The Shape of Water Leads Race with Lucky 13 Nominations Weinstein, Spacey and Franco Conspicuously Absent

The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro\’s surreal, cross-species love story landed the most Academy Award nominations (13), including for Best Director, Picture and Original screenplay, as well as trio of acting categories. Dunkirk (8) was next, followed by Three Billboards (7), Darkest Hour (6) and Phantom Thread (6).

Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Announces First-Ever Year-End Awards Winners

The Philadelphia Film Critics Circle, to which I belong and which was established earlier this year as the first film critics association in the Philadelphia region, met on December 10th and selected the winners of its first-ever year-end awards.

Kam’s Annual Assessment of the Best in Black Cinema

Blacktrospective 2016 by Kam Williams