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Oscar Circuit: An Original Raunchy Song Contender and Meryl Streep’s 20th?

With outlets packing their bags, and securing their itineraries in order to head off to Venice and Telluride, the August cinematic landscape has rounded out an enjoyable summer.  This past weekend, the R-rated “Sausage Party” cooked up some impressive money over the weekend.  The raunchy gem, directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon, emerged itself […]

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Oscars: 20 Academy Award Contenders from the First Half of 2016

As we exist now in the second half of the year, studios and awards strategists are positioning their slates for the fall festivals and beyond.  As the Academy Awards make pivotal announcements towards inclusion and diversity, we’re looking back at the early months to see what films and performances are in contention for next year’s Oscars. […]

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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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2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Director

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. You can […]

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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. […]