NYFF52's Birdman by Alejandro G. Iñárritu lead today's Independent Spirit Award nominations. The February event will also honor Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice and Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher.
NYFF World Premiere CITIZENFOUR received six nominations from the Cinema Eyes, which spotlights nonfiction filmmaking. Other nominees include Steve James's Life Itself, Ben Cotner and Ryan White's The Case Against 8, Robert Greene's Actress, and many more.
Alejandro G. Iñárritu's Birdman and Laura Poitras's CITIZENFOUR join other NYFF films, including Foxcatcher, to receive nominations for the 24th Gotham Awards, which take place December 1 in New York.
Wong Kar Wai's martial-arts drama The Grandmaster, which screened at the Film Society last December, won a dozen awards, including Best Picture, at the Hong Kong Film Awards over the weekend.
12 Years a Slave won Best Picture at the 2014 Academy Awards Sunday night, while Gravity filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón won Best Director Sunday night in Los Angeles. NYFF honoree Cate Blanchett won Best Actress, while Matthew McConaughey won Best Actor. And Italy's The Great Beauty won Best Foreign Film while 20 Feet from Stardom won Best Doc.
New York Film Festival debut 12 Years a Slave swept major awards at the Independent Spirit Awards Saturday afternoon in Santa Monica, winning Best Feature, Best Director for Steve McQueen, and other prizes, while Blue Is the Warmest Color took Best International Feature.
Les garçons et Guillaume, à table!, Polanski and Oscar-nominated The Broken Circle Breakdown were among the top winners in Paris at the French Academy's annual César Awards.
Matthew McConaughey discussed his Oscar-nominated role in Dallas Buyers Club, the mysteries of True Detective, and his career and process during one of our Free Talks. We've got video!
"Curiosity is much more interesting than anything that is associated with what they now call 'auteurism,'" the director said during a conversation with Steve Coogan about their Oscar-nominated film, part of our Free Talks series.
Awards night in London! The British Academy of Film and Television Arts presented prizes for the best of 2013. What do you think of the winners?