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Zero Dark Thirty triumphs at New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Zero Dark Thirty triumphs at New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Jan 8 2013, 5:20am CST | by

'Zero Dark Thirty' has been honoured by the New York Film Critics Circle. The prestigious group of 60 film buffs branded the gritty drama about the manhunt for Osama Bin Laden the Best Film of 2012...

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Zero Dark Thirty triumphs at New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Jan 8 2013, 5:20am CST | by

'Zero Dark Thirty' has been honoured by the New York Film Critics Circle.

The prestigious group of 60 film buffs branded the gritty drama about the manhunt for Osama Bin Laden the Best Film of 2012, while Kathryn Bigelow picked up the gong for Best Director and Greg Fraser won Best Cinematography during Monday night's (07.01.13) star-studded celebratory dinner at New York's Crimson Club.

Oscar-winning filmmaker Katherine - who is also up for a Golden Globe along with the film's star Jessica Chastain - said: ''I used to get really nervous. I'm really shy. The last time I did the circuit, it beat it out of me . It's one of the highest honors I can imagine.''

Daniel Day-Lewis was chosen as Best Actor for Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln', while Tony Kushner won Best Screenplay for the historical drama about the iconic US President's last months in office.

Matthew McConaughey also scooped up a prize for his Best Supporting Actor performances in raunchy comedy 'Magic Mike' and Richard Linklater's 'Bernie'.

He told the audience: ''Tonight I'm here because I did work that you liked. It feels good was able to humble myself to who these guys were. They're both outsiders. I had a ball diving into their obsessions.''

Rachel Weisz surprised everyone by earning the vote for Best Actress for her performance in small romantic drama 'The Deep Blue Sea'.

Meanwhile, Tom Hooper's elaborate musical film 'Les Miserables' and Ben Affleck's critically acclaimed 'Argo' missed out altogether.

The prominent film critics' society, founded in 1966, strives to promote film preservation and historically important features. This year's awards - seen as a precursor to February's Academy Awards - were dedicated to the late Village Voice critic Andrew Sarris.

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Paul Thomas Anderson Gets The Tribute Video We've All Been Waiting For

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Though he's released only a handful of movies over his 18-year career, Paul Thomas Anderson has risen from promising boy wonder to Hollywood's most devout filmmaker with hardly a hiccup along the way.From the bright young thing who made Boogie Nights and Magnolia, Anderson then ushered Daniel Day-Lewis towards the best actor Oscar in There Will Be Blood, before directing Philip Seymour Hoffman in his challenging epic on postwar America in The Master.Up next is In ...
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Steven Spielberg Picks Next Two Films: A Cold War Thriller and ‘The BFG’

Jun 16 2014 11:20am CDT | Source: Slash Film

TIME's Screening Of Lincoln And Q & A With Steven Spielberg And Daniel-Day Lewis
After several years releasing movie on top of movie, Steven Spielberg has taken his time choosing his next project. Around half a dozen films were under consideration, but now two films have gotten release dates, announcing them as his next two projects. The first is no surprise, the Untitled Cold War Thriller starring Tom Hanks. It’s been scheduled for release Oct. 16, 2015. After that, Spielberg will directed an adaptation of The BFG by Roald Dahl. That’ll hit theaters Jul ...
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Well that was a bloodbath

Feb 25 2013 12:55am CST | Source: tnmc

SAG Foundation Presents A Conversations Q&A With "American Hustle's" Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence And director David O. Russell
My best year predicting the Oscars, I got 21 out of 24 right. Usually I average around 17 right. This year? An abysmal 9 correct picks. Nine. That was just all kinds of ugly. That said, I enjoyed the show a lot more when it wasn't being completely predictable. I've said for years that I enjoy the Oscars the most when things are going off the rails. Bizarre choices for the show, weird clothes and inexplicable ...
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