Awards: YE GODS! There’s more….Austin, Kansas City check in, name “United 93” as Best Picture

Two more critics groups, the Kansas City Film Critics Circle, and the Austin Film Critics Association, announced their awards over the past day or so. Both have named Paul Greengrass’ phenomenal United 93 as Best Picture. How long before the Oscar voters are forced to sit up and take notice of a movie the entire Hollywood industry wants to pretend […]

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2006 Rosies name “The Prestige” as Best Picture

Since Kim is still under the weather, she has asked me to post her 2006 Rosies. They were officially announced this past weekend on our podcast, Subject:CINEMA. 2006 ROSIES – THE WINNERS Best Picture:  "The Prestige" Best Director:  Rian Johnson, for "Brick" Best Actor:  Christian Bale as Albert Borden, "The Prestige" Best Actress: Meryl Streep as Yolanda Johnson, "A Prairie […]

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Awards: Chicago speaks! “The Departed” named Best Picture

Two weeks after issuing their nominations, the Chicago Film Critics have announced their awards. The Helen Mirren-Forest Whitaker juggernaut continues to sweek most acting catagories, and Chicago is no exception. And former Bad News Bear Jackie Earle Haley is launching a mini-juggernaut of his own, collecting numerous Supporting Actor awards, and Chicago is the latest to jump on that bandwagon. […]

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MOVIE REVIEW – “Apocalypto” eclipses most other December releases

APOCALYPTO RATED:R STARS: RUDY YOUNGBLOOD, DALIA HERNANDEZ, JONATHAN BREWER, MORRIS BIRDYELLOWHEAD, CARLOS EMILIO BAEZ, RAMIREZ AMILCAR, ISRAEL CONTRERAS, ISRAEL RIOS, RAOUL TRUJILLO, GERARDO TERECENA, RODOLFO PALACIOS, ARIEL GALVAN, BERNARDO RUIZ, RICARDO DIAZ MENDOZA, RICHARD CAN, CARLOS RAMOS DIRECTOR: MEL GIBSON ************************************************** It’s truly a shame that Mel Gibson had his problems this summer. After his arrest for drunk driving and […]

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Awards Watch – Florida Film Critics Circle announce winners

The Florida Film Critics Circle, a relatively new organization of Florida-based film critics formed in 2004, have announced their year end awards. And the gravy train keeps on rolling for Helen Mirren and Forest Whitaker… FLORIDA FILM CRITICS CIRCLE – 2006 winners Best Film: The Departed Best Foreign-Language Film: El Laberinto del fauno / Pan’s Labyrinth Best Director: Martin Scorsese, […]

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Awards Watch – San Diego Weighs In

Clint Eastwood’s Letters From Iwo Jima added to it’s kudos yesterday, named Best Picture by the San Diego Critics Association. But Best Actor frontrunner Forest Whitaker was shut out, not by the only other person named thus far this year, Sacha Baron Cohen, but an unknown japanese actor. Ken Takakura took the Best Actor honors for Riding Along For A […]

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Awards Watch – Toronto weighs in

Helen Mirren captures yet another Best Actress crown, while Sacha Baron Cohen (bleah!) nabs a third Best Actor award, this time from the Toronto Film Critics Association. TORONTO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION – 2006 WINNERS Best Picture – THE QUEEN Best Male Performance – SACHA BARON COHEN in BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN Best […]

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More year end awards as Dallas-Ft Worth, Las Vegas, and Southeast Critics check in

More year end awards are trickling in… Three more critics groups have weighed in over the past 24 hours. Here’s the results: DALLAS-FORT WORTH FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION: Best Film: United 93 Best Actor: Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland Best Actress: Helen Mirren, The Queen Best Supporting Actor: Jackie Earle Haley, Little Children Best Supporting Actress: Cate Blanchett, Notes […]

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Subject:CINEMA #29 – Opposites ATTACK!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSOn this week’s show, Kim and TC each defend their like of 5 movies that the other one doesn’t like, and the explanations can get pretty darn hairy… The Show Segment 1 (:30) Coming Soon Segment 2 (TBD) Coming Soon Segment 3 (TBD) Coming Soon Segment 4 (TBD) […]

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Golden Globe Nominations are in!

THE 64TH GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS NOMINATIONS 2007 Golden Globe Awards For the year ended December 31, 2006 Nominations Press Release BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA BABEL BOBBY THE DEPARTED LITTLE CHILDREN THE QUEEN BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA PENÉLOPE CRUZ , VOLVER JUDI DENCH , NOTES ON A SCANDAL MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL, SHERRYBABY HELEN MIRREN, […]

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“Little Children” scores first top honor from San Francisco critics

Todd Fields’ Little Children scored its first Best Picture award yesterday from the San Francisco Film Critics Circle, who also named the movie’s Jackie Earle Haley as Best Supporting Actor. SAN FRANCISCO FILM CRITICS CIRCLE – 2006 winners Best Picture    "Little Children" Best Director    Paul Greengrass for "United 93" Best Original Screenplay    "Brick" Best Adapted Screenplay    […]

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Broadcast Film Critics announce “Critics Choice” noms

The Broadcast Critics Association has announced the nominees for their Critic’s Choice awards, to be handed out in January. Why they NEED 10 nominations for best picture is beyond me, but who knows…maybe it will give one of the underdogs a chance to break through… And the nominees are… PICTURE: BabelBlood DiamondThe DepartedDreamgirlsLetters from Iwo JimaLittle ChildrenLittle Miss SunshineNotes on […]

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