A recent awards ceremony — the Critics Choice Movie Awards, held Jan. 16 — helped firm up which movies and actors are the ones to watch in the runup to the Academy Awards.
Among the stronger contenders, based on the critics’ selections: Cate Blanchett, Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong’o.,“12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle."
TVWeek Open Mic writer Hillary Atkin filed a full report on the festivities, put on by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, which you can read by clicking here.
Also note today’s coverage of the Screen Actors Guild Awards, which you can find here. A full list of the SAG nominees and winners is available here.