It’s that time of the year, where the focus switches from the critics and on to YOU, the reader. This week is our 2011 Year-in-Review and we kicked it off yesterday with the Honorable Mentions. Tomorrow, I’ll be announcing the specialty categories. The ballots for the 2011 Awards Circuit Community Awards are open and waiting for your votes.
You’ll notice a “ACCA” button on the right sidebar for you to return if you haven’t voted yet.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Keep in mind the following:
- You can ONLY vote ONE time.
- You can only make five choices per category except for Best Picture, you can make ten.
- Ballots close Sunday, January 15, 2011 @ Midnight.
- Make your pleas for films and performances either in comment section or the Forum.
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For Your Consideration – Best Sound Mixing – Gabriel J. Serrano and Leslie Shatz
Director: Oren Moverman
Screenplay: James Ellroy and Oren Moverman
Realistic Nominations: Best Actor
Joey was absolutely right when he described Oren Moverman’s Rampart as somewhat disjointed back in October, but the film nevertheless maintains an impressive forward momentum by infusing each scene with rough, jarring energy. There’s a sense that Moverman – being far more a virtuoso than his modest but better-written The Messenger – is doing everything to throw us off balance and put us in “Date Rape” Dave Brown’s crumbling psyche. His best asset evoking such an atmosphere is his use of sound. Read more on Circuit Consideration: Gabriel J. Serrano and Leslie Shatz for Rampart…
Indeed, the Central Ohio Film Critics Association has released their nominations, and they certainly spread the love, with over 10 Best Picture nominees. Take a gander at their picks and see what you think of them:
-The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
-The Ides of March
-Martha Marcy May Marlene
-Midnight in Paris
-The Tree of Life
-David Fincher, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
-Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life
-Nicolas Winding Refn, Drive
-Martin Scorsese, Hugo
-Lars von Trier, Melancholia
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