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Jessica receives London Film Critics Nomination

The London Film Critics’ Circle has announced the nominations for its 35th annual awards ceremony and, once again, Jessica received a supporting actress nomination for her work in A Most Violent Year – which got another nomination to Kasia Walicka-Maimone for Technical Achievement Award in costumes.

SUPPORTING ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Patricia Arquette – Boyhood
Marion Bailey – Mr Turner
Jessica Chastain – A Most Violent Year
Agata Kulesza – Ida
Emma Stone – Birdman

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on Sunday 18 January 2015 at The May Fair Hotel.

Jessica Chastain Named 2014’s MVP of Film


Jessica, alongside Kevin Costner and Ron Howard, will receive special awards at the 20th Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, the Broadcast Film Critics’ Association, which hosts the event, announced on Friday. The honors were determined by the BFCA’s executive committee and will be presented during the Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony on Jan. 15. A&E will broadcast the awards nationally.

She will receive the first-ever Critics’ Choice MVP Award in recognition of the breadth of her accomplishments in 2014, which include outstanding leading performances in Ned Benson’s The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them and Liv Ullmann’s Miss Julie and supporting performances in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar and J.C. Chandor’s A Most Violent Year. The honor will annually celebrate “one extraordinary actor for his/her standout work in several movies throughout a single year.

The nominees for the Critics’ Choice Awards will be announced on Dec. 15.

Jessica receives a Golden Globes nomination!

The nominees for the 72nd annual Golden Globe awards were announced on Thursday morning, and once again Jessica received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a motion picture for her work on A Most Violent Year! She share the category with fellow nominees Keira Knightley, Patricia Arquette, Emma Stone and Meryl Streep.

She released a short statement on her twitter after hearing about her nomination:

Today is a great day! Thank you so much to the HFPA for this tremendous honor. It was an absolute pleasure working with J.C. Chandor and my dear dear friend Oscar Isaac on this special film. I’m thrilled to see the work we did together honored. #AMostViolentYear #GoldenGlobes.

Hans Zimmer also received a nomination for Best Original Score, for Interstellar.

The 72nd Golden Globe Awards will be held in Beverly Hills on January 11, 2015

Jessica named ‘Best Supporting Actress’ at National Board of Review

The National Board of Review announced its 2014 winners selecting J.C. Chandor’s crime drama about thuggish New Jersey-New York oil cartels, A Most Violent Year, as best film and Clint Eastwood as best director for his biopic of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, American Sniper. In total, A Most Violent Year grabbed three awards — the most of any title today — including best actor for Oscar Isaac (who tied with Michael Keaton for Birdman) and best supporting actress Jessica Chastain.

In a statement, National Board of Review president Annie Schulhof exclaimed, “A Most Violent Year is an exhilarating crime drama with a compelling story, outstanding performances, and an elegant cinematic style. J.C. Chandor has given us a new and provocative perspective on the American Dream.”

The awards will be handed out on Tuesday, Jan. 6 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Lara Spencer will host the event.

Satellite Awards Nomination: Intestellar is all technical!

The International Press Academy (IPA) announced its nominations for the 19th Annual Satellite™ Awards in the Motion Pictures and Television categories, and Interstellar scored three nominations but all in technical categories.

The film got nominations in Best Score, Visual Effects and Cinematography.

The winners will be announced in a ceremony held on February 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, Calif.

Jessica nominated to Independent Spirit Awards

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The Indie Spirit nominations was revealed today, and Jessica Chastain got a nomination as Best Supporting Female, for her work in A Most Violent Year. The film also got nominations as Best Screenplay and Best Editing.

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Jessica Chastain, A Most Violent Year
Carmen Ejogo, Selma
Andrea Suarez Paz, Stand Clear of the Closing Doors
Emma Stone, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

The awards ceremony is traditionally held the day before the Oscar ceremony, in the case of next year, it’s Feb. 21 on the beach in Santa Monica, Calif. and will air live on IFC at 2 PM PT/ 5 PM. ET

First Look: Deauville Festival

As announced a while ago, Jessica is currently at the Deauville Festival for a tribute.

Through her successive roles, (Chastain) has confirmed her emotional capacity to grab the limelight like no one since Nicole Kidman, and the Festival presented her with its “New Hollywood” award.(…) We salute her grace and talent, and the beauty of the truth she brings to her performance, which Christopher Nolan and Guillermo del Toro will raise to new heights in their forthcoming films. The tribute is a token of our affection, admiration, recognition and esteem for the talent of the recipient. For the past few years, we have been paying tribute to those actresses who embody the cinema of today, and who will form the legacy of tomorrow.” said Bruno Barde, Deauville’s artistic director.

I added the fist picture that surfaced, hoping more to be released soon.

Edit: First batch of HQ pictures has been added. Enjoy!

Jessica Chastain to be honored at Italy’s Ischia Film Fest

Italy’s Ischia Global Film and Music Fest has announced the honorees for actor and actress of the year, is reporting The Press Association.

The July 12-20 event will dedicate a special evening to Chastain, including the Italian premiere of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them, which was unveiled in May at the Cannes Film Festival. The film will open in the U.S. in September. It will be the second Italian honor in less than a year for the 34-year-old Chastain, who won back-to-back Oscar nominations for The Help and Zero Dark Thirty. She was honored last July as the guest of honor at the Giffoni Film Festival.

More ‘Critics Choice’ Pictures

Earlier today I added a new batch of HQ pictures of Critics Choice awards – and I’m only having time to post about it now. More pictures are coming!

Critics Choice Awards: Gallery Update

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Jessica attended today the Critics’ Choice Awards and, once again, she was the one to present the ‘Best Actor’ award to her Interstellar co-star Matthew McConaughey. She was looking gorgeous in a green Nina Ricci dress with Brian Atwood shoes. Check the first batch of pictures in our gallery: