London Film Critics' Circle: Articles


Jeremy Irvine & Donald Sutherland London Film Critics Awards + BAFTA & Prix Lumière Nominations

Jeremy Irvine Jeremy Irvine, the star (along with the titular character) of Steven Spielberg's World War I drama War Horse, arrives at the 2012 London Film Critics Awards. Irvine was a contender for Young British Performer of the Year, along with John Boyega for Attack the Block, Yasmin Paige for […]


Film Critics Awards: Cosmic Family Drama & British Spies + Iranian Actress Surprise

The Tree of Life with Brad Pitt. Notwithstanding its Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or win, Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life has not been taking home all that many U.S. film critics awards this season. Most groups have gone either for Michel Hazanavicius' Old Hollywood homage The Artist or Alexander […]


London Film Critics Awards: Colin Firth vs. Christian Bale Mystery

London Film Critics' Best Actor winner – and Best British Actor loser – Colin Firth in 'The King's Speech.' London Film Critics' Circle Awards: Best Actor Colin Firth, but Best British Actor Christian Bale? Of late, David Fincher's The Social Network has been lagging behind Tom Hooper's The King's Speech […]


Critics Awards: Natalie Portman Wows Some More + Surprise Terror Comedy & Australian Winner

Natalie Portman Black Swan dress: Perfectly attired but mentally unbalanced ballerina in Darren Aronofsky's psychological thriller continues to wow U.S.-based film critics, as Natalie Portman remains their Best Actress favorite this awards season. The Austin Film Critics, for their part, were impressed with the movie itself, as Black Swan was […]


French Prison Drama Beats Oscar Favorites: London Film Critics Awards' Winners

Avatar may be the world's box office ruler, but it surely wasn't ruler of anything at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards held this evening in, where else, London. The London Critics' best film of 2009? Jacques Audiard's prison drama A Prophet, the first French-made production to win the Circle's […]


London Film Critics: Carey Mulligan Twice & Non-Hollywood Productions + Box Office Flops Top Satellite Awards

A Prophet with Tahar Rahim. Directed by Jacques Audiard from a screenplay by Audiard and Thomas Bidegain – itself from “an original screenplay” by Abdel Raouf Dafri and Nicolas Peufaillit – A Prophet is one of several non-U.S. productions that found space on the London Film Critics' nominations roster. Best […]


How to Make-Up? Oscars' Artists & Hairstylists Show How + Spanish & London Film Critics' Winners

“How to make-up” at the movies? Make-up artist Conor O'Sullivan shows how it was done in Christopher Nolan's blockbuster The Dark Knight. John Caglione Jr. was Heath Ledger's make-up artist; O'Sullivan was the prosthetic supervisor. Both have been nominated for the 2009 Academy Awards. Conor O'Sullivan photo: Darren Decker / © A.M.P.A.S. […]


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

2008 London Film Critics' Circle Award nominations: Dec. 14. 2008 London Film Critics' Circle Award winners: Grosvenor House Hotel on Feb. 8. FILM OF THE YEAR * No Country for Old Men The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford There Will Be Blood Zodiac The Bourne Ultimatum […]


London Film Critics Awards: Helen Mirren & Meryl Streep + Cillian Murphy Movies Top Irish Film Awards

The winners of the 2007 London Film Critics' Circle Awards were announced this evening at a ceremony held in aid of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children at the Dorchester Hotel. London Film Critics' Awards chair Marianne Gray stated that The Queen – winner of the […]


Nominations: Golden Globes' & Broadcast Critics' Star-Struck Choices

Brad Pitt in Babel. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association members love movie stars; hence, it's no surprise that Brad Pitt is in the running for Best Supporting Actor of 2006 for his performance as an American tourist whose wife (Cate Blanchett) is accidentally shot while on vacation in Morocco in […]


Daniel Craig & Kate Winslet London Winners + Imelda Staunton & Cate Blanchett Top Bafta Awards

The 2005 London Film Critics' Circle Award winners were announced on Feb. 9. Best Film The Aviator - Martin Scorsese The Motorcycle Diaries - Walter Salles Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - Michel Gondry House of Flying Daggers - Zhang Yimou * Sideways - Alexander Payne Best British Film Ae […]