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
At its 40th anniversary ceremony, the London critics will give special honours to Aardman, filmmaker Sally Potter and costume designer Sandy Powell. Presented by Pearl Pictures Productions, the event will be hosted by actor and writer Sally Phillips at The May Fair on...read more
The creators of Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep will receive the 40th Anniversary Award at the UK film critics' awards ceremony on 30th January. The UK's leading film critics today announced that Aardman will receive a special honour at their 40th anniversary...read more
The acclaimed writer-director will receive the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film at the UK film critics' special 40th anniversary ceremony on 30th January. The UK's leading film critics today announced that Sally Potter will receive their top honour, the Dilys...read more
The Oscar-winning costume designer will receive the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film at the UK film critics' special 40th anniversary ceremony on 30th January. The UK's leading film critics today announced that Sandy Powell will receive their top honour, the...read more
Pearl Pictures Productions comes on board as headline sponsor for the 40th anniversary of the red carpet awards event, which will be held for a eighth year at The May Fair Hotel. British actors Jenn Murray and John Dagleish will announce the nominations for the 40th...read more
Neil Young reports from the Gijón International Film Festival in Spain Gijón is a city of cinema, haunted by the ghosts of cinemas past. In 1963, when it first hosted the event now known as the Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón (FICX for short)—for two decades a...read more
The UK Critics’ Circle Film Section is thrilled to announce four new members for 2019/20. Film Section Chair Anna Smith calls them “accomplished professional critics”. They are: James Dyer is the Digital Editor-in-Chief of Empire magazine and the Deputy Editor of...read more
Concorto Comes of Age The biggest, industry-oriented of the world's film-festivals are often described as having a "hothouse" atmosphere—how ironic, then, that one of the most casual, laid-back and non-materialistic celebrations of cinematic art, northern Italy's...read more