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Santa Barbara Film Fest to honor Sam Elliott, Steven Yeun, Elsie Fisher, Yalitza Aparicio and more

CLAIRE FOY, RICHARD E. GRANT, THOMASIN HARCOURT MCKENZIE, JOHN DAVID WASHINGTON ALSO TO BE HONORED WITH THE VIRTUOSOS AWARD AT 34TH ANNUAL SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Today the 34th Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced its recipients for the Virtuosos Award presented by UGG, an honor created to recognize a select group of talent whose noteworthy performances in film have elevated them …

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‘The Favourite’ leads Seattle Film Critics nominations

The Favourite (Fox Searchlight) The Seattle Film Critics Society has announced nominations for the 2018 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards, honoring the best in film for 2018. Leading the field with 11 nominations is Yorgos Lanthimos’ spellbinding comedy, The Favourite, earning nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress (Olivia Colman), and two Best Actress in a Supporting …

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‘The Americans,’ Escape at Dannemora,’ ‘Gianni Versace’ lead Critics’ Choice Television nominations

The Americans, FXThe Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX)Escape at Dannemora (Showtime) Finding room for freshman series and final seasons alike, the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA), the TV wing of the Critics’ Choice Awards, first seasons of Amazon’s Homecoming (3 nominations), BBCAmerica’s Killing Eve (3), Netflix’s My Brilliant Friend (1), FX’s Pose (2) and HBO’s Succession (2) will compete in Best Drama Series alongside AMC’s Better Call …

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‘The Favourite’ leads Critics Choice Movie Awards noms with 14; female directors snubbed entirely

The Favourite (Fox Searchlight) No female-directed films in Best Picture, no women in Best Director The political period comedy The Favourite was definitely the favourite of the Broadcast Film Critics Association as the film earned a field-best 14 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards nominations this morning including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Ensemble and three individual acting noms for Olivia Colman, …

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San Francisco Film Critics Circle (SFFCC): ‘ROMA’ Best Picture; Melissa McCarthy, Michael B. Jordan grab acting prizes

Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira in Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA (image courtesy of Netflix) The San Francisco Film Critics Circle have chosen ROMA as the best film of 2018, Spike Lee as Best Director for BlacKkKlansman, Melissa McCarthy as Best Actress for Can You Ever Forgive Me? and Michael B. Jordan as Best Supporting Actor for Black Panther.  The Favourite …

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