Month: December 2011

  Great list from Tom Brook: 10 Rise of the Planet of The Apes 9   Margin Call 8   Tree of Life 7   Beginners 6   War Horse 5   Moneyball 4   Hugo 3   The Artist 2   The Descendants 1   We Need to ...

IndieWire’s bi-weekly feature “Critical Consensus” asks EW’s Owen Gleiberman and Elle magazine’s Karen Durbin about The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and the culture of Top 10 lists. It’s a great discussion, worth your time to read to to bottom. ...

Special thanks to Mr McCarthy for saying what few critics want to admit: Following is my Top 30 for 2011 as of today, not yesterday or tomorrow. Such lists can fluctuate as easily as moods. (Speaking for myself, I could ...

The snowball starts rolling down the mountain next week. Tuesday, December 27, 2011: Nominations ballots mailed Friday, January 13, 2012: Nominations polls close 5 p.m. PT Tuesday, January 24, 2012: Nominations announced 5:30 a.m. PT Wednesday, February 1, 2012: Final ...

Best Picture Drive (runner-up: The Artist) Best Achievement in Directing Michael Hazanavicius, The Artist (runner-up: Nicholas Winding Refn, Drive) Best Lead Performance by an Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt: 50/50 (runner-up: Jean Dujardin, The Artist) Best Lead Performance by an Actress Michelle ...

And here it is.

The Chicago Tribune‘s Michael Phillips. 1. Poetry – Lee Chang-dong 2. Moneyball – Bennett Miller 3. Certified Copy – Abbas Kiarostami 4. The Descendants – Alexander Payne 5. The Interrupters – Steve James 6. Guy and Madeline on a Park ...

(Not sure where to find full access to the 2011 Village Voice Critics Poll.  Until it becomes readily available, we’ll make do with this preview via yearendlists.com) [NOTE: This might be all wrong.  I can’t find any verification. ] Village ...

Some unfamiliar choices so I’m including abbreviated descriptions. Read Hoberman’s full explanation at The Village Voice. 1. A DANGEROUS METHOD Consummate classical filmmaking, A Dangerous Method has an exaggerated Masterpiece Theatre patina that is regularly fissured by geysers of desire ...

Like countless other craftsmen in the film industry, Joe Letteri is far from a household name. Still, if you’ve appreciated the visual effects of the Lord of the Rings films, King Kong, Avatar, or this summer’s Rise of the Planet ...

Best Picture – THE HELP Best Director – Dee Rees for PARIAH Best Actor – Olivier Litondo for THE FIRST GRADER Best Actress – Viola Davis for THE HELP Best Supporting Actor – Albert Brooks for DRIVE Best Supporting Actress ...

According to Steve Pond over at The Wrap, David Fincher’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’s opening sequence drew applause — CK Dexter Haven you have unsuspected depth! — this year, because of last year’s win, the Academy are expected to ...
MOVIE THE DESCENDANTS

This year there are more writer/directors than there have been in a long while.   Scripts, original and adapted, usually power the engine that makes a great movie great.  All of the wonderful writing in the world, however, can’t save ...

The 32nd London Critics’ Circle Film Awards nominations are as follows: FILM OF THE YEAR The Artist (Entertainment) Drive (Icon) A Separation (Artificial Eye) Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (StudioCanal) The Tree of Life (Fox) The Attenborough Award: BRITISH FILM OF ...

Nominees and winners of The Women Film Critics Circle Awards BEST MOVIE BY A WOMAN – tied The Iron Lady We Need To Talk About Kevin Pariah The Whistleblower BEST MOVIE ABOUT WOMEN The Help Albert Nobbs Cracks Rid Of ...

Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle 1. The Tree of Life 2. Hugo 3. Take Shelter 4. Win Win 5. Warrior 6. Senna 7. The Descendants 8. Hanna 9. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 10. Crazy, Stupid, Love Hartlaub says: “The most ...

And they are: “The World I Knew” from “African Cats” “Lay Your Head Down” from “Albert Nobbs” “Star Spangled Man” from “Captain America: The First Avenger” “Collision of Worlds” from “Cars 2” “Dakkanaga Dugu Dugu” from “DAM999” “DAM999 Theme Song” ...

(From Buzzfeed via Jessica Chan)

Sign In

Register

Reset Your Password