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    Looking at Oscar’s ‘Fifth Spot’

    As the Academy sent out the ballots this past Monday, Oscar Predictions were updated, and pundits attempted to wrap their heads around the state of the race. The term “lock” is being thrown around like popcorn. The Lead Actor race, especially stacked with talent, has all but one assured nomination for Daniel Day-Lewis waiting in the...

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    ‘Argo’ Wins With The Florida Film Critics Circle

    The Florida Film Critics Circle has named Ben Affleck’s Argo the best of the year. The film also won Director and Adapted Screenplay honors. Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln) and Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) resume their march to Oscar, while Rian Johnson’s Original Screenplay for Looper continues to do well with critics groups. See the full...

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    Kelsey Grammer to Host the 65th Annual DGA Awards

    On Saturday, February 2, 2013, the Directors Guild of America will present their 65th annual awards for achievements in feature film, television, commercials, and documentaries. They have once again appointed Frasier star Kelsey Grammer the task of hosting the ceremony (he had the job last year as well). Have a look at the...

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    Producers Guild Honors ‘Bully’ with Stanley Kramer Award

    The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced today that Bully, a documentary feature backed by The Weinstein Company, will receive the 2013 Stanley Kramer Award at their 24th Annual awards presentation. Check out the official press release after the jump.

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    Dallas Fort-Worth Critics Names ‘Lincoln’ as Best Picture!

    The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted the historical epic LINCOLN as the best film of 2012, according to the results of its 19th annual critics’ poll released today. Rounding out the composite list of the top 10 films of the year were ARGO (2), ZERO DARK THIRTY (3), LIFE OF PI...

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    Spotlight on Scores: ‘The Impossible’ and ‘Life of Pi’

    Who knew that a giant tsunami and being shipwrecked with a tiger would inspire such great music? Given that the world is supposed to be ending on Friday, now seemed like an interesting time to look at survival epics. So this entry of Spotlight on Scores will analyze two scores that made me...

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    In the Editing room with William Goldenberg and Dylan Tichenor!

    On Monday I was able to conduct a couple of ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ interviews on behalf of The Awards Circuit. Today I’m bringing you my chat with editors William Goldenberg and Dylan Tichenor. Both gentlemen are Oscar nominated craftsmen who rank in the top tier of their field. Collaborating on ‘Zero Dark...

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    Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (12/18/2012)

    This week, there’s literally about as many films coming out on Blu-Ray and DVD as I’ve ever seen in one shot to date. Luckily for all of us, it’s also a really good slate in terms of quality, besides the exceptional quantity. I have a half dozen movies that I’m recommending, and...

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    ‘The Voice’ Recap: The Finals

    The end is near, my brain is about to explode and my tears might flow freely once more as another undeserving winner of The Voice is about to be crowned. But wait — there is a catch, and a bright light at the end of the often dark tunnel I travel on!...