Film News: Chicago Film Critics Association Honors ‘Lady Bird’ as 2017 Best Film

Chicago – “Lady Bird,” which is the sensational, authentic and emotional directorial debut of actor Greta Gerwig, was honored as the Best Picture of 2017 as determined by the Chicago Film Critics ...

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2017: ‘Lady Bird’ Wins Big, but ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Has Strong Showing as Well

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2017: ‘Lady Bird’ Wins Big, but ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Has Strong Showing as Well “Lady Bird” won big at the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards last night, taking home Best Picture, Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan), Best Supporting Actress (Laurie Metcalf), and Most Promising ...

Lady Bird takes home Chicago Film Critics Association’s top prizes

Although Call Me by Your Name and The Shape of Water dominated the Chicago Film Critics Association in nominations, Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut Lady Bird walked away with the highest honors. The ...

‘Blade Runner 2049’: Inside Denis Villeneuve’s Holographic Joi of Sex

Unlike the stunning CG recreation of Sean Young’s Rachael replicant in “Blade Runner 2049,” the Joi hologram played by Ana de Armas was more of an advanced analog creation. In fact, the directive from ...

Film News: ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Tops Chicago Film Critics Association’s Nominations for 2017

Chicago – The eclectic coming-of-age love story, “Call Me By Your Name” topped the nominations list with eight for the 2017 Chicago Film Critics Association (Cfca) Film Awards, to be announced on ...

‘Darkest Hour’ Dp Bruno Delbonnel on Working with Joe Wright & Shooting Gary Oldman as Churchill

Certainly one of the most distinct and talented cinematographers working today is Bruno Delbonnel. Most first sparked to the French cinematographer’s work on the 2001 film Amélie, and he subsequently ...

Chicago Film Critics Association champion Call Me By Your Name with 2017 award nominations

Critical darlings and awards favorites Call Me By Your Name and The Shape of Water proved to be heavy hitters within the Chicago Film Critics Association (of which yours truly is a fresh, honorary ...

Washington film critics hand top prize to Get Out

Get Out continued its awards season push by winning a pair of prizes at the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association awards ceremony, including Best Film. Jordan Peele’s racially-charged satire ...

Wendy’s Reveals Its Favorite Movies of 2017, and Even Fast Food Chains Adore ‘Lady Bird’

Wendy’s Reveals Its Favorite Movies of 2017, and Even Fast Food Chains Adore ‘Lady Bird’ Is there anybody that can resist the charms of “Lady Bird” this year? Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut has already won honors from the Gotham Awards, the National Board of Review, the New York ...

‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Logan,’ and More: the Genre-Benders That Are Major Oscar Contenders

‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Logan,’ and More: the Genre-Benders That Are Major Oscar Contenders Every year, the studios take their best genre successes and try to push them beyond the technical ghetto. Oscar campaigners want to convince critics, guilds, and Oscar voters that their movie rises to ...

‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Logan,’ and More: the Genre-Benders That Are Major Oscar Contenders

‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Logan,’ and More: the Genre-Benders That Are Major Oscar Contenders Every year, the studios take their best genre successes and try to push them beyond the technical ghetto. Oscar campaigners want to convince critics, guilds, and Oscar voters that their movie rises to ...

The Shape of Water enters the race as Call Me By Your Name wins La Film Critics Association top prize

Guillermo del Toro’s fishy fantasy The Shape of Water entered the awards season race with a strong showing at the La Film Critics Association awards, though it was romance Call Me By Your Name that ...

‘Call Me By Your Name’ Named Best Picture By L.A. Film Critics Association

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has named Call Me By Your Name as best picture of 2017. The film, which stars Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet, narrowly beat Sean Baker’s superb The Florida ...

2017 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards: ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Wins Both Best Picture and Best Actor

2017 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards: ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Wins Both Best Picture and Best Actor “Call Me by Your Name” was honored with Best Picture during the 2017 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards voting on Dec. 3. Meanwhile, the Best Director honors ended in a tie between Guillermo ...

Los Angeles Film Critics Awards: Willem Dafoe, Laurie Metcalf Win Supporting Prizes

Los Angeles Film Critics Awards: Willem Dafoe, Laurie Metcalf Win Supporting Prizes Members of the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. have begun voting on this year’s list of cinema superlatives. Recent winners of the group’s best film prize have included “Moonlight,” “Spotlight,” ...

Anne Thompson’s Top 12 Films of 2017, Including Five Directed By Women

Anne Thompson’s Top 12 Films of 2017, Including Five Directed By Women Track my film passions of the past year and the result is this list. These are the films that wowed and moved me, that turned me into a rabid champion, that gave me hope that brilliant cinematic ...

Anne Thompson’s Top 12 Films of 2017, Including Five Directed By Women

Anne Thompson’s Top 12 Films of 2017, Including Five Directed By Women Track my film passions of the past year and the result is this list. These are the films that wowed and moved me, that turned me into a rabid champion, that gave me hope that brilliant cinematic ...

Oscars 2018: ‘Dunkirk’ and ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Boast Groundbreaking Sound Design

Oscars 2018: ‘Dunkirk’ and ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Boast Groundbreaking Sound Design To help convey the “visceral realism” of “Dunkirk,” Christopher Nolan oversaw an intense soundscape covering land, sea, and air timelines for the legendary evacuation of more than 300,000 British and ...

New York Film Critics Circle Leans Into A24’s ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘The Florida Project’

New York Film Critics Circle Leans Into A24’s ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘The Florida Project’ The prestigious New York Film Critics Circle, founded in 1935, is always a force in the early awards conversation. While Thursday’s vote was too early to catch late entries “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” ...

New York Film Critics Circle Leans Into A24’s ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘The Florida Project’

New York Film Critics Circle Leans Into A24’s ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘The Florida Project’ The prestigious New York Film Critics Circle, founded in 1935, is always a force in the early awards conversation. While Thursday’s vote was too early to catch late entries “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” ...

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