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Boyhood, Linklater, Arquette, Coltrane triumph at 2015 Critics Choice Awards


Best Picture – “Boyhood” Best Actor – Michael Keaton, “Birdman” Best Actress – Julianne Moore, “Still Alice” Best Supporting Actor – J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash” Best Supporting Actress – Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood” Best Young Actor/Actress – Ellar Coltrane, “Boyhood” Best Acting Ensemble – “Birdman” Best Director – Richard Linklater, “Boyhood” Best ...

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BFCA Critics Choice Awards Nominations


12 Years a Slave and American Hustle lead with 13 nominations each. BEST PICTURE American Hustle Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club Gravity Her Inside Llewyn Davis Nebraska Saving Mr. Banks 12 Years a Slave The Wolf of Wall Street BEST ACTOR Christian Bale – American Hustle Bruce Dern – Nebraska ...

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Critics Choice Preview


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 more Oscar bloggers than they probably should have. That makes ...

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Critics Choice Preview – Announcing Tuesday

The Critics Choice awards have been around for a relatively short time, since 1995, and is made up of a hodge podge of folks, many of which are Oscar bloggers themselves, like David Poland, Jeff Wells, Kris Tapley, Anne Thompson, Steve Pond, Nathaniel Rogers, Ed Douglas. They also include some ...

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Current BFCA Critics' Choice Ratings

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 a 4-star rating. After the cut the list continues with ...

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TV Critics Choice names 8 "Most Exciting New Series"

This isn’t a competitive category so there will be no winner on June 20th. I’m posting for two reasons. (a) It’s interesting to hear reliable advance word about promising series on the horizon, and (b) we’ll soon see for ourselves which of these new programs are genuinely outstanding so, in ...

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In the Thick of It

One thing I always like to remind you dear readers is that the critics awards are not the Oscars. They are not the Oscars for a variety of reasons but one of the main reasons is that AMPAS voters are not critics. Not only are they not film critics, but ...

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BFCA Critics’ Choice Nominees

NOMINEES FOR THE 15TH ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS Nine, Inglourious Basterds lead with ten nominations each. Avatar close behind with 9. BEST PICTURE Avatar An Education The Hurt Locker Inglourious Basterds Invictus Nine Precious A Serious Man Up Up In The Air BEST ACTOR Jeff Bridges – “Crazy Heart” ...

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The Critics Choice Ratings

While I was building the beginnings of this year’s awards calendar I noticed that one of the big award shows comes early – the Critics Choice will happen on January 9th and I was wondering what the ratings were looking like so far. I now there are faithful readers who ...

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