The NYFCC is typically the first critics-led organization to announce their winners, getting a major jump on the season and helping set the stage for the weeks to come.
The winner of Israel’s Ophir Award for Best Picture is automatically the country’s foreign language Oscar submission.
Coming off his Oscar-nominated triumph in “The Martian,” Damon may not repeat this year with his two high-profile awards contenders.
Over tea at a TIFF afterparty, “Dunkirk” director Christopher Nolan asked: “And how is ‘Darkest Hour’?”
The Academy is slow to embrace weirder movies, and it’s got two in Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy masterpiece and Darren Aronofsky’s allegorical shocker.