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Charlton Heston
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Robert Altman
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George Clooney
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Lois Weber
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National Board of Review

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National Board of Review

American operatic bass-baritone and stage director who had a long association with the New York City Opera add

Category: Movies & TV

Founded in 1909.

Countries: United States (48%), (24%), United Kingdom (12%)

Main connections: Charlton Heston, Robert Altman, George Clooney

Linked to: Gaumont Film Company, Cooper Union, Pathé, Category:American film critics associations

 

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1909

"'The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures"' was founded in 1909 in New York City, just 13 years after the birth of cinema, to protest New York City Mayor George B. McClellan, Jr.'s revocation of moving-picture exhibition licenses on Christmas Eve 1908 add something


1916

From 1916 into the 1950s thousands of motion pictures carried the legend "Passed by the National Board of Review" in their main titles add something

 

Lois Weber - In March 1916, the National Board of Review expressed disapproval of the film for showings to mixed audiences, but later approved it for adult showings


1921

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari - A story in a November 1921 edition of "Exceptional Photoplays", an independent publication issued by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, said it "occupies the position of unique artistic merit", and said American films in comparison looked like they were made for "a group of defective adults at the nine-year-old level"


1930

In 1930, the NBR was the first group to choose the ten best English-language movies of the year and the best foreign films, and is still the first critical body to announce its annual awards add something


1932

Trouble in Paradise (film) - "Trouble in Paradise" was named by the National Board of Review as one of the top ten films of 1932


1936

Greta Garbo - She won the National Board of Review Best Acting *award for "Camille", 1936, "Ninotchka", 1939, and "Two-Faced Woman", 1941


1940

Foreign Correspondent (film) - The film was named one of the 10 Best Films of 1940 by "Film Daily", and was nominated for Best Picture of 1940 by the National Board of Review


1945

"'Note:"' Until 1945, there were only awards for Best Picture and intermittent awards for Best Documentary and Best Foreign Film add something


1950

In 1950 the magazine changed its name from "Screen Magazine", and launched the first issue as "Films in Review" on February 1, 1950 add something


1958

Spencer Tracy - At the end of 1958, the National Board of Review named Tracy the year's Best Actor.


1975

Ronee Blakley - Her most famous role was as the fictional country superstar Barbara Jean in Robert Altman's 1975 film "Nashville", for which she won a National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for an Academy Award


1989

River Phoenix - In early 1989, Phoenix was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor and received the Best Supporting Actor honor from the National Board of Review for his role in "Running on Empty"


1994

Forest Whitaker - In 1994, he was a member of the cast that won the first ever National Board of Review *award for Best Acting by an Ensemble for Robert Altman's film, "Prêt-à-Porter"


2000

Quills - The National Board of Review selected "Quills" as its Best Film of 2000


2002

The Grey Zone - The film received the 2002 National Board of Review Freedom of Expression Award


2003

Charlton Heston - Actor George Clooney joked about Heston's failing health at a 2003 National Board of Review award ceremony, saying that Heston "announced again today that he is suffering from Alzheimer's.

 

George Clooney - In February 2003, syndicated columnist Liz Smith reported that while speaking at a National Board of Review event, Clooney had made the following remarks: "Charlton Heston announced again today that he is suffering from Alzheimer's.


2004

Wayne Kramer (filmmaker) - Kramer was nominated for a 2004Golden Satellite *award and a 2004 Edgar Allan Poe *award for his screenplay to "The Cooler", which received a 2003 Special Mention For Excellence in Filmmaking from the National Board of Review


2005

Julian Fellowes - In late 2005, Fellowes made his directorial début with the film "Separate Lies", for which he won the *award for Best Directorial Début from the National Board of Review

 

Dan Harris (screenwriter) - The film had its world premiere at the 29th Toronto Film Festival and opened Winter 2005 after being given special recognition for excellence in filmmaking from the National Board of Review


2006

Ron Nyswaner - He received a nomination for the Independent Spirit *award and won the *award of the National Board of Review in 2006

 

Cars (franchise) - Many film critic associations such as the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the National Board of Review named it the best Animated Feature Film of 2006


2007

Atonement (film) - "Atonement" has been named among the Top 10 Films of 2007 by the Austin Film Critics Association, the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, the National Board of Review, "New York Film Critics Online", the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, and the Southeastern Film Critics Association

 

Julie Christie - On 5 December 2007, she won the Best Actress *award from the National Board of Review for her performance in "Away from Her"


2008

Robert Osborne - In 2008, he received the National Board of Review's William K. Everson Award

 

Burn After Reading - The National Board of Review named "Burn After Reading" in their list of the Top 10 Movies of 2008


2009

Up in the Air (2009 film) - The National Board of Review and the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association named "Up in the Air" the Best Picture of 2009


2011

Jeffrey Friedman (filmmaker) - HOWL received a 2011 Freedom of Expression *award from the National Board of Review

 

Asif Kapadia - Named one of the top five documentaries of 2011 by the National Board of Review in NY.

 

Darren Aronofsky - On January 25, 2011, the film was nominated for a total of five Academy *awards; Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Cinematography and Best Film Editing and in March, Portman won as Best Actress


2012

The Kid with a Bike - The film was named among the National Board of Review's Top 5 Foreign Language Films of 2012


2013

In 2013, the NBR reached out to the community through the Children's Aid Society, ://www add something

 

Flavio Alves - As of 2013, he has been a member of the National Board of Review


2014

The Awards for the year 2014 will be announced on 2 December 2014 add something


2015

Andy Serkis - Retrieves 11 January 2015 Serkis has received an Empire *award, a National Board of Review *award, two Saturn *awards and a Screen Actors Guild *award for his motion capture work

 

The Awards for the year 2015 were announced on December 1, 2015 add something


2016

In 2016, the NBR reached out to the community to The Reel Works Teen Filmmaking, The Ghetto Film School and The Educational Video Center through grants add something

 

Captain Fantastic (film) - It was chosen by the National Board of Review as one of the top ten independent films of 2016 and Mortensen was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actor and at the 70th British Academy Film Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 89th Academy Awards


2017

In 2017, the NBR reached out to the community to ://www add something


2018

Elie Saab - In January 2018, Saab received backlash on social media after his label's instagram account posted a picture of Israeli actor and former Israel Defense Forces combat trainer Gal Gadot wearing one of his dresses to the National Board of Review *awards with the caption A flawless Gal Gadot in Elie Saab Ready-to-Wear Spring Summer 2018 at the national board of review annual gala in New York