Nominations for the 44th Critics’ Circle Film Awards will be announced on 21st December, and the awards ceremony will be held on Sunday 4th February 2024. Films are automatically eligible if they were released in the UK between Feb 2023 and Feb 2024 and screened for the press. Winners for the 43rd Critics’ Circle Film Awards for 2022 were announced at a ceremony on Sunday, 4th February at The May Fair Hotel.
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News & Reviews
“A legend of a film critic, a great friend to many of us: we will never forget your intellectual verve, your affection, your humour and your twinkling eyes.” By Rita Di Santo It is not easy to write about Derek Malcolm, who has sadly died at age 91. He was a friend of...read more
Postcard From The 36th Midnight Sun Film Festival, Sodankyla, Finland, June 14th-18th 2023 Saturday has become Sunday, it's 1am in Sodankylä, northern Finland, and Tarmo Marjamaa clambers out of a ketchup-red, East German, visibly 1980s-vintage Wartburg 353 Tourist....read more
Michelle Yeoh is presented with the critics' top prize, The Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film, as Cate Blanchett takes Actress of the Year and the cast of The Banshees of Inisherin sweep three other acting categories. A video of the ceremony is at the Film...read more
The Critics’ Circle is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Matthew Rye at the age of 60. Matthew was a much-loved figure, well known for his quiet, astute intelligence, a profound knowledge of music which he nevertheless wore lightly, and a kind, unassuming,...read more
The acclaimed actress, producer and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador will receive the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film at the UK critics' 43rd annual ceremony on 5th February 2023. The UK's leading film critics today announced that Michelle Yeoh will receive their...read more
Tár, Everything Everywhere All at Once and The Wonder also score highly in a diverse slate of nominations from the UK’s top critics Homegrown talent led the field as the UK’s leading film critics unveiled the nominations for the 43rd annual London Critics’ Circle Film...read more
Ellie Bamber and Fionn O'Shea will announce the nominations on 21st December at The May Fair Hotel, while Anna Leong Brophy will host the critics' 43rd awards ceremony on 5th February. Actors Ellie Bamber and Fionn O'Shea will announce the nominations for the 43nd...read more
The multiple Oscar- and Bafta-winning writer and actress attends a lunch in her honour with Critics' Circle members from all six sections. On Thursday, 3 November at a luncheon in the National Liberal Club, the writer-actress Dame Emma Thompson received the highest...read more