68th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominations; All Hail “The King’s Speech”

68th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominations; All Hail “The King’s Speech”

The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominations were announced this morning and The Kings Speech lead the field with 7 nominations followed by The Fighter and the critics’ favorite The Social Network with 6 nominations. The 68th Annual Golden Globe® Awards will air LIVE coast-to-coast on Sunday, January 16, 2011 on NBC from 5:00-8:00 p.m. (PST) /8:00-11:00 p.m. (EST) from the Beverly Hilton Hotel with host Ricky Gervais. The complete list of nominations: BEST MOTION […]

National Board of Review’s 2010 Film Awards

National Board of Review’s 2010 Film Awards

The National Board of Review announced their film awards for 2010. No real surprises on the list. Best Film: The Social Network Best Director: David Fincher, The Social Network Best Actor: Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network Best Actress: Lesley Manville, Another Year Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, The Fighter Best Supporting Actress: Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom Best Foreign Language Film: Of Gods and Men Best Documentary: Waiting for “Superman” Best Animated Feature: Toy Story 3 […]

RIP: Documentary Filmmaker J. Michael Hagopian

RIP: Documentary Filmmaker J. Michael Hagopian

Armenian-American documentary filmmaker J. Michael Hagopian, whose 70 educational and documentary films have won more than 160 national and international awards, including two Emmy nominations, died Dec. 10 in his Thousand Oaks, Calif., home. He was 97. Click here to read more..

2010 New York Film Critics Awards; New York Critics Like The Social Network Too

2010 New York Film Critics Awards; New York Critics Like The Social Network Too

The New York Film Critics Circle announced their awards for the best films of 2010 on Monday night and again, The Social Network is the top film of the year. As reported by the NJ.com, this year’s voting, held at New York’s Regency Hotel and done by secret ballot, took nearly four hours. The prizes will be awarded at a gala dinner on January 10th at the Manhattan nightspot, Crimson. The list of winners: Best […]

2010 Toronto Film Critics Association; The Social Network Wins Big Again

2010 Toronto Film Critics Association; The Social Network Wins Big Again

The Toronto Film Critics Association has announced its 2010 winners and what is becoming very much expected, David Fincher’s The Social Network took the top prizes including Best Picture, Best Director (David Fincher), Best Actor (Jesse Eisenberg), Best Supporting Actor (Armie Hammer) and Best Screenplay. Not to be ignored is the documentary “Exit Through The Gift Shop” Winner of Best Documentary Feature and Best First Feature; and Best Actress for Jennifer Lawrence in “Winter’s Bone.” […]

Toronto After Dark Returns for Halloween in 2011; October 20-27, 2011

Toronto After Dark Returns for Halloween in 2011; October 20-27, 2011

Toronto After Dark Film Festival announced the dates of the 6th Annual Edition; and for 2011, will take over the legendary Bloor Cinema in Toronto for 8 “thrilling nights of cinematic mayhem” October 20-27, 2011. Fans attending previous years’ festivals have been the first to see new genre films as The Last Exorcism, Let The Right One In, Dead Snow, Repo: The Genetic Opera, Black Dynamite and Robogeisha. For filmmakers, Toronto After Dark’s 2011 ‘Call […]

Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Marisa Tomei and Oprah Winfrey Lead List of Oscar® Presenters

Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Marisa Tomei and Oprah Winfrey Lead List of Oscar® Presenters

Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Marisa Tomei and Oprah Winfrey will present on the 83rd Academy Awards®, telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced today. Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

2010 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2010 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

The Boston Society of Film Critics announced its pick of films for 2010 and awarded an astonishing 5 prizes to The Social Network, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay. The 2010 Awards ceremony will be held on 01/30/2011 at the Brattle Theater, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The winners: Best Picture: The Social Network Best Actor: Jesse Eisenberg for The Social Network Best Actress: Natalie Portman for Black Swan Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale for […]

AFI Honors Top Ten Most Outstanding Motion Pictures and Television Programs of 2010

AFI Honors Top Ten Most Outstanding Motion Pictures and Television Programs of 2010

American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the official selections of AFI AWARDS 2010, AFI’s almanac that records the year’s most outstanding achievements in film, television, and other forms of the moving image arts. AFI Movies Of The Year Black SwanThe FighterInceptionThe Kids Are All Right127 HoursThe Social NetworkThe TownToy Story 3True GritWinter’s Bone

2010 Australian Film Institute Awards; Gangster Film “Animal Kingdom,” Breaks Records With 8 Awards

2010 Australian Film Institute Awards; Gangster Film “Animal Kingdom,” Breaks Records With 8 Awards

“Animal Kingdom,” written and directed by David Michod swept the the Australian Film Institute (AFI) awards at the weekend, taking 10 awards including Best Film, and Best Direction out of a record 18 nominations. “Animal Kingdom,” often described as the “Australian gangster film” also took the award for Best Original Screenplay. Winners 2010 SAMSUNG MOBILE AFI AWARDS CEREMONY SAMSUNG MOBILE AFI AWARD FOR BEST FILM Winner: Animal Kingdom. Liz Watts. Other Nominees: Beneath Hill 60. […]

The 16th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards; “Black Swan” Leads With A Record 12 Nominations

The 16th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards; “Black Swan” Leads With A Record 12 Nominations

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. The winners will be announced at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 9:00 PM ET/PT. This year’s event will again take place at the Hollywood Palladium. This is the fourth year in a row that VH1 will broadcast the gala live on the network and the first year the show will […]

51st Thessaloniki International Film Festival Awards

51st Thessaloniki International Film Festival Awards

Periferic (Outbound) by Bogdan George Apetri took the Best Feature Film Award – Golden Alexander at the 51st Thessaloniki Film Festival which ran December 3-12, 2010.  The Greek Film Critics Association (PEKK) Award was also given to Periferic (Outbound). The synopsis for Periferic (Outbound): “Matilda has one day at her disposal. Twenty-four hours in which, after going to her mother’s funeral on special leave, she must return back to the prison where she is serving her […]