Gravity, 12 Years a Slave and Her dominate Best Picture in early critics awards

The Los Angeles film critics isn’t what it used to be, it must be said. Back in the day, LA print critics were in the group and they voted accordingly. Many of the members now do not write specifically from Los Angeles – they do all of their writing for a broader...
Posted On 08 Dec 2013

Los Angeles Film Critics: Gravity & Her, Dern, Exarchopoulos & Blanchett

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Picture: TIE!! Gravity and Her Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity; runner-up: Spike Jonze, Her Best Actor: Bruce Dern, Nebraska; runner-up: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave Best Actress: TIE!! Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine, and Adèle...
Posted On 08 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

New York Film Critics Online: Cuaron, Coogler and 12 Years

New York Film Critics Online Best Picture: 12 Years a Slave Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity Best Debut Director: Ryan Coogler, Fruitvale Station Best Ensemble Cast: American Hustle Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine Best Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years A Slave...
Posted On 08 Dec 2013

Washington DC Film Critics Announce Nominations

Thanks to Martin A. The 2013 WAFCA AWARD NOMINEES ARE: Best Film: American Hustle Gravity Her Inside Llewyn Davis 12 Years a Slave Best Director: Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity) Spike Jonze (Her) Baz Luhrmann (The Great Gatsby) Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) Martin Scorsese (The Wolf...
Posted On 07 Dec 2013

12 Years sweeps Boston Online Film Critics

(via Collider) BEST PICTURE: 12 YEARS A SLAVE BEST DIRECTOR: Steve McQueen, 12 YEARS A SLAVE BEST ACTOR: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 YEARS A SLAVE BEST ACTRESS: Cate Blanchett, BLUE JASMINE
Posted On 07 Dec 2013

National Board of Review Names Her the Best Film of 2013

Best Film:  HER Best Director: Spike Jonze, HER Best Actor: Bruce Dern, NEBRASKA Best Actress: Emma Thompson, SAVING MR. BANKS Best Supporting Actor: Will Forte, NEBRASKA Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, FRUITVALE STATION Best Original Screenplay: Joel and Etha...
Posted On 04 Dec 2013

Predict the National Board of Review

The NBR will be announcing tomorrow, December 4.  
Posted On 02 Dec 2013

New York Film Critics pay a Price for Being First

The New York Film Critics pushed back their dates (now voting December 3) so that they could announce before the National Board of Review (December 4). They did it to be out front of awards season and to be the first “important” voice of the season. Or perhaps they...
Posted On 16 Nov 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