The 17th Annual OFCS Awards Winners Announced

The Online Film Critics Society proudly announces the recipients of the 17th annual OFCS awards for excellence in film. Steven McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” was the standout winner, with recognitions for Best Picture, Best Actor (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Best Supporting Actor (Michael Fassbender), Best Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong’o), and Best Adapted Screenplay, for John Ridley’s hand in bringing Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir to the big screen. Cate Blanchett won Best Actress for her turn in Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine,” while Alfonso Cuarón bested the stiff competition as the Best Director winner for the critically and commercially successful “Gravity.” The film […]

The Online Film Critics Society Announces 17th Annual Awards

The Online Film Critics Society proudly announces its nominations for the 17th annual OFCS awards for excellence in film. 2013 was marked by conspicuous trends, ranging from end-of-the-world cataclysms, A-list Hollywood stars struggling against unforgiving environments to African American filmmakers portraying the black experience with emotional candor. Art house riches abounded; films such as “The Artist and the Model,” “Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me,” and “Frances Ha” stole the hearts of audiences willing to look beyond the multiplex. Founded in 1997, the Online Film Critics Society is the largest and oldest organization of its kind, and a key catalyst […]

16th Annual Online Film Critics Society Awards

The Online Film Critics Society has announced the winners of its 16th annual movie awards. Ben Affleck’s film Argo, about the fake film shoot that was used as a cover to extract six Americans from Iran during the Iran Hostage Crisis, was named by the organization as the Best Picture of the 2012. The film was also recognized for its screenplay by Chris Terrio based on an article by Joshuah Bearman. The year’s most nominated film, The Master, received two prizes including the Best Director prize for Paul Thomas Anderson and the award for Best Supporting Actor given to Philip […]

16th Annual Online Film Critics Society Awards Nominations

Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master was the most nominated film for the 16th Annual Online Film Critics Society Awards nominations, earning a total of eight. The film was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director (Anderson), Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix), Best Supporting Actor (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Best Supporting Actress (Amy Adams), Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing and Best Cinematography. Joining The Master in the Best Picture race Ben Affleck’s Argo, Leos Carax’s Holy Motors, Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom and Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty. The five films nominated for Best Picture had corresponding Best Director nominations. Lincoln, Steven Spielberg’s historical account […]

15th Annual Online Film Critics Society Awards

The Tree of Life, which led the Online Film Critics Society nominations with seven, was the big winner at the 15th Annual Online Film Critics Society Awards. The film took home the prize for Best Picture as well as trophies for Best Director (Terrence Malick), Best Supporting Actress (Jessica Chastain), Best Editing and Best Cinematography. No other film won more than one award. The other three acting winners were Michael Fassbender winning Best Actor for his performance in Shame; Tilda Swinton’s work in We Need to Talk About Kevin won the award for Best Actress; and Christopher Plummer received the […]

15th Annual Online Film Critics Society Awards Nominations

“The Tree of Life”, Terrence Malick’s exploration of suburban family life in the 1950’s, received seven nominations for the 15th Annual Online Film Critics Society awards. The film was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director (Malick), Best Supporting Actor (Brad Pitt), Best Supporting Actress (Jessica Chastain), Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing and Best Cinematography. Joining “The Tree of Life” in Best Picture are Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist”, Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants”, Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Drive” and Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo”. Malick, Hazanavicius, Refn and Scorsese were joined in the Best Director race by “Melancholia” director Lars von Trier. “Drive” was the […]

"The Social Network" Named Best Picture In the OFCS Awards

The Social Network, the dramatized examination of the personalities and incidents behind the launch of the Facebook social media movement, was named Best Picture in the 14th annual Online Film Critics Society Awards. The film also won in the categories of Best Director (David Fincher) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Aaron Sorkin). The OFCS Awards for acting were divided among a quartet of productions: Colin Firth in The King’s Speech for Best Actor, Natalie Portman in Black Swan for Best Actress, Christian Bale in The Fighter for Best Supporting Actor and Hailee Steinfield in True Grit for Best Supporting Actress. True […]

"The Social Network" Named Best Picture In the OFCS Awards

The Social Network, the dramatized examination of the personalities and incidents behind the launch of the Facebook social media movement, was named Best Picture in the 14th annual Online Film Critics Society Awards. The film also won in the categories of Best Director (David Fincher) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Aaron Sorkin). The OFCS Awards for acting were divided among a quartet of productions: Colin Firth in The King’s Speech for Best Actor, Natalie Portman in Black Swan for Best Actress, Christian Bale in The Fighter for Best Supporting Actor and Hailee Steinfield in True Grit for Best Supporting Actress. True […]

2010 Online Film Critics Society Award Nominees

The Online Film Critics Society is proud to announce its nominees for the 2010 OFCS Awards: Best PictureBlack SwanInceptionThe Social NetworkToy Story 3True GritWinter’s Bone Best DirectorDarren Aronofsky, Black SwanDanny Boyle, 127 HoursJoel Coen & Ethan Coen, True GritDavid Fincher, The Social NetworkChristopher Nolan, Inception Best Lead ActorJeff Bridges, True GritJesse Eisenberg, The Social NetworkColin Firth, The King’s SpeechJames Franco, 127 HoursRyan Gosling, Blue ValentineEdgar Ramírez, Carlos Best Lead ActressAnnette Bening, The Kids Are All RightKim Hye-ja, MotherNicole Kidman, Rabbit HoleJennifer Lawrence, Winter’s BoneNatalie Portman, Black Swan Best Supporting ActorChristian Bale, The FighterAndrew Garfield, The Social NetworkJohn Hawkes, Winter’s BoneMark […]

OFCS 2009 Awards — now with video!

Part 1: Part 2: Thanks to all the participating members, and to member Dave Cornelius for spearheading the project.