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Tuesday Releases: Creed II, The Favourite, Free Solo, & Vox Lux

Official Synopsis: In 1985, Russian boxer Ivan Drago killed former U.S. champion Apollo Creed in a tragic match that stunned the world. Against the wishes of trainer Rocky Balboa, Apollo’s son and current champ Adonis Creed accepts a challenge from Drago’s son — another dangerous fighter. Under guidance from Rocky, Adonis trains for the showdown of his life — a date with destiny that soon … Read More Tuesday Releases: Creed II, The Favourite, Free Solo, & Vox Lux

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Oscars Watch: 72nd Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards

BEST FILM “Roma” “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “Green Book” “Roma” “A Star Is Born” OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM “The Favourite” “Beast” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “McQueen” “Stan & Ollie” “You Were Never Really Here” OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER “Beast” – Michael Pearce (Writer/Director), Lauren Dark (Producer) “Apostasy” – Daniel Kokotajlo (Writer/Director) “A Cambodian Spring” – Chris Kelly (Writer/Director/Producer) “Pili” – Leanne Welham (Writer/Director), … Read More Oscars Watch: 72nd Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards

2019 Oscars Challenge: [15] “The Favourite” – Ten Nominations

“THE FAVOURITE”Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday and Yorgos Lanthimos Director: Yorgos LanthimosProducers: Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday and Yorgos LanthimosWriters: Deborah Davis and Tony McNamaraCinematography: Robbie RyanEditor: Yorgos MavropsaridisComposer: Komeil S. HosseiniDistributor: Fox Searchlight PicturesRelease Date: November 23, 2018Budget: $15 millionRun-time: 120 minutes FILM SYNOPSIS: In the early 1700s, Queen Anne, in poor health and emotionally unstable, allows her most trusted confidante, … Read More 2019 Oscars Challenge: [15] “The Favourite” – Ten Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Art Directors Guild Awards

PERIOD FILM “THE FAVOURITE” Production Designer: FIONA CROMBIE “THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS”Production Designer: JESS GONCHOR “BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY”Production Designer: AARON HAYE “FIRST MAN”Production Designer: NATHAN CROWLEY “ROMA”Production Designer: EUGENIO CABALLERO FANTASY FILM “BLACK PANTHER” Production Designer: HANNAH BEACHLER “FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD”Production Designer: STUART CRAIG “THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS”Production Designer: JON HUTMAN “MARY POPPINS RETURNS”Production Designer: JOHN MYHRE … Read More Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Art Directors Guild Awards

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Oscars Watch: 69th Annual ACE EDDIE Awards

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC) “Bohemian Rhapsody” – John Ottman, ACE “BlacKkKlansman” – Barry Alexander Brown “First Man” – Tom Cross, ACE “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón & Adam Gough “A Star Is Born” – Jay Cassidy, ACE BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY) “The Favourite” – Yorgos Mavropsaridis, ACE “Crazy Rich Asians” – Myron Kerstein “Deadpool 2” – Craig Alpert, ACE, Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir & Dirk … Read More Oscars Watch: 69th Annual ACE EDDIE Awards

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Oscars Watch: 91st Academy Award Nominations

BEST PICTURE “BlacKkKlansman” “Black Panther” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “The Favourite” “Green Book” “Roma” “A Star Is Born “Vice” ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Willem Dafoe – “At Eternity’s Gate” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Viggo Mortensen – “Green Book” ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Yalitza Aparicio – “Roma” Glenn Close – “The Wife” Olivia … Read More Oscars Watch: 91st Academy Award Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Costume Designers Guild Award Nominees

Excellence in Contemporary Film “Crazy Rich Asians” – Mary E. Vogt “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” – Michele Clapton “Ocean’s 8” – Sarah Edwards “A Star Is Born” – Erin Benach “Widows” – Jenny Eagan Excellence in Period Film “BlacKkKlansman” – Marci Rodgers “Bohemian Rhapsody” – Julian Day “The Favourite” – Sandy Powell “Mary Poppins Returns” – Sandy Powell “Mary Queen of Scots” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 Costume Designers Guild Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Denver Film Critics Society Award Nominees

Best Picture “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Man” “First Reformed” ​“Roma” Best Director Ryan Coogler – “Black Panther” Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Paul Schraeder – “First Reformed” Best Actress Yalitza Aparicio – “Roma” Toni Collette – “Hereditary” Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” Lady Gaga – “A Star Is Born” Melissa McCarthy – “Can You Ever Forgive … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Denver Film Critics Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 72nd Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Nominees

BEST FILM “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “Green Book” “Roma” “A Star Is Born” OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM “Beast” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “The Favourite” “McQueen” “Stan & Ollie” “You Were Never Really Here” OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER “Apostasy” – Daniel Kokotajlo (Writer/Director) “Beast” – Michael Pearce (Writer/Director), Lauren Dark (Producer) “A Cambodian Spring” – Chris Kelly (Writer/Director/Producer) “Pili” – Leanne Welham (Writer/Director), Sophie … Read More Oscars Watch: 72nd Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Award Nominees

Best Picture “BlacKkKlansman” “Eighth Grade” “The Favourite” “First Man” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “A Quiet Place” “Roma” “A Star is Born” “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Best Director “BlacKkKlansman” – Spike Lee “The Favourite” – Yorgos Lanthimos “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Barry Jenkins “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón “A Star is Born” – Bradley Cooper Best Actor Christian Bale–”Vice” Bradley … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 69th Annual ACE EDDIE Award Nominees

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC) “BlacKkKlansman” – Barry Alexander Brown “Bohemian Rhapsody” – John Ottman, ACE “First Man” – Tom Cross, ACE “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón & Adam Gough “A Star Is Born” – Jay Cassidy, ACE BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY) “Crazy Rich Asians” – Myron Kerstein “Deadpool 2” – Craig Alpert, ACE, Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir & Dirk Westervelt “The Favourite” – Yorgos Mavropsaridis, … Read More Oscars Watch: 69th Annual ACE EDDIE Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 33rd Annual American Society of Cinematographers Award Nominees

Theatrical Release Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Matthew Libatique, ASC – “A Star is Born” Robbie Ryan, BSC, ISC – “The Favourite” Linus Sandgren, ASC, FSF – “First Man” Łukasz Żal, PSC – “Cold War” Spotlight Award Joshua James Richards – “The Rider” Giorgi Shvelidze – “Namme” Frank van den Eeden, NSC, SBC – “Girl” TELEVISION Episode of a Series for Non-Commercial Television Gonzalo Amat … Read More Oscars Watch: 33rd Annual American Society of Cinematographers Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Art Directors Guild Award Nominees

PERIOD FILM “THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS”Production Designer: JESS GONCHOR “BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY”Production Designer: AARON HAYE “THE FAVOURITE”Production Designer: FIONA CROMBIE “FIRST MAN”Production Designer: NATHAN CROWLEY “ROMA”Production Designer: EUGENIO CABALLERO FANTASY FILM “BLACK PANTHER”Production Designer: HANNAH BEACHLER “FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD”Production Designer: STUART CRAIG “THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS”Production Designer: JON HUTMAN “MARY POPPINS RETURNS”Production Designer: JOHN MYHRE “READY PLAYER … Read More Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Art Directors Guild Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 30th Producers Guild Award Nominees

Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures “Black Panther” Producer: Kevin Feige “BlacKkKlansman” Producers: Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Raymond Mansfield, Jordan Peele, Spike Lee “Bohemian Rhapsody” Producer: Graham King “Crazy Rich Asians” Producers: Nina Jacobson & Brad Simpson, John Penotti “The Favourite” Producers: Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Yorgos Lanthimos “Green Book” Producers: Jim Burke, Charles B. Wessler, Brian … Read More Oscars Watch: 30th Producers Guild Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Iowa Film Critics Association Awards

BEST FILM “The Favourite” BEST DIRECTOR Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” BEST ACTOR Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” BEST ACTRESS Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Mahershala Ali – “Green Book” BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Regina King – “If Beale Street Could Talk” BEST DOCUMENTARY “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” BEST ANIMATED MOVIE “Incredibles 2” BEST SCORE “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Nicholas … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Iowa Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

BEST PICTURE “The Favourite” “Black Panther” “BlacKkKlansman” “Eighth Grade” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “First Reformed” “Green Book” “Hereditary” “Roma” “A Star Is Born” “Vice” BEST DIRECTOR Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Adam McKay – “Vice” BEST ACTOR Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards

The North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) is comprised of 42 film journalists who live in North Carolina or contribute to outlets that focus coverage in and around NC. BEST NARRATIVE FILM “Roma” “Black Panther” “BlacKKKlansman” “First Man” “If Beale Street Could Talk” BEST DIRECTOR Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Ethan Coen and Joel Coen – “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” Damien Chazelle – “First … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture “The Favourite” “First Man” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Roma” “The Rider” Best Director Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Runner-Up: Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” Damien Chazelle – “First Man” Hirokazu Kore-eda – “Shoplifters” Peter Farrelly – “Green Book” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Best Actor Joaquin Phoenix – “You Were Never Really Here” Christian Bale – “Vice” Ethan Hawke … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

Best Film: “Green Book”Best Director: Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman”Best Actor: Christian Bale – “Vice”Best Actress (TIE): Nicole Kidman – “Destroyer” & Toni Collette – “Hereditary”Best Supporting Actor: Richard E. Grant – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”Best Supporting Actress: Rachel Weisz – “The Favourite”Best Original Screenplay: “The Favourite” – Deborah Davis and Tony McNamaraBest Adapted Screenplay: “Black Panther” – Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert ColeBest … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 London Film Critics Circle Award Nominees

FILM OF THE YEAR “BlacKkKlansman” “Cold War” “The Favourite” “First Man” “First Reformed” “The Happy Prince” “Leave No Trace” “Roma” “Shoplifters” “You Were Never Really Here” ACTOR OF THE YEAR Christian Bale – “Vice” Rupert Everett – “The Happy Prince” Ben Foster – “Leave No Trace” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Joaquin Phoenix – “You Were Never Really Here” ACTRESS OF THE YEAR Yalitza … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 London Film Critics Circle Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture “Roma” “Black Panther” “Blindspotting” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” “Paddington 2” “A Star is Born” “Suspiria” Best Director Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture “Roma” Runner-Up: “The Favourite” “A Star Is Born” “BlacKkKlansman” “Vice” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Green Book” “First Reformed” “Eighth Grade” “Leave No Trace” Best Director Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Runner-Up: Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Runner-Up: Christian Bale – “Vice” Best Actress Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” Runner-Up: Lady Gaga –”A Star … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: BFI’s Sight & Sound Top 25 Films of 2018

1) “Roma” Alfonso Cuarón, Mexico/USA (38 votes) Cuáron’s magnificently crafted memoir casts us back to a 1970s childhood in the throes of family break-up, ruptures on the streets of Mexico City – and a Mixtec housekeeper, played by nonprofessional actor Yalitza Aparicio, given the weight of the drama. 2) “Phantom Thread” Paul Thomas Anderson, USA (30 votes) Daniel Day-Lewis stars as a chilly 1950s … Read More Oscars Watch: BFI’s Sight & Sound Top 25 Films of 2018

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Houston Film Critics Society Award Nominees

Best Picture “Black Panther” “BlacKkKlansman” “Eighth Grade” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “Green Book” “Hereditary” “Roma” “A Star Is Born” “Vice” Best Director Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Adam McKay – “Vice” Best Actor Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Houston Film Critics Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Phoenix Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “Roma” “A Star is Born” “Vice” Best Director Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Adam McKay – “Vice” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” John David Washington – “BlacKkKlansman” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Phoenix Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture “Roma”&“The Favourite” Best Director Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Runner-Up: Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” Best Actor Christian Bale – “Vice”&Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Best Actress Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” Runner-Up: Yalitzia Aparicio – “Roma” Best Supporting Actor Richard E. Grant – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” Runner-Up: Timothee Chalamet – “Beautiful Boy” Best Supporting Actress Amy Adams – “Vice” Runner-Up: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Women Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Movie About Women “The Favourite” Runner-Up: “Roma” “Mary Shelley” “Widows” Best Movie By A Woman “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” Runner-Up: “Leave No Trace” “The Kindergarten Teacher” “You Were Never Really Here” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Runner-Up: Viggo Mortensen – “Green Book” Ben Foster – “Leave No Trace” Hugo Weaving – “Black 47” Best Actress Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Women Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards Nominees

BEST PICTURE “Black Panther” “Blindspotting” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” “Paddington 2” “Roma” “A Star Is Born” “Suspiria” BEST DIRECTOR Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” BEST ACTOR Bradley Cooper – “A Star … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 24th Critics’ Choice Awards Nominees

BEST PICTURE “Black Panther” “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Man” “Green Book” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Mary Poppins Returns” “Roma” “A Star Is Born” “Vice” BEST ACTOR Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Willem Dafoe – “At Eternity’s Gate” Ryan Gosling – “First Man” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Viggo Mortensen – “Green Book” … Read More Oscars Watch: 24th Critics’ Choice Awards Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 New York Film Critics Online Awards

Best Picture: “Roma”Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma”Best Ensemble Cast: “The Favourite”Best Actor: Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed”Best Actress: Melissa McCarthy – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”Best Supporting Actor: Richard E. Grant – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”Best Supporting Actress: Regina King – “If Beale Street Could Talk”Best Documentary: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”Best Animated Feature: “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse”Best Foreign Language Film: “Cold … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 New York Film Critics Online Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture: “Roma”Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma”Best Actress: Olivia Colman – “The Favourite”Best Actor: Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed”Best Supporting Actress: Regina King – “If Beale Street Could Talk”Best Supporting Actor: Steven Yeun – “Burning”Best Screenplay (TIE): “The Favourite” – Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara & “First Reformed” – Paul SchraderBest First Film: “Sorry To Bother You”Best Documentary: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”Best Animated Feature: “Isle Of Dogs”Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 New Mexico Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture “The Favourite“” Runner-Up: “Burning” Best Director Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Runner-Up: Lee Chang-dong – “Burning” Best Actor Victor Polster – “Girl” Runner-Up: Ethan Hawkes – “First Reformed” Best Actress Glenn Close – “The Wife” Runner-Up: Rose Byrne –”Juliet, Naked” Best Supporting Actor Sam Elliott – “A Star Is Born” Runner-Up: Ike Barinholtz – “Blockers” Best Supporting Actress Sakura Ando – “Shoplifters” Runner-Up: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 New Mexico Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Chicago Film Critics Association Award Nominees

BEST PICTURE “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “Hereditary” “Roma” “A Star is Born” ​BEST DIRECTOR Bradley Cooper – “A Star is Born” Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” ​BEST ACTOR Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star is Born” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Rami Malek – … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Chicago Film Critics Association Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award Nominees

Best Picture “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Roma” Best Director Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” Best Actor Christian Bale – “Vice” Willem Dafoe – “At Eternity’s Gate” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Viggo … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 San Diego Film Critics Society Award Nominees

Best Picture “The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs” “The Favourite” “Green Book” “Leave No Trace” “A Quiet Place” Best Director Bo Burnham – “Eighth Grade” Peter Farrelly – “Green Book” Debra Granik – “Leave No Trace” John Krasinski – “A Quiet Place” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Best Actor – Male Christian Bale – “Vice” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Lucas Hedges – “Boy Erased” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 San Diego Film Critics Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 76th Annual Golden Globe Award Nominees

Best Motion Picture, Drama “Black Panther” “Blackkklansman” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “A Star Is Born” Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy “Crazy Rich Asians” “The Favourite” “Green Book” “Mary Poppins Returns” “Vice” Best Director – Motion Picture Bradley Cooper “A Star Is Born” Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Peter Farrelly – “Green Book” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Adam McKay – “Vice” Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 76th Annual Golden Globe Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 American Film Institute’s Top 10 Films and Television Shows of the Year

AFI MOVIES OF THE YEAR “BlacKkKlansman” “Black Panther” “Eighth Grade” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “Green Book” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Mary Poppins Returns” “A Quiet Place” “A Star Is Born” AFI TV PROGRAMS OF THE YEAR “The Americans” “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” “Atlanta” “Barry” “Better Call Saul” “The Kominsky Method” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” “Pose” “Succession” “This Is Us” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 American Film Institute’s Top 10 Films and Television Shows of the Year

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Award Nominees

Best Picture “BlacKkKlansman” “Black Panther” “Eighth Grade” “Green Book” “The Favourite” “The Hate U Give” “A Quiet Place” “Roma” “Searching” “A Star Is Born” Best Actor Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Viggo Mortensen – “Green Book” Best Actress Toni Collette – “Hereditary” Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” Lady … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

The Washington DC Area Film Critics Association award their Best Film and Best Director to “Roma” and Alfonso Cuarón. In the same sweep, “Roma” also takes Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography. This echoes the New York Film Critics Circle Awards from last week. Bradley Cooper gets his first Best Actor win for “A Star Is Born” while Lady Gaga adds another one … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

Echoing the British Independent Film Awards, the Atlanta Film Critics Circle gives their Best Film Award to “The Favorite,” making that the fourth different film awarded the top honor for four different American voting groups, proving the Best Picture landscape this season is fairly wide open. “The Favourite” doesn’t stop there, as it took Best Ensemble and Best Screenplay, while Olivia Colman and Emma … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

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Game Of Box Offices: “Ralph Breaks The Internet” trends again; “The Grinch” KOs “Creed II”

In a quiet week amongst the Oscar season, Disney’s “Ralph Breaks the Internet” held strong at the Number One spot with $25.5 million. The real competition ended up taking place in the second and third spots, where Illumination’s “The Grinch” was able to overcome “Creed II” earning $17.9 million over the $16.6 million of the latter. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” … Read More Game Of Box Offices: “Ralph Breaks The Internet” trends again; “The Grinch” KOs “Creed II”

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Oscars Watch: 20th British Independent Film Awards

Winning big at the 20th British Independent Film Awards was “The Favourite,” with 10 wins (out of 14 nominations), bringing in Best Picture, Best Directing, Best Leading Actress in Olivia Colman, Best Supporting Actress in Rachel Weisz, Best Casting, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup & Hairstyling, and Best Production Design. One has to believe that winning this haul over seas has to … Read More Oscars Watch: 20th British Independent Film Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award Nominees

Founded in 2002, The Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) comprises professional DC-based film critics with affiliations in television, radio, print and the internet. As of 2018, WAFCA has grown to include 60 dedicated members from the District, Maryland and Virginia. Their winners will be announced Monday, Dec 3rd at 8am ET. Best Film “The Favourite” “Green Book” “If Beale Street Could Talk” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Satellite Award Nominees

The International Press Academy is a global media association of domestic and foreign entertainment journalists in print, TV, radio, broadcast, and online outlets; including critics, interviewers, reviewers, bloggers, and photographers. The IPA awards will be handed out in February. Motion Picture, Drama (Major) “Black Panther” – Walt Disney “First Man” – Universal “Hereditary” – A24 “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Annapurna Pictures “Mary … Read More Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Satellite Award Nominees

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Game Of Box Offices: “Ralph Breaks The Internet” and the Box Office

Family friendly “Ralph Breaks The Internet” easily takes the crown over the weekend with $56.2 million, topping fellow newcomer and fellow sequel “Creed II,” which took second place and an opening of $35.5 million. Not far behind at Number Three was “The Grinch,” which took $30.3 million and should have some lasting power, as it tops the Number One crown winner last week, “Fantastic … Read More Game Of Box Offices: “Ralph Breaks The Internet” and the Box Office

Theatrical Releases: Creed II & Ralph Breaks The Internet

<Click film’s poster to see info/trailer> CREED II Directed By: Steven Caple Jr.Studio: MGM Official Synopsis: Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family’s past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is … Read More Theatrical Releases: Creed II & Ralph Breaks The Internet

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Oscars Watch: 20th British Independent Film Award Nominees

Winners will be announced at the British Independent Film Award Ceremony on Sunday 2 December at Old Billingsgate. Best British Independent Film “American Animals” “Beast” “Disobedience” “The Favourite” “You Were Never Really Here” Best Director Andrew Haigh – “Lean on Pete” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Bart Layton – “American Animals” Michael Pearce – “Beast” Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 20th British Independent Film Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 75th Venice International Film Festival

The 75th Venice International Film Festival is organized by La Biennale di Venezia, and took place at Venice Lido from August 29th to September 8th, 2018. The jury consisted of Jury President Guillermo del Toro, Sylvia Chang, Trine Dyrholm, Nicole Garcia, Paolo Genovese, Małgorzata Szumowska, Taika Waititi, Christoph Waltz, and Naomi Watts. Golden Lion: “Roma” Grand Jury Prize: “The Favourite” Silver Lion for Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 75th Venice International Film Festival