‘The Irishman’ Named National Board of Review’s Best Film

Today, the National Board of Review announced the best in film in 2019, adding to the growing conversation of pre-Oscar awards and accolades that might speak to who will take home the coveted Academy Awards. The NBR is made up of filmmakers, critics, academics, and more. The organization also facilitates screenings and discussions, hands out grants to emerging filmmakers, and helps catapult films into a more publicized consciousness. This year, they gave Martin Scorsese’s epic The Irishman their coveted Best Film prize — but what else went down in the organization’s picks? The NBR created a new award …

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Author: Gregory Lawrence