2012 Awards

Critics’ Choice Awards go to “Argo”, Affleck, Day-Lewis, and Chastain

January 10, 2013–On the same day that Ben Affleck got snubbed for an Oscar nomination for directing “Argo”, he can at least take some comfort in the fact that the critics (vs. his peers in the industry) like him, they really like him. The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards gave their top honor of Best Picture …

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National Society of Film Critics in love with ‘Amour’ for Best of 2012

Jan 5, 2013 — The National Society of Film Critics, made of 60 of the country’s most prominent writers on film, today voted Michael Haneke’s “Amour” the best film of 2012. A full list of the other awards follows, with the winner designated by an asterisk and the first and second runners up listed with …

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WGA nominates ‘Looper’, ‘Wallflower’, ‘Central Park Five’ for screenplays

January 4, 2012 – Los Angeles and New York – The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2012. Winners will be honored at the 2013 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 17, 2013, during simultaneous …

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‘Skyfall’, ‘Beasts’, and ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ among PGA nominees

January 2, 2013–The Producers Guild of America has unveiled their nominations for its top feature film honor, the Darryl F. Zanuck Award. The PGA announced its movie and long-form TV nominations for its 24th annual PGA Awards. Winners will be announced during a ceremony January 26, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton. THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE NOMINEES …

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‘The Matrix’, ‘Slacker’, and ‘A Christmas Story’ inducted into National Film Registry

December 19, 2012–The excitement of national football; the first black star of an American feature-length film; the visionary battle between man and machine; and an award-winning actress born yesterday are part of a kaleidoscope of cinematic moments captured on film and tapped for preservation. The Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today named 25 motion …

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AFI honors ‘Argo’, ‘Dark Knight Rises’, ‘Django Unchained’ and more for 2012

Each year, American Film Institute Awards – favored by artists and entertainment executives for its intimacy and collaborative recognition – honors excellence in the moving image arts within the context of a Year in Review. One of AFI’s national mandates is the creation of an annual almanac that records and preserves the evolution of the …

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Boston Film Critics give “Zero Dark Thirty” their top award

December 9, 2012, Boston, MA — The Boston Society of Film Critics continue the trend of throwing their top award to Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty” for Best Picture of 2012. We have to admit our delight to see accolades tossed towards the wonderful “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” as well. Here are the …

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L.A. Film Critics award “Amour” their Best Picture of 2012

December 9, 2012, Los Angeles, CA — After a series of early critical wins for Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty”, the L.A. Film Critics Association has awarded the French-language film “Amour” the Best Picture of 2012 award, plus thrown praise at Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master”. BEST PICTURE: “Amour”Runner-up: “The Master” BEST DIRECTOR: Paul Thomas …

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National Board of Review names “Zero Dark Thirty” as Best Film of 2012

New York, NY – (December 5, 2012) – The National Board of Review has named ZERO DARK THIRTY the 2012 Best Film of the Year. Below is a full list of the awards given by the National Board of Review: Best Film:  ZERO DARK THIRTY Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, ZERO DARK THIRTY Best Actor: Bradley …

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