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Introducing – In Line: 365

If you listened to the Awards Circuit Power Hour this week, you heard many of the staff members and myself make New Year’s Resolutions for both filmmakers and...

BREAKING NEWS: Academy Extends Voting to January 4

Hmmmm….I wonder why?  Could it be the rumors that members are having trouble with electronic ballots?  Maybe it’s to give members one more day to watch...

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 34: New Year’s Spectacular

We start the podcast off with the Academy Idol Results.  Are you surprised by the results?  You may be. All the writers make New Year’s Resolutions for...

Three Amigos of ‘Skyfall’ – Roger Deakins

Technical branches in the Academy never receive the high-profile buzz or focus they clearly deserve. Acting categories, along with Picture, Director, and Screenplay,...

Box Office (12.30.12)

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey‘ (WB) has swept the international box office, creating a sensation that rivals the magnitude of Skyfall, though we can...

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 12/30)

Happy New Year (almost), readers of The Awards Circuit. In less than twenty-four hours, we’ll all be citizens of the year 2013, so get excited! I don’t need...

Oscar Circuit – The Final Stretch and End of the Year Honors Begin!

We are in the final stretch of Phase 1 of awards season. Oscar ballots are due this coming Thursday, January 3rd, with nominations being announced exactly one week...

‘Stoker’, ‘Gatsby’, and ‘Wonder’ Get New Posters!

As we get ready to enter the brand new year, it’s never too late to get on the ball for potential Oscar contenders coming down the pike.  Chan-wook Park’s...

How Tom Hooper’s Direction Hurt ‘Les Miserables’

When actors study their craft, be it the method, the Miesner technique, Adler, or any other of the many forms taught around the globe, they are taught to use their...

Chit-Chat with Jason Clarke!

Today I’m bringing you my chat with ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ co-star Jason Clarke. I had the pleasure of speaking in person with him a few weeks back at a...

SAG Awards Ballots to Be Mailed

On Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, ballot instructions on how to choose recipients of the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be mailed to SAG-AFTRA members. After the...

Oscars Competition, By Numbers

Can ‘Argo‘ win against the other great submissions for Best Motion Picture in the 2013 Academy Awards? After countless awards in several film festivals, the...

Around the Circuit: December 22nd – December 28th

Link(s) of the week: It’s the end of the year, so “best of” and “worst of” lists are abound. But the people at Film School Rejects went all...

Circuit 3: Humphrey Bogart

My very favorite actor of all time, Humphrey DeForest Bogart, was born on Christmas Day, 1899 (though some believe Warner Brothers created this as a fictional birthday...

Online Film Critics Society Gives Praise to ‘The Master’

The Online Film Critics Society has announced the nominations for their 16th annual year end acknowledgements. The OFCS is comprised of a large group of critics whose...

Promo for the Critics Choice Movie Awards!

Make sure to watch the Critics Choice Movie Awards on January 10, 2013 and vote for “Favorite Film Franchise” where audiences have the power. The voting...

Open Thread for Reactions to ‘Django Unchained’ and ‘Les Miserables’

I’m dying to hear what our readership thought of the two big Christmas openers, Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained and Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables....

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (12/25/2012)

Merry Christmas to all of you Awards Circuit readers! This week, the column is going to function slightly differently, as frankly…there’s not much new to...

Weekend Openings: 12/25-12/28

Quentin Tarantino’s career-long itch to put his stamp on the beloved Spaghetti Western finally takes form with the release of Django Unchained to begin the...

Oklahoma and Nevada Critics Honor ‘Argo’

The Oklahoma Film Critics Circle and The Nevada Film Critics Society have both tipped their hats to Ben Affleck’s Argo. Along with naming it the best film of the...

Chatting with Jeff Orlowski, Director of ‘Chasing Ice’

Shortlisted for the 2013 Academy Awards, ‘Chasing Ice’ (2012) is considered a frontrunner in the Oscar race. Jeff Orlowski has agreed to answer a few...

Box Office Results (12.23.12)

With the international release of ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Adventure‘ (WB), it claims #1 wherever it has been released, including the American box office....

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 12/23)

Happy holidays, fans of The Awards Circuit! I hope everyone is staying warm and enjoying the time with friends and family this holiday season. This past week was another...

Awards Circuit Power Hour LIVE Today w/ Greg P. Russell, Sound Mixer for ‘Skyfall’

At 5:00pm eastern time today, Greg P. Russell, the 15-time Academy Award nominated Sound Mixer will be LIVE on the air with us talking about his work on Sam...

‘TCM Remembers’ – In Memorium 2012

Every year, Turner Class Movies (TCM) delivers a tribute to movie professionals who passed away over the last 12 months. This year is no exception, as their beautiful...