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Boyhood, Linklater, Arquette, Coltrane triumph at 2015 Critics Choice Awards

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Best Picture – “Boyhood” Best Actor – Michael Keaton, “Birdman” Best Actress – Julianne Moore, “Still Alice” Best Supporting Actor – J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash” Best Supporting Actress – Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood” Best Young Actor/Actress – Ellar Coltrane, “Boyhood” Best Acting Ensemble – “Birdman” Best Director – Richard Linklater, “Boyhood” Best ...

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Critics Choice Awards Tonight

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There could be some strange surprises with the Critics Choice, wherein some people could win that weren’t even nominated for an Oscar.  Here are the nominees. I have bolded the likely winner in red and NOMINATIONS FOR THE 20th ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS BEST PICTURE Birdman <–alt 1 Boyhood ...

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Selma Wins Picture and Director in Ohio

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The Central Ohio Film Critics have given Selma Picture and Director nominations. (Press Release) Ava DuVernay’s civil rights drama Selma has been named Best Film in the Central Ohio Film Critics Association’s 13th annual awards, which recognize excellence in the film industry for 2014. The film also claimed four other ...

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Oscars 2015: Goodbye to Film Criticism

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Film criticism has been taking a hit for the past ten years since the internet exploded. We’ve been writing about this subject for years because we’ve been here from the beginning of the sweeping change.  Filmmakers have noticed because the old guard film critics were careful about creating and maintaining ...

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Central Ohio Film Critics Nominations

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The 2014 Central Ohio Film Critics Association awards nominees are: Best Film -Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) -Boyhood -Gone Girl -The Grand Budapest Hotel -The Imitation Game -A Most Violent Year -Nightcrawler -Selma -Snowpiercer -Whiplash Best Director -Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel -Damien Chazelle, Whiplash -Ava DuVernay, ...

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National Society of Film Critics – Goodbye to Language

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BEST PICTURE *1. Goodbye to Language 25 (Jean-Luc Godard) 2. Boyhood 24 (Richard Linklater) 3. Birdman 10 (Alejandro G. Iñárritu) 3. Mr. Turner 10 (Mike Leigh) BEST DIRECTOR *1. Richard Linklater 36 (Boyhood) 2. Jean-Luc Godard 17 (Goodbye to Language) 3. Mike Leigh 12 (Mr. Turner) BEST NON-FICTION FILM *1. ...

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The Southeastern Film Critics Nominations

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Last year, all nine Best Picture nominees were on SEFCA’s list. Thanks Paddy: Best Film 1. The Grand Budapest Hotel 2. Boyhood 3. Birdman 4. Whiplash 5. The Imitation Game 6. Gone Girl 7. Snowpiercer 8. Nightcrawler 9. Foxcatcher 10. The Theory of Everything Best Director 1. Richard Linklater (Boyhood) ...

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Nevada Film Critics Society rally round Gone Girl and Nightcrawler

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(thanks to Paddy @screenonscreen) Best Film Gone Girl Best Director Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler) Best Actor Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler) Best Actress Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) Best Supporting Actor J. K. Simmons (Whiplash) Best Supporting Actress Patricia Arquette (Boyhood) Jessica Chastain (A Most Violent Year) Best Screenplay Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler) Best Cinematography ...

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Florida Film Critics Circle Nominations

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BEST PICTURE Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel BEST ACTOR Jake Gyllenhaal – Nightcrawler Michael Keaton – Birdman Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything BEST ACTRESS Julianne Moore – Still Alice Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl Reese Witherspoon – Wild BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Edward Norton – Birdman Mark Ruffalo ...

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Houston Film Critics Announce Nominees

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Houston critics, as follows. Best Picture A Most Violent Year, A24 Films Birdman, Fox Searchlight Pictures Boyhood, IFC Films Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Inherent Vice, Warner Bros. Nightcrawler, Open Road Films Selma The Grand Budapest Hotel, Fox Searchlight Pictures The Imitation Game, The Weinstein Compaany Whiplash, Sony Pictures Classics ...

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Mr. Turner Gets Some Love from the London Film Critics

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Their nominations as follows: 35th LONDON CRITICS’ CIRCLE FILM AWARDS NOMINATIONS FILM OF THE YEAR Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel Ida Leviathan Mr Turner Nightcrawler The Theory of Everything Under the Skin Whiplash FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR Ida Leviathan Norte, The End of History Two Days, One ...

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Toronto Film Critics

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BEST PICTURE “Boyhood” (Mongrel Media) Runners-up “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (Fox Searchlight) “Inherent Vice” (Warner Bros.) BEST ACTOR Tom Hardy, “Locke” Runners-up Ralph Fiennes, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Jake Gyllenhaal, “Nightcrawler” BEST ACTRESS Marion Cotillard, “The Immigrant” Runners-up Julianne Moore, “Still Alice” Reese Witherspoon, “Wild” BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR J.K. Simmons, ...

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San Diego Film Critics go all in for Nightcrawler

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Thanks to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen Best Picture Nightcrawler Best Director Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler) Best Actor Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler) Best Actress Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night) Best Supporting Actor Mark Ruffalo (Foxcatcher) Best Supporting Actress Rene Russo (Nightcrawler) Best Original Screenplay Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler) Best Adapted Screenplay Gillian Flynn (Gone ...

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St Louis Film Critics Go for Boyhood

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Best Film: “Boyhood” Best Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (“Birdman”) Best Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal (“Nightcrawler”) Best Actress: Rosamund Pike (“Gone Girl”) Best Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) Best Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette (“Boyhood”) Best Original Screenplay: “Birdman” (Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo Best Adapted Screenplay: “Gone Girl” ...

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Boyhood tops Indiana film critic awards

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(thanks to Joe Shearer for the catch) By Christopher Lloyd :: Dec 15, 2014 No Comments » BOYHOOD INSIDE The Indiana Film Journalists Association, an organization of writers dedicated to promoting quality film criticism in the Hoosier State, is proud to announce its annual film awards for 2014. “Boyhood” won ...

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20th BFCA Critics’ Choice Nominations!

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NOMINATIONS FOR THE 20th ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS BEST PICTURE Birdman Boyhood Gone Girl The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Nightcrawler Selma The Theory of Everything Unbroken Whiplash BEST ACTOR Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game Ralph Fiennes – The Grand Budapest Hotel Jake Gyllenhaal – Nightcrawler Michael ...

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