“Flawed” and “Overrated” – Two Words that are Meaningless when Speaking about Art
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“Flawed” and “Overrated” – Two Words that are Meaningless when Speaking about Art

Written with Ryan Adams “The essence of being human is that one does not seek…

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12 Years a Slave wins with Florida Film Critics
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12 Years a Slave wins with Florida Film Critics

Picture: 12 Years a Slave Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave Actress: Cate Blanchett,…

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2013 Village Voice Film Poll
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2013 Village Voice Film Poll

(Thanks Marshall!) Best Film 1. Inside Llewyn Davis — points: 347; mentions: 55 2. Her…

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Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards
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Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

(thanks, Marshall!) BEST PICTURE “12 Years a Slave”   TOP TEN FILMS OF 2013 (in…

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St Louis Film Critics Awards
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St Louis Film Critics Awards

Best Film: “12 Years a Slave” (runner-up): “American Hustle” Best Director: Steve McQueen (“12 Years…

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African American Film Critics Name 12 Years a Slave Best Picture of the year
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African American Film Critics Name 12 Years a Slave Best Picture of the year

It remains fundamentally wrong to me that there has to be a special group of…

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Rainer On Film – Giveaway!
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Rainer On Film – Giveaway!

The two winners from our Before Sunrise giveaway are: KaMeek Lucas Taitt and Jordan. Please…

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Rex Reed Takes Offensive to a New Level
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Rex Reed Takes Offensive to a New Level

GALECA Dorian Awards: Gay and Lesbian Critics Association
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GALECA Dorian Awards: Gay and Lesbian Critics Association

  FILM OF THE YEAR  Argo (Warner Bros.) Beasts of the Southern Wild (Fox Searchlight)…

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Houston Film Critics Society go for Argo
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Houston Film Critics Society go for Argo

Best Picture Argo Best Director Ben Affleck (Argo) Best Screenplay Tony Kushner (Lincoln) Best Actor…

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5 awards for Moonrise Kingdom from the Central Ohio Film Critics
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5 awards for Moonrise Kingdom from the Central Ohio Film Critics

(thanks to Asif Khan) Best Film Moonrise Kingdom Best Director Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom) Best…

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Florida Film Critics Go for Argo
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Florida Film Critics Go for Argo

Picture: Argo Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln Actress: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty Supporting Actor: Philip…

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Sight & Sound Poll balloons to name Top 250 films of all time
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Sight & Sound Poll balloons to name Top 250 films of all time

The Onion on Sight and Sound’s Poll
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The Onion on Sight and Sound’s Poll

In response to Vertigo topping Citizen Kane in Sight & Sound’s latest poll, the Onion…

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The Greatest Films of All Time … Directed by Women
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The Greatest Films of All Time … Directed by Women

Melissa Silverstein has put together a list of films directed by women to counteract the…

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Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss – Vertigo and Citizen Kane, Both Still the Best Films Ever Made
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Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss – Vertigo and Citizen Kane, Both Still the Best Films Ever Made

The Sight and Sound poll was released after ten years of cultural, economic, global and…

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Screen Daily charts the critics in Cannes
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Screen Daily charts the critics in Cannes

A little late to be a useful tipsheet for your office Cannes betting pool, but…

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2011 critics scores in the rearview mirror
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2011 critics scores in the rearview mirror

As we watch the remainder of the critics groups weigh in with their year-end honors,…

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Drive Wins Picture and Director from Central Ohio Film Critics
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Drive Wins Picture and Director from Central Ohio Film Critics

Complete list of awards: Best Film 1. Drive 2. Martha Marcy May Marlene 3. Take…

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The Trib’s Michael Phillips’ Top 10
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The Trib’s Michael Phillips’ Top 10

The Chicago Tribune‘s Michael Phillips. 1. Poetry – Lee Chang-dong 2. Moneyball – Bennett Miller…

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