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Oscars: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Wins DGA for ‘The Revenant’ Making History, Will the Oscars Follow?

The Directors Guild of America (or the DGA) named their winners from the 2015 year on Saturday night and cited Alejandro González Iñárritu as the Best Director for...

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DGA Preview: It’s Anyone’s Game with a Winner Not Clearing Up a Thing

The Directors Guild of America will take place this Saturday (can’t believe it) and we will get, hopefully, a clearer picture of what the Oscars can look like on...

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Awards Circuit Launches Community Forum for Lovers of Movies, TV, and More!

Due to popular demand, the Awards Circuit has officially launched its “Awards Circuit Community Forums,” another opportunity for our dedicated readership to...

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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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SAG Winners: ‘Spotlight’ Prevails with Idris Elba Making History as a Non-Oscar Nominee

The SAG Awards handed out their awards tonight offering up some more insight into the Oscar race.  The big winner of the night was the cast of Tom McCarthy’s...

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SAG Awards Predictions and Preview: Looking Like 2006 All Over Again?

On Saturday, the SAG Awards will take place, handing out awards to actors by actors.  With the Oscar nominations officially out, and stirring up their own set of...

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Awards Circuit Staff Top 10 of 2015

The Oscars have weighed in with their choices on what was “best” of the year, along with dozens of critics groups and guilds.  The staff of Awards Circuit...

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OSCARS: Initial Gut Predictions for the Ceremony! Who Dreams in Gold?

The Oscar nominations were announced earlier today and boy, did we get a few zingers, although, not as many as you’d think.  Let’s look at some of the...

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OSCARS: Final Guesses for an Uncommon Year, ‘Mad Max’ and ‘The Revenant’ Predicted to Lead with 10 Each

Pencils and erasers down.  Send your tests to the front of the class.  2016 Oscar Predictions are officially closed here on Awards Circuit.  The Academy Awards will...

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Oscars: Looking to the DGA for Clarity on a Very Foggy Season

After the weirdness of the Golden Globes on Sunday night, we move into the week where we finally learn who and what is going to be nominated for an Academy Award.  We...

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Golden Globes: ‘The Revenant’ and Leonardo DiCaprio Win Big as Shockers Come All Night Long

The Golden Globes threw curveball after curveball with their awards on Sunday night.  Beginning with the first award of the night, two-time winner Kate Winslet beat out...

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Oscars: Predictions for the Golden Globes, and Updates for the Academy Awards

With the Golden Globes coming on Sunday evening, AMPAS will turn in their ballots this Friday, locking in a mystery that won’t be revealed until next week.  Some...

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Best of 2015: Who and What SHOULD Be Given Oscars for the Year!

The 2015 Year-in-Review continues as I’ve already weighed in with the Top 10 films of the year along my personal ballot.  It’s now time to take those...

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Best of 2015: Top 10 Films of the Year Encapsulate Love and Redemption

The Top 10.  What we determine as the representation of the film year to conclude either a success or less than.  Narrowing a large amount of great films to a list of...

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2015 Year In Review: My Personal Ballot for an Unpredictable Year for Cinema

The year-in-review series has officially begun.  2015 is firmly behind us and we venture off into the sunset, attempting to cite the very best in films and performances...

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Oscars: Predicting the Wave of Guilds to Announce including BAFTA, ASC, ACE

The next few days are going to bountiful in terms of awards announcements, as Oscar ballots sit firmly in the hands of the Academy.  Here’s the schedule: National...

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Producers Guild of America Preview: Are We Set for a Shocking Exclusion?

On Saturday, January 2, the voting for the Producers Guild of America closes up and if I’m a betting man, most of the ballots will likely be turned in by this...

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Oscars: Thoughts from Voters Before Ballots are Handed Out

The day is nearly here.  Publicists and awards strategists are in overdrive at the moment, as they know that Wednesday, Oscar ballots are in the hands of voters....

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OSCARS: 9 Weird Things That Can Happen On Nomination Morning

Oscar ballots will be in the hands of voters by Wednesday, pushing forward an all out mysterious season.  With all the different scenarios and friendly reminders spoken...

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WANTED! Search for the Surprise Oscar Nominee Begins with 10 Suspects

We look for them every year. The nominee that swoops in at the last minute and shows either the strength of a certain film that is nominated for Best Picture or one that...

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OSCARS: Ten Performances That the Academy Shouldn’t Overlook On Their Ballots

As lovers of the Academy machine, we tend to feel they have their minds made up when the nominations for the Golden Globes and SAG are announced.  We hope that the...

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OSCARS: 10 Films AMPAS Should Watch Over the Break

As AMPAS members enjoy their holiday weekend, and venture off into this next week before New Year’s, many are sitting by their fireplaces, getting through their...

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Oscars: The Chances for ‘Star Wars’ with the Holiday Upon Us

With a record breaking box office weekend, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has landed with a love that’s palpable in all corners of not just the...

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Film Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (★★★½)

There has been an awakening…and it is good.  In 1977, George Lucas gave birth to “Star Wars: A New Hope.”  A monumental achievement that has bled...

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Film Review: The Hateful Eight (★★★)

Having the time of his life, Quentin Tarantino’s newest western romp “The Hateful Eight” features the writer/director’s slickest and wildest...