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The film awards are held annually at the May Fair Hotel  © Dave Benett. 

The Critics Circle

FILM

Chair: Anna Smith

Vice Chair: Rich Cline

Secretary: Karen Krizanovich

Complete list of members. New members are considered for the film section each year from March to May.

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For information or queries about the film section, email: londoncritics@gmail.com

In this Section


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London Critics pick La La Land as Film of the Year

Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea and Love & Friendship win two awards each, as Isabelle Huppert claims two top honours.
Rich Cline

Published: 23/01/2017

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Moonlight and Love & Friendship lead the nominations for the CC Film Awards

Ceremony will be held at The May Fair Hotel on 22nd January 2017, sponsored by Suqqu, Audi, Remy Martin, Sacred Spirits, Voss and Cameo Productions

Published: 21/12/2016

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ALICE LOWE & STEVE ORAM RETURN TO HOST 2017 LONDON FILM CRITICS AWARDS

Hosted by the May Fair Hotel for a fifth year, the celebration of film on 22nd January will also be sponsored by Suqqu

Published: 28/11/2016

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The 2016 French Film Festival

Going Places

Published: 26/10/2016

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Film Section supports schools

Critics participate at Into Film Festival
Anna Smith

Published: 03/08/2016

The Critics Circle

Critics' Circle Member Wins Civic Award

Peckhamplex's Honourable Award - The Liberty of the Old Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell
Karen Krizanovich

Published: 27/05/2016

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The Critics' Code

A pledge for pay
#criticscode

Published: 18/03/2016

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Mad Max: Fury Road and 45 Years take top honours at the 36th Critics' Circle Film Awards

Judi Dench presents Kenneth Branagh with the Dilys Powell Award, as British and Irish talent sweeps the acting prizes.
CC Film Awards

Published: 18/01/2016

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Carol leads the nominations for the 36th London Critics' Circle Film Awards

Winners to be announced at ceremony on 17th January
Awards Committee

Published: 15/12/2015

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FILM CRITICS LAUNCH AWARD FOR BRITISH SHORT FILM OF THE YEAR

Actor-filmmakers Steve Oram and Alice Lowe will return as hosts for the ceremony on 17th January at The May Fair Hotel.
CC Film Awards Committee

Published: 03/12/2015

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Kenneth Branagh to receive the top accolade at London Critics' Circle Film Awards

Acclaimed actor-filmmaker will be honoured with the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film at the critics' awards ceremony on 17th January at The May Fair Hotel.

Published: 16/11/2015

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Houston on Cinema

writing in A Critical Century published in 2013 to mark our centenary.
Penelope Houston

Published: 29/10/2015

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Philip French (1933-2015)

Much-loved film critic has died at the age of 82

Published: 28/10/2015

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Boosting Critical Thinking Through Film

Jane Fletcher, Education Director, Into Film

Published: 26/07/2015

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TFL Underground Film Club

The Tube's Underground Pop-Up Cinema
Dee Pilgrim

Published: 03/06/2015

The Critics Circle

Rules for membership in the Critics' Circle Film Section

Some guidelines for potential Film Section members

Published: 08/03/2015

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Boyhood is the big winner at the CC Film Awards

Richard Linklater wins Film and Director, while Patricia Arquette was named Supporting Actress of the Year at the 35th annual ceremony, held at The May Fair Hotel
Rich Cline

Published: 19/01/2015

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Miranda Richardson to receive the top accolade at CC Film Awards

Acclaimed actress will be honoured with the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film at the critics' awards ceremony on 18th January at The May Fair Hotel.
CC Film Section

Published: 12/01/2015

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35th CC Film Awards Nominations

Mike Leigh's historical biopic Mr Turner leading the way with seven nominations

Published: 16/12/2014

The Critics Circle

LONDON FILM CRITICS APPOINT NEW OFFICERS

Anna Smith is named Chair, and six critics join the Film Section at its annual general meeting
Rich Cline

Published: 09/10/2014

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FILM AWARDS ANNOUNCE 2015 DATE

Major event in the film awards calendar will be hosted by The May Fair hotel for the third year running
Rich Cline

Published: 24/09/2014

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Film Critics' Summer Party

Blacks hosts the Film Section's summer party in style, with sponsorship from Sacred Gin
Rich Cline & Anna Smith

Published: 12/07/2014

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Film Awards Photographs

The good, the bad and.......
William Russell

Published: 06/02/2014

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12 Years a Slave leads CC Film Awards

Steve McQueen's film collects three prizes as Gary Oldman picks up the night's top prize

Published: 03/02/2014

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London Critics’ Circle Announces 2014 Film Awards Nominations

Gary Oldman to accept the Dilys Powell Award For Excellence In Film, while Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave leads the field with 9 nominations
Awards Committee

Published: 17/12/2013

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Vivien Leigh

A Centenary exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery
William Russell

Published: 31/10/2013

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Philip French receives BFI Fellowship

Longstanding CC member presented with highest honour by BFI Chair Greg Dyke

Published: 27/09/2013

The Critics Circle

Farewell and Hail

It is goodbye to him and hello to him

Published: 28/08/2013

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The BBFC

A Hundred years of classifying movies
Marianne Gray

Published: 13/08/2013

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BBFC marks 100 years of The Critics’ Circle

See also Marianne Gray on the Film Page writing about the BBFC
Catherine Anderson

Published: 26/06/2013

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The Film That Changed My Life

A Celebration of 100 Years of the Critics’ Circle
Rich Cline

Published: 27/02/2013

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33rd Critics' Circle Film Awards winners

LONDON CRITICS' CIRCLE FILM AWARDS FALL FOR AMOUR
Rich Cline

Published: 23/01/2013

The Critics Circle

33rd CRITICS' CIRCLE FILM AWARDS NOMINATIONS

THE MASTER AND AMOUR LEAD THE WAY
Critics Circle Film Awards Committee

Published: 18/12/2012

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Critics’ Circle Film Awards to Honour Helena Bonham Carter

Actress to receive the Dilys Powell Award at January event
CC Film Section

Published: 11/12/2012

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BOOK REVIEW: 100 Ideas That Changed Film

By David Parkinson
Review by Laurence Boyce

Published: 20/08/2012

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Polish Cinema Now!

Laurence Boyce looks at a study of contemporary Polish cinema just in time for the 10th Kinoteka Polish Film Festival in London
Laurence Boyce

Published: 05/03/2012

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The End: An Electric Sheep Anthology by Virginie Selavy

Film Essays For People Who Like Film
Laurence Boyce

Published: 23/01/2012

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32nd London Critics' Circle Film Awards

The Artist and A Separation top the winners at BFI Southbank on 19th January 2012
Rich Cline

Published: 21/01/2012

The Critics Circle

32nd London Critics' Circle Film Awards nominations announced

Awards to be presented Thursday, 19th January, at BFI Southbank
Rich Cline

Published: 20/12/2011

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LONDON FILM CRITICS’ CIRCLE HONOUR VISIONARY BRITISH FILM DIRECTOR NICOLAS ROEG

London, 2 December 2011
Rich Cline, Secretary of the Critics' Circle Film Section

Published: 02/12/2011

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Black Comedy

A Life Extraordinary - screenwriter John Hodge's new play

Published: 02/11/2011

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Bring on the thinking movies.

Summer's mindless spectacle gives way to harsher weather's thinking movies.
Mike Goodridge

Published: 02/09/2011

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A Doctor Prescribes

Mark Kermode lets fly
William Russell

Published: 01/09/2011

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The Penfold Polemic

You know who you are!
Phil Penfold

Published: 01/09/2011

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When Critics Disagree

It boils down to a matter of opinion in the end
Mike Goodridge

Published: 23/08/2011

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"We laughed a lot": Interview with the late Michael Cacoyannis

A fascinating talk with the director of Zorba The Greek
GEORGE SAVVIDES

Published: 17/08/2011

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Nina Hibbin

The Tyneside Cinema and Nina Hibbin
William Russell

Published: 14/07/2011

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My First Cannes

Vice Chair of the Critics' Circle Film Section Anna Smith on Cannes 2011
Anna Smith

Published: 24/05/2011

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FDA's UK CINEMA SHOWCASE

The FDA shows its star power
Marianne Gray

Published: 09/05/2011

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The Tree Of Life: Cannes Controversy

Critical controversy surrounds the UK release of Terrence Malick's Palme D'Or contender
Tim Robey

Published: 19/04/2011

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KINO

The BFI Russian Pioneer Film Season
Marianne Gray

Published: 06/04/2011

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Winners of the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film

William Russell

Published: 23/03/2011

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The Anthony Minghella Film Festival - March 2011

A festival with a different touch
Marianne Gray

Published: 22/03/2011

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The London Critics' Circle Film Awards

The dazzling awards event was held for the first time at BFI SouthBank.
Karen Krizanovich

Published: 11/02/2011

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The Stars Come Out

Guests at the 31st Awards
William Russell

Published: 11/02/2011

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The Nominees for the 31st Film Awards

February 10, 2011

Published: 15/01/2011

The Critics Circle

Award: Film of the Year

The winners going back to 1980

Published: 04/12/2010

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Members of the Film Section

Including Honorary Members

Published: 06/01/2010

CONTACT

Enquiries about the Critics' Circle should be made to the Hon Gen Sec Rick Jones by email criticscircleallsections@gmail.com or telephone 020 8698 2460.