4th TFO Awards: Introduction

Two years delayed. And I will still do this! πŸ˜€

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First off, here are the films that I regrettably have not been able to see due to various reasons (24):

  • Alps
  • Any Day Now
  • Bullhead
  • The Eye of the Storm
  • Farewell, My Queen
  • Francine
  • Hello I Must Be Going
  • Here
  • A Late Quartet
  • The Loneliest Planet
  • Middle of Nowhere
  • Miss Bala
  • Monsieur Lazhar (AA Nominee)
  • The Painting
  • The Pirates! Band of Misfits (AA Nominee)
  • Ruby Sparks
  • Sleepwalk with Me
  • Sparkle
  • Starlet
  • Tabu
  • This Must Be The Place
  • The Turin Horse
  • Won’t Back Down
  • Where Do We Go Now?

Meanwhile, here is the list of the eligible films for this year (87 films):

  • 21 Jump Street – Dirs. Phil Lord & Christopher Miller
  • 28 Hotel Rooms – Dir. Matt Ross
  • Amour – Dir. Michael Haneke
  • Anna Karenina – Dir. Joe Wright
  • Arbitrage – Dir. Nicholas Jarecki
  • Argo – Dir. Ben Affleck
  • Bachelorette – Dir. Leslye Headland
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild – Dir. Behn Zeitlin
  • Being Flynn – Dir. Paul Weitz
  • Bernie – Dir. Richard Linklater
  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – Dir. John Madden
  • The Bourne Legacy – Dir. Tony GIlroy
  • Brave – Dirs. Mark Andrews & Brenda Chapman
  • Butter – Dir. Jim Field Smith
  • Celeste & Jesse Forever – Dir. Lee Toland Krieger
  • Cloud Atlas – Dirs. Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski
  • Compliance – Dir. Craig Zobel
  • Cosmopolis – Dir. David Cronenberg
  • Damsels in Distress – Dir. Whit Stillman
  • The Dark Knight Rises – Dir. Christopher Nolan
  • Dark Shadows – Dir. Tim Burton
  • Declaration of War – Dir. Valerie Donzelli
  • The Deep Blue Sea – Dir. Terence Davies
  • Django Unchained – Dir. Quentin Tarantino
  • End of Watch – Dir. David Ayer
  • Flight – Dir. Robert Zemeckis
  • Frankenweenie – Dir. Tim Burton
  • From Up On Poppy Hill – Dir. Goro Miyazaki
  • Ginger & Rosa – Dir. Sally Potter
  • The Grey – Dir. Joe Carnahan
  • The Guilt Trip – Dir. Anne Fletcher
  • Haywire – Dir. Steven Sodebergh
  • Hitchcock – Dir. Sacha Gervasi
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Dir. Peter Jackson
  • Holy Motors – Dir. Leos Carax
  • Hope Springs – Dir. David Frankel
  • The Hunger Games – Dir. Gary Ross
  • Hyde Park on Hudson – Dir. Roger Mitchell
  • Hysteria – Dir. Tanya Wekler
  • The Impossible – Dir. Juan Antonio Bayona
  • The Intouchables – Dir. Eric Toledano & Olivier Nakache
  • Joyful Noise – Dir. Todd Graff
  • Keep the Lights On – Dir. Ira Sachs
  • The Kid with a Bike – Dirs. Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne
  • Killer Joe – Dir. William Friedkin
  • Killing Them Softly – Dir. Andrew Dominik
  • Lawless – Dir. John Hillcoat
  • Les Miserables – Dir. Tom Hooper
  • Life of Pi – Dir. Ang Lee
  • Lincoln – Dir. Steven Spielberg
  • Looper – Dir. Rian Johnson
  • Magic Mike – Dir. Steven Sodebergh
  • Marvel’s The Avengers – Dir. Joss Whedon
  • The Master – Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Mirror Mirror – Dir. Jarsem Singh Dhandwar
  • Moonrise Kingdom – Dir. Wes Anderson
  • Not Fade Away – Dir. David Chase
  • On the Road – Dir. Walter Salles
  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia – Dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  • Oslo, August 31st – Dir. Joachim Trier
  • The Paperboy – Dir. Lee Daniels
  • ParaNorman – Dirs. Sam Fell & Chris Butler
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Dir. Stephen Chbosky
  • Pitch Perfect – Dir. Jason Moore
  • Prometheus – Dir. Ridley Scott
  • Promised Land – Dir. Gus Van Sant
  • Quartet – Dir. Dustin Hoffman
  • Rise of the Guardians – Dir. Peter Ramsey
  • Robot & Frank – Dir. Jake Schreier
  • A Royal Affair – Dir. Nicolaj Arcel
  • Rust & Bone – Dir. Jacques Audiard
  • Safety Not Guaranteed – Dir. Colin Trevorrow
  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – Dir. Lasse Hallstrom
  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World – Dir. Lorene Scafaria
  • The Sessions – Dir. Ben Lewin
  • Seven Psychopaths – Dir. Martin McDonagh
  • Silver Linings Playbook – Dir. David O. Russell
  • Skyfall – Dir. Sam Mendes
  • Smashed – Dir. James Pansoldt
  • Snow White and the Huntsman – Dir. Rupert Sanders
  • Take This Waltz – Dir. Sarah Polley
  • Ted – Dir. Seth McFarlane
  • This is 40 – Dir. Judd Apatow
  • Trouble with the Curve – Dir. Robert Lorenz
  • Wreck-It Ralph – Dir. Rich Moore
  • Your Sister’s Sister – Dir. Lynn Shelton
  • Zero Dark Thirty – Dir. Kathryn Bigelow

Here are the awards for contention:

  • Best Motion Picture
  • Best Director
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast
  • Best Original Screenplay
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Animated Feature
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Sound Editing
  • Best Sound Mixing
  • Best Original Music Score
  • Best Adapted Score/Song Score
  • Best Visual Effects
  • Best Makeup and Hairstyling
  • Best Costume Design (Contemporary)
  • Best Costume Design (Period)
  • Best Art Direction (Contemporary)
  • Best Art Direction (Period)
  • Best Original Song

So, are you all set? I am.Β Let’s start the awards!

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