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Interview: THE WOUND Director John Trengove Talks FLF Oscar Shortlist and How His Debut Feature Became a Remarkable and Timely Film

Back in October, we watched John Trengove’s debut feature THE WOUND at the BFI London Film Festival and we were truly stunned, moved and impressed by this fascinating film that transported us to a world rarely seen on screen. Immediately, the film jumped into third place in our Foreign Language Film predictions in October and has maintained its strong position ...

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Chicago Independent Critics Circle Winners: Get Out, Lady Bird and Logan

The 26 film critics and voting members of the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle completed their final ballots in 21 categories for their second annual CIFCC Awards. Leading all films with four awards is Get Out from Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions, including three awards for Jordan Peele and his many hats. A24’s Lady Bird from director Greta Gerwig follows ...

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2018 Oscars: Can you get an acting Oscar nomination with no precursors?

  The short answer? Yes. It’s happened quite a bit, actually. In all but three of the last 14 years we’ve had at least one name announced on Oscar nomination morning that didn’t land any major precursor, those precursors being Critics’ Choice, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and BAFTA. While we still have BAFTA to announce their nominations (January 9th) ...

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First Presenters Announced for the 2018 Golden Globes

Isabelle Huppert is set to return to the Golden Globe stage, this time as a presenter. Huppert won Best Actress – Drama last year for Elle and then was Oscar-nominated. Emma Stone went on to win the Academy Award. Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who was a surprise winner in Supporting Actor here last year for Nocturnal Animals, will also be presenting. No ...

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My Picks for the Best Films and Performances of 2017

Hey look, another Top 10 list. But wait, there’s more! Thinking about the films that I loved this year it was those that challenged me that I got the most from. Divisiveness wasn’t just in the political and social spectrums this year. Films like mother! and The Killing of a Sacred Deer split audiences. Even the new Star Wars found ...

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‘Get Out’ Wins Best Picture from the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS)

After earning six nominations from the Online Film Critics Society earlier this month, Get Out has emerged as the group’s Best Picture of 2017, also grabbing the Original Screenplay prize for Jordan Peele and a runner-up in Best Director (also Peele), Best Actor and Best Breakthrough (both Daniel Kaluuya). Dunkirk won two of its four nominations, Best Director for Christopher ...

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‘Three Billboards’ Leads North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) Nominations

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri led the North Carolina Film Critics Association nominations with six today, with an added prize of the Ken Hanke Memorial Tar Heel Award which recognizes films or performers with a special connection to North Carolina. The film earned all top nominations including Best Film, Director, Actress and double Supporting Actor nods. Right behind were The Post ...

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Interview: Ann Marie Fleming on why WINDOW HORSES is one of the year’s most timely animated features in the Oscar race

At a time where multiple nations are battling xenophobia and striving to achieve tolerance and cultural exchange, Asian-Canadian filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming brings an animated marvel, Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming, that couldn’t have come at a more interesting time. Hollywood at large, and the animation industry specifically, is trying to have a better representation of ...

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Florida Film Critics Circle Awards: ‘Dunkirk’ Best Pic, Director; Timothée Chalamet a double winner

The Florida Film Critics Circle has announced its winners for the best films and cinematic performances of 2017 and the awards were, like last year, pretty fairly spread out among an array of films. During the nomination phase, The Shape of Water dominated most categories with ten nominations. But after the final votes came in for the 2017 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, ...

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