Chair: Rich Cline
Vice Chair: Jane Crowther
Secretary: Karen Krizanovich
The 42nd Critics’ Circle Film Awards were presented on 6th February, and can be watched at the Film Section’s YouTube channel.
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News & Reviews
UK film critics show solidarity with Ukrainian colleagues The Critics' Circle Film Section has been in contact with Ukrainian film critics during the past week, and we have offered to stand with them as their nation faces this aggression from Russia. Here is their...read more
Jane Campion's Western leads with four wins, while Drive My Car, Passing and The Souvenir Part II take two awards each at this year's virtual ceremony. The Power of the Dog was the big winner at the 42nd annual London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, winning four major...read more
Female directors lead the way with Maggie Gyllenhaal’s The Lost Daughter and Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir Part II close behind in the nomination countThe UK’s leading film critics have unveiled the nominations for the 42nd annual London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, with...read more
Nominations for the 42nd London Critics' Circle Film Awards will be announced on Thursday 16th December at a small in-person event at The May Fair Hotel.British actors Joanna Vanderham and Gwilym Lee will announce the nominations for the 42nd London Critics' Circle...read more
At the National Liberal Club last week, the Critics’ Circle presented the opera singer Dame Janet Baker with the Rosebowl Award for "Distinguished Service to Art". The vote for this most endearing of prime donne had been cast in 2019 but certain world health issues...read more
On Wednesday 14 July 2021, towards the end of the morning, the Critics' Circle helped to get the wheels of live social intercourse moving again when fifty members arrived for luncheon at the National Liberal Club. The guest of honour was novelist and playwright...read more
Every year since 1988, the Critics’ Circle has voted for a single leading artist to receive an engraved crystal Rosebowl in recognition of their distinguished contribution to the arts. The first recipient was Sir Peter Hall, Director of the National Theatre and...read more
Over the past year the Critics' Circle Film Section has been reflecting on its membership criteria and the decision-making around it.On examination of our processes, we realised that we have been artificially limiting the number of candidates accepted every year, and...read more