The Close-Up: ‘Film Comment’ Editors Discuss Their Recently Released Best Films of 2014 Poll Results
Film Comment's Violet Lucca, Nicolas Rapold, and Gavin Smith discuss the Best Films of 2014 in this bonus episode of the Film Society's podcast series, The Close-Up.
Laura Poitras's CITIZENFOUR was named Best Documentary Monday at the 24th Gotham Awards and by the New York Film Critics Circle. The Gothams picked NYFF's Birdman as its Best Picture for 2014, while acting prizes were given to Michael Keaton, Marion Cotillard, and Timothy Spall.
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.