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January 10, 2012

American Society of Cinematographers preview

American Society of Cinematographers preview

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The ASC were to have announced their nominees tonight, but we just heard word that they’ll be ready early tomorrow morning instead. Time now for quick predictions and simple overnight poll of your personal favorites. Sasha’s picks: The Artist (Guillame Schiffman) The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Jeff Cronenweth) Hugo (Robert Richardson) The Tree of Life (Emmanuel Lubezki) War Horse (Janusz Kaminski) * alternate: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Hoyte Van…

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Announce their Nominees

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Announce their Nominees

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DORIAN AWARD NOMINATIONS FILM OF THE YEAR Midnight in Paris / Sony Pictures Classics The Artist / The Weinstein Company The Descendants / Fox Searchlight The Skin I Live In / Sony Pictures Classics The Tree of Life / Fox Searchlight Weekend / IFC Films FILM PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR Christopher Plummer / Beginners (Focus Features) Leonardo DiCaprio / J Edgar (Warner Bros.) Janet McTeer / Albert Nobbs (Liddell Entertainment)…

Denver Film Critics Society award winners

Denver Film Critics Society award winners

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(Nominees here) Best Picture: “The Tree of Life” Best Actor: Brad Pitt, “Moneyball” Best Actress: Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”

The Skin I Live In earns 16 Goya Nominations

The Skin I Live In earns 16 Goya Nominations

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Mejor Película europea Jane Eyre (Reino Unido) Melancolía (Dinamarca) The Artist (Francia) Carnage (Un dios salvaje)) (Francia) Mejor Dirección Mateo Gil por Blackthorn (Sin destino) Pedro Almodóvar por La piel que habito Benito Zambrano por La voz dormida Enrique Urbizu por No habrá paz para los malvados

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The State of the Race: DGA Fallout – And Yeah, David Fincher

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It’s been a funny year for Oscar movies. The trial separation between critics and the industry has widened to a full blown divorce. The Artist and Moneyball are heading down the track to Oscar’s Best Picture with the most outstanding response from critics. Decent reviews have befallen most of the other top films, but only those two received near universal acclaim. It isn’t that the critics didn’t love any movies,…

2011 critics scores in the rearview mirror

2011 critics scores in the rearview mirror

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As we watch the remainder of the critics groups weigh in with their year-end honors, we’ll take one last look back at how the major contenders stacked up with the weight of their reviews.  AD reader Andrew Sidhom has helpfully compiled these pretty spreadsheet charts to give us handy At-A-Glance access to the metrics of Rotten Tomato, Box-Office and other relevant data.  The charts are large so the best way…

Vancouver Critics Honor The Artist, Malick, Olsen, Fassbender

Vancouver Critics Honor The Artist, Malick, Olsen, Fassbender

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BEST FILM – The Artist BEST ACTOR – Michael Fassbender, Shame BEST ACTRESS – Elizabeth Olsen, Martha Marcy May Marlene BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – Christopher Plummer, Beginners BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – Jessica Chastain, The Tree of LIfe/Take Shelter/The Help BEST DIRECTOR – Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life