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Frontrunner Friday: Is This Where Critics and the Oscars Will Divide?

It’s the last Frontrunner Friday of 2018 and I’m closing it out with predictions, of course, but also a deep look into what could be a great divide between critics and the Academy this year. It’s often griped that the Oscars don’t, or shouldn’t, align with critics because critics don’t vote on the Oscars. Fair enough, as critics have their …

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Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) winners

The Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) winners have been announced. ROMA took Best Film, Director, Cinematography and Foreign Language Film. The Favourite was next with three wins: Olivia Colman for Best Actress, Best Original Screenplay and Best Ensemble.  Check out the full list of winners and runners-up below.  BEST FILM ROMARunner-Up: The Favourite TOP 10 1) ROMA2) The Favourite3) A …

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‘The Favourite’ leads Vancouver Film Critics Circle (VFCC) nominations

The Favourite (Fox Searchlight) The Favourite led the Vancouver Film Critics Circle nominations with six, followed by First Reformed with four and ROMA with three. The British Columbian group only nominates three films or performances per category (barring a tie, which happened this year). Winners in the international categories will be announced on Monday, December 17th. Here is the full …

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Phoenix Critics Circle (PCC) nominations: ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Vice’ lead with 7

The FavouriteVice The Favourite and Vice lead the Phoenix Critics Circle nominations with seven apiece. ROMA, First Reformed and BlacKkKlansman followed with four. Here is the full list of nominations. Winners will be announced on Saturday, December 15th, 2018. BEST PICTUREThe FavouriteFirst ReformedRomaA Star is BornVice BEST COMEDY FILMEighth GradeThe FavouriteGame NightSorry to Bother YouVice BEST SCIENCE FICTION FILMAnnihilationA Quiet …

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Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) predictions

Last year, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association went in for Call Me By Your Name, giving it Best Picture, Best Actor (Timothée Chalamet) and Luca Guadagnino tying in Best Director with The Shape of Water’s Guillermo del Toro. Only Guadagnino didn’t manage to turn his win into an Oscar nomination (or win, as in del Toro’s case). This year, …

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Frontrunner Friday: Awards season has begun

First Reformed, A Star Is Born, Eighth Grade and Green Book have started out awards season ahead of the pack This week has given us the Gotham Award winners, the National Board of Review and the New York Film Critics Circle.  With wins for ROMA to Green Book to A Star Is Born, and performances from Ethan Hawke to Regina King to …

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