New York Film Critics Circle Awards: 2015

The NYFCC has been around for 80 years. Moreover, at one time they were supposedly regarded in some circles as the superior award to the Oscar. So they must be regarded as a fairly major precursor. They have spoken–and there are a few surprises.

2014: Most Anticipated Films (REVISED)

It’s time to update the list. First, I’ve removed all the films I’ve seen, purchased, or which have been released already (I’ll be seeing Snowpiercer next week, for example, so I pre-emptively removed it). Films that have been pushed back to 2015 will also come off. And I’ll be re-evaluating each film already on here, taking off…

Cannes 2014 Awards

Another Cannes is over, and the awards have gone, it seems, to a very interesting selection of films. Let’s dig in. In Competition: Palme d’Or – Winter Sleep Good. Nuri Bilge Ceylan won the Grand Prix three years ago for an incredible film, and this sounds equally intriguing. I’ll be seeing this, and since it won,…