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New York Film Critics Circle

An Apology From a Member of the New York Film Critics Circle

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Whether he was doing it to amuse or to garner publicity, the unfortunate remarks, delivered while one of the award winners was accepting an honor the group itself had chosen, was unconscionably rude behavior.

Why Beasts of the Southern Wild Doesn't Deserve Its Oscar Nominations

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.16.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Cheap, amateurish and sometimes just plain hard to watch, Beasts enjoyed a wave of overwrought critical hosannas, going all the way back to when the film first was shown more than a year ago at the Sundance Film Festival.

Stephen Soderbergh on the Time an Extra Tried to Stick Her Finger in Matthew McConaughey's Butt During Magic Mike, and Other N.Y. Critics Circle Highlights

Vanity Fair | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

by Bennett Marcus, Vanity Fair Stephen Soderbergh; courtesy of WWD/Steve Eichner. "I never, ever thought in a million years that I would be standin...

'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers Hit Back At Accusations

Posted 01.08.2013 | Entertainment

At the New York Film Critics Circle awards ceremony on Monday night, "Zero Dark Thirty" filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal defended their film a...

New York Film Critics Circle Honor "Zero Dark Thirty," Daniel Day-Lewis

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment

The New York Film Critics Circle slowly announced its winners for the best in 2012 film on Monday. Early winners included "Central Park Five" for B...

How Not to Make a Documentary

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.20.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I knew what the odds were when we started (though, of course, I was convinced I could beat them). I'd heard the horror stories from filmmakers I'd interviewed over the years: unscrupulous and inept producers, financiers and film companies, and so forth.

The Awards Will Not Be Televised: Brad Pitt at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.12.2012 | New York
Regina Weinreich

The crowds outside Crimson, the club where the New York Film Critics Circle held their awards, were six deep, calm in the cold behind velvet ropes, hoping to get a glimpse.

Albert Brooks Kills It At The NY Film Awards

nypost.com | Posted 03.11.2012 | Arts

For years Albert Brooks has been worshipped for his comedic prowess, from his stand-up to his Twitter. Yet 2012 is Brooks' year, due to a surprising d...

Albert Brooks Tribute at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

As the guy who doesn't get the pretty girl, Albert Brooks does get the laughs.

How About No Award for Animation?

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.18.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I can't speak for the entire New York Film Critics Circle group, but I made the motion because I didn't believe that any of the year's animated features deserved our award.

Matt Damon, Cameron Crowe Respond To Harsh Insult

Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment

One of the more bizarre turns of the heated embargo-gate exchange between New Yorker film critic David Denby and "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" pro...

'Dragon Tattoo' Controversy Flares Up

Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment

If David Fincher had his way, David Denby wouldn't have even had the opportunity to break the embargo on his "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" review....

'Dragon Tattoo' Starts Ugly Public Battle

The Huffington Post | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment

The late fall and winter generally see movie studios doing their best to court influencers and media figures, with swanky parties and For Your Conside...

Oscars 2012: Reading This Week's Critical Tea Leaves

John Lopez | Posted 02.01.2012 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

Though the Spirit Awards are more like the Oscar's spunky little sister -- the one who wears black nail polish and will blow her rent on boots -- they can be an important heat-builder.

Review: Happy Feet Two

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I can't imagine that Happy Feet Two will charm any but the youngest viewers. It has less plot than an hour of Sesame Street, fewer jokes than a Republican presidential debate -- and astonishing computer animation, this time in wholly unnecessary 3D.

New York Film Critics Circle Contretemps

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

You expect an awards event to be a love fest with awardees waxing benighted and grateful. When Darren Aronofsky got up to speak about Black Swan's cinematographer, things got ugly.

Why the Oscars Are Irrelevant

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Some people have greeted this week's selection of James Franco and Anne Hathaway as hosts for next February's Oscar broadcast as a harbinger of doom. Yeah, right -- like this annual ritual wasn't already one of the walking dead.

HuffPost Review: Jackass 3D

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

One of my most amusing memories as a member of the New York Film Critics Circle is the 2002 voting meeting, at which we selected our award-winners - a...

Jackie Earle Haley's comet burns bright

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Jackie Earle Haley was a teen star when he was 15 and a has-been by his 30s. And then, suddenly, having ditched the business for 15 years, he once a...

Movie Review: Shutter Island

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

DiCaprio isn't just a star -- he's a smart, resourceful actor intimately in tune with his emotions and capable of nearly anything on screen.