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New Trailer: Marvel’s Eternals — Official Teaser Trailer #1

Theatrical Release Date: November 5, 2021Directed by: Chloé ZhaoStudio: Marvel Studios + Walt Disney Pictures Synopsis: The saga of the Eternals, a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations. Starring: Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Lauren Ridloff, Barry Keoghan, Don Lee, Gil Birmingham, Harish Patel, Kit Harington, Salma Hayek, and Angelina … Read More New Trailer: Marvel’s Eternals — Official Teaser Trailer #1

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Oscars Watch: 93rd Academy Awards

We knew coming into the 93rd Academy Awards that this would be an unprecedented year. Not only was it the most extended Oscars season in history, but it took place during a time when shared theatrical experiences were nonexistent. This year’s Oscars made history. Chloé Zhao became the first female director of color to win Best Directing. Only the second female to ever win … Read More Oscars Watch: 93rd Academy Awards

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Oscars Watch: 36th Film Independent Spirit Awards

In a virtual event hosted by Melissa Villaseñor, the 36th annual Independent Spirit Awards took place Thursday night. The big winner of the night was “Nomadland” and Chloé Zhao, which looks to repeat at the Oscars on Sunday as well. It won Best Feature, Best Director, Best Editing, and Best Cinematography. “Sound Of Metal” won a pair of acting awards while “Promising Young Woman” … Read More Oscars Watch: 36th Film Independent Spirit Awards

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Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards

Get that Oscar ready for Chloé Zhao, at least in the directing category. Not only did she unprecedentedly sweep the critics’ awards this year, but she’s also now won the Directors Guild’s highest honor for her work on “Nomadland.” Awarded for his first feature, Darius Marder won the First-Time Narrative Feature award for his directing work on “Sound Of Metal.” And, “The Truffle Hunters, … Read More Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual Directors Guild of America 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: 73rd Annual Directors Guild of America Award Nominees

As we inch closer to true equality and inclusivity, here we stand with two women, one man of Korean descent, and two white men as the Directors Guild’s nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Narrative Feature Film. The odds-on favorite has to be Chloé Zhao, who not only decimated all the Critics Awards thus far, but was honored by the HFPA at the … Read More Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual Directors Guild of America Award Nominees

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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: 26th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

Taye Diggs hosted the 26th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards Sunday night. With a few actors in the studio to help present and many more available on Zoom calls, the awards were given out for one of the most unprecedented years in memory. Taking the big awards was “Nomadland,” which took Best Picture and Best Director, as well as Best Cinematography and Best Adapted Screenplay. … Read More Oscars Watch: 26th Annual Critics’ Choice 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: 10th Annual Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts International Awards

The Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts International named “Promising Young Woman” their Best Film of the year, while “The Queen’s Gambit” and “Schitt’s Creek” were honored as their favorite series. Along with the “Promising Young Woman,” Carey Mullian was awarded Best Lead Actress, but instead of Emerald Fennell winning Best Director, that went, yet again, to Chloé Zhao for “Nomadland.” Aaron Sorkin … Read More Oscars Watch: 10th Annual Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts International 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 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: 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards

In a hybrid setting between two venues, one in New York and one in Los Angeles, and a virtual environment of Zoom calls in all the nominees’ houses, the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards commenced. With no real red carpet moments, the stars turned out on Instagram to show off their latest award fashion. The actual audience of the show was made of masked … Read More Oscars Watch: 78th Annual Golden Globe 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: 25th Annual International Press Academy Satellite Awards

The International Press Academy showed tons of love to “Nomadland,” awarding it Best Motion Picture (Drama), Best Director, and Best Actress (Drama) at their 25th Satellite Awards. Other films with multiple wins included “Mank,” “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” and “Sound Of Metal.” MOTION PICTURE BEST MOTION PICTUREDRAMA “Nomadland BEST MOTION PICTURECOMEDY OR MUSICAL “The Forty-Year-Old Version” BEST DIRECTOR Chloé Zhao“Nomadland” BEST ACTRESS IN A MOTION … Read More Oscars Watch: 25th Annual International Press Academy Satellite 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 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 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 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: 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 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 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 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