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‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ Gets Oscar Boost from Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

In recent years, the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominating juries have looked away from the Oscars, and this year is no exception. But in a sign of the times, the Spirits added new television categories this time around. Thus Netflix dominated the 2021 nominations from the Spirit nominating committees, scoring 11 nominations over seven features […]

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30th Annual Gotham Award Winners List (Updating Live)

The 2020-21 awards season gets its first prominent awards ceremony with the 30th Annual Gotham Awards. Eleven competitive awards will be given out to the best films, performances, and television series of the previous year. Feature films with multiple nominees include “First Cow,” “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” “Nomadland,” and “Saint Frances.” All of this year’s […]

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How to Watch the 2020 Gotham Awards Live Online

The 2020 Gotham Awards have already made history, with all of this year’s best feature nominees directed by women. The ceremony, which will livestream on the Independent Filmmaker Project and Variety’s Facebook pages beginning at 8 p.m. Et, is sure to offer more of the same.The 30th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards contenders are led […]

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Florida Film Critics Join ‘First Cow’ Stampede — Film News in Brief

Monday, Dec. 21“First Cow” Declared Best Picture with Florida Film Critics CircleThe Florida Film Critics Circle awarded its top prize to “First Cow,” and the film’s John Magaro also received a nod in the Best Actor category as a runner up.Current Oscar frontrunner and festival darling “Nomadland” also landed two wins, Best Director for Chloe […]

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LA Film Critics Select Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ As Best Film

If it’s a Sunday in December it means it’s time for the Los Angeles Film Critics Association to hand out their year-end honors. The big winner was Steve McQueen’s film anthology commissioned for the BBC and Amazon Prime Video, “Small Axe.” It took Best Film, Best Cinematography and McQueen was runner up for Best Director.Read […]

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LA Film Critics Awards: Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ Wins Best Picture, ‘Nomadland’ Is Runner-Up

The voting for the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s (Lafca) best films and best performances of 2020 is underway — virtually of course — on Sunday. The awards are announced via the group’s Twitter account. The group is led by Claudia Puig as president, with more than 60 other journalists comprising the voters. The top […]

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‘Nomadland’ Scores Seven Nominations From Chicago Film Critics Association

Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” has earned seven nominations for 2020 honors from the Chicago Film Critics Association, followed by six each for Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods,” Kelly Reichardt’s “First Cow” and Charlie Kaufman’s “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.”David Fincher’s “Mank” and Emerald Fennell’s “Promising Young Woman” took five nominations each. With 28 nominations, Netflix is […]

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Chadwick Boseman & Viola Davis Are Ready For Oscar In ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Once again, let’s start with the necessary context for this article. This is not a review of George C. Wolfe’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” Those critical notices are currently embargoed and will arrive later next week. That being said, it should be no surprise to report the Netflix release is an Oscar player in a […]

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‘First Cow’, ‘Kajillionaire’, ‘Last Words’ head to Deauville

Deauville will be one of the first film festivals to take place physically in France since March.Kelly Reichardt’s period drama First Cow, Miranda July’s crime comedy caper Kajillionaire and Jonathan Nossiter’s dystopian drama Last Words will be among 14 US titles playing in competition at the Deauville American Film Festival this year.The festival, unfolding in […]

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