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Oscar Circuit: ‘Dope’ and ‘Me & Earl & the Dying Girl’ Emerge as Awards Contenders

Last year “The Grand Budapest Hotel” looked like at best, an Original Screenplay contender for the Oscars.  When the critics started handing out prizes, and then...

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Emmys: Is it Time for ‘Game of Thrones’ or is ‘Mad Men’ Bringing it Home?

In less than three weeks, the 2015 Emmy Award Nominations will be revealed.  At 11:30am ET on July 16, the best in television will have their chance to shine.  As...

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Oscar Circuit: Assessing the Future Landscape for the Acting Categories

The first half of the year is days from closing and the landscape thus far hasn’t offered any early year contenders such as “The Grand Budapest Hotel”...

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10 Greatest Movie Villains of All-Time (Clayton Davis)

*Our yearly tradition that cites the “Greatest ___ of All-Time” begins once again with a look at the baddest guys and gals of the silver screen.  Each writer will...

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Film Review: Inside Out (★★★½)

The buzz has been huge for Pixar’s latest venture about the mind of a little girl and the emotions that live within her.  Writer/directors Pete Docter and Ronaldo...

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Film Review: Jurassic World (★★)

Well let’s start with the obvious.  If you never saw “Jurassic Park” or “The Lost World” and “Jurassic Park III” is your...

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Oscar Circuit: Could Melissa McCarthy “Spy” on a Best Actress Nomination?

Women have been owning up the box office for the past month.  First with “Pitch Perfect 2” from director Elizabeth Banks on the same weekend as George...

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Welcome to the NEW AwardsCircuit.com

After a week and a half of sitting in layout limbo, I am proud to present the newly revamped and branded, AwardsCircuit.com. In our seven years of inception, we have...

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Oscar Circuit Monthly: Month of May Delivers ‘Mad Max’ But Little Else to the Oscar Landscape

In a new column, which is technically just an off-shoot of the regular Oscar Circuit that goes up with every Oscar Predictions update, I’ll be taking a look at the...

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2015 Critics Choice Television Awards Predictions – A Night Made for Streaming Services?

On Sunday, the Broadcast Television Journalists Association will present their awards for the very best of television at the Critics Choice Television Awards which airs...

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ACCA 1995: 20 Years in the Making and What to Consider

With ACCA 1996 officially in the books, with Joel Coen’s “Fargo” making history with a record ten wins from the esteemed community, we trek on to the...

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Film Review: Tomorrowland (★★)

There are several instances when Brad Bird‘s latest film “Tomorrowland” comes off the hinges like a door desperately trying to say attached to a house...

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Oscars 2016: Contenders So Far, Cannes Here and Now, and More Still to Come

The art of Oscar predicting is never been afraid to admit you were wrong.  Going full throttle on “The Sea of Trees” seems to have been a big mistake based...

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Film Review: Mad Max: Fury Road (★★★½)

The slickest, coolest ride you can take this year has arrived in the form of George Miller‘s “Mad Max: Fury Road” starring the talented Tom Hardy and...

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Happy Mother’s Day! Top Ten Movie and TV Moms of the Last 20 Years

THROWBACK ARTICLE: Mothers, the backbone of many children’s lives.  They protect, provide, and encourage many individuals to be the best people they can be....

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Happy 7 Year Anniversary to AwardsCircuit.com!

Seven years ago, a little site formerly called The Oscar Igloo, with a blue background, closed its doors forever.  In its place, AwardsCircuit.com was born.  A place...

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First Major Wave of Emmy Predictions Released with Oscar Predictions Updated in Best Picture!

The television awards season is upon us with plenty of things for everyone to have an opinion on.  Many of the usual suspects are scheduled to return with a dominance...

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Film Review: Maggie (★★★½)

2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: Zombies have been all the craze for quite sometime with shows like “The Walking Dead” and films like “World War Z”...

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Film Review: Meadowland (★★★½)

One of our few female Cinematographers Reed Morano steps behind the camera in a different way to make her directorial debut on “Meadowland,” written by Chris...

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Film Review: Mojave (★★★)

2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: William Monahan won an Academy Award for penning the adaptation for Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed.”  With the film...

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Film Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron (★★½)

Full disclosure: I’m not an avid superfan of the Marvel universe.  This shouldn’t disqualify me from talking about the newest mega film “Avengers:...

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Film Review: Grandma (★★★★)

2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: Paul Weitz gave the world “About a Boy” over a decade ago, masterfully telling a story through it character’s relationships...

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Film Review: Bleeding Heart (★★★)

2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: The intimate and calm nature of Diane Bell‘s “Bleeding Heart” is simply mesmerizing.  Starring Jessica Biel as May, a...

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Film Review: The Adderall Diaries (★★)

Writer/director Pamela Romanowsky‘s adaptation of “The Adderall Diaries” based on Stephen Elliott’s memoir has so many great ideas.  It’s...

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Film Review: The Overnight (★★½)

2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: There’s a point during Patrick Brice‘s darkly comedic film “The Overnight” where the humor goes from infectiously...