Los Angeles Film Critics: Gravity & Her, Dern, Exarchopoulos & Blanchett

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Picture: TIE!! Gravity and Her Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity; runner-up: Spike Jonze, Her Best Actor: Bruce Dern, Nebraska; runner-up: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave Best Actress: TIE!! Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine, and Adèle...
Posted On 08 Dec 2013

Boston Film Critics: 12 Years a Slave wins Best Picture, Director, Actor

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: runner-up: Leonardo DiCaprio, The...
Posted On 08 Dec 2013

Two Critics Groups Announce, One Stages Stages a Coup

It was a very good day for Bret Easton Ellis in Los Angeles yesterday – although he hates Michael Haneke and Amour almost as much as he thinks Kathryn Bigelow is overrated and praised only because she’s a woman, he got some backing by the LA Film Critics yesterday...
Posted On 10 Dec 2012

LA Critics award Amour, Paul Thomas Anderson, Joaquin Phoenix, Emmanuelle Riva, Jennifer Lawrence

Best Film: Amour (runner-up:  The Master ) Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master (runner-up: Kathryn Bigelow) Best Actress, tie: Emmanuelle Riva, Amour and Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook  Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix, The Master (runner-up: Denis Lavant, Holy...
Posted On 09 Dec 2012

Los Angeles Film Critics No Guts, No Glory

Since one of the most important of the film critics groups announces tomorrow, it’s a good time to play a little No Guts, No Glory. UP to three and make sure they’re good ones. Don’t forget to enter our contest.  I’ll go first. I will choose two. Best...
Posted On 08 Dec 2012

Los Angeles Film Critics Preview and Predictions Contest

This Sunday, the Los Angeles Film Critics will announce their awards. LA has been known to occasionally step out of the zone – they chose The Descendants last year, There Will Be Blood the year No Country was sweeping. It is nonetheless assumed that their winner will still...
Posted On 06 Dec 2012

Predict the New York Film Critics, Los Angeles Film Critics and National Board of Review

Believe it or not, these awards are coming in two weeks. We’re starting our contest early! In our latest podcast, Craig, Ryan and I do a little spitballing as to how these things will turn out. We hover around the same titles, Argo, Lincoln, The Master, Django Unchained,...
Posted On 19 Nov 2012

The National Board of Review (NBR) will Announce after New York Film Crix (NYFCC)

Indiewire reports that the NBR will take place December 5, 2012, two days after the New York Film Critics and three days after their announcing date last year. What is the significance of this? There isn’t one except that the NYFCC will be the ones with their asses hanging...
Posted On 18 Oct 2012

Los Angeles Film Critics Preview

They’ve only been around since 1975, but Los Angeles has, in its own funny way, carved out its own identity from the New York critics — perhaps part of that nowadays is due to the New York Times critics, inexplicably, not being part of the New York Film Critics...
Posted On 09 Dec 2011

LAFCA awards date & Doris Day Lifetime Acheivement

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association announces it will vote to select its awards winners on Sunday December 11, and names Doris Day as this year’s career achievement honoree. Press release: LOS ANGELES, OCTOBER 29, 2010 – Doris Day was selected to receive the Career...
Posted On 29 Oct 2011