Moonrise Kingdom, Prometheus dominate AD FORUM Halfway Awards

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...

A Separation, Lisbon, Drive, Tree of Life lead ICS Nominees

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...

Vancouver Critics Honor The Artist, Malick, Olsen, Fassbender

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...

BAFTA Longlist

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...

Phoenix Film Critics Applaud The Artist

TOP TEN FILMS OF 2011 (in alphabetical order) “The Artist” “The Descendants” “Drive” “The Help” “Hugo” “Midnight in Paris” “Moneyball” “My Week With Marilyn” “Super 8″...

Online Film Critics Society Nominations

Winners will be announced on Monday, January 2, 2012. Best Picture: The Artist The Descendants Drive Hugo The Tree of Life Best Animated Feature: The Adventures of Tintin Arthur Christmas Kung Fu Panda 2 Rango Winnie the Pooh Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist...

The Descendants, Drive, Tree of Life win Satellite Awards

BEST PICTURE The Descendants BEST DIRECTOR Nicolas Winding Refn – Drive BEST ACTOR Ryan Gosling – Drive BEST ACTRESS Viola Davis – The Help

BAFTA Eligible Films List

The BAFTA list of films entered for this year’s awards has only two notable omissions that I can spot, Albert Nobbs and Le Havre. Significant contenders categorized as British films: Arthur Christmas, Attack the Block, Coriolanus, Gnomeo & Juliet, The Guard, Hanna,...

The Descendants Sweeps Dallas-Fort Worth Critics

Best Film of 2011: THE DESCENDANTS Top 10 Films of the Year: 01.THE DESCENDANTS 02.THE ARTIST 03.EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE 04.MIDNIGHT IN PARIS 05.THE TREE OF LIFE 06.HUGO 07.50/50 08.DRIVE 09.SHAME 10.MONEYBALL Best Actor: George Clooney – THE DESCENDANTS....

Chicago Film Critics Nominations

The Tree of Life leads with 7 nominations from the Chicago Film Critics Association. BEST PICTURE The Artist The Descendants Drive Hugo The Tree of Life BEST DIRECTOR Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist Terrence Malick – The Tree of Life Alexander Payne – The...