These are the nominations for the 2017 Endy Awards, wherein I pretend to give out maneki-neko statues to the best movies, performances, etc of that year in film. Awards for many other years can be found in the Rankings & Awards Index. Eligibility is determined by imdb date and by whether or not I’ve seen the movie in question. Nominees are listed in alphabetical order. The winners will be announced live on twitter during the Academy Awards ceremony on March 4. And the Endy nominees are. . .

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Best Picture:

1. 120 Beats per Minute
2. Baahubali: the Conclusion
3. Bad Genius
4. Claire’s Camera
5. Ex Libris: New York Public Library
6. Lady Bird
7. Maison du bonheur
8. Mother!
9. On the Beach at Night Alone
10. Our Time Will Come

Best Director:

1. Robin Campillo, 120 Beats per Minute
2. SS Rajamouli, Baahubali: The Conclusion
3. Frederick Wiseman, Ex Libris: New York Public Library
4. Hong Sangsoo, On the Beach at Night Alone
5. Ann Hui, Our Time Will Come

Best Actor:

1. Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, 120 Beats per Minute
2. Prabhas, Baahubali: The Conclusion
3. Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
4. John Cho, Columbus
5. Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
6. Robert Pattinson, Good Time
7. Harry Dean Stanton, Lucky
8. Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
9. Anthony Wong, The Sleep Curse
10. Meinhard Neumann, Western

Best Actress:

1. Bae Doona, Chang-ok’s Letter
2. Haley Lu Richardson, Columbus
3. Agnès Varda, Faces, Places
4. Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
5. Aya Ayano, Love and Goodbye and Hawaii
6. Jennifer Lawrence, Mother!
7. Kim Minhee, On the Beach at Night Alone
8. Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, Bad Genius
9. Vicky Krieps, Phantom Thread
10. Zhou Dongyu, This is Not What I Expected

Supporting Actor:

1. Luke Evans, Beauty and the Beast
2. Armie Hammer, Call Me by Your Name
3. Eddie Peng, Duckweed
4. Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
5. Buddy Duress, Good Time
6. Mark Hamill, The Last Jedi

Supporting Actress:

1. Ramya Krishnan, Baahubali: The Conclusion
2. Isabelle Huppert, Claire’s Camera
3. Hong Chau, Downsizing
4. Allison Williams, Get Out
5. Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
6. Deannie Ip, Our Time Will Come

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Original Screenplay:

1. Robin Campillo & Philippe Mangeot, 120 Beats per Minute
2. Nattawut Poonpiriya, Tanida Hantaweewatana & Vasudhorn Piyaromna, Bad Genius
3. Hong Sangsoo, Claire’s Camera
4. Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird
5. Darren Aronofsky, Mother!

Adapted Screenplay:

1. Erica Lee, 77 Heartbreaks
2. K. V. Vijayendra Prasad & S. S. Rajamouli, Baahubali: The Conclusion
3. James Ivory, Call Me by Your Name
4. Rian Johnson, The Last Jedi
5. Don Hertzfeldt, World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts

Non-English Language Film:

1. 120 Beats pre Minute (Robin Campillo)
2. Baahubali: The Conclusion (SS Rajamouli)
3. Claire’s Camera (Hong Sangoo)
4. Maison du bonheur (Sofia Bohdanowicz)
5. On the Beach at Night Alone (Hong Sangsoo)

Non-Fiction Feature Film:

1. AlphaGo (Greg Kohs)
2. Ex Libris: New York Public Library (Frederick Wiseman)
3. Faces Places (Agnès Varda & JR)
4. Maison du bonheur (Sofia Bohdanowicz)
5. The Work (Jairus McLeary & Gethin Aldous)

Animated Feature Film:

1. Have a Nice Day (Liu Jian)
2. The LEGO Batman Movie (Chris McKay)
3. Napping Princess (Kenji Kamiyama)

Short Film:

1. Guardians of Martial Arts (Wen Zhang)
2. Scaffold (Kazik Radwanski)
3. Wasteland No.1 – Ardent, Verdant (Jodie Mack)
4. Wherever You Go, There We Are (Jesse McLean)
5. World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts (Don Hertzfeldt)

Unseen Film:

1. Let the Sun Shine In (Claire Denis)
2. Manhunt (John Woo)
3. Princess Cyd (Stephen Cone)
4. The Rider (Chloé Zhao)
5. Zama (Lucrecia Martel)

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Film Editing:

1. 120 Beats per Minute
2. Baahubali: The Conclusion
3. Bad Genius
4. The Last Jedi
5. Mother!

Cinematography:

1. 120 Beats per Minute
2. Baahubali: The Conclusion
3. The Florida Project
4. Mother!
5. Prototype

Art Direction:

1. Baahubali: The Conclusion
2. The Florida Project
3. Mother!
4. Phantom Thread
5. Wonderstruck

Costume Design:

1. Call Me by Your Name
2. Girls Trip
3. Lady Bird
4. Mother!
5. Phantom Thread

Make-up:

1. Baahubali: The Conclusion
2. Blade of the Immortal
3. The Florida Project
4. Mother!
5. Phantom Thread

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Original Score:

1. Baahubali: The Conclusion
2. Faces Places
3. Our Time Will Come
4. Phantom Thread
5. Wonderstruck

Adapted Score:

1. Baby Driver
2. Call Me by Your Name
3. Landline
4. Song to Song
5. Youth

Sound:

1. Baahubali: The Conclusion
2. A Ghost Story
3. Mother!
4. Phantom Thread
5. Song to Song

Sound Editing:

1. Baahubali: The Conclusion
2. John Wick Chapter 2
3. The Last Jedi
4. Maison du bonheur
5. Mother!

Visual Effects:

1. 24 Frames
2. Baahubali: The Conclusion
3. Blade of the Immortal
4. Journey to the West: Demons Strike Back
5. The Last Jedi

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