All posts tagged "Argo"

  • Article
    Good Reads: “Django Unchained” & “Argo”

    Hello, welcome to Good Reads where I look into what makes the screenplay winners Oscar worthy. We’ve...

  • Festivals
    TIFF: Do ppl luv or h8 Men, Women & Children?

    Much like the insta-tweet reactions from last weekend’s Telluride, Awards Circuit brings you more insta-tweet reactions from...

  • Article
    Six Spot #3: Best Supporting Actor 2012

    Welcome back to the Six Spot!  In case you’re new to the Six Spot, this is a...

  • Women in Cinema
    No Country for Latin Women at the Oscars

    WOMEN IN CINEMA: When it comes to handing out Oscars for acting, the Academy has always maintained...

  • News
    Matt Damon Joins the Cast of Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’

    Matt Damon has reportedly joined the cast of Interstellar, the new film by Christopher Nolan. The role...

  • Article
    In The End, Was It Always ‘Argo’?

    Almost exactly a year ago, I mentioned Ben Affleck’s film Argo as a potential Best Picture winner at the 85th Academy Awards. We had just finished the prior season and with The Artist about to be crowned an Oscar winner, the staff of The Awards Circuit had turned our attention to this...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 2/24)

    Well it happened, ladies and gents! Ben Affleck’s mega-popular Argo “Crash“-ed its way to “Best Picture” victory. Just like Paul Haggis’ come-from-behind champion in 2006, Argo took home the very same wins in the very same categories (Picture, Screenplay, and Editing), in addition to being announced the winner by Jack Nicholson yet...

  • Article
    Oscars 2013: Will Win/Should Win (Hamer)

    I knew this day would come, and it is with a sense of both excitement and sadness.  By the end of my long deployment, I will have earned the most difficult and significant achievement of my life – Surface Warfare Officer Qualification, and finally perform the mission that my ship and I...

  • Article
    Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Mark Johnson)

    (The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

  • Article
    Oscar 2013: Will Win/Should Win (Mike)

    (The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

  • Article
    Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections(Terence)

    (The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

  • Article
    Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Melkonian)

    (The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

  • Article
    Oscar Circuit: Best Supporting Actor

    And the Nominees are… Alan Arkin – Argo Oscar Scene: “Argo fuck yourself” Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook Oscar Scene: “When life reaches out with a woman like this it’s a sin if you don’t reach back, I’m telling you its a sin if you don’t reach back!” Philip Seymour...

  • Article
    Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Young)

    (The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 2/17)

    We’re just one week away from the 85th Annual Academy Awards, and the love for Argo continues to pile up even in these last few crucial days. In the latest Power Hour, The Awards Circuit staff discussed how the USC Scripter Awards and BAFTAs — both, of course, went for Ben Affleck’s...

  • News
    Writers Guild Winners

    Commentary coming tomorrow.  Too tired. Best Original Screenplay Mark Boal – Zero Dark Thirty Best Adapted Screenplay Chris Terrio – Argo Documentary Feature Searching for Sugar Man

  • News
    American Cinema Editors crown ‘Argo’, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ and ‘Brave’

    Add another guild win to Argo‘s impressive tally, as the American Cinema Editors honored William Goldberg’s work on the film with the Best Edited Feature (Dramatic) prize. The 63rd annual ACE Eddie Awards, held last night, celebrate the best in editing for the year. Also picking up prizes for film editing were...

  • Article
    2013 Writers Guild of America Preview

    The Writers Guild of America will be announcing their winners tomorrow, Sunday, February 17.  All season long there have been many instances, which I’m just as guilty of, where we doubt Argo’s chances in an awards show.  The BFCA and Golden Globes seemed expected.  The Producers Guild of America was cool.  The SAG Ensemble win was...

  • Article
    Oscar Predictions – State of the Race and Peaking at Oscar Ballots

    The Oscars are less than two weeks away. It seems everyone and his mother is choosing Argo to take it all in the end, which is perfectly sound since the film did pick up Producers Guild, Directors Guild, SAG Ensemble, Golden Globe, Critics Choice, and – a bit surprisingly – BAFTA. If...

  • Editor
    Oscar Circuit: Sound Mixing

    Best Achievement in Sound Mixing Argo – John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia Les Miserables – Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes Life of Pi – Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin Lincoln – Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins Skyfall – Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson Arguably one...

  • Oscar Circuit
    Oscar Circuit: Original Score

    Original Score is one of the most interesting categories year in and year out, with the list of films that were disqualified being almost as good of a list as the nominees. This year was not only a great year for film but film music, with the 5 nominees beating out many...

  • Podcasts
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 40: BAFTA, Screenplays, and 2014 Contenders!

    The Awards Circuit Power Hour generates some lively discussions this week among the staff.  I’m joined by Terence, Joey, and Mark to dive into the Oscar race as well as other various topics: We talk about the BAFTA Awards that took place on Sunday where Argo reigned supreme.  How many awards will...

  • News
    ‘Argo’ continues its sweep winning the USC Scripter

    Ben Affleck’s Argo beat out some incredible competition to win the University of Southern California Scripter Award last night.  The film which has picked up a considerable amount of momentum since Oscar nominations were announced January 10, topped the category over presumed frontrunner Tony Kushner for penning Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln. Oscar ballots...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 2/10)

    We are now officially two weeks away from Oscar Sunday, which only means The Awards Circuit is working double-time to bring you the latest and greatest in awards news. We started off our charitable offerings with some fun yet informative banter on Power Hour, each of us sharing our thoughts on the...

  • News
    Watch the 25th Annual USC Scripter Awards Here Tonight

    The USC Scripter awards are tonight and you can watch the live stream here at the Awards Circuit. At the Oscars, the category that will most likely reveal early on what will win Best Picture is Adapted Screenplay, where Tony Kushner (Lincoln), Chris Terrio (Argo), and David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)...