African-American Film Critics Award Winners

(thanks Paul8148) Picture: Tree of Life 2. Drive 3. Pariah 4. Rampart 5. Shame 6. Moneyball 7. The Descendants 8. A Better Life 9. My Week With Marylin 10. The Help Best Director: Steve McQueen (Shame)
Posted On 12 Dec 2011

LA Film Critics Awards The Descendants Best Picture of the Year

BEST PICTURE, Winner: “The Descendants.” Runner-Up: “The Tree of Life.” BEST DIRECTOR, Winner: Terrence Malick, “The Tree of Life.” Runner-Up: Martin Scorsese, “Hugo.” BEST ACTOR, Winner: Michael Fassbender, “A Dangerous...
Posted On 11 Dec 2011

Houston Film Critics Society Nominees

(Thanks to Dustin Chase) Best Picture Drive, Film District Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Warner Bros. Midnight in Paris, Sony Pictures Classics Take Shelter, Sony Pictures Classics The Artist, The Weinstein Company The Descendants, Fox Searchlight The Help, Dreamworks...
Posted On 10 Dec 2011

Tree of Life tops Sight & Sound 2011 Critics' Poll

In a few days Sight & Sound will announce online the full results of its annual critics’ poll, but the poll issue is on news stands this week so we already know the top 11 films thanks to Guy Lodge at In Contention 1. The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick) 2. A Separation...
Posted On 28 Nov 2011

Tree of Life tops Sight & Sound 2011 Critics’ Poll

In a few days Sight & Sound will announce online the full results of its annual critics’ poll, but the poll issue is on news stands this week so we already know the top 11 films thanks to Guy Lodge at In Contention 1. The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick) 2. A Separation...
Posted On 28 Nov 2011

More raves sweep ashore for The Descendants

(new TV spot in advance of tomorrow’s premiere in NY and LA) Already standing in strong position with the critics, The Descendants stock rises with raves today from A.O. Scott, Glenn Kenny, Betsy Sharkey and the rare 4-star review from Peter Travers. [Travers' review now...
Posted On 15 Nov 2011

More raves sweep ashore for The Descendants

(new TV spot in advance of tomorrow’s premiere in NY and LA) Already standing in strong position with the critics, The Descendants stock rises with raves today from A.O. Scott, Glenn Kenny, Betsy Sharkey and the rare 4-star review from Peter Travers. [Travers' review now...
Posted On 15 Nov 2011

Ides of March gets boost from Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly’s Owen Gleiberman says The Ides of March is George Clooney’s best film yet as director: Actors who become directors tend to focus on performance at the expense of everything else. Clooney certainly brings out the best in his actors, but his...
Posted On 05 Oct 2011

Top-ranked films of 2011: box-office & critics chart

Ziyad Abul Hawa has done another spectacular job crunching the numbers to rank the year’s top movies up through the final weeks of summer.
Posted On 01 Oct 2011

Moneyball racks up perfect scores on Metacritic

[Update: 7 scores of 100. 89 overall average.] For those of you keeping score at home (you know who you are) Moneyball has so far collected 4 perfect scores of 100 on Metacritic, and only one naysayer (Slate) giving it anything less than a 70. That’s 20 green lights and dim...
Posted On 22 Sep 2011