The Los Angeles Film Critics Association voted yesterday and really endorsed Richard Linklater's "Boyhood". The Sundance breakout picked up four mentions fro the LAFCA including Best Picture, Director and Actress. The complete list is here from the LAFCA website:
Among Telluride connected films, "Ida" was named Best Foreign Language Film along with Agata Kulesza as Best Supporting Actress from that TFF #40 film. Emmanule Lubezki won Best Cinematography for "Birdman" (TFF #41), "Under the Skin (#41) tied for Best Score.
Telluride films that were near-misses/runners-up included both Michael Keaton and Edward Norton for Actor and Supporting Actor respectively for "Birdman". "Birdman" was also runner-up for Best Screenplay. "Mr. Turner" was the runner-up for Best Cinematography.
Here's the coverage of the LA Citics awards from Variety:
The American Film Institute announces its superlatives today to complete the week long run of major critics accolades.
CATCHING UP WITH TFF #41 RELEASES:
HitFix talks to actress Reese Witherspoon and the inspiration for her "Wild"
THE IMITATION GAME
Three articles for "The Imitation Game" including a Tech Times examination of the life of Alan Turing.
Deadline talks to director Bennett Miller and actors Channing Tatum and Steve Carell:
TWO DAYS ONE NIGHT
The Dardennes Brothers discuss their film and the amazing Marion Cotillard:
Costuming for Alejandro Inarritu's masterpiece "Birdman":
I'll have the AFI announcement up later today and more on Thursday!