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‘Beale Street,’ ‘The Favourite’ lead Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA) nominations

If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna)The Favourite (Fox Searchlight) If Beale Street Could Talk from Barry Jenkins and The Favourite from Yorgos Lanthimos lead the Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA) nomination with 8 apiece, including Best Film and Best Director while Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA comes in with six. Blindspotting and Suspiria rounded out the Best Film nominees. Both films only …

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‘ROMA’ leads North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) nominations

ROMA (Netflix) Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA leads the 2018 North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) nominations with 8 mentions, including Best Film, Director and Best Actress for Yalitza Aparicio. The NCFCA consists of forty-two professional critics who live in the state or whose work contributes to an outlet based in North Carolina. If Beale Street Could Talk was next with six and rounding …

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‘The Favourite,’ ‘Roma,’ and ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ top Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) nominations

The FavouriteROMAIf Beale Street Could Talk Another superb year for great films comes to a close and the diverse members of the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) have selected which achievements are among the year’s best.“We expect nothing but the best from our members, and this year certainly doesn’t disappoint,” said Wesley Lovell, who alongside Nguyen Le and Bavner Donaldo …

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Steven Yeun and Sakura Ando highlight Florida Film Critics Circle (FFCC) winners

Steven Yeun (Burning)Sakura Ando (Shoplifters) The Florida Film Critics Circle (FFCC) went for The Favourite, from Yorgos Lanthimos, as the Best Picture of 2018. The period comedy went in with the most nominations and also won Best Ensemble and Best Art Direction/Production Design. The group’s acting wins went delightfully off book with Joaquin Phoenix winning Best Actor for You Were …

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Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AFWJ) EDA Awards nominations

The Favourite The Favourite leads the Alliance of Women Film Journalists nominations with 11, followed by ROMA with 9 and Leave No Trace and Vice at 8 apiece. The group, outside of traditional, all-inclusive nominations and categories, also highlights women in film and women filmmakers with their own categories such as Best Woman Screenwriter as well as special mention categories …

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‘The Favourite,’ ‘Beale Street,’ ‘First Man’ top Florida Film Critics Circle (FFCC) nominations

The Favourite (Fox Searchlight) The Florida Film Critics Circle has announced its nominees for the best films and cinematic performances of 2018. Yorgos Lanthimos’ darkly comic tale of love and power in 18th century England, The Favourite, leads consideration with nine nominations. It is up for recognition in such high profile categories as Best Picture and Best Director. Two films came in second …

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10 Best Films of 2018

Don’t let anyone tell you that <insert film year here> was ‘not a good year’ for movies. Every year is a good year if you’re willing to step outside your comfort zone a little bit but even better, when you have a year like 2018 that saw studios really step it up with stellar populist fare like A Star Is …

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