Lady Bird Soars High With The Memphis Online Film Critics

The Memphis Online Film Critics chose Lady Bird as its Best Picture winner and not only gave Best Director to Greta Gerwig but interestingly, they awarded Lady Bird with the Best Art Direction award. While Lady Bird continues to be a steamroller along with Sam Rockwell who won another Supporting Actor prize, there were some […]

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Screen Actors Guild Nominations Offer A Few Surprises

WOW!!!! That is all I can say about my thoughts on the Screen Actors Guild nominations. There’s so many shockers that I don’t know where to begin. For starters, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri seriously over-performed with four nominations including Best Ensemble and a surprise Supporting Actor mention for Woody Harrelson. Also, late breakers The […]

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Lady Bird Conquers With Chicago Film Critics Association Winners

Lady Bird managed to take flight at the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, winning Best Film, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Promising Filmmaker for Greta Gerwig. But coming right behind is Call Me By Your Name which won three awards: Best Actor and Most Promising Performer for Timothee Chalamet and Best Adapted Screenplay […]

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More Innovation And Inspiration With The Women Film Critics Circle Nominations

Forgiving them for not updating their website since last year’s roll of honor, the choices by this cluster of film-minded women from all over the shop still demonstrate much to celebrate about women in film. Behind the camera as well as in front. Here are the nominations for the 2017 Women Film Critics Circle: BEST MOVIE […]

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San Diego Film Critics Society Stand Strong For Get Out

The San Diego Film Critics Society pulled their weight behind Get Out which won both Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. Even though Lady Bird was runner-up in both categories, it still pulled off a Supporting Actress win for Laurie Metcalf who tied with Allison Janney for I, Tonya. Other notable wins include the battle […]

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Golden Globes Nominations Have Us Scratching Our Heads

This year’s nominations for the always unpredictable Golden Globes have been released and I must say, it is the snubs that are more noticeable than the films and performances that actually got nominated. For starters, Get Out managed to get nominated for Best Motion Picture-Musical Or Comedy and Best Actor for Daniel Kaluuya, but nothing […]

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I, Tonya And Mudbound Get Some Love From The New York Film Critics Online

While the New York Film Critics Online loved Mudbound enough to give it Best Picture, Best Director, and Ensemble Cast, they still were passionate about The Florida Project which tied with Mudbound for Best Picture and won Supporting Actor. They also threw their weight behind I, Tonya which won Best Actress for Margot Robbie and […]

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Boston Society Of Film Critics Go For Phantom Thread

Even though Phantom Thread is a late breaker in this year’s awards season, it managed to pick up major steam as the Boston Society Of Film Critics awarded it Best Picture, Best Director for Paul Thomas Anderson, and Best Score. Meanwhile, Willem Dafoe continues to steamroll his way through the Supporting Actor category as he […]

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A Directing Prize for Greta Gerwig Among The Toronto Film Critics Association Winners

Toronto Film Critics Association announced their film awards for 2017. No major surprises, it was The Florida Project‘s turn to take the top film prize. Get Out continued to hit home its legitimate awards season power with First Feature and Screenplay wins. Fresher, welcome wins came from the likes of Daniel Day-Lewis (Phantom Thread) winning […]

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Call Me By Your Name Is The Talking Point Of The North Texas Film Critics Association Nominations

The usual suspects are present in the nominations from the North  Texan Film Critics – one of the lesser known I might add. The Florida Project, The Shape of Water, Lady Bird, Dunkirk, Get Out, The Post, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri are all prominent, even the likes of Wonder Woman, Molly’s Game, Blade Runner 2049, Stronger, Battle […]

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San Diego Film Critics Society Shortlist Sally Hawkins For Two Great Performances

The San Diego Film Critics Society announced their annual list of nominees and thus far, they’ve proven to be the most colorful of the various critics groups that have announced their batch of nominees. For starters, Sally Hawkins managed to double dip in Best Actress with her work in The Shape Of Water and Maudie. […]

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The Square Takes Top Prizes At The 30th European Film Awards

Moments ago, in Berlin, The Square was named the Best European Film of the year at the 30th annual awards, which was kind what was expected at this stage given the Palme d’Or winner was also the recipient of European Comedy, Best Actor for Claes Bang, as well a double for Ruben Östlund who won Screenplay […]

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Paul Thomas Anderson Joins The Boston Online Film Critics Association Winners

Get Out of here! It seems that the Boston Online Film Critics Association REALLY loved Get Out as they awarded it as their pick for best film of the year and gave it Best Ensemble and Best Screenplay as well. Also, Willem Dafoe continues to steamroll his way through the Supporting Actor race as he […]

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Pleasant Surprises Among The San Francisco Film Critics Circle Nominees

The San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards unveiled their lineup of nominees. While a fair amount of the films and performances in their lineup are consensus picks, they did make some idiosyncratic choices, like nominating Andy Serkis in Best Actor for War For The Planet Of The Apes. Also, Melissa Leo finally gets her first […]

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Get Out And Dunkirk Make Their Mark With Washington Film Critics Associations Winners

The Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Associations (WAFCA) announced their set of winners and have made the awards race crazy by forming a consensus on some categories but not others. For starters, Laurie Metcalf continues to steamroll her way through the Supporting Actress category and Coco is maintaining its momentum in the Best Animated Feature. But Get […]

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The Florida Project Is The Big Winner With Detroit Film Critics Society

So as the awards season see-saw rocks on, The Florida Project gathers momentum as the Detroit Film Critics Society award the film Best Picture, Director, and Supporting Actor for the one to beat Willem Dafoe. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri scored well with two wins for Best Actress Frances McDormand and the Best Screenplay prize. Dipping their toes with […]

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Wonder Woman Swoops Into The 2017 American Film Institute Top 10

The American Film Institute released their annual top 10 list and helped the eclectic and diverse crop of Oscar contenders in the list gain major traction. For starters, The Big Sick got a major boost with its inclusion and Wonder Woman got its first mention in any Best Picture lineup this season. Whether Wonder Woman […]

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The Detroit Film Critics Society Awards Announce Their Film Nominations

The nominations for the Detroit Film Critics Society Awards, which will take place on December 7th, have just been announced. For the first time this season, The Disaster Artist gets a Best Picture citation and Patrick Stewart gets his first citation in Best Supporting Actor for Logan. Meanwhile, Tiffany Haddish gets a slight boost in […]

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