Moonrise Kingdom won five kudos, including best picture, ensemble and original screenplay, while Prometheus took supporting actor and a slew of tech honors, in the AD Forum awards for the first half of 2012. Best director went to Nuri Bilge Ceylan for the stunning Turkish mystery Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, which also won cinematography. However, the Dardenne brothers’...
Once again, AD forum folk have voted for the best films and performances from the first half of the year, and they’re an eclectic mix. Here are the nominees; winners to be announced in a couple of weeks. Thanks to Darbicus.
Beasts of the Southern Wild
The Hunger Games
The Kid with a Bike
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Leading the list of Oscar hopefuls with high Broadcast Film Critics scores for 2012 are Beasts of the Southern Wild and Moonrise Kingdom, while The Avengers, Prometheus, Brave and The Hunger Games represent the top-rated genre offerings. In recent years, since the switch to 10 nominees, we’ve generally seen at least four movies from spring and summer making the...
A Separation wins best picture, ensemble, original screenplay and film not in the English language, while The Tree of Life takes best director at the ICS Awards.
01. A Separation
02. The Tree of Life
03. Mysteries of Lisbon
04. Certified Copy
07. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
09. Meek’s Cutoff
The Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film has announced its nominees, led by The Artist with 7 nods.
These Amazing Shadows
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
Takashi Miike – 13 Assassins
Mike Leigh – Another Year
Michel Hazanavicius – The...
The International Cinephile Society has announced its nominees for the 9th Annual ICS Awards. A Separation leads the field with 10 nominations, followed by Mysteries of Lisbon with 9, and The Tree of Life and Drive with 7 each. The winners, along with ranked lists for Best Picture and Best Film Not in the English Language, will be announced on February 21, 2012.
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
BAFTA Longlist. Asterisks denote chapter selections. By my count, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and My Week with Marilyn lead the count with 16 mentions each; followed by The Iron Lady with 14; The Artist, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Midnight in Paris and War Horse with 13; Hugo and The Help with 12; Drive and Harry Potter with 11; Ides of March and We Need to Talk About...
TOP TEN FILMS OF 2011 (in alphabetical order)
“Midnight in Paris”
“My Week With Marilyn”
“The Tree of Life”
Winners will be announced on Monday, January 2, 2012.
The Tree of Life
Best Animated Feature:
The Adventures of Tintin
Kung Fu Panda 2
Winnie the Pooh
Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
Terrence Malick – The Tree of Life
Nicolas Winding Refn – Drive