• Article
    Oscar Ballots Sent Out Today!

    Ladies and gentlemen of the Awards Circuit, the official Oscar ballots have been sent out to the near 6,000 members of the Academy.  From this point on, any major omissions, inclusions, etc. must be taken as a serious factor in the race.  With Golden Globes, SAG, and Critics Choice announcing last week,...

  • Podcasts
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 33: Critics Choice, Golden Globes, SAG, and Django Unchained

    It’s all about the critics’ awards this week as we dive into the choices by the Critics Choice Movie Awards, Golden Globe Nominations, Screen Actors Guild Nominations and a slew of other groups that announced last week. We are also finally given an opportunity to talk about Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained.  Don’t...

  • General
    For Your Consideration: The Impossible

    Still one of the best films of the year and recognized by Joseph Braverman.  He has recently been quoted on its FYC Ad for Best Picture.  Congratulations Joseph! See the full page after the jump.

  • News
    Golden Satellite Awards Find a ‘Silver Lining’

    David O. Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook won and won big with the Golden Satellite Awards. SLP won five awards, including the big four: Picture, Director (Russell), Actor (Bradley Cooper), and Actress (Jennifer Lawrence). On the TV side of business, Homeland took the top prizes – speaking of which, did you see that nail-biting finale Sunday...

  • News
    Chicago Film Critics Association Honors ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

    The Chicago Film Critics Association has bestowed five awards upon Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty, including Best Picture and Director of 2012. Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master continues to have a nice showing as of late, winning four awards, including Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress for Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams, respectively....

  • News
    The Kansas City Film Critics Circle Bows to ‘The Master’

    After what looked like the beginning of a Zero Dark Thirty sweep with the critics, we see another critics group opting for something else. The Kansas City Film Critics Circle has named Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master the best film of 2012. However, they selected a director other than PTA as best in show,...

  • News
    San Francisco Film Critics Circle cites ‘The Master’ as 2012’s Best Film

    San Francisco Film Critics Circle has named The Master the best film of 2012, along with bestowing Joaquin Phoenix their Best Actor prize. Zero Dark Thirty also did well, winning prizes for Kathryn Bigelow in director and Mark Boal in screenplay. I have to say, as a San Francisco native, I was...

  • News
    Box Office (12.16.12)

    Congratulations! With the release of ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey‘ (WB), the epic prequel to The Lord Of The Rings series, the sun has set on ‘Breaking Dawn Part 2‘ (Sum.) and ‘Skyfall‘ (Sony) has jumped to the top of many charts, including the American box office. Behind it is ‘Rise of...