The Alliance of Women Film Journalists announced the winners of the 2018 AWFJ EDA Awards. In the ‘Best Of’ section, this year’s big winner is “ROMA”, garnering five EDA Awards.
Leave No Trace
NAME OF FILM: LEAVE NO TRACE
DIRECTOR(S): Debra Granik
STARRING: Ben Foster, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Jeff Kober, Dale Dickey
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: For years Will and his teenage daughter, Tom, have lived off the grid, blissfully undetected by authorities in a vast nature reserve on the edge of Portland, Oregon. When a chance encounter blows their cover, they’re removed from their camp and put into the charge of social services. Struggling to adapt to their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a perilous journey back to the wilderness, where they are finally forced to confront conflicting desires—a longing for community versus a fierce need to live apart.
The National Society of Film Critics which is made up of 60 of the country’s most prominent movie critics chose THE RIDER as Best Picture of the Year 2018.
Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite leads the nominees for the Austin Film Critics Association 2018 film awards with a total of nine nominations including for Best Film.
Former President Barack Obama released his favorite movies, songs, and books of the year on Facebook and Instagram.
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Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma was a hit with the Las Vegas Film Critics, winning five awards including; Best Picture, Best Director and Best Foreign Film.
Roma and The Favourite took home three Kansas City Film Critics Circle’s James Loutzenhiser Awards each, and tied for the top prize of Best Film.
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Sight & Sound, the BFI’s international film magazine, today named Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma as the Best Film of 2018 in one of the most anticipated and respected critics’ opinion poll: Sight & Sound’s Films of the Year.
The San Francisco Film Critics Circle named Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma the Best Picture of 2018, but the film tied with Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman for the most awards.
The Favourite leads the nominations for the 24th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards this year with 14 nominations including Best Picture.