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.
NAME OF FILM: THE RIDER
DIRECTOR(S): Chloé Zhao
STARRING: Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Lane Scott, Cat Clifford
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: After a tragic riding accident, a young cowboy, once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, is warned that his competition days are over. Back home, he struggles to find himself when he can no longer do what what gives him a sense of purpose.
Former President Barack Obama released his favorite movies, songs, and books of the year on Facebook and Instagram.
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.
“The Hate U Give,” a drama that examines contemporary race relations in America took top prizes at the 2018 Indiana Film Journalists Association awards, including Best Film.
ROMA, THE RIDER, WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR Win 2018 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Honors
The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted the musical drama A STAR IS BORN as the best film of 2018, ROMA as the best foreign-language film and WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR won for Best Documentary.
Lucrecia Martel’s Zama, Lee Chang-dong’s Burning, and Paul Schrader’s First Reformed took the top spots among films released in 2018 on Film Comment’s annual end-of-year survey.
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 FAVOURITE, BLACKkKLANSMAN, EIGHTH GRADE Among Nominees for 2018 Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Honors
The Favourite and Black Panther top the 2018 Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society (LAOFCS) nominations list with ten nominations each, followed by A Star is Born with nine and BlacKkKlansman with eight.
The HUMANITAS Prize which honors film and television writers whose work inspires compassion, hope, and understanding in the human family, has named fifty-eight film and television writers as finalists for the 44th Annual HUMANITAS Prize.
The National Board of Review named Green Book as Best Film of the Year, Bradley Cooper as Best Director of the Year for A Star is Born,
Chloe Zhao’s The Rider snagged the top award for Best Feature at 2018 Gotham Independent Film Awards, but the night really belonged to Eighth Grade and First Reformed, who each won two awards, the most of the night.
THE FAVOURITE Starring Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz Leads 2018 British Independent Film Awards Nominations
The Favourite, Yorgos Lanthimos’s black comedy about the 18th century court of Queen Anne, leads the list of nominations for the 2018 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) with 13 noms including Best British Independent Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay.
The nominations for the 2018 IFP Gotham Awards were announced this morning, with The Favourite, and First Reformed leading with three nominations each, including for Best Feature and Best Screenplay.
The 2018 Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) announced its full line-up, including its Centerpiece, Spotlight, Narrative Feature Competition, Independent Visions Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, Narrative, Documentary, and Short Films.
“Ice Mother” and “Science Fair” Win Top Audience Awards at 41st Portland International Film Festival
Ice Mother (Czech Republic) directed by Bohdan Sláma and Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster’s Science Fair (United States) snagged the top audience accolades at the 41st Portland International Film Festival.
The Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2018 announced the award winners, with Xavier Legrand’s Custody winning DFCC Best Film, and key Irish awards included DFCC Best Irish Film for Feargal Ward’s The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid,
The 2018 Annapolis Film Festival will screen more than 80 films from 28 countries during the festival taking place March 22 to 25, 2018, including a U.S. premiere and four films from Sundance
The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals announced the features lineup and opening night film for the 25th edition of the Film Festival, running March 9 to 18, 2018 in Austin, Texas. During the nine days of SXSW 132 features will be shown.
The 2018 Sundance Film Festival returns to Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18 to 28, and today announced the feature films lineup
Call Me by Your Name leads the nominations for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards with eight nods including Best Director and Best Feature.
2017 Telluride Film Festival Announces Star Studded Lineup, WONDERSTRUCK, BATTLE OF THE SEXES and More
Telluride Film Festival today announced its official program selections for the 44th edition of the Telluride Film Festival
The 2017 Toronto International Film Festival delivers age-appropriate films curated for young audiences with the TIFF Kids and TIFF Next Wave lineup.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the 25 films for the Main Slate of the 55th New York Film Festival (NYFF), taking place September 28 to October 15, 2017.
Films by Angelina Jolie, George Clooney Among Gala + Special Presentation Films for Toronto Film Festival
The Toronto International Film Festival today unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programs of the 42nd edition of the festival, taking place from September 7 to 17, 2017.