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    Judd Apatow To Receive 'Critics' Choice Louis XIII Genius Award'

    Things are looking up for the 18th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony which airs live at 8:00 PM ET/PT on The CW Network Thursday, January 10. That's because the Broadcast Film Critics Association will award writer-producer-director Judd Apatow the “Critics' Choice Louis XIII Genius Award”...

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    'The Master,' 'Amour,' 'Sightseers' Lead London Critics Circle Nominations

    Michael Haneke's "Amour" and Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" led the London Critics' Circle Award nominations. Each film earned seven nods apiece. Ben Wheatley's "Sightseers" also nabbed an impressive four nominations, including Breakthrough British ...

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    PTA's 'Master' Leads Chicago Film Critics Nominations, UPDATED: Houston and Indiana Critics Nominations

    UPDATE: The Indiana Film Journalists Association and the Houston Film Critics Circle have announced their nominations, with "The Master" again making a strong showing with nine nominations in Indiana, and six nods in Houston. "Lincoln" earned the most nominations in Houston, with eight nods. Full li...

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    'Lincoln' Leads Critics' Choice Movie Awards Nominations with Record 13: UPDATED ANALYSIS

    The Broadcast Film Critics Association nominations for the 18th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards are led by Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" with a record-setting 13 nominations, including Best Picture, Director, Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Supporting Actress (Sally Field) and Supporting Actor (Tommy L...

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    British Independent Film Awards: 'Broken' Takes Best Film, 'Berberian Sound Studio' and 'The Imposter' Big Winners

    At the 15th British Independent Film Awards, the big winners of the night were "Berberian Sound Studio" with four awards, including Best Director for Peter Strickland and Best Actor for Toby Jones, and Bart Layton's phenomenal "The Imposter," which took home prizes for Best British Documentary and t...

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    LA Film Critics Awards Led by 'Amour' and 'The Master'

    As predicted, on Sunday the Los Angeles Film Critics Association rewarded many indie films that had been under-appreciated by other groups so far. They awarded Best Film and Actress to Michael Haneke's "Amour," which had clocked several key foreign film wins thus far. Emmanuelle Riva shared the actr...

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    Oscar Talk: 'Django Unchained,' 'The Hobbit,' Doc Shortlist, Impact of NYFCC & NBR

    On this week's Oscar Talk podcast, Kris Tapley and I assess the impact of the New York Film Critic and National Board of Review results. We also look at where "Django Unchained" and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," are likely to land in the Oscar race. And we agree that with the new documentary ...

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    National Board of Review Picks Top Ten, Led by 'Zero Dark Thirty,' Shuts Out 'Life of Pi,' 'Hobbit,' 'Master'

    Following its big wins Monday from the New York Film Critics Circle, "Zero Dark Thirty" also leads the National Board of Review winners with Best Film, Director (Kathryn Bigelow, who also won the NYFCC) and Actress (Jessica Chastain).

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    Parsing the NYFCC Vote: 'Lincoln' vs. 'Zero Dark Thirty' and 'Life of Pi'

    The New York FIlm Critics Circle has always insisted on using the ballot method to reach consensus. And this year's vote was as lengthy and debated as any in recent years, because so many horses were in the race. What the winners reveal is which films boasted the most strength across the entire grou...

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    Film Critics Start to Weigh In

    As we await the final New York Film Critics Circle results and anticipate the National Board of Review December 5 and LA Film Critics Association December 9, a few top ten lists are coming out. These votes will start to push momentum toward certain winners.

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