We're looking for contributors

Kim Hye-ja, CATFISH, DOGTOOTH In; THE KING'S SPEECH Out: Online Film Critics Surprises

Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tom Hardy, Inception
Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tom Hardy, Inception

Nominees for the Online Film Critics Society 2010 Awards are an eclectic bunch. They range from the expected (The Social Network, Natalie Portman, James Franco, Christopher Nolan) to the unusual (Mother's Kim Hye-ja, screenwriters Michael Bacall and Edgar Wright for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Dogtooth up for Best Foreign Language Film, the documentary Catfish). [List of Online Film Critics Society nominations.]

Mostly, however, the Online Film Critics' list matches those of other awards-season groups. Except that Tom Hooper's acclaimed The King's Speech, the one movie that could beat The Social Network at the Oscars, failed to be shortlisted in the Best Film and Best Director categories. Screenwriter David Seidler, however, made the cut, and so did Best Actor Colin Firth and Best Supporting Actor Geoffrey Rush. (But not Helena Bonham Carter.)

Another curious omission was that of Blue Valentine's Michelle Williams, considering that her co-star, Ryan Gosling, found his way into the six (a tie, clearly) Best Actor nominees.

The Online Film Critics Society's award winners will be announced on January 3, 2011. The OFCS is online at www.ofcs.org.

Photo: Inception (Stephen Vaughan / Warner Bros.)

If you liked the article Kim Hye-ja, CATFISH, DOGTOOTH In; THE KING'S SPEECH Out: Online Film Critics Surprises, please recommend it to your friends. See share buttons above and on the left.
Follow Alt Film Guide on Google+, Facebook and/or join the FB group All About Movies.
Kim Hye-ja, CATFISH, DOGTOOTH In; THE KING'S SPEECH Out: Online Film Critics Surprises © 2004-2015 Alt Film Guide and/or author(s). Text NOT to be reproduced without prior written consent.

Continue Reading: Metro Manila Film Festival 2011 Box Office: Dolphy's Controversial FATHER JEJEMON Flops on Christmas

Previous Post: Online Film Critics Society Nominations: BLACK SWAN, CARLOS, James Franco, Annette Bening

Click on 'Load Comments' to leave a comment and/or read previous comments about Kim Hye-ja, CATFISH, DOGTOOTH In; THE KING'S SPEECH Out: Online Film Critics Surprises.

Important: Different views and opinions are perfectly fine, but courtesy and respect are imperative. Abusive, bigoted, baseless (spreading misinformation), and/or trollish/inflammatory comments will be blocked and offenders may be banned.


Sean Connery: James Bond Getting AFI Lifetime Achievement Award
Golden Horse 2006 Winners
IIFA Awards - 2007 Winners
Outfest 2007 Winners
Sidney Lumet: Making Movies Earns 'Network' Director Honorary Oscar
Toronto to Host International India Film Academy Awards
Julianne Moore to Be Honored at the 2009 Santa Barbara Film Festival
Robert Pattinson's REMEMBER ME: Indie or Not?
Colin Firth, Natalie Portman, Melissa Leo's Latest Awards: St. Louis Film Critics' Winners
Awards Season Early January 2011 Calendar: Directors Guild Nominations, National Society of Film Cri...
THE SOCIAL NETWORK Tops National Society of Film Critics Awards
Adam Sandler-Jennifer Aniston's JUST GO WITH IT Barely Edges Out JUSTIN BIEBER: NEVER SAY NEVER
Watch the Oscars Online: Live Streaming from Red Carpet, Backstage, Governors Ball
WAR HORSE Bypassed; HUGO, THE ARTIST In: American Cinematographers Nominations
Jean Dujardin: First Best Actor Oscar/Cannes/BAFTA/Golden Globe
Ben Affleck: Oscars vs. Critics Choice Awards
Julie Christie, David Fincher Win Dublin Film Critics Awards
Sharon Stone, Jon Favreau: Catalina Film Festival Honorees
Romanian Film Producer Ada Solomon: Prix EURIMAGES