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  • Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 75: Critics Awards, Wolf of Wall Street, Academy Idol Results

    Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things...

  • Academy Idol Top 20 Voting Open! Let the Games Begin!

    It’s finally here.  Academy Idol Season 7 voting opens up today.  The staff writers and I have...

  • Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 73: AFI Recap, Studio Placements, Oscar Talk

    Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things...

  • Happy Oscar Day! – A Day Full of Excitement

    The day is finally here.  All the predictions, prognosticating, bitching, and moaning has led to this.  The Academy Awards begins at 8:00 pm Eastern time tonight with the Red Carpet beginning at 7:00 pm.  However, here we have a day full of great festivities for you to enjoy. First, if you haven’t...

  • What are the “Best” Best Picture Winners?

    Don’t you guys just love lists? Of course you do or else Mark’s fantastic Circuit 3 series wouldn’t be so popular. Entertainment Weekly, in celebration of the Oscars, has released their top 25 Best Picture winners which you can view here. It being Entertainment Weekly some of the choices are maddening (My Fair Lady...

  • Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 40: Semi-Final Oscar Predictions, ACCA Winners, Academy Idol Finalists

    It’s our final (pre-recorded) podcast before the Academy Awards.  We’re talking heavy in every single category as much as we can. Before we jump into the categories, I reveal the Academy Idol finalists.  Which two do you think made it?  Amour and Beasts of the Southern Wild?  Zero Dark Thirty and Amour?...

  • Awards Circuit Community Awards and Academy Idol Voting Closes @ Midnight!

    Friendly reminder for all you movie enthusiasts out there that the annual Awards Circuit Community Awards and the sixth season of Academy Idol voting closes tonight at midnight Eastern time. On the Academy Idol side, the top three films are battling for a spot in next week’s finale.  The top three are Michael Haneke’s...

  • Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 39: The Power of Argo and ACCA 2012 Nominations!

    The Awards Circuit Power Hour is jammed packed this week with announcements and general Oscar talk. After the big weekend for Ben Affleck’s Argo, winning the Directors Guild of America, we’re talking about the possibility of Argo taking it all but many think Lincoln is not far behind and that twelve nominations...

  • Get Involved in the AC Community! – Join the Oscar Pool and More…

    As the Academy draws near, the Awards Circuit continues to stretch out its hand to our readers.  If you’re not aware, we pride ourselves in listening, interacting, and enjoying our readership.  There are many things for all lovers of film to get involved in as we draw a close to awards season....

  • Annual Awards Circuit User Survey! Please make your voice heard!

    It’s that time of the year where we want to hear from all of you.  There is a short 10 question survey for you to fill out and I beg that you take a few moments to fill out the survey in order to make the Awards Circuit a better place for...

  • Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 36: Oscar Nomination Reactions, Golden Globe Predictions, Academy Idol Results

    This past week AMPAS presented their nominees for the very best of 2012.  We go through a slew of categories to discuss our reactions and who could be winning in six weeks time.  With Spielberg’s Lincoln leading with 12 nominations and Lee’s Life of Pi close behind with 11, are we due...

  • 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...

  • Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 34: New Year’s Spectacular

    We start the podcast off with the Academy Idol Results.  Are you surprised by the results?  You may be. All the writers make New Year’s Resolutions for Filmmakers and for Ourselves. We talk about Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained and Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables and the pros and cons about each. Happy New...

  • Academy Idol 6: Top 11 Results

    The Top 11 films competed for your votes.  It was Precursors Week.  One film is eliminated from the competition with the next week’s theme and lineup revealed.  Check it out!

  • Academy Idol 6: Top 13 Results

    We have our first shocker of the year folks! Check out the Academy Idol Results!

  • Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 31: Full Oscar Rundown, Early Django Screenings, Academy Idol Results and Wild Cards

    It’s a lengthy podcast today but it’s Oscar-filled and we run through nearly every single category.  Even talk about the Globes a bit. We work through the Shorts first.  Has anyone seen them? Original Song – Who’s is it to lose? Original Score – Editor drops Desplat, so who can win?  John...

  • Academy Idol Top 13 (Originals) Compete for YOUR Votes!

    Academy Idol officially kicks off tonight but unfortunately, technical difficulties are preventing Myles Hughes in uploading the episode.  This space will be updated (hopefully!) by tomorrow and have the episode for your viewing pleasure.  The voting has opened though and can be found on the right sidebar. A bit of GOOD NEWS:...

  • Academy Idol Season 6 Announcement

    The 26 films have been announced for the sixth season of Academy Idol.  13 Original and 13 Adapted films will compete for your votes every week until the Oscars.  Voting opens next Sunday.  The video was created by Awards Circuit’s old-time friend Myles Hughes.