Tag Archives: Los Angeles Film Critics Association

UPDATE: Leonard Klady Expelled From LAFCA – Los Angeles Film Critics Association

By ROBERT W. WELKOS What is it about film critics these days? First, the New York Film Critics Circle ousts long-time film reviewer Armond White after he reportedly heckled Steve McQueen, the director of “12 Years a Slave,” at an awards dinner earlier this year. White denied the heckling but[...]

Oscar Circuit Round-Up: Dec 16

Aside from the 84th Annual Academy Awards™, there was no bigger week this year at The Awards Circuit than this one. Sunday began with three critics groups — Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Boston Film Critics and New York Film Critics Online — announcing their winners and runners-up for the[...]

Oscars: Will LAFCA go with “The Descendants,” as predicted? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The Oscar race expects to narrow (slightly) over the next few days, with new critics’ groups weighing in on their selections for year-end bests, and the HFPA expected to reveal its Golden Globe nominations on Thursday. Let’s do a quick run through the stories of the[...]

What does NYFCC date shift mean? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is it a legitimate move to position itself at the forefront of a lengthy awards race, or the Oscar season equivalent of annoyingly posting “First!” on an Internet message board? Many reacting to the news that the New York Film Critics Circle has moved up its[...]

“Social Network” takes top L.A. crix prize, as well

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: And now the L.A. film critics have made it an official “Social Network” weekend, giving David Fincher’s Facebook drama a Best Picture win. Fincher tied in the Director category with “Carlos” director Olivier Assayas. Aaron Sorkin’s “Social Network” script took Best Screenplay. A full list if[...]

L.A. film crix announce first wave of winners

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The first leg of winners from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association have been announced. We are expecting the second wave of winners, with major prizes including Best Picture, to arrive any minute. Until then, here’s the first batch of LAFCA winners: SUPPORTING ACTOR: Niels Arestrup,[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Jennifer Lawrence heats up “Winter’s Bone” talk

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Jennifer Lawrence took a break from filming “X-Men: First Class” and hit the campaign trail in support of “Winter’s Bone.” Check out coverage here, and here. Tyler[...]