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    '12 Years a Slave' Tops Awards From New York Film Critics Online

    Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" nabbed its second best picture critics prize of the weekend thanks to the New York Film Critics Online.

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    Los Angeles Film Critics Go for 'Her,' James Franco, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o and More (FULL LIST OF WINNERS)

    Here are the full lists of winners from Sunday's critics awards (LA, NY Online and Boston) and the British Independent Film Awards.

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    National Board of Review Best of 2013 Is Out: 'Her' Wins Best Film (UPDATED)

    Spike Jonze's tech-romance "Her" leads the top ten list of the National Board of Review, whose thunder was stolen this year by the New York Film Critics Circle vote Tuesday. Jonze also won best director. While the NYFCC gave Robert Redford its Best Actor prize, the NBR went with another 77-year-old,...

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    Stream This: Five Films Critics and Audiences Should Pay Attention to This Awards Season

    Here are five films now streaming that critics and audiences should take a second look at as awards season gets underway.

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    New York Film Critics Circle Set Date For 2013 Awards; Add Four New Critics (Including Our Own Eric Kohn)

    The New York Film Critics Circle have set a date for their 2013 awards: Tuesday, December 3rd. That makes them the first critics group to announce, a day before the National Board of Review do the same. The awards will be handed out during their annual ceremony to be held at a date and venue yet to ...

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    New York Film Critics Circle Sets Awards Vote Before National Board of Review

    The tony New York Film Critics Circle has set its annual awards voting for Tuesday, December 3, 2013; they'll announce the time and place for their annual awards ceremony later on. The NYFCC awards are seen as predictive of the Oscar nominations. Last year the NYFCC went heavily for "Zero Dark Thirt...

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    Critics on Parade in Seattle: Curating, Writing Long vs. Short and Inviting Snark

    At the recent Seattle Film Festival, Eric Kohn of Indiewire (@erickohn) moderated a panel discussion of the current state of film criticism and coverage today. I joined Seattle critics Robert Horton (@citizenhorton), Sean Axmaker (@seanaxmaker), Keith Simanton of IMDb (@IMDbKeith) and Lindy West of ...

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    London Critics’ Circle Film Awards: 'Amour', Phoenix, Hathaway the big winners; Phoenix's Weird Statement

    On a snowy night in the city, in a ceremony held at the Mayfair Hotel, the London Critics' Circle expressed their admiration for Michael Haneke's "Amour" by awarding it three prizes: Film of the Year, Actress of the Year for Emmanuelle Riva and Screenwriter of the Year for Haneke. ...

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    Things I Learned at the Critics Choice Awards

    What a week! Thursday morning started early at the Academy with the Oscar nominations and ended late with the Critics Choice Awards, held at a chilly hangar at the Santa Monica Airport. Some 250 broadcast and online pros vote for these awards, and they often match up with the Oscars. With a changed ...

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    National Society of Film Critics Goes with 'Amour'

    Always the last of the major film critics groups to weigh in, usually after the new year, the National Society of Film Critics has made its picks for 2012, led by much-lauded multiple winner "Amour."

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