Over a week ago we got word of honors bestowed by the Georgia Film Critics Association. We never heard of them. In fact, trying to identify their membership led us to more fishy suspicions than any reliable verification. So we passed on posting.
The “awards” refuse to go away though. I’ve seen them published a dozen times over the past week — and today our pal Guy Lodge is featuring them as mavericks — so maybe they’re certified? Could be. I have no idea. Can somebody from the Georgia Film Critics Association contact us with credentials?
For now I’ll leave this up since it’s a slow news day and maybe there’s a discussion to be had about the proliferation of local critics groups sprouting up faster than we can validate them all. The films and filmmakers are respectable choices — but it would be nice to know who exactly chose them. This 9-day old website doesn’t reveal a single name.