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Brie Larson, Alicia Vikander, Cast of Spotlight Win SAG Awards

Brie Larson, Alicia Vikander, Cast of Spotlight Win SAG Awards

The Screen Actors Guild Awards presented its coveted Actor statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2015 at the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards held Saturday, January 30 at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. Honored with awards were the cast of Spotlight, along with Brie Larson and Alicia Vikander for performances in motion pictures. The complete list of recipients for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards follows: 22nd SCREEN […]

‘Son of Saul’ Wins Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film

‘Son of Saul’ Wins Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film

Son of Saul continues its streak as the best foreign film of 2015,  winning the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards.  Son Of Saul, the winner of Grand Prix at the Cannes, Film Festival is the directorial debut of Lászlo Nemes. October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausländer is a Hungarian member of Sonderkommando – the Jewish prisoners’ unit isolated from the rest of the camp. They are in charge of taking […]

Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” Dominates Awards at Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival

Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” Dominates Awards at Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival

Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” dominated the 2015 Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival; apart from acknowledging the film as ‘Best Movie,’ the festival also gave awards to Samuel L. Jackson and Jennifer Jason Leigh, and to the music score composed by Ennio Morricone. Samuel L. Jackson and Jennifer Jason Leigh are considered the Best Leading Actor and Best Supporting Actress, for their roles in “The Hateful Eight”, a film produced by Bob & Harvey Weinstein, and distributed […]

AFI Picks Top 10 Films of 2015 Incl. ‘CAROL’ ‘ROOM’ ‘SPOTLIGHT’

AFI Picks Top 10 Films of 2015 Incl. ‘CAROL’ ‘ROOM’ ‘SPOTLIGHT’

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the Official Selections of AFI AWARDS 2015, celebrating the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image. “Since AFI’s founding in the White House Rose Garden 50 years ago, its mandate has been to celebrate our nation’s storytellers,” said Bob Gazzale, AFI President & CEO. “This is the goal of AFI AWARDS — to bring together our community as colleagues, not competitors, and to shine a […]

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 […]

Indiana Film Journalists Association Pick ‘Spotlight’ As Best Film of 2015

Indiana Film Journalists Association Pick ‘Spotlight’ As Best Film of 2015

“Spotlight,” a drama exploring the Boston Globe’s investigation of widespread sexual abuse by Catholic priests, was named Best Film of 2015 by the Indiana Film Journalists Association (IFJA). In addition to Best Film, “Spotlight” won for Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor, Mark Ruffalo. “Room,” an adaption of the best-selling novel about a woman raising her young son inside a solitary room, won runner-up in the best film race. “Room” also earned the Best […]

‘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 […]

Toronto Film Critics Association names ‘Carol’ the Best Film of the Year

Toronto Film Critics Association names ‘Carol’ the Best Film of the Year

Todd Haynes’ 1950s melodrama ‘Carol’, the swooning tale of a life-changing love affair, won two top prizes at the 2015 awards of the Toronto Film Critics Association, including Best Picture, and Haynes named Best Director. The film’s stars, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, were runners-up for this year’s Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress prizes, respectively. Joshua Oppenheimer, who won the Allan King Documentary Award in 2013 for The Act of Killing, won the 2015 […]

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 […]

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Picks SPOTLIGHT as 2015 Best Film; TANGERINE Wins Best Indie Film

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Picks SPOTLIGHT as 2015 Best Film; TANGERINE Wins Best Indie Film

The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted the newsroom drama SPOTLIGHT as the best film of 2015, according to the results of its 22nd annual critics’ poll. This year’s awards are presented in memory of Philip Wuntch, the longtime Dallas Morning News film critic who passed away in October. Rounding out the composite list of the top 10 films of the year were THE REVENANT (2), CAROL (3), SICARIO (4), MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (5), […]

‘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 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 […]

CAROL Leads Nominations for 2016 Spirit Awards

CAROL Leads Nominations for 2016 Spirit Awards

Carol directed by Todd Haynes lead nominations for the 2016 Spirit Awards with 6 nods including Best Feature, Best Director, Best Female Lead for both Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, Best Sreenplay and Best Cinematography. The other nominees for Best Feature included Anomalisa, Beasts of No Nation, Spotlight and Tangerine. Spotlight was selected to receive the Robert Altman Award, which is bestowed upon one film’s director, casting director and ensemble cast. The Altman Award was […]

Brie Larson “Room” to Receive Breakthrough Performance Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival

Brie Larson “Room” to Receive Breakthrough Performance Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Brie Larson with the Breakthrough Performance Award at its Awards Gala. The Festival runs January 1 to 11, 2016. “Brie Larson breathes vibrant life into the character of Ma from Emma Donoghue’s best-selling novel Room. Larson delivers a performance of great warmth, deep reserves of courage and strong empathy as a committed parent determined to make sure her son is taken care of under […]

“I Promise You Anarchy,” “Room,” Ewan McGregor Among Award Winners of 2015 Los Cabos International Film Festival

“I Promise You Anarchy,” “Room,” Ewan McGregor Among Award Winners of 2015 Los Cabos International Film Festival

The 2015 Los Cabos International Film Festival presented its award prizes to the winning films of the two Official Selection competitions –México Primero and Competencia Los Cabos– and the ones participating in the Industry platforms –Cabos in Progress and Cabos Discovery. In addition, The Protagonist Award: Excellence in Acting was given to Ewan McGregor. PARALLEL PRIZES The Cabos Discovery CTT EXP & Rentals Award was presented to Paulina del Paso for her film A flor de […]

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, […]

11 More Films Added to 2015 Dubai International Film Festival ‘Cinema of The World’ Program Lineup

11 More Films Added to 2015 Dubai International Film Festival ‘Cinema of The World’ Program Lineup

The 2015 Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) revealed  11 additional films set to appear in its ‘Cinema of The World’ program. The first new addition to the lineup is the suspenseful and dramatic award-winning film ‘The Clan’, by Argentinian director Pablo Trapero (pictured above), which won the ‘Silver Lion’ award at the 2015 Venice Film Festival. Based on the true story of the Puccio family, ‘The Clan’ follows the disturbing story of a sinister 1970s family whose […]