Category: Critics Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards

The Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association picked “Belfast” as the Best Film of 2021, but overall, they spread the love. Not only did “Belfast” win Best Film, it also won Best Original Screenplay. “The Power of the Dog” won Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Adapted Screenplay while “tick, tick… Boom!” won Best Actor and Best Editing. Winning three technical awards was … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

With the way the earlier awards were landing, you could have narrowed down the Atlanta Film Critics Circle’s pick for Best Picture to two films. It was either going to be “The Power of the Dog,” which won Best Director, Best Lead Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Cinematography, or “Licorice Pizza,” which tied for Best Lead Actress and Best Ensemble and won for … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

“Cyrano” and Peter Dinklage were the big winners after the Detroit Film Critics Society announced their winners today. With an Academy favorite director at the helm in Joe Wright, I would say we’ll be seeing a lot of “Cyrano” at the Oscars. Despite having the most nominations, “CODA” failed to win anything. Also with several nominations, “King Richard” earned Jon Berthal a well-deserved Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award Nominees

The Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association announced their nominees today, with “Belfast” and “The Power of the Dog” being the focus of eleven nominations each. The group will announce their winners on Monday, December 6th at 8AM ET QUICK LIST Best Film “Belfast” “The Green Knight” “The Power of the Dog” “tick, tick…BOOM!” “West Side Story” Best Director Kenneth Branagh — “Belfast” Jane … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Detroit Film Critics Society Award Nominees

It’s hard to say exactly what one film lands as the Detroit Film Critics Society’s favorite as they dropped their nominees this afternoon. Films that land in a few categories include “CODA,” “Don’t Look Up,” and “King Richard.” The group will announce their winners after the weekend, on Monday, December 6,2021. Detroit Film Critics Society BEST PICTURE “Belfast” “CODA” “Cyrano” “Don’t Look Up” “King … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Detroit Film Critics Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2021 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

It’s safe to say that most of those named winners by the New York Film Critics Circle this morning will go on to get Oscar nominations. Jane Campion, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lady Gaga, Paul Thomas Anderson, and “Flee” have to be strong contenders for the Oscars already. The one huge pleasant surprise is the Critics Circle awarding its top film of the year to the … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 93rd National Board of Review Awards (2021)

Paul Thomas Anderson and “Licorice Pizza” earn their first big wins of the season, as the National Board of Review adorns them with their top honors; Best Picture and Best Director. “King Richard” also comes in big, grabbing acting wins for both Will Smith and Aunjanue Ellis. Asghar Farhadi inches closer to more Oscar recognition as well, winning Best Original Screenplay and Best Foreign … Read More Oscars Watch: 93rd National Board of Review Awards (2021)

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Sunset Circle Awards

The 2nd Annual Sunset Circle Awards were swept by “Dune.” Almost everything it as nominated for, it won, apart from Best Supporting Actress (Rebecca Ferguson). That means “Dune” won Best Film, Best Director, Best Ensemble, Best Cinematography, Best Score, and Scene Stealer. Also, she might only have one win so far, but I feel a Kristen Stewart Oscar win this year. SUNSET CIRCLE BEST … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Sunset Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Hollywood Critics Association Award Nominees

The Hollywood Critics Association announced the nominees for their year-in-review awards, which will be announced January 8, 2022 at Avalon Hollywood. Some highlights include lots of love for “Dune,” “Last Night in Soho,”and “CODA” and continued love for “Spencer” “Belfast,” and “King Richard,” which are Oscar favorites as well. Hollywood Critics Association BEST PICTURE “Being the Ricardos” “Belfast” “CODA” “Dune” “King Richard” “Last Night … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Hollywood Critics Association Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Sunset Circle Award Nominees

In their second annual end-of-the-year awards, the Sunset Circle has officially announced its nominees. At the head of the pack are films like “Being the Ricardos,” “Belfast,” “King Richard,” and “Spencer.” There’s also plenty of love for “Cyrano,” “Dune,” and “Don’t Look Up.” Although some of these films don’t land for public consumption for a few more weeks, they will present their winners on … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Sunset Circle Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

After being nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, “Minari” is having a nice little run of wins, this time being awarded Best Film by the Austin Film Critics Association. Right during Austin’s virtual SXSW Film Festival, they took this opportunity to announce all there winners, essentially splitting them between “Minari” and “Nomadland.” Apart from Best Film, “Minari” also won Best Original Screenplay, Best Ensemble, … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Phoenix Critics Circle Awards

With a few more critics awards trickling in, the Phoenix Critics Circle has named “Minari,” which is an Oscar Best Picture nominee, as their Best Picture winner. The film also won Best Foreign Language Film and Best Supporting Actress. Chloé Zhao, however, was able to keep her streak alive by winning the Best Director award for her work on “Nomadland.” Carey Mulligan won Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Phoenix Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

With just a few short days before the Academy announces their nominees for the Best of 2020, the Georgia Film Critics Association has chimed in with their award winners. “Nomadland” and Chloé Zhao were the big winners yet again, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, with Joshua James Richards winning Best Cinematography. “Sound Of Metal” was a two award winner, taking … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 African American Film Critics Association Awards

Last year, Jordan Peele and his horror film “Us” were the big winners of the African American Film Critics Association Awards. This year, it was split between “Judas and the Black Messiah” and “One Night In Miami.” “Judas and the Black Messiah” won Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, and Best Debut Director while “One Night In Miami” won Best Director, Best Screenplay, … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 African American Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

With Oscar nominations a week away, “Nomadland,” “Minari,” and inclusion were the big winners out of the Detroit Film Critics Society awards. Chloé Zhao won Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for her work on “Nomadland,” while the film itself won Best Picture and Frances McDormand won for Best Actress. “Minari” won Best Ensemble, Best Adapted Screenplay for Lee Isaac Chung, and Best Supporting … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Awards

If there’s one thing being proved this awards season, it’s that “Nomadland” transcends geography, genders, and race by winning for either Best Picture or Best Director and in a lot of cases, both. The Latino Entertainment Journalists Association was one of those groups that awarded it both. “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and “Soul” were big winners, taking home three awards apiece. “Minari” and “One … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

The awards are still coming in for 2020’s beloved “Nomadland,” this time being awarded Best Picture by the Las Vegas Film Critics Society. Chloé Zhao was also awarded yet another Best Director honor while Joshua James Richards won the Best Cinematography award. Another multi-winner was “Judas and the Black Messiah.” Not only did Daniel Kaluuya win Best Supporting Actor but the film also won … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 4th Annual Hollywood Critics Association Awards

The Hollywood Critics Association honored the winners of their 4th Annual Awards ceremony. “Promising Young Woman” ended up with Best Picture, which was no surprise when you see that it won across the board, winning a total of four awards as well as Emerald Fennell winning the Filmmaker on the Rise award. Darius Marder, the director of “Sound Of Metal,” was honored for the … Read More Oscars Watch: 4th Annual Hollywood Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

The AARP Movies for Grownups have hoisted “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” onto their shoulders and declared it their Best Picture winner. Along with that win, Aaron Sorkin won a pair of awards for directing and writing “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” something that could play much closer to what’s predicted in terms for the Oscars. Anthony Hopkins winning Best Actor and … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Online Association of Female Film Critics Awards

What a breath of fresh of air. For once, the rest of the industry is on point with the Online Association of Female Film Critics so much so that there’s nothing that hasn’t already gotten love. “Promising Young Woman” did take the top prize over “Nomadland,” but Chloé Zhao was still able to take Best Director. Don’t worry, however, because Emerald Fennell was still … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Online Association of Female Film Critics Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

Can “Nomadland” get any more buzzy? Not only has been sweeping the critics’ awards, it is now a Golden Globe winner. The Phoenix Film Critics Society followed suit, naming it Best Picture and awarding Chloé Zhao for Best Director and Joshua James Richards for Best Cinematography. “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” won Best Actor and Best Costume Design, “The Trial of the Chicago 7” won … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

All the “Nomadland” and Chloé Zhao supporters out there must be ecstatic with the way the critics’ award season has panned out. Not only Zhao and “Nomadland” been the majority winners, they’ve swept more than I’ve ever seen a film and a director sweep in a given year. They’ve won again with the Southeastern Film Critics Association, taking Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards

Even the critics North of our borders loved “Nomadland,” as the Vancouver Film Critics Circle awarded it with Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress. “Minari” was shown some love as well, winning Best Foreign Language Film and Best Supporting Actress. Daniel Kaluuya continued his surge for Best Supporting Actor front-runner, and Aaron Sorkin beat out Jack Fincher and Emerald Fennell for Best Screenplay … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Iowa Film Critics Association Awards

“Nomadland” won almost everywhere it could throughout the Iowa Film Critics Association Awards, winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, and even a first win in the Best Score category. No other film won more than one award, with “Sound of Metal,” “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” and “Minari” all winning awards for acting and “One Night In Miami” winning Best Song. BEST PICTURE “Nomadland” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Iowa Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

“Promising Young Woman” came, saw, and concurred the Nevada Film Critics Society Awards, winning all the major awards, including Best Film, Best Director and Original Screenplay for Emerald Fennell, and Best Actress for Carey Mulligan. “The Father” won Best Adapted Screenplay and tied in the Best Actor category, with Anthony Hopkins sharing the award with Riz Ahmed from “Sound of Metal.” Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards

“Nomadland” was the big winner of the Seattle Film Critics Society Awards, not only winning the top prize of Best Picture, but taking Best Director, Best Actress, Best Cinematography, and Best Film Editing. The only film that had a chance of beating it was “Minari,” which ended up winning Best Supporting Actress, Best Youth Performance, and Best Film Not in the English Language. “Tenet” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Utah Film Critics Association Awards

Straying from the pack slight, the Utah Film Critics Association handed out their awards. Best Picture strayed from “Nomadland” and went to “Minari” instead. Also stepping outside the box in Best Directing, they awarded Regina King for her work on “One Night In Miami.” Leslie Odom Jr. was also able to grab Best Supporting Performance (Male) for the same film. Nice to see a … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Utah Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association spread their love around this year between “Nomadland,” “Promising Young Woman,” “Mank,” and “Minari.” Winning Best Picture and Best Cinematography was “Nomadland,” as well as continuing the unprecedented run for Chloé Zhao and her Best Director sweep of the awards season. “Minari” won Best Foreign Language Feature and Russell Smith Award for best low budget film. “Promising Young … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards

“Nomadland” was the big winner at the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards, winning five awards including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay. “Minari” and “One Night In Miami” had a good showing as well, winning multiple awards, as was “Soul,” which grabbed three awards. BEST FILM “Nomadland” BEST DIRECTOR Chloé Zhao“Nomadland” BEST ACTOR Chadwick Boseman“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” BEST ACTRESS … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

Up in Canada, the Toronto Film Critics Association showed their love for “Nomadland,” awarding it with their Best Picture honor, as well as Best Director to Chloé Zhao and Best Actress to Frances McDormand. Daniel Kaluuya continues to earn awards for his supporting role in “Judas and the Black Messiah,” hopefully continuing on a trajectory that will lead him to an Oscar nomination BEST … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 London Film Critics Circle Awards

A trip across the pond to London and the London Film Critics Circle Awards tells us that “Nomadland” is just as popular overseas as it is here in the States. Winning four awards including Film of the Year and Screenwriter of the Year, “Nomadland” continues its hot streak. However, Chloé Zhao did not win Director of the Year, which went to Steve McQueen and … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 London Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

In a week that will not only see Golden Globe Award nominations, but Screen Actors Guild as well, the Atlanta Film Critics Circle kicks it off with their picks of 2020’s best. No huge surprise, they picked “Nomadland” for Best Picture and Chloé Zhao for Best Director. Following suit with other trends, Carey Mulligan and Riz Ahmed both won in the leading actress and … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Oklahoma Panhandle Film Critics Circle Awards

The Oklahoma Panhandle Film Critics Circle, not to be confused with the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, announced their winners for the 2020 season. “Mank” ended up being their Best Picture winner, while Chloé Zhao continues her streak with winning Best Director critics’ awards. A big difference here, however, was Zendaya winning Best Actress for “Malcolm & Marie,” while Sam Levinson won for Best Screenplay. … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Oklahoma Panhandle Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Hollywood Music in Media Awards

The 11th annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards honored the best composers, musicians, songwriters, and supervisors of 2020. The Original Score winners in the genre films (Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Horror, Independent, etc.) were fairly easy to pick this year, with “Tenet,” “The Invisible Man,” and “Minari” all landing as the ones I would have picked. However, the winner of the Best Original Score for Feature Film … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Hollywood Music in Media Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 New York Film Critics Online Awards

Another film critics group that is usually one of the first out of the gate during the start of awards season, the New York Film Critics Online released their winners today. “Minari” took their top award of Best Picture as well as Best Foreign Language film and tying for Best Supporting Actress. “Promising Young Woman” actually took three awards, with Carey Mulligan winning Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 New York Film Critics Online Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 North Texas Film Critics Association Awards

Mark down another win for “Nomadland” and Chloé Zhao, both of which have been dominating this awards season. Linda May even picked up her first award for Best Newcomer. Speaking of first awards, Steven Yeun grabbed his first Best Actor award for his performance in “Minari.” The film also brought home Best Supporting Actress and Foreign Language film. Best Ensemble went to “The Trial … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 North Texas Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 92nd National Board of Review Awards (2020)

Usually one of the first voices heard during a normal awards season, the National Board of Review released their 2020 year-in winners today, with “Da 5 Bloods” receiving Best Picture, Director, and Ensemble, with Chadwick Boseman also posthumously receiving their Icon Award. “Minari” and “Sound Of Metal” each won a pair of awards, but a film that has not been mentioned much during this … Read More Oscars Watch: 92nd National Board of Review Awards (2020)

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Online Film Critics Society Awards

“Nomadland” all but swept the Online Film Critics Society Awards, winning a total of six awards including Best Picture, Director, Actress, Adapted Screenplay, Editing, and Cinematography. Emerald Fennell came away with a pair of awards for her film “Promising Young Woman,” winning Best Debut Feature and Best Original Screenplay. Also grabbing a pair of wins was “Soul,” with Best Animated Feature and Best Original … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Online Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

In the first Best Picture tie of this award’s season, the Kansas City Film Critics Circle honored both “Nomadland” and “Promising Young Woman” with its biggest award. They both won two additional awards, with “Nomadland” winning Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for Chloé Zhao, while “Promising Young Woman” won Best Actress for Carey Mulligan and Best Original Screenplay for Emerald Fennell. M. I. … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 New Mexico Film Critics Association Awards

Awards season, so far, has been pretty straightforward filled with across the board love for “Nomadland,” “Sound Of Metal,” and “Da 5 Bloods.” The New Mexico Film Critics Association took the first big step away from the consensus thus far, honoring films and performers that had yet to have their names lifted up. Taking Best Picture was David Fincher’s “Mank,” a film that will … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 New Mexico Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Black Film Critics Circle Awards

Last year, “Dolemite Is My Name” won four awards from the Black Film Critics Circle, including Best Picture. This year, that honor goes to “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” which took Best Film, Best Leading Actor and Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay. “Minari” took a pair of awards while Regina King and Chloé Zhao tied for Best Director. BEST FILM “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” BEST … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Black Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

The Houston Film Critics Society has handed out yet more awards to “Nomadland,” honoring them with Best Picture, Best Director for Chloé Zhao, and Best Cinematography. “Promising Young Woman” took home a pair of awards (Best Actress and Best Screenplay), as did “One Night In Miami…” (Best Supporting Actor and Best Original Song), “Tenet” (Best Visual Effects and Best Stunt Coordination), and “Soul” (Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

The Denver Film Critics Society has announced the winner of their yearly awards, honoring Netfliix’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” with their Best Picture award, straying from the general consensus of “Nomadland.” However, they are not straying from Chloé Zhao being the Best Director of the year, following suit with that honoree. One other pick that sets them outside the box if their … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle Awards

If we’re learning anything from this season’s critics awards, it is how much they all loved “Nomadland.” Not only did the San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle award the film their Best Picture category, but Chloé Zhao also won yet another Best Director and Best Editing award. “First Cow” was honored with Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, and Best Production Design while “Soul” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Awards

With its first Best Film award of the season, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” took the top award from the he Philadelphia Film Critics Circle, with Viola Davis also winning Best Actress for her performance in the film. Amanda Seyfried also got her first win of the season, with Best Supporting Actress from her performance in “Mank.” The runner-up for Best Film was “Da 5 … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

“Nomadland” continues it steamrolling of the critics awards this season, being awarded Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Film Editing by the St. Louis Film Critics Association. Giving it a run for its money was “Promising Young Woman,” which was runner-up for both Best Film and Best Director, but beat out “Nomadland” for Best Actress, with Carey Mulligan winning over France McDormand … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 North Dakota Film Society Awards

“Nomadland” was the bigger winner coming out of the North Dakota Film Society Awards, winning not only Best Picture and Best Director for Chloé Zhao, but also Best Actress for Frances McDormand, Best Cinematography, and Best Film Editing. “Mank,” which was the most nominated by the group, took a pair of awards: Best Production Design and Best Original Score. “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” was also … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 North Dakota Film Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Hawaii Film Critics Society Awards

The Hawaii Film Critics Society has announced Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” as the Best Picture of 2020, also honoring it with Best Original Screenplay and Best Editing. For Best Director, they awarded Spike Lee for his work on “Da 5 Bloods,” which also won Best Actor for Delroy Lindo. “Nomadland” (Best Actress for Frances McDormand and Best Adapted Screenplay) and … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Hawaii Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

Chalk up Monday, 11 January 2021 as a day of celebrating “Promising Young Woman,” as it just won its second critics award for Best Picture of the day. This time awards by the San Diego Film Critics Society, the film also won another Best Actress award for Carey Mulligan. Speaking of winning another award, Chloé Zhao makes some more space on her mantle for … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Music City Film Critics Association Awards

The Music City Film Critics Association really spread the love around in their 3rd Annual Awards Ceremony presented on Twitter. The top honors went to “Promising Young Young,” taking Best Picture, along with Carey Mulligan receiving Best Actress. Chadwick Boseman won Best Actor for her role in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” which tied in the Best Ensemble category with “One Night In Miami.” Speaking … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Music City Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Critics Choice Super Awards

In the first annual Critics Choice Super Awards, the CCA presented honors to genre films and television series, from Action and Horror to Superhero and Science Fiction/Fantasy. Animated films and television series were honored as were the actors and actresses in each. As far as films go, “Birds Of Prey,” “Da 5 Bloods,” “Palms Springs,” “Soul,” and “The Invisible Man” were the most honored, … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Critics Choice Super Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 National Society Of Film Critics Awards

The National Society of Film Critics gave their top honors to “Nomadland” and director Chloé Zhao. The film also won Best Cinematography and Best Actress for France McDormand. They also echoed the love for Delroy Lindo (“Da 5 Bloods”), Paul Raci (“Sound of Metal”), and Maria Bakalova (“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”) which means these actors all took one step closer to getting recognized by the … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 National Society Of Film Critics Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Columbus Film Critics Association Awards

A week before its anticipated VOD release, “Promising Young Woman” has grabbed its first critics Best Picture win, with the Columbus Film Critics Association handing it the award today. Carey Mulligan won for Best Actress while director Emerald Fennell won for Best Breakthrough Film Artist and Best Original Screenplay. Winning her twelfth Best Director award this season was Chloé Zhao for her work on … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Columbus Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

“Minari” was the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle pick for Best Picture of the year, while Chloé Zhao continued her impressive run of Best Director wins for “Nomadland,” which also received Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actress for Frances McDormand. Also taking several awards was “Sound Of Metal,” both for acting with Riz Ahmed getting Best Actor and Paul Raci getting Best Supporting Actor. “Soul” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Alliance Of Women Film Journalists Awards

Even the Alliance Of Women Film Journalists are honoring “Parasite” with their Best Film category, along with Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Non-English Language Film. BEST FILM “Nomadland” BEST DIRECTOR Chloé Zhao“Nomadland” BEST ACTOR Chadwick Boseman“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” BEST ACTRESS Frances McDormand“Nomadland” BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Leslie Odom Jr“One Night In Miami” BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Yuh-Jung … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Alliance Of Women Film Journalists Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards

The North Carolina Film Critics Association has awarded its Best Narrative Film prize to “Minari,” which also won Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress for Youn Yuh-jung, and the Ken Hanke Memorial Tar Heel Award for Will Patton. It’s also worth noting Chloé Zhao is back as Best Director and missing her first critics award. BEST NARRATIVE FILM “Minari” BEST DIRECTOR Chloé Zhao“Nomadland” BEST … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards

Look across the board at the Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Award winners and it’s easy to see why they made “Nomadland” their Best Picture winner. Chloé Zhao, herself, won three awards for the film, for Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Editing. The film also won Best Cinematography and Frances McDormand won Best Lead Actress. The other darlings of the … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Chicago Indie Critics Awards

Although “Nomadland” won Chicago Indie Critics’ Best Independent Film, the big news here ended up being Spike Lee breaking Chloé Zhao’s streak for Best Director, winning for his work on “Da 5 Bloods,” which also tied for Best Studio Film with “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” Chadwick Boseman took three awards, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and the Impact Award. Viola Davis took her first … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Chicago Indie Critics Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

The Florida Film Critics Circle gave their Best Picture award to “First Cow,” but the story that overshadows that win is Chloé Zhao going undefeated in the Best Director category across all critics awards so far. The groundswell of support for her and her film, “Nomadland,” cannot be ignored. Frances McDormand was awards another Best Actress award while Anthony Hopkins, Paul Raci, and Maria … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

Chloé Zhao continues her impressive streak, as she takes her sixth (out of six) Best Director awards from the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards. “Nomadland” also took Best Picture, Best Actress (for Frances McDormand), Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Cinematography. The rest of the evening was scattered amongst several different films including “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” “Sound Of Metal,” and … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Indiana Film Journalists Association Awards

There’s no denying that “Nomadland” has serious groundswell at the moment. Not only did the Indiana Film Journalists Association award it their top honor of Best Film over “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” (which won for Best Ensemble), but director Chloé Zhao is also currently running the table in the Best Director category. Including the win here, she’s now five for five in the category. … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Indiana Film Journalists Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

In a controversial decision, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association has awarded Steve McQueen’s anthology of short films, “Small Axe,” with their Best Picture award. They also awarded the “Small Axe” cinematographer, Shabier Kirchner, with Best Cinematography. Many believed “Nomadland,” which took the Runner-Up spot, would win Best Picture as Chloé Zhao won Best Director. She has now swept all the critics awards thus … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards

Sweeping the 9th Annual Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards was Chloé Zhao and her film “Nomadland.” Not only did the film win Best Picture, Chloé Zhao also won Best Director and Best Editing. Frances McDormand also won Best Actress for her performance and Joshua James Richards won Best Cinematography for his work on the film. Delroy Lindo, Paul Raci, and Maria Bakalova also … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

The 86th Annual New York Film Critics Circle trophies were handed out to their winners on Twitter this morning. Getting Best Film (and nothing else) was “First Cow.” Getting her second Best Director award in a row, Chloé Zhao took it for “Nomadland” (and again, nothing else). Winning multiple awards were Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” with both Delroy Lindo and Chadwick Boseman (posthumously) … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Boston Society Of Film Critics Awards

Coming off her buzzed about 2017 film, “The Rider,” Chloé Zhao and her latest film, “Nomadland,” is the first critics awards darling of the season, taking the Boston Society’s top honors of Best Picture and Best Director along with Best Cinematography. Charlie Kaufman was awarded Best Screenplay for “I’ve Been Thinking Of Ending Things,” which also took Best Editing. “The Father” also grabbed a … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Boston Society Of Film Critics Awards

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Oscars Watch: 33rd European Film Awards

European Film “Another Round” European COMEDY “The Big Hit” European Discovery “Sole” European Documentary “Collective” European Animated Feature Film “Josep” European Director Thomas Vinterberg“Another Round” European Actor Mads Mikkelsen“Another Round” European Actress Paula Beer“Undine” European Screenwriter “Another Round”Thomas Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm European Short Film “All Cats Are Grey In The Dark” EFA Award for Innovative Storytelling “Women Make Film”Mark Cousins European Cinematography “Hidden … Read More Oscars Watch: 33rd European Film Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Sunset Circle Awards

In their inaugural year, the Sunset Circle has announced their winners, kicking off one of the most unprecedented (and lengthy) Awards Seasons ever. Their top honor when to “Promising Young Women,” which they awarded Best Film, Best Actress for Carey Mulligan, and Director to Watch for Emerald Fennell. “Sound Of Metal” also garnered multiple awards, including Best Director for Darius Marder, Best Actor for … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Sunset Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 24th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards

EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGNFOR A FEATURE FILM PERIOD FEATURE FILM “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Production Designer: Barbara Ling FANTASY FEATURE FILM “Avengers: Endgame”Production Designer: Charles Wood CONTEMPORARY FEATURE FILM “Parasite”Production Designer: Lee Ha-Jun ANIMATED FEATURE FILM “Toy Story 4”Production Designer: Bob Pauley EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGNFOR TELEVISION ONE-HOUR PERIOD OR FANTASY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”Episodes: “Ep. 305, Ep. 308”Production Designer: Bill … Read More Oscars Watch: 24th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Awards

BEST PICTURE “Parasite” BEST DIRECTOR Bong Joon Ho“Parasite” BEST ACTOR Joaquin Phoenix“Joker” BEST ACTRESS Awkwafina“The Farewell” BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Brad Pitt“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Jennifer Lopez“Hustlers” Best Voice or Motion Capture Performance Rosa Salazar“Alita: Battle Angel” BEST ANIMATED FEATURE “Toy Story 4” BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE “Parasite”Bong Joon Ho(South Korea) BEST DOCUMENTARY “Knock Down the House” BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY “Parasite”Bong … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

“Parasite” wins the Screen Actors Guild Ensemble Award and suddenly, the Best Picture landscape for the 92nd Academy Awards is much tighter. “1917” may have cleaned up at the Golden Globes and PGA Awards, but “Parasite” winning here definitely puts it back in the conversation. The individual acting awards, however, seemed more than locked, as all four are exactly who have been sweeping the awards season.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 North Dakota Film Society Awards

BEST PICTURE “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” BEST DIRECTOR Bong Joon Ho“Parasite” BEST ACTOR Joaquin Phoenix“Joker” BEST ACTRESS Florence Pugh“Midsommar” BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Willem Dafoe“The Lighthouse” BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Laura Dern“Marriage Story” BEST SCREENPLAY “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Quentin Taratino BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY “The Lighthouse”Jarin Blaschke BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Barbara Ling & Nancy Haigh BEST EDITING “The Lighthouse”Louise … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 North Dakota Film Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Iowa Film Critics Association Awards

BEST PICTURE “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” BEST DIRECTOR Quentin Taratino“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” BEST ACTOR Joaquin Phoenix“Joker” BEST ACTRESS Renée Zellweger“Judy” BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Brad Pitt“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Laura Dern“Marriage Story” BEST SCORE “1917”Thomas Newman BEST SONG “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” from “Toy Story 4”Randy Newman BEST ANIMATED FILM “Toy Story … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 Iowa Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

BEST PICTURE “1917” BEST DIRECTOR Sam Mendes“1917” BEST ACTOR Joaquin Phoenix“Joker” BEST ACTRESS Scarlett Johansson“Marriage Story” BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Brad Pitt“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS(TIED) Florence Pugh“Little Women”&Laura Dern“Marriage Story” BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY “Knives Out”Rian Johnson BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY “Little Women”Greta Gerwig BEST ANIMATED FILM “Toy Story 4” BEST DOCUMENTARY “Honeyland” BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM “Parasite” BEST VISUAL EFFECTS “Avengers: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Hawaii Film Critics Society Awards

BEST PICTURE “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” BEST DIRECTOR Quentin Taratino“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” BEST ACTOR Joaquin Phoenix“Joker” BEST ACTRESS Awkwafina“The Farewell” BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Brad Pitt“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Laura Dern“Marriage Story” BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Quentin Taratino BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY “The Irishman”Steven Zaillian BEST ART DIRECTION “Parasite”Ha-jun Lee BEST COSTUME … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 Hawaii Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Music City Film Critics Association Awards

Cutting into the “Parasite” winning streak, tally up another win for “1917,” having been awarded Best Film by the Music City Film Critics Association.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

“Parasite” continues to flex its supremacy, this time with the Georgia Film Critics Association Awards, winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Alliance Of Women Film Journalists Awards

Even the Alliance Of Women Film Journalists are honoring “Parasite” with their Best Film category, along with Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Non-English Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Hollywood Critics Association Awards

Following its big wins at the Golden Globe Awards, “1917” takes another win from the Hollywood Critics Association, along with Best Action/War Film, Best Cinematography, and Best Editing.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 GALECA’s Dorian Awards

“Parasite” continues its sweep of the Awards Season, winning Best Film of the Year and Best Director of the Year along with Best Supporting Actor, Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Screenplay of the Year at GALECA’s Dorian Awards.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

The Austin Film Critics Association continue the sentiment of this end of the Awards Season, awarding “Parasite” with Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, and Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Online Film Critics Society Awards

The Online Film Critics Society picked “Parasite” as their Best Picture of the year, along with Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Film Not In The English Language.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 National Society Of Film Critics Awards

“Parasite” is on a bit of a hot streak lately, this time winning Best Picture and Best Screenplay from the National Society Of Film Critics. Greta Gerwig gets a big win here for Best Director with her film “Little Women.”

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Chicago Indie Critics Awards

Chalk another one up for “Parasite,” this time winning the Best Independent Film from the Chicago Indie Critics. It also won Best Supporting Actor, tied for Best Director, and Best Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards

“Parasite” swept the North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards, winning Best Narrative Film (their top prize), Best Director, Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Original Screenplay. “Little Women” picked up a few, including Best Supporting Actress and Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Columbus Film Critics Association Awards

The Columbus Film Critics Association named “Parasite” Best Picture and Best Director of the year. They also named it Best Original Screenplay and Best Foreign Language Film. There was also a lot of love for Florence Pugh and “Knives Out.”

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

“Parasite” wins yet another award, this time from the Houston Film Critics Society, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Foreign-Language Film. Also winning three awards was “1917,” which won Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, and Best Visual Effects.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards

“Marriage Story” was awarded Best Picture by the Greater Western New York Film Critics Association and it wasn’t surprising, as “Marriage Story” also won Best Original Screenplay, Best Lead Actor and Actress, and Best Score.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Online Association of Female Film Critics Awards

“Parasite” is the Online Association of Female Film Critics’ Best Film, along with Bong Joon-Ho taking Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Utah Film Critics Association Awards

The Utah Film Critics Association named “Parasite” the Best Picture of the year, where it also won Best Original Screenplay and Best Non-English Language Film. “1917” won a few awards as well, including Best Director and Best Cinematography, while “Marriage Story” took both Leading Actor and Actress awards. “Apollo 11” won three awards, including Best Documentary, Best Original Score, and Best Film Editing.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

Venturing outside the norm, the Florida Film Critics Circle awarded “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” with Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Foreign Language Film, while “Marriage Story” took three of the four acting awards, and “Little Women” took Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Ensemble.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Black Film Critics Circle Awards

The Black Film Critics Circle awarded “Dolemite Is My Name” with four awards, including Best Film, Eddie Murphy for Best Actor, Da’Vine Joy Randolph for Best Supporting Actress, and Best Ensemble. They also awarded “The Irishman” and “Parasite” with some honors as well.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

“Marriage Story” was the big winner at the Nevada Film Critics Society Awards, winning Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Actress (tied with “Bombshell”).

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Oscars Watch: 2019 North Texas Film Critics Association Awards

“The Irishman” is awarded Best Picture by the North Texas Film Critics Association. The rest of the awards were pretty spread out over many different films including “1917,” “Joker,” and “Knives Out.”

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

The Dublin Film Critics Circle named “Marriage Story” the Best Film of 2019, along with Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay. Noah Baumbach missed the Best Director category, however, with Martin Scorsese pulling off the win for “The Irishman.”

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

“Joker” sweeps in and takes Best Picture from the Phoenix Film Critics Society along with Best Actor going to Joaquin Phoenix. “1917” cleaned up the technical awards, including Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Film Editing, and Best Production Design.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

The Oklahoma Film Critics Circle picked “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” as their Best Picture of the year, along with Brad Pitt taking Best Supporting Actor and Robert Richardson taking Best Cinematography.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards

The Vancouver Film Critics Circle awarded “Parasite” their Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Foreign Language Film awards while “Marriage Story” took three of the four acting awards along with Best Screenplay.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

“1917” and “Marriage Story” took home the lion share of the awards from the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association. “1917” took Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Musical Score while “Marriage Story” took Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Screenplay.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle Awards

The San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle honored independent film “The Last Black Man In San Francisco” with a few awards, but the top honors went to “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” and “Parasite, ” both coming out with three wins each.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Indiana Film Journalists Association Awards

“Marriage Story” is a film that was talked about a lot heading into the awards season, and although it may be popping up here and there, it really had not won an substantial critics awards. However, the Indiana Film Journalists Association have awarded it their Best Film of the year, along with Best Actor going to Adam Driver and Best Original Screenplay going to Noah Baumbach.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards

“Parasite” wins yet another Best Picture critics award, this time from Seattle Film Critics Society. Not only that, it won Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Ensemble Cast, and Best Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Phoenix Critics Circle Awards

Four awards were given to “Parasite” by the Phoenix Critics Circle including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

Stepping out from what most critics awards have done thus far, the Kansas City Film Critics Circle awarded their Best Picture category to “1917,” which also brought home Best Director for Sam Mendes and Best Cinematography for Roger Deakins. “Us” and “Dolemite Is My Name” were honored.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

Chalk another win up for “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” which the St. Louis Film Critics Association named their Best Picture of the year. They awarded it eight other times including Best Director, Best Supporting Actress and Actor, and even a tie in the Best Original Screenplay category, tying with “Marriage Story.”

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards

“Parasite” racks up some more wins, this time from the Boston Online Film Critics Association. They awarded it Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Foreign Language Film, while “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” matched it with three awards, earning Best Supporting Actor, Best Screenplay, and Best Cinematography.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Boston Society Of Film Critics Awards

The Boston Society Of Film Critics has picked “Little Women” as its Best Picture of the year, including wins in the Best Ensemble category, Saoirse Ronan as the Best Leading Actress, and Best Original Score.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

The Chicago Film Critics Association may have awarded “Parasite” their Best Picture of the year, along with Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Foreign Language Film, but “Little Women” tied it for the most wins, grabbing Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Costume Design, and Best Original Score.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Winning six awards, Quentin Taratino’s “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” was named Best Picture of the year by the Las Vegas Film Critics Society. Also winning Best Director and Best Screenplay, the film shut out other nominees like “The Irishman,” “Marriage Story,” and “Parasite,” which were also heavily nominated.

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Oscars Watch: 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominees

Nominees for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances in film and television of 2019, as well as the nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles, were announced this morning at the Pacific Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 African American Film Critics Association Awards

The big winner from the African American Film Critics Association Awards this year was “Us,” which not only took Best Film from the group, but also Best Director and Best Actress. “Dolemite Is My Name” and “Waves” were also represented in multiple wins.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

The Southeastern Film Critics Association named “Parasite” their Best Picture of the year, also awarding it Best Foreign-Language Film and Best Original Screenplay. Just behind it was “The Irishman,” which took Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay. Last year they awarded “Roma” with the honors of Best Picture.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Women Film Critics Circle Awards

The Toronto Film Critics Association awarded “Parasite” with Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Foreign-Language Film, grabbing more awards than anything else. “Marriage Story” took two acting awards with Adam Driver and Laura Dern both winning.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Art Directors Guild Award Nominees

The winners will be announced at the Annual Awards Gala held at the Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown on February 1st, 2020.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

Even though “Marriage Story” swept three of the four acting awards plus the Best Screenplay category and “The Irishman” won Best Director and Best Supporting Actor, it was “Parasite” that ultimately was award the Best Picture of 2019 by the Detroit Film Critics Society at their annual awards.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

The Toronto Film Critics Association awarded “Parasite” with Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Foreign-Language Film, grabbing more awards than anything else. “Marriage Story” took two acting awards with Adam Driver and Laura Dern both winning.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 St. Louis Film Critics Association Award Nominees

“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” has the most nominations with ten, while “The Irishman” and “Marriage Story” both have the second most with nine. “1917” has eight. The winners will be announced on Sunday, December 15th.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

The San Diego Film Critics Society might gave given its top honor to “The Irishman,” but films like “Uncut Gems” and “Marriage Story” were right there along with it.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 New Mexico Film Critics Association Awards

The Chicago Film Critics Association may have awarded “Parasite” their Best Picture of the year, along with Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Foreign Language Film, but “Little Women” tied it for the most wins, grabbing Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Costume Design, and Best Original Score.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Awards

Straying from the crowd slightly, the Philadelphia Film Critics Circle awarded “Knives Out” with their Best Picture honor during their Sunday night deliberations. They also awarded it Best Script.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association picked “Parasite” as the Best Picture of the year, along with Best Director and Best Supporting Actor.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards

Last year, the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association awarded “Roma” with Best Film. This year, that honor was given to “Parasite,” which also was awarded Best Director and Best Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 New York Film Critics Online Awards

The New York Film Critics Online, is an organization composed of 38 top online film critics in New York City. It has a rich mix of reviewers who have carved out original, innovative spaces on the internet for critical illumination. The group meets once a year, in December, and votes its film awards for that year.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 San Diego Film Critics Society Award Nominees

“The Irishman” and “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” share the most nominations with ten, while “Marriage Story” has the second most with eight.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award Nominees

Founded in 2002, The Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) comprises professional DC-based film critics with affiliations in television, radio, print and the internet. As of 2018, WAFCA has grown to include 60 dedicated members from the District, Maryland and Virginia.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Detroit Film Critics Society Award Nominees

“The Irishman” has the most nominations with seven, while “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” and “Marriage Story” has the second most with six nominations each.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

The New York Film Critics Circle is an organization of film reviewers from New York-based publications that exists to honor excellence in U.S. and world cinema. Founded in 1935, the Circle’s membership includes critics from daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, magazines, and qualifying online general-interest publications. Every year in December the organization meets in New York to vote on awards for the previous calendar year’s films.

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Oscars Watch: 91st National Board of Review Awards (2019)

This is the National Board of Review’s 91st year of giving out awards. This year, “The Irishman” grabbed the Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay awards, as well as Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Al Pacino being awarded the NBR’s Icon Award. Right there with it was “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” which grabbed Best Director for Quentin Tarantino, something that could easily happen at the Oscars this year and Brad Pitt grabbing Best Supporting Actor.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

The AFCC is comprised of 26 film critics and journalists representing Atlanta-based publications and electronic outlets committed to reviewing and commenting on local, regional, national and international film and the film industry.

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Awards

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM (BUDGETS UNDER $20 MILLION) “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Eighth Grade” “First Reformed” “Hereditary” “Roma” BEST STUDIO FILM (BUDGETS OVER $20 MILLION) “Black Panther” “Annihilation” “First Man” “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” “A Star Is Born” “Vice” BEST FOREIGN FILM “Roma” “Burning” “Cold War” “The Guilty” “Shoplifters” BEST DOCUMENTARY “Minding the Gap” “Free Solo” “RBG” “Three Identical Strangers” “Won’t You Be My … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture “Roma” “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Man” “First Reformed” Best Director Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Ryan Coogler – “Black Panther” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Paul Schraeder – “First Reformed” Best Actress Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” Yalitza Aparicio – “Roma” Toni Collette – “Hereditary” Lady Gaga – “A Star Is Born” Melissa McCarthy – “Can You Ever Forgive … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 24th Critics’ Choice Awards

BEST PICTURE “Roma” “Black Panther” “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Man” “Green Book” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Mary Poppins Returns” “A Star Is Born” “Vice” BEST ACTOR Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Willem Dafoe – “At Eternity’s Gate” Ryan Gosling – “First Man” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Viggo Mortensen – “Green Book” … Read More Oscars Watch: 24th Critics’ Choice Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture “A Star Is Born” “BlacKkKlansman” “Eighth Grade” “The Favourite” “First Man” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “A Quiet Place” “Roma” “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Best Director Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Bradley Cooper – “A Star is Born” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Music City Film Critics Association Awards

BEST FILM “Roma” “BlackKklansman” “Mary Poppins Returns” “A Star Is Born” “Vice” BEST DIRECTOR Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” Ryan Coogler – “Black Panther” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Spike Lee – “BlackKklansman” BEST ACTOR Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Rami Malek – “Bohemian … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Music City Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Denver Film Critics Society Award Nominees

Best Picture “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Man” “First Reformed” ​“Roma” Best Director Ryan Coogler – “Black Panther” Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Paul Schraeder – “First Reformed” Best Actress Yalitza Aparicio – “Roma” Toni Collette – “Hereditary” Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” Lady Gaga – “A Star Is Born” Melissa McCarthy – “Can You Ever Forgive … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Denver Film Critics Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Music City Film Critics Association Award Nominees

BEST FILM “BlackKklansman” “Mary Poppins Returns” “Roma” “A Star Is Born” “Vice” BEST DIRECTOR Ryan Coogler – “Black Panther” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Spike Lee – “BlackKklansman” Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” BEST ACTOR Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Rami Malek – “Bohemian … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Music City Film Critics Association Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Award Nominees

Best Picture “BlacKkKlansman” “Eighth Grade” “The Favourite” “First Man” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “A Quiet Place” “Roma” “A Star is Born” “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Best Director “BlacKkKlansman” – Spike Lee “The Favourite” – Yorgos Lanthimos “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Barry Jenkins “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón “A Star is Born” – Bradley Cooper Best Actor Christian Bale–”Vice” Bradley … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

BEST FILM “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Blindspotting” “The Favourite” “Roma” “Suspiria” BEST DIRECTOR Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Debra Granik – “Leave No Trace” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” BEST ACTOR Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Rami … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 National Society of Film Critics Awards

BEST PICTURE “The Rider” Runner-Up: “Roma” “Burning” BEST DIRECTOR Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Runner-Up: Lee Chang-dong – “Burning” Chloé Zhao – “The Rider” BEST ACTOR Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Runner-Up: Willem Dafoe – “At Eternity’s Gate” Ben Foster – “Leave No Trace” John C. Reilly – “The Sisters Brothers” & “Stan &  Ollie” BEST ACTRESS Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” Runner-Up: Regina King … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 National Society of Film Critics Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Iowa Film Critics Association Awards

BEST FILM “The Favourite” BEST DIRECTOR Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” BEST ACTOR Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” BEST ACTRESS Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Mahershala Ali – “Green Book” BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Regina King – “If Beale Street Could Talk” BEST DOCUMENTARY “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” BEST ANIMATED MOVIE “Incredibles 2” BEST SCORE “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Nicholas … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Iowa Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

BEST PICTURE “The Favourite” “Black Panther” “BlacKkKlansman” “Eighth Grade” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “First Reformed” “Green Book” “Hereditary” “Roma” “A Star Is Born” “Vice” BEST DIRECTOR Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Adam McKay – “Vice” BEST ACTOR Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Columbus Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture “If Beale Street Could Talk” “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “Eighth Grade” “Roma” “Black Panther” “Widows” “A Quiet Place” “First Man” “Hereditary” Best Director Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Runner-Up: Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Steve McQueen – “Widows” Best Actor Ben Foster – “Leave No Trace” Runner-Up: Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Christian … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Columbus Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards

The North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) is comprised of 42 film journalists who live in North Carolina or contribute to outlets that focus coverage in and around NC. BEST NARRATIVE FILM “Roma” “Black Panther” “BlacKKKlansman” “First Man” “If Beale Street Could Talk” BEST DIRECTOR Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Ethan Coen and Joel Coen – “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” Damien Chazelle – “First … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Online Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture “Roma” “BlacKkKlansman” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “First Reformed” “The Favourite” “You Were Never Really Here” “Annihilation” “Eighth Grade” “Hereditary” “A Star Is Born” “Suspiria” Best Director Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Online Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Black Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture: “Black Panther”Best Director: Ryan Coogler – “Black Panther”Best Actor: Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born”Best Actress: Viola Davis – “Widows”Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali – “Green Book”Best Supporting Actress: Regina King – “If Beale Street Could Talk”Best Ensemble Acting: “Black Panther”Best Original Screenplay: “Sorry To Bother You” – Boots RileyBest Adapted Screenplay: “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Barry JenkinsBest Animated … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Black Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture “If Beale Street Could Talk” “BlacKkKlansman” “Burning” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “Leave No Trace” “Minding The Gap” “Paddington 2” “Roma” “Widows” Best Director Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Lee Chang-dong – “Burning” Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Debra Granik – “Leave No Trace” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Bradley … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture “Roma” “The Favourite” “A Star Is Born” “BlacKkKlansman” “Black Panther” “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” “Widows” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” Best Director Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Runner-Up: Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Runner-Up: Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Best Actress Yalitzia Aparicio – “Roma” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture “The Favourite” “First Man” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Roma” “The Rider” Best Director Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Runner-Up: Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” Damien Chazelle – “First Man” Hirokazu Kore-eda – “Shoplifters” Peter Farrelly – “Green Book” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Best Actor Joaquin Phoenix – “You Were Never Really Here” Christian Bale – “Vice” Ethan Hawke … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

Best Film: “Green Book”Best Director: Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman”Best Actor: Christian Bale – “Vice”Best Actress (TIE): Nicole Kidman – “Destroyer” & Toni Collette – “Hereditary”Best Supporting Actor: Richard E. Grant – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”Best Supporting Actress: Rachel Weisz – “The Favourite”Best Original Screenplay: “The Favourite” – Deborah Davis and Tony McNamaraBest Adapted Screenplay: “Black Panther” – Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert ColeBest … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 London Film Critics Circle Award Nominees

FILM OF THE YEAR “BlacKkKlansman” “Cold War” “The Favourite” “First Man” “First Reformed” “The Happy Prince” “Leave No Trace” “Roma” “Shoplifters” “You Were Never Really Here” ACTOR OF THE YEAR Christian Bale – “Vice” Rupert Everett – “The Happy Prince” Ben Foster – “Leave No Trace” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Joaquin Phoenix – “You Were Never Really Here” ACTRESS OF THE YEAR Yalitza … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 London Film Critics Circle Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 North Texas Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture “Green Book” “Roma” “The Favourite” “BlacKkKlansman” “First Man” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “Eighth Grade” “Vice” “A Star Is Born” Best Director Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Peter Farrelly – “Green Book” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Damien Chazelle – “First Man” Best Actor Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Viggo Mortensen – “Green Book” Christian Bale – “Vice” Ryan Gosling – “First … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 North Texas Film Critics Association Awards