Critics Choice Awards: 12 Years a Slave, Alfonso Cuaron, Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett

We’ll leave the nominees listed in this post as a reminder of who the BFCA passed over in favor of the winners (noted in * bold). BEST PICTURE American Hustle Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club Gravity Her Inside Llewyn Davis Nebraska Saving Mr. Banks * 12 Years a Slave...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

Critics Choice tonight!

Not too far from now, the Critics Choice will begin handing out their awards. The big question is really what is going to win Best Picture. We probably won’t know for sure until the Producers Guild on Sunday. If the SAG ensemble and the Producers Guild match then the...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

BFCA Critics Choice Awards Nominations

12 Years a Slave and American Hustle lead with 13 nominations each. BEST PICTURE American Hustle Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club Gravity Her Inside Llewyn Davis Nebraska Saving Mr. Banks 12 Years a Slave The Wolf of Wall Street BEST ACTOR Christian Bale – American Hustle...
Posted On 16 Dec 2013

Boston Film Critics: 12 Years a Slave wins Best Picture, Director, Actor

Boston Film Critics Association Best Picture: 12 Years a Slave; runner-up: The Wolf of Wall Street Best Director: Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave: runner-up: Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street Best Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave: runner-up: Leonardo DiCaprio, The...
Posted On 08 Dec 2013

BFCA Critics’ Choice Roundup

One of several blunt instruments we can use to pound out a sense of what’s percolating up to the top tier of the year in film. If you need a reminder than these scores don’t always translate into actual awards heat, bear in mind that Me and Orson Welles has a BFCA...
Posted On 03 Nov 2013

Countdown to the Critics Choice Awards

WINNERS OF THE 18TH ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS Best Picture – Argo Best Actor – Daniel Day-Lewis Best Actress – Jessica Chastain Best Supporting Actor – Philip Seymour Hoffman Best Supporting Actress – Anne Hathaway Best Young Actor/Actress – Quvenzhane Wallis Best...
Posted On 10 Jan 2013

Predict the Critics Choice Awards

The Critics Choice awards are going to be this Thursday night, the same day as Oscar nominations.  We have a contest for you to enter your predictions. You can also do that over at Gold Derby.  Since they’re coming out after Oscar ballots have been turned in, and occurring...
Posted On 06 Jan 2013

Lincoln Leads Critics Choice with Record-Setting 13 Nominations, Les Mis Close Behind with 11

The Broadcast Film Critics Association, or Critics Choice, has announced this year’s nominations and for the first time we have an idea of how the Oscar cards might be dealt this year. The Critics Choice are less inclined towards backroom debates over legacy because they...
Posted On 11 Dec 2012

Critics Choice Preview – Announcing Tuesday

The Critics Choice awards have been around for a relatively short time, since 1995, and is made up of a hodge podge of folks, many of which are Oscar bloggers themselves, like David Poland, Jeff Wells, Kris Tapley, Anne Thompson, Steve Pond, Nathaniel Rogers, Ed Douglas. They...
Posted On 08 Dec 2012

The State of the Race – And There Was No DGA

For the first time in Oscar/DGA history (as far as I know) I’m not entirely sure beyond a reasonable doubt that the DGA has always announced before the Oscar nomination ballots are due but I know for the past ten years they certainly haven’t.  In moving their dates...
Posted On 04 Oct 2012
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