Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 37: Sundance Talk, Academy Idol, and First Annual Circuit Award Nominees

We check in with Terence about the musings of the Sundance Film Festival with Joey Magidson. We talk the guild announcements of the Sound Editors and Costume Designers. The controversy surrounding Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty is finally addressed by us.  Is it rubbish?  Some think so. Your Top 7 Academy Idol results are revealed. […]

SUNDANCE: Don Jon’s Addiction (***½)

Joseph Gordon-Levitt makes an incredibly strong directorial debut with Don Jon’s Addiction, an outstanding take on romantic comedies. Writing and directing as well as taking the lead role, Gordon-Levitt nails each part of the equation, making for easily my favorite film of the Sundance Film Festival so far. JGL is great as the title character, […]

Jennifer Lawrence Pokes at Best Actress Candidates on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Jennifer Lawrence hosted NBC’s Saturday Night Live last night and in her opening monologue that seemed a bit stiff, Lawrence poked fun at her Best Actress candidates Jessica Chastain, Emmanuelle Riva, Naomi Watts, and Quvenzhane Wallis. Could this tip her in the right direction for Silver Linings Playbook? Check out her opening monologue as well […]

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 1/20)

Immediately following the Golden Globes telecast and LIVE Blog, The Awards Circuit diverted its attention to the premiere film film festival of every year: Sundance. Thanks to Terence and Joey as our eyes and ears on the ground, readers were given in-depth reports on both the films showcased and the festival experience itself.