Chair: Anna Smith
Vice Chair: Rich Cline
Secretary: Karen Krizanovich

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News & Reviews

The Critics’ Code

A pledge for pay #criticscode Skilled professionals should be paid for their work, yet a growing number of businesses are asking writers and broadcasters to provide their services for free. The undersigned members of The Critics’ Circle Film Section voluntarily pledge...

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The 36th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

Large-scale spectacle and fine-tuned intimacy shared the spoils as the UK's leading film critics unveiled the winners of their annual awards at London's May Fair Hotel tonight. Toward the end of the star-studded black-tie ceremony, hosted by comedian Robin Ince, it...

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Philip French Obituary

Philip French - An appreciation Jason Solomons remembers Philip French, a longstanding and greatly respected member of the Critics’ Circle Film Section, who passed away on 27th October 2015. With an irony he would surely have appreciated, news of the death of Philip...

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The 35th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

Rich Cline The UK's top film critics named Boyhood as Film of the Year at their annual ceremony tonight, hosted by previous winners Alice Lowe and Steve Oram at The May Fair Hotel. In addition to Film, Boyhood also won Director for Richard Linklater and Supporting...

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The 34th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

The Critics' Circle Film Section held its annual awards on Sunday night at the May Fair Hotel, with sponsorship by The May Fair, Beluga, Novikov, Cameo, Audi, Innerplace and Publicity Media. The big winner at the ceremony was 12 Years a Slave, which picked up awards...

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The 33rd London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

Rich Cline Michael Haneke’s Amour was triumphant at this evening’s London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, scooping up three awards including the top honour, The Sky Movies Award for Film of the Year. It also took Actress of the Year, sponsored by Spotlight, for...

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The 32nd London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

Rich Cline Silent film THE ARTIST took home three big awards at the 32nd London Film Critics’ Circle Awards: Film of the Year, Director of the Year and Actor of the Year. Director Michel Hazanavicius and actor Jean Dujardin were both at the event at BFI Southbank to...

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The 31st London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

Karen Krizanovich The London Critics’ Circle Awards, held for the first year at the BFI South Bank, treated critics and guests to a dazzling array of celebrities which included Danny Boyle, Aaron Sorkin, Sam Taylor-Wood, Colin Firth, Rosamund Pike, Kristin...

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