Film

Chair: Rich Cline
Vice Chair: Jane Crowther
Secretary: Karen Krizanovich
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Nominations for the 44th Critics’ Circle Film Awards will be announced on Wednesday 20th December (live-streamed on our Instagram), 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 5th February 2023 at The May Fair Hotel.

New members are considered for the film section each year from January to May. For information, visit the Membership Information page.

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News & Reviews

Derek Malcolm, 1932-2023

“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...

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Tradition Is the Handing on of Fire

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....

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