The plot opts for cop-out sentimentality and begins to melt into goo.
"Life Itself," Steve James' documentary about the life and legacy of iconic film critic Roger Ebert, has won the Golden Tomato award for the year's best reviewed documentary. This is the latest honor for the acclaimed film, which made the Oscar Shortlist, thus qualifying it to be nominated for an Academy Award. Its global television debut on CNN premiered at #1 in total cable news viewers on January 4th. Below is a list of the wins and nominations for "Life Itself" during this year's awards season.
WON BEST DOCUMENTARY
National Board of Review
Boston Online Film Critics Association
Chicago Film Critics Association
Florida Film Critics Circle
Golden Tomato Awards
New York Film Critics Online
North Texas Film Critics Association
Oklahoma Film Critics Circle
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association
American Film Festival in Poland
Traverse City Film Festival
Documentary Edge Festival in New Zealand
BEST FILMS OF THE YEAR LISTS
The Hollywood Reporter
Movie City News
Saint Peters Blog
Time Out New York
NOMINATED FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
Producer's Guild of America
Broadcast Film Critics' Association
Cinema Eye Honors
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association
Detroit Film Critics Society
Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critic's Association
Gotham Independent Film Awards
Los Angeles Film Critics
Phoenix Film Critics Society
San Diego Film Critics Society
San Francisco Film Critics Circle
St. Louis Film Critics
SPECIAL SCREENINGS AT
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Cannes Classics section of the Cannes Film Festival
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