)

Best Supporting Actor:

Jamie Foxx, Baby Driver

Jake Gyllenhaal, Okja (runner-up)

Lil Rel Howery, Get Out

Ray Romano, The Big Sick (WINNER)

Patrick Stewart, Logan

Best Supporting Actress:

Kirsten Dunst, The Beguiled (runner-up)

Betty Gabriel, Get Out (WINNER)

Holly Hunter, The Big Sick

Jena Malone, Lovesong

Allison Williams, Get Out

Best Original Screenplay:

Edgar Wright, Baby Driver

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick (WINNER)

Nacho Vigalondo, Colossal (runner-up)

Jordan Peele, Get Out

Bong Joon-Ho, Okja

Best Adapted Screenplay:

Sofia Coppola, The Beguiled, From The 1971 Film By Don Siegel (WINNER)

James Gunn, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. 2, from Guardians Of The Galaxy by Dan Abnett and Andy Landing

Seth-Grahame Smith and co., The Lego Batman Movie, from characters from DC Comics and Lego Construction Toys

Scott Frank, James Mangold, and Michael Green, Logan, from the “Old Man Logan” storyline by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven (runner-up)

Allan Heinberg, Wonder Woman, from the “Wonder Woman” comic by William Moulton Marston

Now, I’ll toss it off to you. What do you guys think of the winners and who are your own personal winners from the first half of 2017? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section. Thanks for reading!!
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