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‘Carol’ Leads Nominations for BAFTA Awards

‘Carol’ Leads Nominations for BAFTA Awards

Carol along with Bridge of Spies lead the nominations for the 2016 BAFTA Awards with nine nominations. Carol is nominated for Best Film, Director for Todd Haynes, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Cate Blanchett is nominated for Leading Actress and Rooney Mara is nominated for Supporting Actress. Other indie films with multiple nods include Brooklyn was nominated six times, and The Danish Girl and Ex Machina receive five nominations. […]

‘Amy’ ‘The Look of Silence’ ‘Brooklyn’ Among Nominees for Producers Guild Awards

‘Amy’ ‘The Look of Silence’ ‘Brooklyn’ Among Nominees for Producers Guild Awards

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced the nominations for the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards. All 2016 Producers Guild Award winners will be announced on Saturday, January 23, 2016. This year, the Producers Guild will also present special honors to Jim Gianopulos (Milestone Award), Shonda Rhimes (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television), David Heyman (David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures), THE HUNTING GROUND (Stanley Kramer Award), and Industrial Light & Magic […]

AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for 2015 Movies for Grownups Awards incl. ‘Brooklyn’ ‘Spotlight’

AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for 2015 Movies for Grownups Awards incl. ‘Brooklyn’ ‘Spotlight’

AARP The Magazine announced their nominees for the 2015 Movies for Grownups Awards, with Brooklyn, Joy, Love & Mercy, The Martian, and Spotlight contending in the Best Picture category. In the “Best Actress” category, nominations go to Helen Mirren (Woman in Gold), Blythe Danner (I’ll See You In My Dreams), Charlotte Rampling (45 Years), Maggie Smith (The Lady in the Van), and Lily Tomlin (Grandma). In the “Best Actor” category, Bryan Cranston (Trumbo) is nominated alongside […]

‘Carol’ ’45 Years’ Lead Nominations for London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

‘Carol’ ’45 Years’ Lead Nominations for London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

Todd Haynes’ romantic drama Carol lead the 36th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards with seven nominations including Film of the Year and both Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara competing for Actress of the Year. Close behind in the race for the awards, which are voted on by 140 members of The Critics‘ Circle Film Section, is Andrew Haigh’s marital study 45 Years, with six nominations. Unusually, two films received three nominations each: Asif Kapadia’s Amy […]

Vancouver Film Critics Circle Reveals 2016 Nominations, ‘Room’ Leads Canadian Nominations

Vancouver Film Critics Circle Reveals 2016 Nominations, ‘Room’ Leads Canadian Nominations

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s The Revenant leads all films in the 2016 Vancouver Film Critics Circle International section with three nominations. The nominees for Best Documentary are Amy, Cartel Land and Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, while The Assassin, Goodnight Mommy and Son of Saul are up for Best Foreign Language Film. A riveting and uplifting tale of a mother and son escaping confinement, the Canadian-Irish co-production Room has earned six VFCC nominations […]

San Francisco Film Critics Circle Picks SPOTLIGHT as Best Picture of 2015; Guy Maddin’s THE FORBIDDEN ROOM Wins For ‘Underappreciated Independent Film’

San Francisco Film Critics Circle Picks SPOTLIGHT as Best Picture of 2015; Guy Maddin’s THE FORBIDDEN ROOM Wins For ‘Underappreciated Independent Film’

The San Francisco Film Critics Circle picked SPOTLIGHT as the Best Picture of 2015, and gave three awards to MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, two to BROOKLYN and two to LOVE & MERCY. Paul Dano and Saoirse Ronan collected Best Actor and Best Actress, the former for his portrayal of Brian Wilson’s youthful but troubled musical genius in LOVE & MERCY and the latter for essaying delicate, nuanced emotional detail as a young immigrant woman coming of […]

‘Carol’ ‘Brooklyn’ ‘The Danish Girl’ ‘Spotlight’ Among 21st Critics’ Choice Awards Nominations

‘Carol’ ‘Brooklyn’ ‘The Danish Girl’ ‘Spotlight’ Among 21st Critics’ Choice Awards Nominations

“Mad Max: Fury Road” leads the nominations for the 21st Critics’ Choice Awards with 13 nominations including Best Picture. “Carol,” impressed with nine nominations including Best Picture, and Best Director. “Spotlight” earned eight nominations, “Brooklyn,” “The Danish Girl,” each garnered five nominations and “Room” earned four. The winners will be revealed live at the Critics’ Choice Awards gala, which will be broadcast from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on A&E, Lifetime and LMN on […]

‘Carol’ Leads Nominations for 73rd Golden Globe Awards

‘Carol’ Leads Nominations for 73rd Golden Globe Awards

‘Carol’ led the nominations for the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, with five nominations – best motion picture, drama; best performance by an actress, drama for both Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara; best director, Todd Haynes; and best original score, Carter Burwell. Film festival hits The Danish Girl, Room and Spotlight were right behind with 3 nominations each. In the foreign film category Europe took the lead with nominations for France (Mustang), Hungary (Son of Saul), […]

CAROL, THE DANISH GIRL, ROOM, SPOTLIGHT Receive Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations

CAROL, THE DANISH GIRL, ROOM, SPOTLIGHT Receive Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations

The nominees for the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances in film and television of 2015, as well as the nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announced this morning. TRUMBO lead the field with 3 nominations, followed by BEASTS OF NO NATION, THE BIG SHORT, CAROL, THE DANISH GIRL (pictured above), ROOM, SPOTLIGHT and STEVE JOBS with 2 nominations. The 22nd Screen Actors […]

‘Spotlight’ ‘Amy’ ‘Son of Saul’ Among Los Angeles Film Critics Association Winners

‘Spotlight’ ‘Amy’ ‘Son of Saul’ Among Los Angeles Film Critics Association Winners

‘Spotlight’ was named Best Picture of 2015 by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA), besting ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ which received Runner Up honors. ‘Amy’ beat ‘The Look of Silence’ for Best Documentary honors, and ‘Son of Saul’ took Best Foreign Film, with Runner Up honors going to ‘The Tribe.’ The winners will be honored at the official awards ceremony on January 9, which will be dedicated to the late Belgian director Chantal Akerman. Film editor […]

‘Carol’ ‘In Jackson Heights’ ‘Son of Saul’ ‘Timbuktu’ Win NY Film Critics Circle Awards

‘Carol’ ‘In Jackson Heights’ ‘Son of Saul’ ‘Timbuktu’ Win NY Film Critics Circle Awards

“Carol” was a big winner with The New York Film Critics (NYFCC) taking the Best Picture award in addition to Best Director for Todd Haynes, Best Screenplay, and Best Cinematographer for Edward Lachman. Carol starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. Frederick Wiseman’s documentary “In Jackson Heights” about the racially and ethnically diverse neighborhood of Jackson Heights in […]

‘Spotlight’ ‘Amy’ ‘Son of Saul’ Among Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Best Films of 2015

‘Spotlight’ ‘Amy’ ‘Son of Saul’ Among Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Best Films of 2015

The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) announced their honorees for 2015, and “Mad Max: Fury Road” was the big winner, taking home three awards. The organization’s choice for Best Film, however, went to the hard-hitting investigative journalist drama “Spotlight.” “Spotlight,” (pictured above) about The Boston Globe’s discovery of a cover-up involving child molestation within the local Catholic Archdiocese, also won for Best Ensemble. The film’s top-notch cast includes Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel […]

“Ex Machina” is Big Winner of British Independent Film Awards; Wins Best British Independent Film

“Ex Machina” is Big Winner of British Independent Film Awards; Wins Best British Independent Film

Ex Machina was the big winner at the 2015 British Independent Film Awards winning four awards, including Best British Independent Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay for Alex Garland and Outstanding Achievement in Craft for its Visual Effects, by Andrew Whitehurst. Performance awards were spread across the board: Saoirse Ronan picked up Best Actress for Brooklyn and Tom Hardy won Best Actor for his dual role as Ronnie and Reggie Kray in Legend. Olivia Colman won her […]

“Brooklyn” “The Champions” “Hitchcock/Truffaut” “Rams” “Krisha” Win Awards at 2015 Denver Film Festival

“Brooklyn” “The Champions” “Hitchcock/Truffaut” “Rams” “Krisha” Win Awards at 2015 Denver Film Festival

Brooklyn directed by John Crowley won the People’s Choice Award for Best Narrative Feature, and The Champions directed by Darcy Dennett won the People’s Choice Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2015 Denver Film Festival (DFF) which ran from November 4-15 in Denver.  Hitchcock/Truffaut directed by Kent Jones won the juried Maysles Brothers Award for Best Documentary Film, and Rams, directed by Grímur Hákonarson won the juried Krzysztof Kieślowski Award for Best Feature Film.  Krisha directed […]

Saoirse Ronan ‘BROOKLYN’ to Receive International Star Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival

Saoirse Ronan ‘BROOKLYN’ to Receive International Star Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Saoirse Ronan with the International Star Award at the upcoming Festival running January 1 to 11, 2016. “From her unforgettable roles in Atonement, The Lovely Bones, Hanna and The Grand Budapest Hotel, we have seen Saoirse Ronan grow from a young girl to the accomplished actress she is today,” said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. “In John Crowley’s new film Brooklyn, Ronan gives a mesmerizing […]

BROOKLYN Voted Winner of Audience Award for Best Film at Leeds International Film Festival

BROOKLYN Voted Winner of Audience Award for Best Film at Leeds International Film Festival

Brooklyn, directed by John Crowley and starring Saoirse Ronan, has been voted the winner of the Audience Award for Best Film at 2015 Leeds International Film Festival in Leeds, UK. Brooklyn, which was the opening night film of the festival, is described as a wonderful romantic drama adapted by Nick Hornby from Colm Tóibín’s best-selling novel. Eilis is a young Irish woman who leaves her home for New York in the 1950s. Desperately homesick at […]

THE DANISH GIRL, AMY, BROOKLYN are Winners at 2015 Hollywood Film Awards

THE DANISH GIRL, AMY, BROOKLYN are Winners at 2015 Hollywood Film Awards

The 2015 Hollywood Film Awards, the official launch of the awards season, took place last weekend at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Danish Girl (pictured above) was a big winner, taking awards for Hollywood Director Award for Tom Hooper,  Hollywood Breakout Actress Award for Alicia Vikander, and Hollywood Film Composer Award for Alexandre Desplat. Other winners included Carey Mulligan who spoke passionately about women’s rights while accepting the Hollywood Actress Award for her work in Suffragette, Asif Kapadia won the […]

THE LOBSTER Leads Nominations for 2015 Moët British Independent Film Awards

THE LOBSTER Leads Nominations for 2015 Moët British Independent Film Awards

The Lobster topped the list of nominations for the 2015 Moët British Independent Film Awards with 7 nominations, including Best British Independent Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay andProducer of the Year. Colin Farrell is nominated for Best Actor and Olivia Colmanand Ben Whishaw for their supporting roles. 45 Years and Macbeth received six nominations each, including Best British Independent Film and Best Director. 45 Years also has nominations for its screenplay, for Producer of the […]

ROOM, THANK YOU FOR PLAYING, TOO LATE, BROOKLYN, Win Top Awards at 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest

ROOM, THANK YOU FOR PLAYING, TOO LATE, BROOKLYN, Win Top Awards at 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest

The 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest unveiled its award winners Saturday night at a ceremony held in downtown St. Louis Park. “Room,” directed by Lenny Abrahamson (pictured above), took home the trophy for best feature film; 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest  the festival’s official closing night documentary directed by David Osit and Malika Zouhali-Worrall, won best documentary; and “Skunk,” a short film by Annie Silverstein, won the 2015 award for best short. For the 2015 audience award, […]

‘Dheepan’ ‘Youth’ ‘The Assassin’ Among Films on 2015 Dubai International Film Festival Cinema of The World Program

‘Dheepan’ ‘Youth’ ‘The Assassin’ Among Films on 2015 Dubai International Film Festival Cinema of The World Program

The Cinema of The World program at the upcoming 2015 Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), scheduled to take place between the December 9th and 16th, 2015 will welcome forty five of the world’s latest films to its screens. The first in a series of announcements includes, ‘Dheepan’ (pictured above) a powerful drama by director Jacques Audiard that follows a former Tamil Tiger soldier’s struggle as he fights to begin life anew away from the hardships […]

20 New Films Added to Lineup for 2015 Virginia Film Festival incl. ‘PARADISE, FL,’ ‘KRISHA’

20 New Films Added to Lineup for 2015 Virginia Film Festival incl. ‘PARADISE, FL,’ ‘KRISHA’

The 2015 Virginia Film Festival have added more than 20 new films to the lineup.  The Festival, presented by the University of Virginia and the Office of the Provost and Vice Provost for the Arts, will take place from November 5-8 at venues throughout Charlottesville.  The Festival also revealed that Alex Neustaedter, the young star of Ithaca, will join in a post-screening discussion that will include director Meg Ryan, actor Lois Robbins, and producer Janet Brenner. […]

SUFFRAGETTE to Open 2015 Savannah Film Festival; Lineup Includes BROOKLYN, SON OF SAUL, TRUTH, YOUTH

SUFFRAGETTE to Open 2015 Savannah Film Festival; Lineup Includes BROOKLYN, SON OF SAUL, TRUTH, YOUTH

SUFFRAGETTE from BAFTA Award-winning director Sarah Gavron will open the 2015 Savannah Film Festival taking place October 24 to 31, 2015. “Suffragette” is a moving drama that will empower all who are striving for equal rights in our own day and age. Written by Emmy Award winner Abi Morgan, “Suffragette” is inspired by the early-20th-century campaign of the Suffragettes, who were activists for Women’s Suffrage – risking their very lives for the right of women to vote. The […]

22nd Austin Film Festival to Honor John Singleton and Chris Cooper, Opens With LEGEND

22nd Austin Film Festival to Honor John Singleton and Chris Cooper, Opens With LEGEND

John Singleton and Chris Cooper will receive the Extraordinary Contribution to Film and Acting Awards, respectively, at the 2015 Awards Luncheon at the 22nd Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference (AFF).  The festival runs October 29-November 5. Singleton will present a retrospective screening of Boyz n the Hood at the 2015 AFF, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay in 1991. Cooper will be in attendance for the AFF […]

2015 Hamptons International Film Festival to Close with BRIDGE OF SPIES; Reveals Spotlight Films and World Cinema

2015 Hamptons International Film Festival to Close with BRIDGE OF SPIES; Reveals Spotlight Films and World Cinema

The 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) will close with Steven Spielberg’s BRIDGE OF SPIES on Monday, October 12, 2015 at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The festival announced its Spotlight Films along with its World Cinema and Shorts programs; and also revealed that Emily Blunt, Michael Moore and Dan Rather will be in attendance to take part in “A Conversation With…” for the 23rd installment. The Festival’s closing night film is three-time Academy Award®-winning Steven […]