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Awards 2008: Articles


Critics Poll: Why So Few Favorites Winning Critics Groups Awards?

Flight of the Red Balloon with Juliette Binoche. Directed by Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-Hsien, who also co-wrote the screenplay with François Margolin, Flight of the Red Balloon / Le voyage du ballon rouge stars Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner Juliette Binoche (The English Patient, 1996) as the puppeteer mother of […]


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Critics Poll: Why So Few Favorites Winning Critics Groups Awards?



'Slumdog Millionaire' Awards: Critics' Best Film Favorite + Heath Ledger Tops & Best Actress Wide Open

Slumdog Millionaire awards: After winning a number of Best Picture awards from various U.S.-based critics groups while on its way to becoming 2008's most notable sleeper hit, Danny Boyle's Bollywood-inspired mix of drama, music, and social commentary is the odds-on favorite for the 2009 Best Picture Oscar. Dev Patel (pictured) […]


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'Slumdog Millionaire' Awards: Critics' Best Film Favorite + Heath Ledger Tops & Best Actress Wide Open



Academy Award Predictions: Cinderella Tale + Slain Gay Politician & Veteran Jan Troell Returns

Slumdog Millionaire with Freida Pinto. Academy Award Predictions: The cinematic Cinderella story of 2008, Danny Boyle's Bollywood-inspired entry is the odds-on favorite for the Best Picture Academy Award. In the cast: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, and Irrfan Khan. Academy Award Predictions: Best Picture shortlist includes sleeper hits, studio […]


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Academy Award Predictions: Cinderella Tale + Slain Gay Politician & Veteran Jan Troell Returns



Academy Award Predictions: Meryl Streep & Clint Eastwood + Posthumous Best Supporting Actor Nomination

Meryl Streep in Doubt. Academy Award Predictions: In case she gets another Academy Award nomination in early 2009 – her 15th – Meryl Streep will tie with Katharine Hepburn for the record of most nominations in the lead actor/actress categories: 12 in all. Next in line is Bette Davis with […]


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Academy Award Predictions: Meryl Streep & Clint Eastwood + Posthumous Best Supporting Actor Nomination



'Valkyrie': Tom Cruise Film Receives 'Muted Praise' in Germany + Gay Slamdance Entries & Dubai Winners

Valkyrie film with Tom Cruise as Count Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg, the man who wanted to kill Adolf Hitler. The failed plot to assassinate the German Führer led to von Stauffenberg's execution at age 36 in July 1944, less than a year before the end of World War II in […]


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'Valkyrie': Tom Cruise Film Receives 'Muted Praise' in Germany + Gay Slamdance Entries & Dubai Winners



Bollywood-Inspired Drama & Swedish 'Twilight' Top Film Critics Awards + Kate Winslet vs. Anne Hathaway

Slumdog Millionaire with Dev Patel and Anil Kapoor. Danny Boyle's Bollywood-inspired drama seems to be on its way to becoming this awards season's top Best Film pick among U.S.-based critics groups. Dev Patel stars as a former Mumbai slum dweller who may succeed in becoming a millionaire – see image […]


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Bollywood-Inspired Drama & Swedish 'Twilight' Top Film Critics Awards + Kate Winslet vs. Anne Hathaway



Hugh Jackman Oscar Host + Surprising Best Actor & Best Picture Ties + Sally Hawkins Academy Award Fave?

Hugh Jackman: Oscar host. Nicole Kidman's co-star in the box office disappointment (in the U.S.) Australia has been selected as the next Oscar host. Hugh Jackman's other screen credits include the X-Men movies, Christopher Nolan's The Prestige, and Stephen Sommers' Van Helsing. Hugh Jackman image: ABC/Brett Ratner. Next Oscar host: […]


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Hugh Jackman Oscar Host + Surprising Best Actor & Best Picture Ties + Sally Hawkins Academy Award Fave?



Kate Winslet Double Golden Globe Nominee & Santa Barbara Honoree + Meryl Streep Breaks Record

Kate Winslet: Potential Academy Award double nominee for Sam Mendes' Revolutionary Road (as Best Actress) and Stephen Daldry's The Reader (as Best Supporting Actress) will be receiving the Santa Barbara Film Festival's Montecito Award for her “series of classic and standout performances.” Well-received Kate Winslet portrayals include those in Ang […]


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Kate Winslet Double Golden Globe Nominee & Santa Barbara Honoree + Meryl Streep Breaks Record



Los Angeles & New York Winners: 1st Animated Film & Slain Gay Politician Drama Tops

WALL-E. The Best Film winner at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, Disney/Pixar's Andrew Stanton-directed WALL-E became the first animated film to top that particular category. Curiously, the L.A. Film Critics selected Ari Folman's Israeli-made Waltz with Bashir as the year's Best Animated Feature. Los Angeles Film Critics Awards: […]


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Los Angeles & New York Winners: 1st Animated Film & Slain Gay Politician Drama Tops



AFI Awards: Autism & Human Trafficking Movies Are Top Winners + IDA Best Feature Documentary Tie

The Black Balloon with Rhys Wakefield and Gemma Ward. The winner of six Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards, including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay, writer-director Elissa Down's first feature film tackles the issue of autism. Adolescent Rhys Wakefield has trouble dealing with his autistic younger brother (Best […]


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AFI Awards: Autism & Human Trafficking Movies Are Top Winners + IDA Best Feature Documentary Tie



European Film Awards: Toni Servillo & Camorra Drama Are Big Winners + Judi Dench & Golden Horse Awards

Toni Servillo, Best Actor at the European Film Awards. The Italian performer has been featured in about 15 movies since the early 1990s, among them One Man Up (2001), The Consequences of Love (2004), and The Girl by the Lake (2007), all three of which earned him Best Actor nominations […]


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European Film Awards: Toni Servillo & Camorra Drama Are Big Winners + Judi Dench & Golden Horse Awards



National Board of Review & Gotham Awards Mix Big & Small Movies + Star-Studded Spirit Award Nominations

Slumdog Millionaire with Dev Patel and Freida Pinto. On its way to becoming 2008's most notable sleeper hit, Slumdog Millionaire has been announced as the National Board of Review's Best Film winner. Danny Boyle's Bollywood-inspired mix of drama, music, romance, and social commentary is already being touted as a likely […]


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National Board of Review & Gotham Awards Mix Big & Small Movies + Star-Studded Spirit Award Nominations



Stockholm Film Festival Awards + British Independent Film Award Winners

Writer-director Courtney Hunt's Frozen River takes place in the days before Christmas near a border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec, where two single mothers – one white, one Mohawk – in dire straits dive into the border-smuggling underworld. Melissa Leo (above, with Michael O'Keefe), […]


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Stockholm Film Festival Awards + British Independent Film Award Winners



100 Films for the Ideal Cinematheque + Marrakech & Blue Dragon Winners

Via Cahiers du Cinéma: Seventy-eight film critics and historians – mostly from France or the Francophone world, apparently – among them screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière, screenwriter-director Claude Miller, and author-documentarian, poll organizer, and editor of the book 100 Films pour une Cinemathèque Idéale Claude-Jean Philippe – have selected their top 100 […]


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100 Films for the Ideal Cinematheque + Marrakech & Blue Dragon Winners



'A Story of Healing' & 'The Long Way Home' + Leeds Film Festival Winners

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will move forward in the voting process for the 81st Academy Awards. A record 94 films had originally qualified in the category. The 15 films are (in alphabetical order): At the Death House Door […]


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'A Story of Healing' & 'The Long Way Home' + Leeds Film Festival Winners



'A Time for Justice' & 'Maya Lin' Screening + Rome Film Fest Winners

The two 1994 Oscar-winning documentaries, the short A Time for Justice (right) and the feature Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision, will be screened as part of “Oscar's Docs, Part Four: Academy Award-Winning Documentaries 1988–1997” on Monday, November 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and […]


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'A Time for Justice' & 'Maya Lin' Screening + Rome Film Fest Winners



bfi London Film Festival Movies + Tokyo Winners

Considering the sheer number of films – between 200 and 300 – being screened, in addition to their variety and scope, the two-week bfi London Film Festival, now in its 52nd edition, must be one of the best film festivals in the world. Quite possibly the best. On the festival's […]


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bfi London Film Festival Movies + Tokyo Winners



'The 11th Hour' & 'Pete Seeger: The Power of Song': Contemporary Documentaries

The two 1992 Oscar-winning documentaries, Barbara Trent's feature The Panama Deception and Gerardine Wurzburg's short Educating Peter, will be screened as part of “Oscar's Docs, Part Four: Academy Award-Winning Documentaries 1988-1997” on Monday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Linwood Dunn Theater […]


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'The 11th Hour' & 'Pete Seeger: The Power of Song': Contemporary Documentaries



Toronto Film Festival Awards: Bollywood-ish Movie Tops

The fantastic story of a teenager from the slums of Mumbai told in flashback after his arrest on suspicion of cheating at India's version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire received the People's Choice Award at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival – and is already […]


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Toronto Film Festival Awards: Bollywood-ish Movie Tops



Japanese Death Drama Tops Montreal World Film Festival

2008 Montreal World Film Festival Awards 2008 Montreal World Film Festival (Montreal Festival des Films du Monde): Aug. 21-Sept. 1, 2008 In Yojiro Takitas Departures which beat well-received Canadian entry The Necessities of Life a young (and indebted) Japanese cellist (Masahiro Motoki) returns to his family home to look for some real work. While there, […]


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Japanese Death Drama Tops Montreal World Film Festival



Venice Film Festival Winners & Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman, whose short film Eve was screened at the festival, and Marco Bechis, whose BirdWatchers is up for the Golden Lion. Ross McElwees (center), whose In Paraguay was screened in the Horizons sidebar. Marco Bechis (center), Claudio Santamaria (right) and BirdWatchers cast. Photos: © Fondazione La Biennale - Foto […]


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Venice Film Festival Winners & Natalie Portman



Jerusalem Film Festival Winners + Slamdance Call for Entries

2008 Jerusalem Film Festival Awards 2008 Jerusalem Film Festival: July 10–19 Ronit Elbabetz and Shlomi Elkabetzs 7 Days: "One of the brothers of the Ohaion family dies. It is a large family. According to the tradition, the period of mourning begins after the funeral: the entire family goes to the home of the […]


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Jerusalem Film Festival Winners + Slamdance Call for Entries



Annette Bening Elected to Academy's Board of Governors + Moscow Film Festival Winners

Being Julia and American Beauty actress Annette Bening, representing the Actors Branch, was the sole first-time governor elected this year for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Board of Governors. Eight incumbents were reelected, along with six others who will return to the Board after a time away. […]


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Annette Bening Elected to Academy's Board of Governors + Moscow Film Festival Winners



Heidi Fleiss & Richard Nixon + Guillermo del Toro & Dinosaurs : Los Angeles Film Festival

Los Angeles Film Festival Awards 2008 Los Angeles Film Festival: June 19-29   Prince of Broadway tells the story of a Ghanaian immigrant living in New York City, whose ex-girlfriend disappears after dropping their 2-year-old son in his arms. Target Filmmaker Award for Best Narrative Feature Prince of Broadway, written […]


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Heidi Fleiss & Richard Nixon + Guillermo del Toro & Dinosaurs : Los Angeles Film Festival



Margherita Buy & Toni Servillo: Italian Film Critics' Winners

National Union of Italian Film Journalists' 2008 Nastri d'Argento (Silver Ribbons) nominations: May 11, '08 2008 Nastri d'Argento winners: Teatro Antico di Taormina, Sicily, on June 14, '08 (“*” denotes the winner in each category) Best Director Antonello GRIMALDI - Caos calmo Daniele LUCHETTI - Mio fratello è figlio unico […]


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Margherita Buy & Toni Servillo: Italian Film Critics' Winners



Cannes Winners + Media That Matters Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival 2008: May 14–25 Palme d'Or: The Class by Laurent Cantet Grand Prix: Gomorrah by Matteo Garrone Best Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan for Three Monkeys Jury Prize: Paolo Sorrentino for Il Divo Best Actor: Benicio Del Toro in Che Best Actress: Sandra Corveloni in Linha de Passe Best Screenplay: Lorna's Silence by Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne Prize of the 61st Cannes Film […]


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Cannes Winners + Media That Matters Film Festival



Student Academy Award Winners: 'Simulacra'

Eleven students from eight US colleges and universities have been named winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 35th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. The winners will take part in a week of industry-related activities and social events, culminating in the awards ceremony on June 7 at […]


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Student Academy Award Winners: 'Simulacra'



Tribeca Awards: Swedish Vampire Movie Tops

Tribeca Film Festival Awards 2008 Tribeca Film Festival 2008: April 23–May 4 '08   The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature – Let the Right One In (Lat den rätte komma in), directed by Tomas Alfredson (Sweden). Best New Narrative Filmmaker – My Marlon and Brando (Gitmek), directed by Hüseyin […]


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Tribeca Awards: Swedish Vampire Movie Tops



Student Academy Award Finalists

Thirty-two students from 20 American colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 35th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. Their films will be judged by Academy members, who will then vote to select the winners. Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal awards, […]


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Student Academy Award Finalists



Lola Awards: German Film Academy Favorites

2008 German Film Academy Awards 2008 German Film Academy Award nominations: March 28, 2008 2008 German Film Academy Award winners: Palais am Funkturm in Berlin on April 25, 2008 (“*” denotes the winner in each category) Lola Ceremony Photos: © Roman Babirad, Michael Tinnefeld / Deutsche Filmakademie   The big […]


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Lola Awards: German Film Academy Favorites



David di Donatello Awards: Nanni Moretti & Kim Rossi Stuart

2008 David di Donatello Awards The 2008 David di Donatello: films released between April 27, 2007, and March 7, 2008. 2008 David di Donatello nominations: March 20, 2008. 2008 David di Donatello winners: April 18, 2008. best film / miglior film Caos calmo, produced by Domenico Procacci, directed by Antonello […]


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David di Donatello Awards: Nanni Moretti & Kim Rossi Stuart



'Stellet Licht' Tops Ariel Awards + Tiburon Film Festival Winners

2008 Ariel Awards 2008 Ariel nominations: Feb. 21, 2008. 2008 Ariel winners: Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City on March 25, 2008 (“*” denotes the winner in each category) Writer-director Carlos Reygadas' drama Stellet licht / Luz silenciosa was the big winner at the 50th Ariel Awards, taking home […]


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'Stellet Licht' Tops Ariel Awards + Tiburon Film Festival Winners



Asian Film Awards: 'Secret Sunshine' Tops

2007 Asian Film Awards 2007 Asian Film Award nominations: January 17, 2008. 2007 Asian Film Award winners: Grand Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, March 17, 2008 (“*” denotes the winner in each category) Best Film Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame (Iran) I Just Didn't Do It (Japan) Lust, […]


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Asian Film Awards: 'Secret Sunshine' Tops



Béla Tarr Film Retrospective + 'The Unknown Woman' in New York & Miami Film Festival Winners

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has just begun an homage to Hungarian director Béla Tarr, which runs until March 28. Titled “Reel Epics: The Films of Béla Tarr,” the series is the first complete Los Angeles retrospective of the director's work. I'm unfamiliar with Tarr's films — though I do […]


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Béla Tarr Film Retrospective + 'The Unknown Woman' in New York & Miami Film Festival Winners



Genie Awards Honor Julie Christie & David Cronenberg

The Genie Awards 2008 ceremony, held last night in Toronto, was dominated by Sarah Polley's remarkably accomplished directorial debut, Away from Her, which won a total of 7 awards. The story of a man coming to terms with the fact that his Alzheimer's-stricken wife has fallen in love with another […]


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Genie Awards Honor Julie Christie & David Cronenberg



Oscar Ceremony Biggest Surprises Include 20-Time Loser

As the saying goes, it's not over until the fat lady sings. Since Amy Adams is anything but fat, that meant another three hours of Oscar give-aways after her rendition of “Happy Working Song” from Enchanted. Nearly four hours into the Oscarcast 2008… And it's finally over. No Country for […]


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Oscar Ceremony Biggest Surprises Include 20-Time Loser



Oscar Box Office Bump: How Effective?

Stefan Ruzowitzky, Joseph Cedar, Sergei Bodrov, and Academy Governor Mark Johnson The 2010 Academy Awards' Foreign Language Film Symposium was held yesterday, Feb. 23, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. All five directors of this year's nominated films were present: Joseph […]


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Oscar Box Office Bump: How Effective?



Danish + French & Irish Awards: Mockumentary About Assassination of Danish Prime Minister In

Bodil Awards: 'White Night' Tops Nominations 2007 Bodil Award nominations: Jan. '08. 2007 Bodil Award winners: Imperial Cinema in Copenhagen on Feb. 24, '08. ("*" denotes the winner in each category) Jannik Johansen's drama White Night (above) received the most nominations – five in all – for the 2007 Danish […]


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Danish + French & Irish Awards: Mockumentary About Assassination of Danish Prime Minister In



Tiburon Film Festival: 'Twins for President'

The 2008 Tiburon (Calif.) International Film Festival (TIFF), set for March 13-21, will be showcasing more than 225 films from 94 countries. The festival will open with the US premiere of Miguel Angel Calvo Buttini's political comedy Dos rivales casi iguales / Twins for President at 7 p.m. at the […]


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Tiburon Film Festival: 'Twins for President'



'The Elite Squad': Berlin Film Festival Controversial Winner

The second Brazilian production to win the Berlin Film Festival's Golden Bear, José Padilha's Tropa de Elite / The Elite Squad, a violent tale about Rio's special police unit's fight against slum-based druglords, was a controversial choice for the 2008 festival's top award. Unlike the previous Brazilian winning entry, the […]


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'The Elite Squad': Berlin Film Festival Controversial Winner



Science and Technology & Jessica Alba + Viggo Mortensen & Naomi Watts Nominated

Actress Jessica Alba (above) hosted the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards on Feb. 9 in Beverly Hills. (See photos below.) As per the Academy's press release, “in addition to nine Technical Achievement Awards (certificates), four Scientific and Technical Special Award recipients were […]


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Science and Technology & Jessica Alba + Viggo Mortensen & Naomi Watts Nominated



BAFTA Winners & Guests: From James McAvoy to Lee Majors

Those looking for hints for the upcoming Academy Awards will be disappointed with the results of the pompous-sounding Orange British Academy of Film & Television Arts. The British-made (with Hollywood financing) romantic melodrama Atonement (top photo), nominated for 14 BAFTAs, was supposed to have swept the awards ceremony, but ended […]


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BAFTA Winners & Guests: From James McAvoy to Lee Majors



Marion Cotillard & Ulrich Mühe Win London + Joel & Ethan Coen Win WGA Awards

2008 London Film Critics' Circle Award nominations: Dec. 14 '07. 2008 London Film Critics' Circle Award winners: Grosvenor House Hotel on Feb. 8 '08. ("*" denotes the winner in each category) FILM OF THE YEAR * No Country for Old Men The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert […]


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Marion Cotillard & Ulrich Mühe Win London + Joel & Ethan Coen Win WGA Awards



Daniel Day-Lewis Tops British Critics Awards + Joel & Ethan Coen Thriller Producers Guild Winner

2008 Evening Standard (British film/talent) award winners: Feb. 4. Note: The Best Comedy category was replaced this year by Best Score, as the jury found that British film music fared better than British film humor in 2007. ("*" denotes the winner in each category) Atonement led the Evening Standard Awards […]


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Daniel Day-Lewis Tops British Critics Awards + Joel & Ethan Coen Thriller Producers Guild Winner



Oscar Predictions: Joel & Ethan Coen Tops?

'No Country for Old Men' Best Film: No Country for Old Men Until late last week, things were still somewhat murky in the best film race. No Country for Old Men (above, with Tommy Lee Jones) and There Will Be Blood were the front-runners, while Juno was the fluffy dark […]


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Oscar Predictions: Joel & Ethan Coen Tops?



Sundance Winners: Immigrant Smuggling & Skyscraper Acrobatics

Courtney Hunt's Frozen River, a thriller about two economically strapped women (Melissa Leo and Misty Upham, above) who turn to immigrant-smuggling at the US-Canada border, was chosen best American narrative feature at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. (In the Los Angeles Times, Kenneth Turan calls Leo and Upham “magnificent,” adding […]


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Sundance Winners: Immigrant Smuggling & Skyscraper Acrobatics



'Once' Song 'Falling Slowly' Controversy Resolved + Academy Award-Nominated Movies Screenings

Jan. 30 update: Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová's ballad “Falling Slowly,” from John Carney's Irish-made romantic musical Once, remains in the running in the Best Original Song category of the 2008 Academy Awards. Several days ago, questions had arisen about the song's eligibility (see further below) because before Once came […]


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'Once' Song 'Falling Slowly' Controversy Resolved + Academy Award-Nominated Movies Screenings



Russian Mafia & Rwanda Genocide Drama Top Genie Nominations + ASC Awards

The two top nominees for the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television's 2008 Genie Awards are heavy dramas: David Cronenberg's Russian mafia thriller Eastern Promises and Roger Spottiswoode's Rwanda genocide tale Shake Hands With the Devil, each with 12 nominations. They were followed by Away from Her with seven nods; […]


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Russian Mafia & Rwanda Genocide Drama Top Genie Nominations + ASC Awards



Abortion Movie Omission Leads to Best Foreign Language Film Oscar Outrage

The Unknown by Giuseppe Tornatore (top); The Counterfeiters by Stefan Ruzowitzky (bottom) When I stated in my Oscar 2008 predictions that the Academy's foreign-language film shortlist is the most difficult to predict, I wasn't kidding. Nowhere to be found in the list of nine foreign-language film semi-finalists are: Cristian Mungiu's […]


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Abortion Movie Omission Leads to Best Foreign Language Film Oscar Outrage



Swedish Cinema Nominations + Palm Springs & Asian Festival of 1st Film Winners

Swedish cinema's Guldbagge nominations: 'You the Living' The nominations for the 2008 Guldebagge – Sweden's version of the Academy Awards – have been announced. Roy Andersson's best picture nominee You, the Living (above), a low-key comedy about the day-to-day difficulties of human life, was Sweden's entry for the 2008 best […]


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Swedish Cinema Nominations + Palm Springs & Asian Festival of 1st Film Winners



Golden Globes: Surprises at Non-Ceremony

Atonement with Keira Knightley and James McAvoy The smaller, shorter, subdueder 2008 Golden Globes “news show” – a result of the ongoing WGA strike, now entering its tenth week – ended not too long ago. There was no red carpet, no dress parade, no dumb questions from journalists, no mind-numbing […]


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Golden Globes: Surprises at Non-Ceremony



Critics Awards: Julie Christie & Daniel Day-Lewis Tops

2007 National Society of Film Critics Awards The 2007 National Society of Film Critics award winners were announced at Sardi's Restaurant in New York on January 5, 2008. The numbers in parentheses represent the points earned by each individual/film.  Best Picture There Will Be Blood (48) - Paul Thomas Anderson  The […]


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Critics Awards: Julie Christie & Daniel Day-Lewis Tops



James McAvoy Among BAFTA Scotland Winners + David A. Grafton Academy Honor

David A. Grafton. David A. Grafton: Academy's Gordon E. Sawyer Award Recipient The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected David A. Grafton as the next recipient of the Academy's Gordon E. Sawyer Award. According to the Academy's press release, Grafton is “a […]


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James McAvoy Among BAFTA Scotland Winners + David A. Grafton Academy Honor



Oscar Balloting (Sort of) Explained + Our Predictions

Oscar Balloting Explained – Sort of In Variety, Timothy M. Gray attempts to explain in a few sentences “Oscar's enigmatic ballot.” Since 1936, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been using the “preferential voting system,” in which voters cast a nomination ballot with their top five choices. […]


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Oscar Balloting (Sort of) Explained + Our Predictions