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New York Film Critics Online  – Social Network Wins Big

New York Film Critics Online – Social Network Wins Big

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Thanks to Indiewire! Picture “The Social Network” Actor James Franco, “127 Hours” Actress Natalie Portman, “Black Swan” Director David Fincher, “The Social Network” Supporting Actor Christian Bale, “The Fighter”

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Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

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(Thanks garras) Best Picture The Social Network Runner up: Toy Story 3 Best Actor Jesse Eisenberg for The Social Network Runner up: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech (by one vote) Best Actress Natalie Portman for Black Swan Runner up: Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right Best Supporting Actor Christian Bale for The Fighter Runner Up: Andrew Garfield for The Social Network Best Supporting Actress Juliette Lewis for Conviction Runner…

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New York, Los Angeles Predictions and Contest

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If you think you are ready to do your worst, you may enter our contest to predict the New York and Los Angeles Film Critics — ENTER NOW! Meanwhile, we have a few conditions of our own….Here are our predictions, such as they are. Remember, a grain of salt. Simply predicting what they will vote for can impact what they will vote for. ‘Tis human nature. They will all say,…

Houston Film Critics Society Nominations

Houston Film Critics Society Nominations

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Thanks to Adam for sending these in: BEST PICTURE: 127 Hours, Fox Searchlight (produced by Christian Colson, John Smithson, Danny Boyle) Black Swan, Fox Searchlight (produced by Mike Medavoy, Scott Franklin, Arnold Messer, Brian Oliver) Inception, Warner Bros. (produced by Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas) Kick Ass, Lionsgate (produced by Matthew Vaughn, Brad Pitt, Kris Thykier, Adam Bohling, Tarquin Pack, David Reid) The Kids are All Right, Focus Features (produced by…

Detroit Film Critics Society nominations

Detroit Film Critics Society nominations

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Leading the Detroit Film Critics Society nominations with 6 nods apiece are Winter’s Bone and The King’s Speech. (Thanks to Submerge in the forums.) Best Film 127 Hours Inception The King’s Speech The Social Network Winter’s Bone Best Director Danny Boyle – 127 Hours David Fincher – The Social Network Debra Granik – Winter’s Bone Tom Hooper – The King’s Speech Christopher Nolan – Inception Edgar Wright – Scott Pilgrim…

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New York Film Critics Preview

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I’m not buying the whole LA and NY will vote for The Social Network thing, putting their might behind that movie. Just not buying it. Gold Derby, god love them, sent out an email blast that said loud and proud – THE SOCIAL NETWORK WILL WIN NEW YORK AND LA. But we know that this is just a consensus assumption by people who take wild guesses. And it’s just the…

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LA Film Critics (LAFCA) Preview

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Next weekend is going to likely shift the race in one direction or another. Up to now, we really have been just playing a guessing game, the kind where you throw it all up on the wall to see what sticks. But by the end of the weekend, when the New York Film Critics Online, the LA Film Critics and the New York Film Critics Circle announce their awards, it…

Washington DC Area Film Critics Nominations!

Washington DC Area Film Critics Nominations!

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Thanks to Adam! Best Film: Black Swan Inception 127 Hours The Social Network Toy Story 3 Best Director: Daren Aronofsky (Black Swan) Danny Boyle (127 Hours) Joel and Ethan Coen (True Grit) David Fincher (The Social Network) Christopher Nolan (Inception) Best Actor: Jeff Bridges (True Grit) Robert Duvall (Get Low) Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) Colin Firth (The King’s Speech) James Franco (127 Hours) Best Actress: Annette Bening (The Kids…

National Board of Review Contest Winners

National Board of Review Contest Winners

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The high scorers, getting 14 right: Anessa Barbosa USA Jeremy Brown USA Andrew Rosenthal United States of America Olivier D’Amour Canada Billy (wegoldberg) USA More winners after the cut.

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The Context: National Board of Review

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Yesterday’s announcement, that The Social Network won an unprecedented number of National Board of Review awards – Pic, Actor, Director and Screenplay is unusual indeed. You have to go all the way back to Sense and Sensibility, Howards End, The Silence of the Lambs and Mississippi Burning to find to a similar sweep, but no screenplay awards were given out (although in 95 there was a “screenwriting distinction” award which…