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‘Apollo 11’ Soars in IMAX, ‘Climax’ and ‘Transit’ Sustain Foreign-Language Trend

As a handful of Oscar-winners rode a post-Oscar burst, a surge of new movies added vitality to the specialty market, filling the box-office void as award players ebb away.Best among these was “Apollo 11” (Neon), CNN’s Sundance documentary premiere that brings back the 1969 moon landing with innovative reformatting of 50-year-old Nasa archive footage and […]

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Alfonso Cuarón wins Oscar for best director for Roma

Cuarón becomes fifth Mexican best director winner in six years, as he takes the Academy Award for his 70s-set drama RomaAlfonso Cuarón has won the Oscar for best director at the 91st Academy Awards for Roma.This is the second time Cuarón has taken the award, after winning in 2014 for his space drama Gravity. This […]

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Alfonso Cuaron Wins Best Director Oscar for ‘Roma’

Alfonso Cuarón has won the Oscar for Best Director thanks to his acclaimed work on his Netflix-backed Spanish-language drama “Roma.” Cuarón was considered the frontrunner for the Oscar after winning Best Director prizes at the Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice Awards, and BAFTAs. The Mexican filmmaker won the Oscar over Yorgos Lanthimos (“The Favourite”), Adam McKay […]

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Palm Springs Film Festival Awards: ‘Shoplifters,’ ‘Dogman,’ and More

The Palm Springs International Film Festival has announced its juried award-winners, with the Fipresci prizes going to “Shoplifters,” “Italy,” and “Cold War.” The three films — all of which premiered at Cannes and won major prizes there — have proven a mainstay of awards season, especially Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme d’Or winner. It and “Cold War” […]

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‘The Favourite’ Leads BAFTA Awards Nominations

“The Favourite” has scored 12 nominations at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ movie awards, far outpacing the rest of the pack.Behind it came “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “First Man,” “Roma” and “A Star Is Born” with seven BAFTA nominations apiece. “Vice” garnered six noms, “BlacKkKlansman” five, and “Cold War” and “Green Book” four each. […]

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Alfonso Cuarón Leads Asc Cinematography Nominations for ‘Roma’

Alfonso Cuarón (“Roma”) will compete against feature cinematographers Matthew Libatique (“A Star is Born”), Robbie Ryan (“The Favourite”), Linus Sandgren (“First Man”), and Łukasz Żal (“Cold War”) in the 33rd annual Asc Awards. They will be held February 9 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood, marking the Asc’s 100th anniversary.However, after making history last […]

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‘Roma,’ ‘A Star Is Born,’ ‘Yellowstone’ Among Asc Cinematography Nominees

The American Society of Cinematographers has announced nominees in film and television for 2018.Film nominees included Alfonso Cuaron’s digital 65mm black-and-white lensing of his own “Roma,” Linus Sandgren’s multi-format work on Damien Chazelle’s moonshot drama “First Man,” Matthew Libatique for Bradley Cooper’s “A Star Is Born,” Robbie Ryan for Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” and Lukasz […]

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National Society of Film Critics Names ‘The Rider’ Best Picture

The National Society of Film Critics announced their 2019 award winners Saturday afternoon, with winners including Olivia Colman for “The Favourite” and Ethan Hawke for “First Reformed.”Chloe Zhao’s “The Rider” took home the best picture title, with Alfonso Cuaron taking best cinematography for “Roma” and Regina King earning a nod for “If Beale Street Could […]

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‘The Rider’ Named Best Picture by the National Society of Film Critics

“The Rider” has been named Best Picture by the National Society of Film Critics, marking the biggest win yet for Chloé Zhao’s gentle western. It previously won Best Feature at the Gotham Independent Film Awards and was nominated for the same prize at last year’s Film Independent Spirit Awards.Also hailed by the Nsfc was “Roma,” […]

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The Worst Movies of 2018, According to Metacritic: ‘Death of a Nation’ Tops the List

You’ve read about the best movies of 2018 — IndieWire’s staff list is topped by “Roma,” followed by “First Reformed,” “The Favourite,” “Cold War,” and “Shoplifters” — but what about the worst? As they do every year, the fine folks at Metacritic have crunched the numbers and come out with a list of the most […]

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