UA-17272164-1 December 10, 2012 - AwardsCircuit.com - By Clayton Davis
  • General
    Hugh Jackman Talks ‘Les Mis’ and More On ’60 Minutes’

    This past Sunday, December 9th, Scott Pelley outlined Hugh Jackman on 60 Minutes, where the Australian actor called Jean Valjean – the character he plays in Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables – the “role of a lifetime.” It’s the type of interesting work one has come to expect from the great news program. Watch...

  • Article
    Listen to Alexandre Desplat’s score for Zero Dark Thirty!

    Spotlight on Scores was planning to cover this a bit later in the month, but why wait? The full score for Zero Dark Thirty is currently streaming online and available after the jump. With the critical good will for the film and its building momentum, could Desplat win the Oscar?

  • Article
    American Film Institute (AFI) names Top Ten Films and Television Shows for 2012!

    The prestigious American Film Institute has released their top 10 films and television programs for 2012. The American Film Institute’s annual awards are selected by scholars, film and television artists, critics and AFI Trustees. This year’s juries were chaired by producers and AFI Board of Trustees Vice Chairs Tom Pollock for movies and...

  • Trailer/Clips
    Watch Will and Jaden Smith in trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘After Earth’

    What do you get when you combine an apocalyptic setting, add a splash of Terrence Malick, two Smiths, a dash of CGI, and roll it up in heavy voice over? Obviously, you’ll get the trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth starring Will and Jaden Smith, as General Cypher Raige and his...

  • Film Reviews
    Snippet Reviews: ‘Hitchcock,’ ‘Killing Them Softly,’ and ‘Any Day Now’

    Sacha Gervasi’s much-anticipated Hitchcock was supposed to deliver a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the Master of Suspense’s masterpiece (Psycho) and its improbable success. Instead, this disaster became an outlandish fantasy around the film’s crazed director (Anthony Hopkins) and the strained relationship with his wife (and uncredited collaborator) Alma Reville (Helen Mirren, in...

  • Article
    Spotlight on Scores: A Royal Affair and Anna Karenina

    Spotlight on Scores returns this week looking at one of Oscar’s favorite genres, the costume drama, movies  filled with great costumes, ridiculous amounts of drama and a heavy string based orchestral score. So it made sense that this series would look at two movies that fit the bill: A Royal Affair and...

  • Precursors
    Bigelow and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ hit big with Washington Film Critics

    Thanks to reader Jamie for the heads up! Washington Film Critics have announced their winners after just announcing their nominees a day ago.  Zero Dark Thirty emerged victorious along with director Kathryn Bigelow. Read the Press Release and check out the full list of winners down below: Washington, D.C. — This morning, the...

  • Precursors
    Bigelow and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ hit big with Washington Film Critics

    Washington Film Critics have announced their winners after just announcing their nominees a day ago.  Zero Dark Thirty emerged victorious along with director Kathryn Bigelow. Read the Press Release and check out the full list of winners down below: Washington, D.C. — This morning, the Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) announced...

  • Precursors
    San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations!

    BEST FILM ARGO DJANGO UNCHAINED SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK THE MASTER ZERO DARK THIRTY BEST DIRECTOR Ang Lee, LIFE OF PI Ben Affleck, ARGO David O. Russell, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK Kathryn Bigelow, ZERO DARK THIRTY Paul Thomas Anderson, THE MASTER

  • Trailer/Clips
    Trailer for ‘Oblivion’ starring Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman arrives!

    It’s rare that we hear at the staff get surprised by a film existence, but I had no idea this movie even existed. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, as the trailer for Oblivion is so good it’s now on my radar as one of next spring’s must see films. The sci-fi...

  • News
    Box Office (12.09.12)

    As we near 12.12.12, the big question of who will be #1 on, the rumored, the end of the world is, currently, up for grabs! Unsurprisingly, ‘Breaking Dawn Part 2‘ (Sum.) has been dethroned in several other countries around the world, being replaced with the happy holiday 3D flick, ‘Rise of the...