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NYFCC Awards - Best Film

The New York Film Critics Circle is an organization of film reviewers from New York-based publications that exists to honour excellence in U.S. and world cinema. Founded in 1935, the Circle's membership includes critics from daily newspapers, weekly newspapers and magazines. Every year in December the organization meets in New York to vote on awards for the previous calendar year's films. Below are past winners for "Best Film".

L.A. Confidential ( Blu-ray ) (1997)

8.3/10
Director: Curtis Hanson
Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito, James Cromw...

Smashing translation of James Ellroy's celebrated pulp novel of life in the L.A. police department in the 1950s. Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce and Kevin S... Read more

La La Land (2016)

8.1/10
Director: Damien Chazelle
Starring: John Legend, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Rosemarie DeWitt

Written and directed by Damien Chazelle ("Whiplash"), "La La Land" tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosli... Read more

La La Land ( Blu-ray ) (2016)

8.1/10
Director: Damien Chazelle
Starring: John Legend, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Rosemarie DeWitt

Written and directed by Damien Chazelle ("Whiplash"), "La La Land" tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosli... Read more

Lady Bird (2017)

7.5/10
Director: Greta Gerwig
Starring: Laurie Metcalf, Lois Smith, Saoirse Ronan, Odeya Rush, Tracy Letts, Timothee Cha...

Christine "Lady Bird" MacPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity... Read more

Lady Bird (Blu-ray) (2017)

7.5/10
Director: Greta Gerwig
Starring: Laurie Metcalf, Lois Smith, Saoirse Ronan, Odeya Rush, Tracy Letts, Timothee Cha...

Christine "Lady Bird" MacPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity... Read more

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

7.6/10
Director: Mike Figgis
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands

Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage stars as a troubled creative executive who decides to exit out by drinking himself to death where the bars never clo... Read more

Leaving Las Vegas ( Blu-ray ) (1995)

7.6/10
Director: Mike Figgis
Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands, Nicolas Cage

Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage stars as a troubled creative executive who decides to exit out by drinking himself to death where the bars never clo... Read more

Marty (1954)

7.7/10
Director: Delbert Mann
Starring: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Joe Mantell

Ernest Borgnine won a well-deserved Oscar for Best Actor as the shy Bronx butcher who finds love. Academy Awards also went for direction, screenplay a... Read more

Milk (2008)

7.6/10
Director: Gus Van Sant
Starring: Josh Brolin, Sean Penn, Victor Garber, James Franco, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna

Sean Penn garnered a Best Actor Academy Award as San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to major public office, in dir... Read more

Milk ( Blu-ray ) (2008)

7.6/10
Director: Gus Van Sant
Starring: Josh Brolin, Sean Penn, Victor Garber, James Franco, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna

Sean Penn garnered a Best Actor Academy Award as San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to major public office, in dir... Read more