Directors Guild of America Predictions

The Directors Guild of America will be announcing their nominees tomorrow.  I’m including my predictions down below.  Last year, the wrench thrown in the works was David Fincher for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.  Perhaps we get another curveball tomorrow but I’m anticipating we’re going get answers we already knew like the top five films […]

In Line: John Cusack

Oscar Track Record: Never Nominated I’m standing in for Clayton today and contributing the latest in the daily In Line series. It’s no secret that John Cusack is one of my favorite actors in the business, and when I tell people that he’s never been nominated for an Academy Award, a surprising percentage of them […]

TV Review: Deception (***)

Off a pure glance at the premise, it would be hard to convince even the least erudite TV watcher that Deception wasn’t just simply masquerading as NBC’s answer to another soapy drama concerning the rich. But I am here to tell you that Deception is not just some carbon copy of another network’s ratings hit. Sure it’s messy and […]

Academy Idol Top 8 Theme is ‘#1 Votes’

If you listened (or haven’t listened yet) to the Awards Circuit Power Hour from this week, the Top 9 Results for the Awards Circuit game, Academy Idol, were announced at the top of the episode. Not revealing the Bottom Three or what film was eliminated, the voting period has just opened up for this week. […]

Seth Macfarlane and Emma Stone to announce Oscar nominations!

The duo should certainly be enough to brighten up the early morning announcement! January 7, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OSCAR® HOST SETH MACFARLANE JOINS EMMA STONE TO ANNOUNCE OSCAR NOMINATIONS BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards® will be announced by the show’s host, Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone on Thursday, […]

Box Office (01.06.13)

Happy New Year! To kick the first week off with Oscar tension is so exciting! There is no better way to start the new year than with healthy competition that the entire world is watching. Internationally, ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey‘ (WB) claims #1 in several countries, but #3 domestically. The epic and inspiring journey […]