Wednesday, 18 December 2013

WOMEN FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS LEAVE ME SPEECHLESS...


Why do I bother? Actually, no, why do they bother? You wanna see their nominations? No, you don't, you wanna see a psychiatrist.

Best Actor
1.     Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)

2.      Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station)

Best Actress
1.     Judi Dench (Philomena)
2.      Barbara Sukowa (Hannah Arendt)

Best Family Film
1.     The Wind Rises
2.      Black Nativity

Best Movie about Women
1.     Philomena
2.      Mother of George

Best Foreign Film by or about Women
1.     Wadjda
2.      Inch Allah

Best Theatrically Unreleased Movie by or about Women
1.     Phil Spector
2.      Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Best Young Actress
1.     Onata Aprile (What Maisie Knew)
2.      Waad Mohammed (Wadjda)

Best Comedic Actress
1.     Melissa McCarthy (The Heat)
2.      Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha)

Best Movie by a Woman
1.     Enough Said
2.      Inch Allah

Best Woman Storyteller (Screenwriting Award)
1.     Julie Delpy (Before Midnight)
2.      Nicole Holofcener (Enough Said)

Best Equality of the Sexes
1.     Before Midnight
2.      Enough Said

Best Female Images in a Movie
1.     Philomena
2.      Girls in the Band

Best Male Images in a Movie
1.     Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
2.      James Gandolfini (Enough Said)

Women’s Work / Best Ensemble
1.     Ginger & Rosa
2.      August: Osage County
Winnie Mandela

Best Animated Females
1.     Frozen
2.      The Croods

Worst Female Images in a Movie
1.     The Bling Ring
2.      Machete Kills

Worst Male Images in a Movie
1.     Only God Forgives
2.      Out of the Furnace

Special Mention Awards
Best Song
      Jennifer Hudson – ‘Would You Bleed for Love’ (Winnie Mandela)

Best Documentary by or about Women
1.     Stories We Tell
2.      Girls in the Band

Best Screen Couple
      Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke (Before Midnight)

Courage in Filmmaking
      Laura Poitras

Courage in Acting
      Soko (Augustine)

The Invisible Woman Award
      Sandra Bullock (Gravity)

Adrienne Shelley Award
1.     Augustine
2.     Lovelace
3.      Wadjda

Josephine Baker Award
1.     12 Years a Slave
2.      Go for Sisters

Karen Morley Award
1.     Winnie Mandela
2.     Wadjda
3.     Augustine

Lifetime Achievement Award
      Emma Thompson

Acting and Activism Award
      Charlize Theron

Just Kidding Award (Best Male Images in a Movie)
      Last Vegas

Hall of Shame Award
        Bastards
Blue Is the Warmest Colour
The Canyons
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
‘Enough Already’ (Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine), Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine), Julianne Moore (Carrie), Julia Roberts (August: Osage County), Kristin Scott Thomas (Only God Forgives), June Squibb (Nebraska), Meryl Streep (August: Osage County) and Oprah Winfrey (Lee Daniels’ The Butler)
Gravity
Spring Breakers

Mommie Dearest Worst Screen Mom of the Year
      Kristin Scott Thomas (Only God Forgives)