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AWFJ announces winners of its annual EDA Awards for 2022 films

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists announced their annual film awards, the AWFJ EDA Awards, on Jan. 5, 2023. with BANSHEES OF INISHERIN winning Best Film and two other films, EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE and WOMEN TALKING, tying it for most awards. According to the release published on AWFJ.org by Jennifer Merin, “In our […]

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ELF Musical at Fox Theater – Review

Treat yourself to a little Christmas fun with “Elf,” the Broadway musical touring cast on stage Dec. 20-24 at the Fabulous Fox. Even if you are not a fan of the Will Farrell movie (I know I’m not), this lighter, funnier, more whimsical version will charm the green-striped socks right off you, thanks in large […]

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Cinema St. Louis Announces Retirement in June of Executive Director Cliff Froehlich

Recently announced: A big change for Cinema St. Louis, presenter of the St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF). After nearly 19 years with Cinema St. Louis (CSL), the arts nonprofit that presents the St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) and other annual film festivals and events, executive director Cliff Froehlich has announced his retirement at […]

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2022 Oscar nominations announced

The nominations for the 2022 Academy Awards were announced Tuesday, Feb. 8. The Oscars awards ceremony will take place Sunday, March 27. Here are the nominees for the 2022 Oscars BEST PICTURE “Belfast” “CODA” “Don’t Look Up” “Drive My Car” “Dune” “King Richard” “Licorice Pizza” “Nightmare Alley” “The Power of the Dog” “West Side Story” […]

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THE ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FILM JOURNALISTS ANNOUNCES THE 2021 EDA AWARD WINNERS

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 AWFJ EDA Awards. In our 15th annual awards season, we present EDA Awards in 25 categories divided into three sections, the BEST OF AWARDS, FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS AND EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS. Nominees in each category are determined by AWFJ’ […]

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2021 SLFCA AWARD WINNERS (and Runners-Up)

The members of the St Louis Film Critics Association, a professional association of working film critics, have voted and announced the winners of their 2021 annual Award for 2021. Here they are, along with the runners-up. BEST FILM: Licorice Pizza Runner-Up: (tie) Belfast and The Power of the Dog BEST DIRECTOR: Jane Campion “The Power […]

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JULIA – Film Review

– By Cate Marquis – Julia Child is a name nearly everyone recognizes, if for nothing else than she has been so often affectionately parodied as the smiling middle-age woman with the high-pitched voice fearlessly wielding a cleaver on a TV cooking show, and carrying on no matter what happens in her live-TV show. But […]

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BELFAST – Film Review

– By Cate Marquis – RATING: 4 out of 4 stars Kenneth Branagh gives us one of his best films, and his most personal, with BELFAST, a partly autobiographical tale of a boy in North Belfast in 1969. It is more a year-in-the-life story rather than a coming-of-age one but it is a pivotal year […]

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CAPTAIN MARVEL film review – Mark Glass

Another Marvel Comics superhero joins her big budget, big screen peers with just enough panache, though less than others – By Mark Glass – Rating: 3 out of 5 stars The latest marvel Comics’ superhero to find new life on the big screen is the eponymous gal of this sci-fi epic. As usual, we begin […]

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RUBEN BRANDT, COLLECTOR film review – Mark Glass

Fascinating animated crime drama from Hungary combines good story with terrific visuals for a rare and different treat – By┬áMark Glass – Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Even if you watch this animated Hungarian crime drama without the sound or subtitles, your eyes will be dazzled by the unique array of images. But you’d […]

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