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68th Golden Globe Awards Winner; Complete List

68th Golden Globe Awards Winner; Complete List

“The Social Network”was the big winner at last night’s Golden Globes taking home the prizes for Best Motion Picture – Drama, along with Best Director – Motion Picture for its director, David Fincher, and Best Screenplay – Motion Picture for its writer, Aaron Sorkin, Colin Firth was  was awarded Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for “The King’s Speech” and Natalie Portman received the award for Best Performance by an […]

Zee Cine Awards 2011; ‘Dabangg’ is Big Winner

Zee Cine Awards 2011; ‘Dabangg’ is Big Winner

The Bollywood Zee Cine Awards 2011 ceremony was recently held in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore and the film “Dabangg” was the big winner.  The Bollywood film took home the top awards including Best Film, Most Promising Director, Best Music, Most Promising Debut Director and Best Screenplay. The Zee Cine Awards 2011 winners: Best Actor Male Shah Rukh Khan – My Name Is Khan Best Actor Female Vidya Balan – Ishqiya Best Film Dabangg Best Director […]

42nd NAACP Image Awards Nominations Announced

42nd NAACP Image Awards Nominations Announced

The NAACP announced the nominees for the 42nd Annual Image Awards.  Nominees for Outstanding Motion Picture include “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films), “Just Wright” (Fox Searchlight Pictures), “The Book of Eli” (Warner Bros. Pictures), “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features) and “Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?” (Lionsgate). Other nominees for Motion Picture and Documentary awards include: MOTION PICTUREOutstanding Motion Picture• “For Colored Girls” (Lionsgate/34th Street Films)• “Just Wright” (Fox Searchlight […]

61st Annual American Cinema Editors Eddie Awards

61st Annual American Cinema Editors Eddie Awards

The American Cinema Editors announced  its nominees on Friday for the 61st annual Eddie Awards in film, TV and documentaries. The winners will be announced at the 61st annual ACE awards ceremony Feb. 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. NOMINEES FOR 61st ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARDS BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): Black Swan Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E. The Fighter Pamela Martin Inception Lee Smith, A.C.E. The King’s Speech Tariq Anwar The Social Network Angus Wall, A.C.E. & […]

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards 2011 Winners

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards 2011 Winners

“Inception” and “The Social Network” were the big winners with the Broadcast Film Critics Association, with ‘Inception’ picking up six trophies and “Network” grabbing four wins, including Best Director for filmmaker David Fincher. Unfortunately while “Black Swan” broke a Critics Choice Movies Award record for the most-nominated movie ever with 12 nods, Natalie Portman walked away with with the only award, the award for Best Actress. The full list of winners below: Best Picture “The […]

DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2010

DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2010

Directors Guild of America announced the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for the year 2010. The winners will be announced at the 63rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 29, 2011 in Los Angeles. LIXIN FANLast Train HomeEye Steel Film, ITVS, CanadaCouncil for the ArtsZeitgeist Films This is Mr. Fan’s first DGA Award nomination. CHARLES FERGUSONInside JobRepresentational PicturesSony Pictures Classics This is Mr. Ferguson’s first DGA Award nomination. ALEX GIBNEYClient 9: The […]

‘Akunin,’ and ‘Breathless’ win 2010 Kimena Junpo Awards | Trailer

‘Akunin,’ and ‘Breathless’ win 2010 Kimena Junpo Awards | Trailer

Akunin (Villain) directed by Lee Sang-il was awarded the Kinema Junpo Award for Best Japanese Film in 2010, and the Korean film Breathless by Yang Ik-Joon, received the award for Best Foreign Film. Kokuhaku (Confessions) came in second in the Kinema Junpo for Best Japanese Film, followed by Takahisa Zeze’s Heaven’s Story, Takashi Miike’s 13 Assassins was fourth, and Sawako Decides came in fifth. In the Best Foreign Film category. Invictus was second, District 9 third, White Ribbon fourth, and Hurt Locker fifth. The Kinema Junpo Awards are […]

“Incendies” wins the 2010 Toronto Film Critics Association’s Rogers Best Canadian Film Award | Trailer

“Incendies” wins the 2010 Toronto Film Critics Association’s Rogers Best Canadian Film Award | Trailer

Denis Villeneuve’s “Incendies” triumphed over “Splice”, directed by Vincenzo Natali, and “Trigger”, directed by Bruce McDonald to win the 2010 Toronto Film Critics Association’s Rogers Best Canadian Film Award.  “Incendies” is described as the epic adaptation of Wajdi Mouawad’s complex stage play about Quebec siblings who uncover their immigrant mother’s tortured history. To encounter a film of heart-wrenching tragedy, mythic proportions and sweeping visual majesty is rare, but such are the riches of Denis Villeneuve’s […]

25th Goya Awards; “The Last Circus” with 15 Noms + Ryan Reynolds Nominated for Best Actor

25th Goya Awards; “The Last Circus” with 15 Noms + Ryan Reynolds Nominated for Best Actor

Balada Triste de Trompeta (The Last Circus) by Alex de la Iglesia led the nominations for the Spanish Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ 25th Goya Awards, with 15 nods; Pa Negre (Black Bread) by Agustí Villaronga followed closely with 13 nominations and Buried by Rodrigo Cortés with 10 nominations. Big surprise on the list, Ryan Reynolds was nominated for best actor for his performance in Buried. The awards will be presented on February […]

Vancouver Film Critics’ Circle 2010 Awards

Vancouver Film Critics’ Circle 2010 Awards

The Vancouver Film Critics’ Circle named The Social Network the best film of the year, with Fincher as best director and Aaron Sorkin as the writer of the best screenplay.  Colin Firth picked up the award for Best Actor for The King’s Speech while newcomer Jennifer Lawrence took the award for Best Actress for her performance in Debra Granik’s Winter’s Bone. The complete list of awards: Best film: The Social Network Best actor: Colin Firth, […]

Directors Guild of America Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for the year 2010

Directors Guild of America Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for the year 2010

Directors Guild of America President Taylor Hackford today announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2010. The winner will be named at the 63rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 29, 2011. 1. DARREN ARONOFSKY, Black Swan (Fox Searchlight Pictures) This is Mr. Aronofsky’s first DGA Feature Film Award Nomination. 2. DAVID FINCHER, The Social Network (Columbia Pictures) This is Mr. Fincher’s second DGA Feature […]

Winners of Bollywood’s 17th Annual Star Screen Awards 2011

Winners of Bollywood’s 17th Annual Star Screen Awards 2011

Udaan won top honors at Bollywood’s 17th Annual Star Screen Awards wining both best film, and its director Vikramaditya Motwane wining best director at the ceremony held last week in Mumbai. In the film, Rohan, after being abandoned for eight straight years in boarding school, returns to the small industrial town of Jamshedpur and finds himself closeted with an authoritarian father and a younger half brother who he didn’t even know existed. Forced to work […]

BAFTA Nominees Announced For Film Not in the English Language

BAFTA Nominees Announced For Film Not in the English Language

In addition to the longlist, the nominations for the Film Not in the English Language Award aka Foreign Language films, to be presented at the Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2011 are as follows: BiutifulThe Girl With The Dragon TattooI Am LoveOf Gods And MenThe Secret In Their Eyes The nominations in other categories will be announced on Tuesday 18 January, 2011.

Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2011 Releases the Longlist

Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2011 Releases the Longlist

British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the Longlist for the Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2011. The Longlist is the result of Round One voting by members of the Academy. With 207 films entered this year, the first round of voting reduces the list of eligible films to fifteen in each category . Round Two voting, which opens today, will reduce these fifteen contenders down to the five nominations in each category**. […]

2010 National Society of Film Critics Awards + Statements

2010 National Society of Film Critics Awards + Statements

The members of the National Society of Film Critics which is made up of 61 of the country’s most prominent movie critics, held its 45th annual awards voting meeting at Sardi’s Restaurant in New York City January 8, 2011. Here are the result: Best Actor: Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network Best Actress: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Vincere Best Actor In A Supporting Role: Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech Best Actress In A Supporting Role: Olivia Williams, The […]

10 Scientific and Technical Achievements To Be Honored with Academy Awards®

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 scientific and technical achievements represented by 22 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation at the Beverly Wilshire on Saturday, February 12, 2011. Unlike other Academy Awards to be presented this year, achievements receiving Scientific and Technical Awards need not have been developed and introduced during 2010.  Rather, the achievements must demonstrate a proven record of contributing […]

7 Films In Visual Effects Category For The 83rd Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that seven films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 83rd Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order:               “Alice in Wonderland” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1” “Hereafter” “Inception” “Iron Man 2” “Scott Pilgrim vs the World” “Tron: Legacy” The 83rd Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, January 25, 2011; and the Academy Awards […]

Producers Guild Of America Announces Theatrical Motion Picture And Television Nominations For 2011

Producers Guild Of America Announces Theatrical Motion Picture And Television Nominations For 2011

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the television and motion picture nominations for the 2011 Producers Guild Awards. The winners in each category will be announced at the Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, January 22nd at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Additionally, the Guild will pay tribute to several special individual honorees during the 22nd Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony including: James Cameron (Milestone Award), Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman (Norman Lear Achievement […]

2011 Writers Guild Awards Screen Nominees Announced

2011 Writers Guild Awards Screen Nominees Announced

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2010. Winners will be honored at the 2011 Writers Guild Awards held on Saturday, February 5, 2011, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York. ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Black Swan, Screenplay by Mark Heyman and Andres Heinz and John McLaughlin; Story by Andres Heinz; Fox Searchlight The Fighter, […]

Mo’Nique To Join Academy President Tom Sherak For Oscar(R) Nominations

Mo’Nique To Join Academy President Tom Sherak For Oscar(R) Nominations

Nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards® will be announced on Tuesday, January 25, by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak and Oscar-winning actress and Academy member Mo’Nique. Last year Mo’Nique received her first Oscar nomination and win for her supporting performance in “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire.” She currently hosts her own late-night talk show, “The Mo’Nique Show,” on BET. Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 […]

2011 German Film Critics Awards; Feo Aladag’s “When We Leave” with 7 Nominations

2011 German Film Critics Awards; Feo Aladag’s “When We Leave” with 7 Nominations

Feo Aladag’s “When We Leave”received seven nominations from the Germany’s film critics association, basically, winning an award in every category for which the film was eligible.  The film follows a woman and her son as they try to escape her husband’s abuse and finds shelter with a family in Berlin. Nominations for German Film Critics Awards, 2011: Best Film Boxhagener Platz (Director: Matti Geschonneck) The Silence (Director: Baran bo Odar) When We Leave (Director: Feo Aladag!) Three (Director: Tom […]

2010 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards; The King’s Speech Named Best Film of 2010

2010 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards; The King’s Speech Named Best Film of 2010

The Phoenix Film Critics Society named “The King’s Speech” the Best Picture of 2010 and its star, Colin Firth, Best Actor. Natalie Portman’s performance in “Black Swan” won the Best Actress award. “The Fighter” won both Best Supporting Actor for Christian Bale and Best Supporting Actress for Melissa Leo. “Inception” led all winners with 8 awards including Best Director, Christopher Nolan, and Best Original Screenplay. The complete list of winners is below. The Phoenix Film […]

2010 Online Film Critics Society Award Nominees

2010 Online Film Critics Society Award Nominees

The Online Film Critics Society announced its nominees for the 2010 OFCS Awards.  The Online Film Critics Society describes itself as “the largest, most respected organization for critics whose work appears primarily on the Internet.” OFCS members will submit their final votes over the next few days, and winners will be announced Monday, January 3, 2010. Best Picture Black Swan Inception The Social Network Toy Story 3 True Grit Winter’s Bone Best Director Darren Aronofsky, […]

London Critics Circle Film Award; The King’s Speech Leads With 7 Nominations

London Critics Circle Film Award; The King’s Speech Leads With 7 Nominations

The King’s Speech, directed by Tom Hooper lead the the 2011 London Critics’ Circle Film Awards with seven nominations including lead actor Colin Firth up for both Best Actor and Best British Actor, Best Actress for Bonham Carter, Best Film and Best British Film. And the nominees are ACTOR OF THE YEAR Jeff Bridges – True Grit Jesse Eisenberg – The Social Network Colin Firth – The King’s Speech Ryan Gosling – Blue Valentine Edgar […]