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Predict the New York Film Critics


On Monday, the New York Film Critics will begin voting. Tuesday, the following day, will be the National Board of Review’s announcement.  The New York Film Critics are probably the most Oscar friendly of the big critics groups, for whatever reason, but have, in the last two years, picked films ...

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Armond White tossed from the NYFCC

Armond White tossed from the New York Film Critics The story goes that contrarian film critic Armond White was heckling Steve McQueen as he took the stage for the New York Film Critics – this, being the first time any black director has ever won the honor.  White, being one ...

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Harry Belafonte Pays Tribute to McQueen, Stuns the Room


The one thing anyone could talk about at last night’s New York film critics was Harry Belafonte’s speech to Steve McQueen. It deserves to be separate from the mischegoss of Armond White’s baby tantrum but that was the other thing people were talking about and this morning, the headlines are ...

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Armond White Brings Shame to the New York Film Critics

Armond White, who has gotten too much press already for his infantile outburst at the New York Film Critics Awards, must be loving the attention.  But he brought shame on the entire organization when he “heckled” (a nice word for what he did) Steve McQueen’s win.   According to Roger ...

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Field Barely Beat Hathaway, Weisz Barely Beat Lawrence

J. Hoberman talks up the NYFCC – some interesting information: In the acting awards, Sally Fields (“Lincoln”) finally defeated initial front-runner Anne Hathaway (“The Dark Knight Rises” and “Les Miserables”) for Best Supporting Actress on a fourth ballot while, in a rare second ballot win, Matthew McConaughey (“Magic Mike” and “Bernie”) beat outChristoph Waltz (“Django ...

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New York Film Critics – Last Minute Predictions?

Tomorrow morning, starting at 7am Pacific, believe it or not, the New York Film critics will announce. We then have two days before National Board of Review and Los Angeles Film critics. The next two weeks are going to be interesting.  Some contenders might shift forward in unexpected ways. No, ...

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The New York York Film Critics Winners

You can follow their twitter feed, @NYFCC2011 for updates. But we’ll be posting the winners here. Best Picture: “The Artist” Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius for “The Artist” Best Screenplay: Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin for “Moneyball” Best Actor: Brad Pitt for “Moneyball,” and “Tree of Life” Best Actress: Meryl Streep ...

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