The Women Film Critics Circle Awards

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 Me BEST WOMAN STORYTELLER Screenwriting Award The Iron Lady [Abi...
Posted On 19 Dec 2011

Peter Hartlaub’s Top 20 films

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 enduring performance of the year was Andy Serkis ...
Posted On 19 Dec 2011

39 Songs Vie for Oscar’s Best Song Category

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...
Posted On 19 Dec 2011

Montage: The trailers of 2011

(From Buzzfeed via Jessica Chan)
Posted On 19 Dec 2011

IndieWire Critics Survey 2011

The IndieWire Critics’ Poll is so thoroughly exhaustive, it’s exhausting just trying to get a manageable list trimmed down to post. IndieWire surveys nearly 160 critics and reveals all the internal numbers. So you can see the integrity of their math and vice versa....
Posted On 19 Dec 2011

The Problem with this year’s Oscar Race: You Can’t Please Everybody

If this were a different year, the movie that would be walking away with the Oscar for Best Picture would be The Help.  But the reason The Artist is the film in the number one spot is because it’s the least offensive film of the bunch.  Every movie has one thing...
Posted On 19 Dec 2011

St. Louis Film Critics Name The Artist Best Film of 2011, Rooney Mara Best Actress

2011 SLFC Awards Winners Best Film The Artist runner-up: The Descendants Best Director Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) runner-up: Terrence Malick (Tree of Life) Best Actor George Clooney (The Descendants) runner-up: Ryan Gosling (Drive) Best Actress Rooney Mara (The Girl With...
Posted On 19 Dec 2011

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards The Descendants Best Picture of 2011

TOP TEN FILMS The Descendants The Artist Hugo Moneyball The Tree of Life Drive Midnight in Paris Win Win War Horse The Help BEST ACTOR Winner – George Clooney (The Descendants) Runner-up – Michael Fassbender (Shame) BEST ACTRESS Winner – Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady...
Posted On 19 Dec 2011

War Horse – So Perfect, So Flawed

It began the year being perceived as the film that would take down Oscar, along the lines of Saving Private Ryan – an unflinching look at WWII.  Probably it was never going to be Schindler’s List, an unflinching look at the Holocaust.  Or maybe along the lines of ET,...
Posted On 19 Dec 2011
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