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Alliance of Women Film Journalists Pick 12 Years a Slave for Best Film of 2012

Alliance of Women Film Journalists Pick 12 Years a Slave for Best Film of 2012

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AWFJ EDA ‘BEST OF’ AWARDS  Best Film “12 Years a Slave” Best Director (Female or Male)  “12 Years a Slave” – Steve McQueen Best Screenplay, Original “Her” – Spike Jonze Best Screenplay, Adapted “12 Years a Slave” John Ridley – Best Documentary “Stories We Tell” – Sarah Polley Best Animated Film  “The Wind Rises” – Hayao Miyazaki Best Actress Cate Blanchett – “Blue Jasmine” Best Actress in a Supporting Role Lupita Nyong’o –…

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Alliance of Women Film Journalist’s Nominations!

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Though a member of this group I did not vote on these awards. I do not disagree with them, however. But I would request a little more of the Big Bad Wolf of Wall Street. AWFJ BEST OF AWARDS BEST FILM 12 Years a Slave American Hustle Gravity Her Inside Llewyn Davis Nebraska

Alliance of Women Film Journalists Winners

Alliance of Women Film Journalists Winners

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This is the only group I vote in and as you can see, clearly my votes did not matter as many of these winners, for the most part, don’t reflect my personal choices, not even the the less traditional awards after the jump.    They didn’t last year either so I am what you might call an outlier. ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FILM JOURNALISTS 2012 EDA Awards Winners AWFJ EDA ‘BEST…

Nominees for the 2012 Women in Film Journalism Awards

Nominees for the 2012 Women in Film Journalism Awards

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I only vote in one critics group, and that’s this one. The reason being, I wouldn’t want to cover the awards race and also vote on movies – to me it’s a little bit of a conflict of interest.  Here are the nominees: OFFICIAL BALLOT FOR THE 2012 AWFJ EDA AWARDS AWFJ BEST OF AWARDS These awards are presented to females and/or males. Best Film Argo Lincoln Zero Dark Thirty Best…

Alliance for Women Film Journalist Fail to Nominate a Single Woman Director

Alliance for Women Film Journalist Fail to Nominate a Single Woman Director

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It’s kind of astonishing, really.  I suppose to have nominated a single one affirmative action would have had to be in play.  With the exception of no Rooney Mara in Lead Actress (epic fail) these aren’t bad nominations. Gotta hand it to the women for having a pretty awesome ballot [full disclosure, I am a voting member of this group. It’s the only group I belong to, although I did…

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David Fincher’s Social Network Wins over Women Journos

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The Alliance of Women Film Journalism (of which this blogger is a member) gives The Social Network the big win, taking Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay and Score. Colin Firth wins for his heartbreaking portrayal of the stammering King, and Annette Bening wins for The Kids Are All Right, which picks up Screenplay and many other awards. EDA ANNUAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Best Film: The Social Network Best Animated Film: Toy Story…

Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards

Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards

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The Alliance of Women Film Journalists is pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 EDA Awards: EDA ANNUAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Best Film: The Hurt Locker Best Animated Film: Up Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker Best Screenplay, Original: (500) Days of Summer – Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber Best Screenplay, Adapted: Up In The Air – Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner Best Documentary: The Cove Best…