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What Did We Learn from the 2014 Critics' Choice Awards? (WINNERS LIST)

The stars came out at last night's hit-or-miss Critics' Choice Movie Awards, which showed strength for big winners "12 Years a Slave," "Gravity" and "American Hustle," the three films that will likely be duking it out on Oscar night. More highlights and winners listed here.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • January 17, 2014 4:31 PM
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Things I Learned on the Awards Party Circuit, from AFI, BAFTA and Spirits to Paramount, CBS and the Globes

If you've ever wondered why Hollywood invests so much time and money on the votes of 82 admittedly idiosyncratic members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the reason is that the Golden Globe awards show helps to sell their movies and TV series.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 13, 2014 4:26 PM
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Critics Choice Movie Awards: '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' Tally 13 Nominations, Bullock Grabs Three, Lawrence Two, Johansson and Larson, One

Last year "Argo" began its drumbeat of wins from the Critics Choice Movie Awards, which are often a bellwether for the Oscars. "I want to thank the Academy," quipped Ben Affleck as he accepted his prize on the evening he was snubbed by the Academy director's branch. This year's Critics' Choice nominees are led by critics' faves “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle,” with thirteen nominations each.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • December 16, 2013 11:47 AM
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'Lincoln' Leads Critics' Choice Movie Awards Nominations with Record 13: UPDATED ANALYSIS

The Broadcast Film Critics Association nominations for the 18th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards are led by Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" with a record-setting 13 nominations, including Best Picture, Director, Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Supporting Actress (Sally Field) and Supporting Actor (Tommy Lee Jones). "Les Miserables" and "Silver Linings Playbook" aren't far behind, with 11 and 10 nominations, respectively. Full list and analysis below.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • December 11, 2012 1:08 PM
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