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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 ...
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I thought I’d take a look at the BFCA to see how they’re stacking up the Oscar contenders so far. Some have opened, some haven’t. But so far, here is how it’s looking. Boyhood 96/100 Whiplash 93/100 Birdman 91/100 Theory ...
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The next big announcement is going to come from the Broadcast Film Critics Association, or BFCA, or Critics Choice awards. They are the largest voting body of critics -around 300.  They are also filled with folks of “dubious achievements,” and ...

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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: ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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The Critics Choice Movie Awards started dumping awards outside the theater before most of us tuned in, an hour before the broadcast officially began. Among the honors swept under the red carpet was a significant tie. Best Cinematography (tie): Emmanuel ...

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Best Picture: The Artist Best Actress: Viola Davis, The Help Best Actor: George Clooney, The Descendants Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, The Help Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, Beginners Best Ensemble: The Help Best Young Actor: Thomas Horn, Extremely Loud ...

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Broadcast Film Critics’ scores of Oscar contenders often give us an early clue to what Oscar might like, since BFCA and AMPAS share similar tastes in many cases. Here are the BFCA scores for contenders in major categories. I’ve left ...

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Among recent additions to the 4-star “Critics Choice” club on the BFCA chart, The Ideas of March lands on a high plateau. (And yes, yes, we know that the only movie to score higher than 92 with the Broadcast Film ...

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Beth Stevens has been keeping track of the BFCA Critics’ Choice ratings, and we thought it might be interesting to take a mid-year snapshot with a handy chart. On this page you’ll find all the 2011 titles that have earned ...
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When I first started Oscarwatch back in 1999, there were a small number of critics groups. Mostly, there was New York and there was LA. The other groups existed, many of them, they just weren’t really that well known because ...

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Black Swan leads the Broadcast Film Critics’ nominations with 12, followed by The King’s Speech and True Grit with 11 each. BEST PICTURE 127 Hours Black Swan The Fighter Inception The King‚Äôs Speech The Social Network The Town Toy Story ...

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True Grit charges in with guns a-blazing at 95. The Fighter, after starting the round strong, has slipped a little to a still-knockout 90. Unless these last few scores change drastically, this should be my final posting of BFCA ratings before their nominations are ...

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To my chagrin, the week’s new BFCA scores have given only one film a noticeable Oscar boost, while knocking down a few others I was anticipating. Still, I’m very pleased for Black Swan, which swoops in with a scintillating 93 ...

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I’ll begin with a caveat: the film with the top BFCA score doesn’t necessarily win Best Picture, either at BFCA or at the Oscars. Sometimes it will; often it won’t. Last year’s only perfect score went to Me and Orson ...

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Once again, I’m breaking down by¬†category¬†the Broadcast Film Critics scores. Last year’s cutoff for Best Picture was 85. Neither Made in Dagenham nor Love and Other Drugs has managed to start out with anything better than a 3-star rating, but ...

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We’ve reached a point in the season when many of the eventual nominees have been viewed, at least by critics, and it’s possible to compare them within categories by their Broadcast Film Critics scores. Not necessarily the proof of the ...
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Never afraid to put the chart before the horse race, Ziyad Abul Hawa enables our list addiction with the first of this year’s Chart of Charts, combining several standard movie-rating yardsticks into one stunning at-a-glance table of greatness. Ziyad is ...

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Currently Ben Affleck’s The Town is¬†cleaning up¬†at BFCA with an 86, well within range¬†of a Best Picture nomination. Meanwhile, The American, Jack Goes Boating and Never Let Me Go¬†seem to have¬†gone down for good¬†in the BP race, if BFCA scores ...

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