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Community: What are the Ten Best Films of the Century?

On social media platforms, critics and movie-goers are constructing their list of the best films of the century for BBC.  With sixteen years into the 2000’s, I thought I could weigh in with my own personal list, while inviting our readership to include their own. This will all break into our long-standing argument among the […]

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Film Review: The Jungle Book (★★★½)

Anticipating the live action adaptations of some of our beloved animated classics of our childhood has been a task to endure.  Add that with an even grueling process of waiting for “The Jungle Book,” as directed by “Iron Man” director Jon Faverau, and you would find my expectations down with anything surrounding another “Scary Movie” […]

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2016: 25 Actresses In Line for an Oscar Nomination

The Academy Awards get tons of flack for not rewarding actors and actresses in the prime of their careers.  Often times, they don’t know that they’re peaking, and in other instances, just plain poor timing.  Here at Awards Circuit, we will begin an annual tradition called “In Line,” a collection of actors and actress that […]

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Film Review: Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (★★)

Working through the early announcements to now, and finally seeing the result of Zack Snyder’s “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” has been like going through the seven stages of grief and loss.  With the film’s challenging flaws to overcome, there’s some exciting and pulse-pounding moments to admire greatly.  Let’s work through it: Step 1 […]

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Oscars: Final Predictions for the 2016 Academy Awards

The 88th Academy Awards (or the Oscars) are landing on our televisions this Sunday, and as of yesterday (Tuesday) voting has officially closed.  So what exactly are we left with?  A race that either seems weirdly obvious or ferociously unpredictable. Going with a bit of “thank you’s” before we unveil our final predictions for the season. […]

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2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Actress in a Leading Role

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 AwardsCircuit.com will tackle a different category, offering up their own perspectives on those specific races.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2016. […]

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Oscars: The Ticking Clock for Five Men that the Academy Hasn’t Nominated…Yet

Welcome to Oscar Week!  It’s been 51 weeks of speculation, analyzing, and attempting relentlessly to “crack the code,” one category at a time.  This week, we’ll be bringing the final Oscar Circuit articles that break down each individual category (you can see the one’s you missed by clicking on the TAG “Oscar Circuit 2016“).  Along […]