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The Oscar race begins with this morning’s announcement of nominations.  Biggest surprises: only two nominees for best song, overlooking songs by Lady Gaga, Elton John, Chris Cornell, Sinead O’Connor, and Mary J. Blige, no Pixar film on the Best Animated Feature […]

And now, the Golden Globes.  “The Artist,” “The Help,” Christopher Plummer. and Octavia Spencer are moving ahead in the race to the Oscars.  The Globes give out twice as many awards by including television and having separate categories for comedy/musical […]

The Critics Choice Award broadcast was great fun tonight with a brilliantly edited tribute to Martin Scorsese, who received a special award for his treatment of music in his movies.  Viola Davis, in my opinion the finest actor who isn’t […]

I’m sorry not to be there in person this year but you can bet I’ll be watching when the Critics Choice Awards are on VH1 tomorrow night.  I admit to some bias as a very proud member of the Broadcast […]

More awards are rolling in as we get ready for the big three — this week’s Critics Choice Movie Awards this Thursday night on VH1 (Twitter hashtag #ccma), the Golden Globes on Sunday, and of course the Oscars coming next […]

The Wrap reports that a contender for this year’s Oscars is “Olive,” made entirely on a smart phone, a Nokia N8.  It stars two-time Oscar nominee Gena Rowlands and its song, by Ben Lear (son of television producer Norman Lear) […]

The Online Film Critics have announced their awards for 2011:   Best Picture: The Tree of Life Best Animated Feature: Rango Best Director: Terrence Malick – The Tree of Life Best Lead Actor: Michael Fassbender – Shame Best Lead Actress: […]

I have the honor and challenge of voting in both of these. Be sure to check out some of the off-beat and very satisfying special categories for the AWFJ. Online Film Critics Society Nominations Best Picture The Artist The Descendants Drive […]

Motion Picture, Drama “Descendants” “Help” “Hugo” “The Ides Of March” “Moneyball” “War Horse” Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture – Drama Glenn Close “Albert Nobbs” Viola Davis “The Help” Rooney Mara “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” Meryl […]