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Clayton Davis

Editor-in-Chief & Owner at The Awards Circuit
Clayton Davis started to write professionally in his sophomore year of college when Johnny Alba, the editor and owner of the old Oscar prediction site, The Oscar Igloo, had an opening for staff writers. Clayton wrote for The Igloo for nearly four years before being appointed editor and revamping and renaming The Oscar Igloo into the now popular mega-site, The Awards Circuit. Since then, Clayton has become a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to awards season show, The Critics Choice Awards. Most recently, Clayton is a now an active member of the International Press Academy, which hosts the popular Satellite Awards as well as the newly integrated Broadcast Television Journalists Association, which hosts the Critics Choice Television Awards. In June 2014 he became the year's first accepted member to New York Film Critics Online. He has been quoted in various outlets (,,,,, and continues to raise the bar for film-talking enthusiasts around the globe.
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  • epgenius

    As far as the main categories are concerned, I think it’s very up in the air, though I did like Drive very much. I think Ryan Gosling was excellent, as usual, and was very impressed with Albert Brooks and the direction.

    The surest pick this year is even listed though.

    I love animated shorts and, by far, the best one out this year is Flowers for Jupiter by Chris Mars. The art is amazing and macabre, and the story is similarly beautiful, breathtaking and heartbreaking. Even if you don’t usually like the shorts, it’s an underrated category and Flowers for Jupiter is the best I’ve seen in years!

    • filmlovermatt77

      drive was also snubbed

  • filmlovermatt77

    the tree of life was the best film of 2011, followed by hugo, i thought the artist was highly overrated but when you have harvey weistein backin it anything can win, the tree of life was an absolute masterpiece at least it was nominated, i was so glad clooney did not win, the descendants was a tasteless awful film, was glad to see meryl finally get her due, but the best female performance out of the nominees was glen close, and as far as best male performance i thougt demian bichir gave the best performance, the best male performance of the year however was michael shannon or woody harolson imo they should have been nominated instead of clooney and brad pitt, overall a good oscars but in a sub par year for film, i thought it was a good show and glad to see billy back