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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 […]

2010 Florida Film Critics Circle’s Winners

2010 Florida Film Critics Circle’s Winners

  Christopher Nolan’s “Inception” was the top winner with four awards in the Florida Film Critics Circle’s annual honors, but “The Social Network” received Best Picture award in 2010.  The film about the founding of Facebook, won three awards, including Best Director (David Fincher) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Aaron Sorkin). Natalie Portman won Best Actress for her performance in “Black Swan,” and Colin Firth took Best Actor honors for his turn as King George VI in “The King’s Speech.”  Christian Bale […]

2010 Satellite Awards; The Social Network and Inception Lead With 3 Wins

2010 Satellite Awards; The Social Network and Inception Lead With 3 Wins

The 2010 Satellite Awards took place last night, Sunday, December 19, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles and “The Social Network” continued its awards domination by taking the prizes for Best Film (Motion Picture, Drama), Best Director and Best Screenplay, Adapted. “Inception” did tie with “The Social Network” also taking home 3 awards including Best Cinematography, Best Original Score and Best Art Direction & Production Design. The 2010 motion picture awards: […]

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association 2010 Picks

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association 2010 Picks

The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted the THE SOCIAL NETWORK as the best film of 2010; rounding out the composite list of the top 10 films of the year were THE KING’S SPEECH (2), BLACK SWAN (3), 127 HOURS (4), WINTER’S BONE (5), INCEPTION (6), THE FIGHTER (7), TRUE GRIT (8), THE TOWN (9) and THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT (10). Best Actor – James Franco for 127 HOURS. Runners-up – Colin Firth for […]

Houston Film Critics Society 2010 Picks

Houston Film Critics Society 2010 Picks

The Houston Film Critics Society on Saturday named The Social Network the best film of 2010; and also named the film’s David Fincher best director, the film’s Aaron Sorkin best screenwriter and Jesse Eisenberg best actor. The 2010 nominees and winners: Best picture: The Social Network 127 Hours, Black Swan, Inception, Kick Ass, The Kids are All Right, The King’s Speech,  Toy Story 3, True Grit, Winter’s Bone Best director: David Fincher, The Social Network […]

2010 Chicago Film Critics Nominations

2010 Chicago Film Critics Nominations

David Fincher’s “The Social Network” lead the Chicago Film Critics on Friday with eight nominations, including Best Picture, Director and Actor. “The King’s Speech,” “Black Swan,” “Winter’s Bone” and “True Grit” followed up each with six nominations. The CFCA nominations for 2010: PICTURE: “Black Swan,” “Inception,” “The King’s Speech,” “The Social Network,” “Winter’s Bone.” DIRECTOR: Darren Aronofsky for “Black Swan,” David Fincher for “The Social Network,” Debra Granik “Winter’s Bone,” Tom Hooper for “The King’s […]

2010 Indiana Film Critics Top Films; “Social Network” Voted Top Film

2010 Indiana Film Critics Top Films; “Social Network” Voted Top Film

The Indiana Film Journalists Association announced its annual film awards and “The Social Network” took top honors, winning best film as well as Aaron Sorkin for best screenplay. Natalie Portman was named best actress for “Black Swan.” James Franco won best actor for “127 Hours.” 2010 Winners: Best film of the year Winner: “The Social Network” Runner-up: “Inception” Other finalists: “127 Hours,” “Black Swan,” “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” “The Fighter,” “Never Let Me Go,” […]

Raoul Ruiz’ Mysteries of Lisbon Awarded France’s Le Prix Louis-Delluc Prize

Raoul Ruiz’ Mysteries of Lisbon Awarded France’s Le Prix Louis-Delluc Prize

Raoul Ruiz’ Mysteries of Lisbon was awarded the Louis Delluc prize for Best French film of the year beating out a competitive field of films that included “Carlos,” Olivier Assayas, “The Ghost Writer,” Roman Polanski, “Of Gods and Men,” Xavier Beauvois, “On Tour,” Mathieu Amalric, “The Princess of Montpensier,” Bernard Tavernier, “White Material,” Claire Denis and “Young Girls in Black,” Jean-Paul Civeyrac. Based on a famous nineteenth-century Portuguese novel, Raul Ruiz’s Mysteries of Lisbon follows […]

2010 Las Vegas Film Critic Society Sierra Awards

2010 Las Vegas Film Critic Society Sierra Awards

  The Las Vegas Film Critic Society presents its “Sierra” awards each year for the best in film, including The William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award, which is named for the Academy Award winning actor. 2010 Sierra Award winners Best Picture “The Social Network”   Best Actor James Franco, “127”   Best Actress Natalie Portman, “Black Swan”   Best Supporting Actor Christian Bale, “The Fighter”   Best Supporting Actress Amy Adams, “The Fighter”   Best Director […]

17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ® Nominations Announced; ‘The King’s Speech’ and “The Fighter” on Top

17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ® Nominations Announced; ‘The King’s Speech’ and “The Fighter” on Top

Nominees for the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2010 in five film and eight primetime television categories and for the SAG honors for film and television stunt ensembles were announced this morning in Los Angeles. ‘The King’s Speech’ and ‘The Fighter’ lead the field with 4 nominations each, followed by ‘Black Swan’ and ‘The Kids Are All Right’ with 3 nominations each.  ‘Winter’s Bone’ was not left out, picking up […]