Critics Choice tonight!

Not too far from now, the Critics Choice will begin handing out their awards. The big question is really what is going to win Best Picture. We probably won’t know for sure until the Producers Guild on Sunday. If the SAG ensemble and the Producers Guild match then the...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

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...
Posted On 15 Dec 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

Lincoln Leads Critics Choice with Record-Setting 13 Nominations, Les Mis Close Behind with 11

The Broadcast Film Critics Association, or Critics Choice, has announced this year’s nominations and for the first time we have an idea of how the Oscar cards might be dealt this year. The Critics Choice are less inclined towards backroom debates over legacy because they...
Posted On 11 Dec 2012

The Critics Choice – Something Old and Something New

To hear many people talk about this year’s Oscar race you will hear them say the same thing over and over again, “It’s been the Artist since Cannes.” There are some Oscar years where the undertow is simply too strong to fight against. There are also some...
Posted On 13 Jan 2012

Critics Choice Awards Predictions

Oh the Critics Choice. It’s right about this time of year when awards watchers, stars and people in general begin complaining about awards fatigue. It isn’t really the BFCA’s fault that they’re always used as a predictor/influencer of the Oscars. Okay,...
Posted On 12 Jan 2012

Critics Choice Movie Awards, Live

Best Picture: The Hurt Locker Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow Best Original Screenplay: Inglourious Basterds Best Adapted Screenplay: Up in the Air Best Acting Ensemble: Inglourious Basterds Best Actor: Jeff Bridges Best Actress: tie! Meryl Streep & Sandra Bullock Best...
Posted On 15 Jan 2010

The Critics Choice – the First Big Win of the Year

The Critics Choice awards will be televised live this Friday, on VH1 at 6pm Pacific time. You can vote for your favorites on their site. You can follow us on Twitter, @awardsdaily, otherwise we will also be updating the site as it happens. For the first time in a very long while,...
Posted On 13 Jan 2010

Critics Choice Preview

Sunday, Boston, LA and the AFI will announce their winners. Monday, it’s the New York Film Critics, and the Critics Choice nominations. The Critics Choice, also known around these parts as the BFCA, have been doing the ten nominees thing for a while now, which puts them in...
Posted On 12 Dec 2009

Critics Choice No Guts, No Glory

Please fill out your predictions here, if you feel like. Otherwise, you know the rules. Up to three guesses and they have to be really bizarre, not something like “I think Frost/Nixon will lead the nominations.” But something that might be a surprise like Aaron...