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Blood picks up National Society of Film Critics accolades

0 shares SHARE TWEET EMAIL PRINT Paul Thomas Anderson's masterpiece dominated the National Society of Film Critics' 42nd edition claiming best picture, director, actor and cinematography. This win confirms a passing thought that I have – the earlier lists year-end lists were placing No Country for Old Men as tops, while the end of December lists have […]

Paul Thomas Anderson's masterpiece dominated the National Society of Film Critics' 42nd edition claiming best picture, director, actor and cinematography. This win confirms a passing thought that I have – the earlier lists year-end lists were placing No Country for Old Men as tops, while the end of December lists have pegged There Will Be Blood. Two significant awards cateogires that differ from most common lists is the Best Experimental Film award which this year goes to John Gianvito's "Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind” and the Film Heritage Award goes to what seems like a really cool DVD box set (it was featured on Ebert & Roeper) called Ford at Fox, a 21-disc box set from Fox Home Video Ross Lipman, UCLA Film and Television Archive. Here is the complete list of winners below: 

 

Best Picture: There Will Be Blood

 
Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood)
Best Screenplay: Tamara Jenkins (The Savages)

 
Best Actress: Julie Christie (Away From Her)
 
Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood)
 
Best Supporting Actress: Cate Blanchett (I’m not There)
 
Best Supporting Actor: Casey Affleck (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford)
 
Cinematography: Robert Elswit There Will Be Blood
 
 
Best Nonfiction film: No End in Sight
 
Best Foreign-language film: 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
 

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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