12 Years a Slave Leads Chicago Film Critics Association

BEST PICTURE 12 Years A Slave American Hustle Gravity Her Inside Llewyn Davis BEST DIRECTOR Joel & Ethan Coen–Inside Llewyn Davis Alfonso Cuaron–Gravity Spike Jonze–Her Steve McQueen–12 Years A Slave David O. Russell–American Hustle
Posted On 13 Dec 2013

Zero Dark Thirty Wins Chicago

Best Film: Zero Dark Thirty (last year: Tree of Life) Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty (last year: Terrence Malick, Tree of Life) Best Actress: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty (Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn) Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln (last...
Posted On 17 Dec 2012

The Master and Beasts of the Southern Wild Lead Chicago Film Critics Nominations

The Chicago film critics have an uncanny knack for having the Best Picture winner in their nominees. They picked Crash for the win in 2005, and The Departed for the win in 2006, even when people thought other films might win. But when they don’t pick the winner, they...
Posted On 14 Dec 2012

Chi Town Critics Name Tree of Life best Picture of 2011, Malick Best Director

Chicago Film Critics winners: WINNERS BEST PICTURE(-) The Tree of Life BEST DIRECTOR(-) Terrence Malick–The Tree of Life BEST ACTOR(-) Michael Shannon–Take Shelter BEST ACTRESS(-) Michelle Williams–My Week with Marilyn BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR(-) Albert...
Posted On 19 Dec 2011

Social Network leads Chicago Film Critics’ nominations

The Social Network leads the Chicago Film Critics nominations with eight, while Black Swan, The King’s Speech, True Grit, and Winter’s Bone are tied with six apiece. BEST PICTURE Black Swan Inception The King’s Speech The Social Network Winter’s Bone BEST DIRECTOR Darren...

Hurt Locker Wins Chicago Film Critics Awards

Thanks again to Erik: THE WINNERS BEST PICTURE: The Hurt Locker BEST DIRECTOR: Kathryn Bigelow–The Hurt Locker BEST ACTOR: Jeremy Renner–The Hurt Locker BEST ACTRESS: Carey Mulligan–An Education BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Christoph Waltz–Inglourious Basterds...
Posted On 21 Dec 2009

Chicago Film Critics Go “Wild”

Where the Wild Things Are and Up in the Air lead with six (thanks to Erik and Brian) BEST PICTURE The Hurt Locker Inglourious Basterds A Serious Man Up in the Air Where the Wild Things Are BEST DIRECTOR Kathryn Bigelow (-) The Hurt Locker Joel & Ethan Coen (-) A Serious Man...
Posted On 16 Dec 2009

Chicago Film Critic Winners

2008 CFCA AWARD WINNERS BEST PICTURE: WALL-E BEST DIRECTOR: Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire BEST ACTOR: Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler BEST ACTRESS: Anne Hathaway – Rachel Getting Married BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight BEST...

Chicago Film Critics Nominations

2008 Chicago Film Critics Association NOMINEES The members of the CFCA are currently in the midst of their second and final round of voting and the winners will be announced on the morning of Thursday, Dec 18 on WGN-TV in three chunks at 6:50 AM, 7:50 AM and 8:50 AM with Richard...