Posted October 11, 2018 09:59:48Forget the movie about an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
The New York Film Critics Circle voted “Tower” the best film of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
“Towers” tells the story of an oil tanker, the first of its kind, that crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City on September 11, 2001, killing nearly 3,000 people.
The film is directed by Matthew Koma, a filmmaker best known for his 2014 documentary “The Rise of Donald Trump,” which also starred Matthew McConaughey.
He directed “TOWER” and will produce it.
The film will also be released in a two-disc edition on October 16.
The critics were asked to rate the film based on the following criteria: (1) plot, (2) acting, (3) cinematography, (4) sound, (5) cinematographic quality, (6) the visual effects, (7) cinemascope, (8) soundtrack and (9) the overall overall artistic quality.
Towers received an A- CinemaScore from the Film Critics Association, and was nominated for the 2018 Independent Spirit Award for best documentary.
The Critics Circle awards are part of the prestigious Sundance Selects festival, which has also been named the most prestigious film festival in the world.
The first trailer for “Tropic Thunder,” a film about the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
The Film Academy Awards is presented on September 27, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)The film received widespread critical acclaim in the U.S. and around the world and has been nominated for numerous Academy Awards.
The Critics Circle said the film was the most watched film of 2018, and is considered a critical success.