Though everyone knew who'd walk home with prizes from the NY Film Critics Circle, last nite's ceremony wasn't fully scripted, with emotional acceptances, a dash of heckling & a pair of filmmakers called upon to defend their award-winning work amidst a storm of controversy.
In our first FIlmLinc Digest of the year, we look forward to a new season of cinema with anticipatory lists and film resolutions, along with a piece on perhaps the most controversial Christmas Day release in recent history: Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained.
Wong Kar Wai's highly anticipated new film is announced as the opener of the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival; the first trailer for Terrence Malick's latest surfaces; the Library of Congress selects 25 films to add to the National Film Registry; and more in today's FilmLinc Digest.
Steven Spielberg's latest raked in an expected seven nods, but it was the surprise inclusion (three times!) of the nearly-forgotten "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" and the snubbing of Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild" that marked today's nominations.
Film critics in Los Angeles met today to vote for the best of 2012. What do you think of their choices?
What is the best movie of 2012? New York City film critics answered that question today.