‘Shape of Water’ Leads Critics’ Choice Film Nominations

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Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” led the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.’s Critics’ Choice Movie Award nominations with 14 mentions, including best picture, best director, best actress (Sally Hawkins) and best sci-fi/horror film. The film, which opened in limited release last weekend, was far and away the leader with “Call Me by Your Name,” […]

Critics’ Choice Awards Moves To New Date

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The Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association said that their 23rd annual Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony will air live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on  January 11 at 8 PM PT on the CW. The show will continue its combined film and television awards format.
Last year, the awards show aired on A&E on December 11, jumping from its traditional date of January 17.  The move came in hopes to get ahead of the Golden Globes…

Critics Choice Documentary Awards Crown ‘Jane’ As Winner, While Filmmakers Grapple With ‘Fucked-Up Times’

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The Jane Goodall documentary follows the early years of one of the planet’s greatest crusaders, and the choice was echoed by fellow directors like Joe Berlinger, who continues to believe in the power of film to make a difference.