2016 Golden Globes Winners Led by The Revenant, The Martian, Mr. Robot & Mozart in the Jungle

2016 Golden Globes WinnersCarol may well have led the nominees on the film front with five across the board, but it was The Revenant that was the big hit when the 2016 Golden Globes winners were announced. Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s follow-up to Birdman came away with three big awards over the weekend: Best Drama, Best Actor in the Drama category for Leonardo DiCaprio, and Best Director for Iñárritu. And Todd Haynes’ Carol walked away empty-handed. Continue reading

2016 BAFTA Nominations Led by Bridge of Spies, Carol, Brooklyn, Ex Machina & More

2016 BAFTA Nominations Led by Bridge of Spies & CarolThe ballots are in, and the 2016 BAFTA nominations have been announced. Bridge of Spies and Carol have both swept the board with nine nominations apiece, though the former has notably done it without members voting for Tom Hanks as Best Actor. Continue reading

2016 Golden Globes Nominations Led by Carol, The Big Short, Fargo, Transparent & Mr. Robot

2016 Golden Globes NominationsA month and a half after announcing Ricky Gervais’ return as host, the 2016 Golden Globes nominations have been announced, celebrating the finest in both film and television over the past year. Continue reading

2015 National Board of Review Names Mad Max: Fury Road Best Film; The Martian, Room & The Hateful Eight Strong

2015 National Board of Review WinnersMad Max: Fury Road has topped the Best Film list announced in the 2015 National Board of Review winners. The annual ceremony is one of the year’s most prestigious awards, and often seen as one of the early indicators of what might go on to make waves at the Oscars. Continue reading

2016 Indie Spirit Awards Nominations Led by Spotlight, Carol & Beasts of No Nation

2016 Indie Spirit Awards nominationsAwards season is upon us. As ever, most eyes are on the season’s most coveted prizes at the Oscars and Golden Globes. But Film Independent continues to champion the lesser-known titles alongside those Oscar-buzzed indie films. They’ve announced the 2016 Indie Spirit Awards nominees, celebrating the best to come out of the independent industry over the past year. Continue reading

Box Office: The Martian Returns to #1 as New Entries Fall Flat

Box-Office-The-Martian-The-Last-Witch-HunterAfter taking second place to Goosebumps last weekend, Ridley Scott’s The Martian has returned to the top of the box office for its third #1 overall. All four of the new entries failed to make much headway, with only two placing in the top 10, paving the way for Scott’s sci-fi blockbuster to make a comeback. Continue reading