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National Board of Review Preview and Predictions

Tomorrow the prestigious National Board of Review will unveil their slate of films and performances they consider the best of 2012.  After yesterday’s long and...

Spotlight on Scores: Prometheus and Looper

Musical scores are the last thing added to movie, but are often the lynch pin in the cinematic experience. Think about how you found yourself humming along to the themes...

Sizing Up: Best Adapted Screenplay

We’re coming to the end of the Sizing Up series at The Awards Circuit, which is of course the making of early groupings of the hopefuls for each major Oscar category,...

Circuit Consideration – Clarke Peters

Film: Red Hook Summer For Your Consideration: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Director: Spike Lee Screenplay: Spike Lee and James McBride Realistic...

Box Office (12.02.12)

What a thrill! The international release of ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2‘ (Sum.) has landed at the top of almost all of the charts. Beating out...

Seth MacFarlane to Follow Up ‘Ted’ with Western Comedy

After his surprisingly successful live-action directorial debut, Ted, Seth MacFarlane is gearing up for his next project, which he plans to direct and star in.  ...

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (***)

I’ve long been a big admirer of Edward Burns as a filmmaker. He’s entertained me as an actor, but his contributions to cinema as a writer/director have been...

‘The Voice’ Recap: Reviewing the Top 6

Hello again, fans of The Voice! I’m going to start off by being very matter-of-fact: My interest in the season has taken an extreme nosedive following the...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (12/04/2012)

This week, there’s literally a ton of films hitting Blu-Ray/DVD, among them one of the year’s most gargantuan flicks. It’s release slates like this...