“Parasite” won the most awards with five, including Best Picture for the Latino Entertainment Journalists’ 2019 Latino Entertainment Film Awards.
The Two Popes (2019)
NAME OF FILM: THE TWO POPES (2019)
DIRECTOR(S): Fernando Meirelles
STARRING: Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: An intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins). Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church. Behind Vatican walls, a struggle commences between both tradition and progress, guilt and forgiveness, as these two very different men confront elements from their pasts in order to find common ground and forge a future for a billion followers around the world.
Nominations were announced for the 92nd Oscars with indie films American Factory, For Sama, and the short film St. Louis Superman, receiving nominations.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2020 lead by Joker with 11 nominations.
Latino Entertainment Journalists Association announced the nominations for the second Latino Entertainment Film Awards. Nominees include “Monos,” “Parasite,” and “The Two Popes.”
Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women leads the nominations for the Chicago Indie Critics fourth annual film awards with eight nominations.
Phoenix Film Critics Society announced 2019 Awards with Parasite winning for Best Foreign Language Film, and One Child Nation honored for Best Documentary.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted 1917 as the best film of 2019. The Russell Smith Award for best low-budget or cutting-edge independent film went to The Lighthouse.
The Souvenir lead nominations for the 40th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards with 7 nominations, including Film, Actor for Tom Burke and Supporting Actress for Tilda Swinton.
“Marriage Story,” “Parasite,” “JoJo Rabbit,” “The Two Popes,” “Booksmart,” and “Waves” are among the films nominated for St. Louis Film Critics Association’s 2019 awards.
Marriage Story leads the nominations for the 77th Golden Globe Awards with 7 nominations including Best Motion Picture Drama, Best Actress for Scarlett Johansson, Best Actor for Adam Driver and Best Supporting Actress for Laura Dern.
The Irishman leads all films with 14 nominations for 25th Critics’ Choice Awards including Best Picture, Robert De Niro for Best Actor, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci for Best Supporting Actor, Martin Scorsese for Best Director.
Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon in Hollywood tops the nominations list for the 3rd Hollywood Critic Awards with eleven nominations, while The Irishman and Waves followed with nine.
The nominees announced for 19th Movies for Grownups Awards, with A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Bombshell, Little Women, Marriage Story, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, The Farewell, The Irishman, and The Two Popes contending for Best Picture/Best Movie.
The Audience Awards at the Middleburg Film Festival went to THE TWO POPES from director Fernando Meirelles and WILLIE from director Laurence Mathieu-Leger.
THE TWO POPES starring Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce and THE AERONAUTS starring Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne have been added to the Gala line-up at AFI FEST 2019.
Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference announced the schedule of films and panels for the 26th Festival, including Yellow Rose, starring Austin native Dale Watson,and Honey Boy, from a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf.
Four new Spotlight Films that are soon to be Awards Season favorites will be screened at the 30th New Orleans Film Festival.
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Just Mercy directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and starring Jamie Foxx, Michael B. Jordan, Brie Larson, won the Overall Audience Award at the Mill Valley Film Festival 2019.
The 39th edition of the Hawaii International Film Festival announced their lineup of 205 films. The festival will open with Jojo Rabbit, the highly anticipated new film from Taika Waititi.
Fernando Meirelles’ The Two Popes is the winner of the MIAMI GEMS 2019 Gigi Guermont Audience Award, at Miami Film Festival (MFF)’s annual fall extension.
Destin Daniel Cretton’s JUST MERCY starring Michael B. Jordan will open the 28th Philadelphia Film Festival, with the outlandish mystery film, KNIVES OUT closing the festival.
The 22nd SCAD Savannah Film Festival, presented by Savannah College of Art and Design, will kick off with The Aeronauts, and showcase a record total of 159 films.
Heartland International Film Festival Reveals 2019 Lineup – A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD to Open Fest
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