October 20, 2016 – 8:23 pmKenneth MorefieldNorth Carolina Film Critics Associationuser
Given the recognition she has earned over a diverse and productive career, I asked Kopple, somewhat skeptically, whether awards, at this point in her career, still matter.
“More than ever,” was her surprising reply.
August 1, 2016 – 8:51 pmNCFCANorth Carolina Film Critics Associationuser
The North Carolina Film Critics Association is pleased to announce the schedule for its fifth annual awards honoring the best achievements in film. This year the NCFCA will be voting on two additional categories: Best Special Effects and Best Cinematography. Read the full story »
September 20, 2016 – 11:31 pmKenneth MorefieldNorth Carolina Film Critics Associationuser
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is one of the most consistent predictors of Academy-Awards success. Slumdog Millionaire, The King’s Speech, and 12 Years a Slave all took home the festival’s People’s Choice Award and then went on to win Best Picture at the Oscars. The festival has allowed highly anticipated studio films like Argo and The Departed to solidify their reputations while occasionally providing smaller films like The Artist the opportunity to gain a critical foothold among more publicized films. Read the full story »