• General
    Why ‘Lincoln’ Can Still Win Picture…

    While Zero Dark Thirty, admittedly a brilliant, troubling film, has taken two of the major Best Picture and Best Director Awards, I am still a firm believer that Lincoln will take the Academy Award for Best Picture. Steven Spielberg I am less sure about, though the members of the Academy will acknowledge...

  • News
    2013 Writers Guild Awards nominations for TV, news, and radio announced!

    The WGA has announced  it’s nominees for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation. Most of the Emmy nominated field is represented here but some notable nominations including Girls being the  new series, to be represented in both Comedy Series and New Series...

  • Community
    Circuit 3: Julianne Moore

    The lovely and talented Julianne Moore turned 52 this December 3rd. Born in 1960 as Julie Ann Smith, Moore got her big break after winning a Daytime Emmy Award in 1988 for her performance in the soap opera As the World Turns. In the early 90s, she received several supporting roles in...

  • Trailer/Clips
    ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ with two teaser trailers!

    JJ Abrams certainly knows how to deliver a teaser trailer for his films and he’s hit us with a doozy for his new film Star Trek Into Darkness, the sequel to the massively popular 2009 reboot Star Trek. Releasing not one, but two teaser trailers, we can see that the franchise is...

  • General
    2013 Grammy Award Nominations

    Taking a quick break from all the precursors for awards season, the Grammy’s have announced their nominations.  Fun, Jay-Z, Kanye West, and the incredibly talented Frank Ocean lead with six nominations each.  Black Keys and Miguel each received five nominations each.  American Idol Season 1 Winner Kelly Clarkson received four nominations including...

  • Article
    Mark Magidson Talks About ‘Samsara’

    A little known fact about Mark Magidson, the producer of ‘Samsara’ (2012), and Ron Fricke, the director of ‘Samsara’, is that they were the first to build their own IMAX camera and perfect a motion control time-lapse system that ran by a computer. In the early 80’s, Magidson met Fricke through a...

  • Circuit Considerations
    Circuit Consideration – Eiko Ishioka

    Film: Mirror Mirror For Your Consideration: Best Achievement in Costume Design Director: Tarsem Singh Screenplay: Marc Klein, Jason Keller and Melisa Wallack Realistic Nominations: None The bittersweet sentiment attached to posthumous Oscar nominations is an unavoidable and even reasonable reaction when they occur.  Our more cynical age has also sadly brought immediate...