The National Board of Review weighed in with its top picks for 2013 with Spike Jonze's NYFF 51 Closing Night World Premiere Her winning both Best Film and Best Director.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 15-film shortlist for Best Documentary Feature and it includes three NYFF alums, two ND/NF alums, two HRWFF alums, and two films that had theatrical runs at the EBM Film Center. Congrats to all!
David O. Russell's latest took home Best Picture, Best Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actress for Jennifer Lawrence from the group of New York-based critics gathered in Film Society's Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.
Steve Buscemi will present a posthumous tribute to James Gandolfini at the 23rd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards on Monday, December 2. Gandolfini joins the previously announced tributes to Forest Whitaker, Richard Linklater and Katherine Oliver at the event.
Dern will receive the Career Achievement Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival as part of its Awards Gala.
Comedian Patton Oswalt will host the 29th annual Independent Spirit Awards ceremony on the beach in Santa Monica Saturday March 1, Josh Welsh, president of Film Independent said Tuesday.
Inside Llewyn Davis hosted an intimate bash Wednesday night in Santa Monica ahead of its Closing Night screening at AFI Fest Thursday complete with a concert from the film's popular soundtrack, which is already a hit on iTunes.