12 Years a Slave wins with Florida Film Critics

Picture: 12 Years a Slave Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, The Dallas Buyers Club Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong’O, 12 Years a Slave Director: Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave Adapted Screenplay:...
Posted On 18 Dec 2013

2013 Village Voice Film Poll

(Thanks Marshall!) Best Film 1. Inside Llewyn Davis — points: 347; mentions: 55 2. Her — points: 317; mentions: 46 3. 12 Years a Slave — points: 277; mentions: 44 4. Before Midnight — points: 256; mentions: 38 5. The Act of Killing — points: 189; mentions: 36 6. Leviathan —...
Posted On 17 Dec 2013

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

(thanks, Marshall!) BEST PICTURE “12 Years a Slave”   TOP TEN FILMS OF 2013 (in alphabetical order) “12 Years a Slave” “American Hustle” “Captain Phillips” “Dallas Buyers Club” “Gravity” “Mud” “Nebraska” “Philomena” “Saving Mr. Banks” “Short Term 12″   BEST DIRECTOR Alfonso...
Posted On 17 Dec 2013

St Louis Film Critics Awards

Best Film: “12 Years a Slave” (runner-up): “American Hustle” Best Director: Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”) (runner-up): Alfonso Cuaron (“Gravity”) Best Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave”) (runner-up):...
Posted On 17 Dec 2013

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 critics for African Americans. The critics in this country should work harder to diversify their membership.  Same goes for women.  The Los Angeles Film Critics is 45 males to 11 females, etc. 1. “12...
Posted On 13 Dec 2013

Rainer On Film – Giveaway!

The two winners from our Before Sunrise giveaway are: KaMeek Lucas Taitt and Jordan. Please write me to claim your prize. AwardsDaily is giving away five copies of Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era. Anyone who writes about film...
Posted On 08 Jun 2013

Rex Reed Takes Offensive to a New Level

You know, most of us have long since dismissed Rex Reed as a joke. It’s a wonder he’s still a working critic while so many brilliant ones have lost their jobs – from J. Hoberman to Stephanie Zacharek who left Movieline. Why are these great writers being let go...
Posted On 07 Feb 2013

GALECA Dorian Awards: Gay and Lesbian Critics Association

  FILM OF THE YEAR  Argo (Warner Bros.) Beasts of the Southern Wild (Fox Searchlight) Keep the Lights On (Music Box) Les Miserables (Universal) Lincoln (DreamWorks/Touchstone) Moonrise Kingdom (Focus) FILM PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR – ACTOR Alan Cumming / Any Day Now (Music...
Posted On 09 Jan 2013

Houston Film Critics Society go for Argo

Best Picture Argo Best Director Ben Affleck (Argo) Best Screenplay Tony Kushner (Lincoln) Best Actor Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln) Best Actress Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) (thanks to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen. More after the cut.)
Posted On 05 Jan 2013

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 Actor Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln) Best Actress Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
Posted On 04 Jan 2013