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2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Sound Editing

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer...

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2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Sound Mixing

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of...

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2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Animated Short

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of...

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2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Original Song

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of...

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Sci-Fi Fridays, Episode 50: Top Five Most Anticipated Sci-Fi Films of 2016

Happy new year, everyone! I’m beyond ecstatic to relaunch my Sci-Fi Fridays article in 2016 by looking towards – you guessed it – the future. I can’t...

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2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Foreign Language Film

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of...

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2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Animated Feature

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of...

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2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of...

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The Annual Alternate Oscar Nominations

Just like they consistently manage to do, the Academy offered up a mix of good and bad with their most recent Oscar nominations announcement last week. As always,...

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#OscarsSoWhite, Part II

If memory serves me right, the conclusion we all came to last year with #OscarsSoWhite – when the Academy’s nominees for Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a...

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Top 10 Breakthrough Performers of 2015

It’s the time of year when best-of and top-ten lists will be blazing across the internet on various sites, so please forgive me for adding one more log to the...

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Top Ten Scores and Soundtracks of 2015

Ahoy there ladies and gentlemen! Time for another annual tradition of mine. This is, as you might have guessed, my yearly look at the best scores and soundtracks that...

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Awards Circuit Book Nook for January 2016

It’s a new year and that means a new spate of books to crack open and consume. Since January’s typical a dead month there’s little in theaters...

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Sizing Up: Best Original Screenplay 2015

Alas, all good things must come to an end. We’re at the conclusion of the 2014 Sizing Up series and closing it out with a look at the final major category…Best...

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10 Thoughts on ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ After a Second Viewing

So with over $500 million in box office receipts, I doubt am the only one who decided give Star Wars: The Force Awakens another go. It is hard to deny the power this...

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Sizing Up: Best Adapted Screenplay 2015

We’re coming to the end of the Sizing Up series for 2015 folks. This penultimate time around, we’re moving on from the acting categories and tackling the Adapted...

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Oscars: Predicting the 2015 Foreign Language Film Shortlist

In just a few days, the foreign language shortlist will be announced, thereby making or breaking the Oscar dreams of films from around the world. In the long road to an...

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Sizing Up: Best Supporting Actress 2015

Continuing on with the Sizing Up series, this one is a look at the slate of Best Supporting Actress contenders. As always with this annual tradition of mine, this is as...

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Awards Circuit Book Nook for December 2015

What’s new in this month’s Awards Circuit Book Nook: A tale of revenge, ice cream blondes and jazz age heiresses, and a killer shark!

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Sizing Up: Best Supporting Actor 2015

Happy post Turkey Day folks. By now, you know what this is…my series of articles that deal with how to rank the chances of the various categories of Oscar...

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Sizing Up: Best Actress 2015

We’re back now ladies and gentlemen for part four of this annual Sizing Up series of articles. This time around I’m going to be tackling the rather top-heavy Best...

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2015 Foreign Oscar Guide: Will Europe win four in a row?

Welcome to The Awards Circuit’s 2015 Foreign Oscar Guide. This weekly series will shine a spotlight on this year’s Oscar race for Best Foreign Language Film, looking...

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Under the Circuit: Ex Machina

Every Oscar season pundits attempt to figure out if there is a film from the first half of the year can survive the marathon to the February ceremony. For instance, last...

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Sizing Up: Best Actor 2015

Ahoy there folks. We come now to part three of this year’s Sizing Up series, which as you know are a group of articles that deal with how to rank the chances of the...

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2015 Foreign Oscar Guide: Tales from the East

Welcome to The Awards Circuit’s 2015 Foreign Oscar Guide. This weekly series will shine a spotlight on this year’s Oscar race for Best Foreign Language Film, looking...