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  • Editor
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 98: Cannes Winners, X-Men Reactions, and Cinematic Confessions

    Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things...

  • News
    Sony Pictures Classics Acquires ‘The Salt of the Earth’, Winner of Un Certain Regard at Cannes

    Read the Press Release: NEW YORK (May 25, 2014) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have...

  • Article
    Will Julianne Moore Finally Gain Oscar Recognition for ‘Map to the Stars’?

    I’ve covered the Academy Awards since 2008 in very different landscapes.  When I transformed AwardsCircuit.com from the...

  • Poster
    Michel Hazanavicius’ ‘The Search’ Gets an International Trailer and Poster

    CANNES FILM FESTIVAL: It’s been three years since Michel Hazanavicius captured the hearts of Oscar voters and...

  • Festivals
    ‘Foxcatcher’ Premieres at Cannes – Oscars Come a Knockin’ for Miller and the Cast

    After what has felt like an eternity of a wait, Bennett Miller’s upcoming psychological thriller Foxcatcher has...

  • Festivals
    2014 Cannes Film Festival Lineup Revealed

    The Cannes Film Festival is one of the most prestigious and important film festivals in the world...

  • Festivals
    ‘Grace of Monaco’ to Open the Cannes Film Festival

    Well, that was a quick about face. After reports only a day or so ago came out...

  • Community
    Circuit 3: Film Festivals

    With Venice and Telluride under way and Toronto right around the corner, it felt like the right...

  • Around the Circuit
    Around the Circuit: May 25 – May 31

      Link(s) of the week: Cannes wrapped up. So there’s all of this:  In Contention’s Gregory Ellwood can’t stop talking about these ten films from Cannes, while wondering which Cannes selections might end the year with a date with Oscar. While Alex Billington of First Showing presented his six favorite films of the fest. Awards Daily’s Sasha Stone compares Cannes winners to Oscar, and...

  • Article
    The MPAA and the Uphill Battle of ‘Blue is the Warmest Colour’

    “Why can’t you just enjoy the movie?  Why does it always have to turn into a ‘woman thing?’” It’s the common refrain I hear anytime I go to the movies with friends; I can’t allow myself to enjoy a movie without discussing gender.  It might be because that as an entertainment writer,...

  • Festivals
    Blue is the Warmest Color wins the Palme d’Or, Bejo and Dern pick up acting prizes

    The Cannes Film Festival wrapped up today and Blue is The Warmest Color took the Palme d’Or. The coming of age lesbian drama was one of the odds on favorites to take the award. The Steven Spielberg led jury managed to spread the wealth with the awards highlighting movies like Inside Llewyn...

  • Around the Circuit
    Around the Circuit: May 18 – May 24

      Link(s) of the week: Deadline’s Pete Hammond dishes on the parties and acquisitions that took place at Cannes. He also praised Robert Redford’s performance in All is Lost, and feels the veteran actor could be up for his second acting nomination this year for his outstanding work.

  • Festivals
    Bruce Dern Gets Praise from Cannes for Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’

    Alexander Payne has been someone who has been looked at as one of the most consistent directors in the business. Many of his films have received Oscar recognition and even his cult classics are looked upon favorably. His last effort The Descendants (2011), that won the Oscar for Adapted Screenplay, I found...

  • Festivals
    Cannes Reacts to Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Only God Forgives’ With a Clear Divide!

    I feel very confident that it may be time to seriously look to Academy Award nominee Kristin Scott Thomas as a potential candidate for Best Supporting Actress in Nicolas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives.  The first reactions have come out of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and many seem to be praising...

  • Festivals
    Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up ‘The Past’

    Any other result would have been a real surprise/disappointment for the studio I’m sure, but still, it’s good to hear that Sony Pictures Classics is staying in the Asghar Farhadi business. They did quite well with A Separation a few years ago, and now they’ve picked up Farhadi’s new film The Past...

  • Around the Circuit
    Around the Circuit: May 11 – 17

    Link(s) of the week: Brad Brevet at Rope of Silicon previews the Cannes Film Festival by listing the ten films he is anticipating the most. Meanwhile, Pete Hammond at Deadline wonders if this year’s fest will have the same impact on Oscar as the last two. And finally, Scott Beggs at Film...

  • News
    Positive Reactions Pour in for Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Past’ from Cannes Film Festival

    After delighting audiences and critics with his Oscar-winning drama A Separation (2011), Asghar Farhadi’s follow-up film The Past with Tahar Rahim and Berenice Bejo were on the top of many anticipated lists for the year.  As the film just played at the Cannes Film Festival, reactions started pouring in with very positive...

  • Festivals
    Twitter Reactions Erupt for Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Bling Ring’ From Cannes!

    Much like last year, since there’s no official Awards Circuit presence over at the Cannes Film Festival, I plan to bring you the initial reactions to some of the high profile movies making their debuts. First up we have Sofia Coppola’s latest film The Bling Ring, which stars Emma Watson and features...

  • News
    Warner Bros. Acquires Ryan Gosling’s Directorial Debut ‘How To Catch a Monster’

    Ladies and gentleman, the first business deal of the Cannes Film Festival had gone down, and it doesn’t even involve a film playing at Cannes! Yes, Warner Brothers has stepped up and acquired the writing and directing debut of one Ryan Gosling. The film is called How To Catch a Monster and...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 4/28)

    Ahoy there, readers of The Awards Circuit! I hope your week was lucrative and filled with a ton of movie-related adventures. On our end, our week began in France. Okay…fine, we weren’t that lucky, but we did discuss the Cannes film festival lineup in the latest episode of Power Hour! Announced as...

  • Podcasts
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 47: Next Great Oscar Host, Cannes Festival Lineup, ACCA 1999 Nominations!

    Awards Circuit Power Hour is up and alive again this week with a jammed-packed agenda for all of your listening pleasures.  A lot of great stuff to talk about from the past week: The Cannes Film Festival announced their lineup and we dive into the very “American” centric choices they have decided...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 4/21)

    Hello there, Awards Circuit fans! We started things off very ironically by posting the winners of a recent awards show. An awards show this early in the year, you say? Why, yes, the MTV Movie Awards is the red-headed stepchild of the award shows since it airs after the Oscars®, and certainly...

  • Festivals
    Cannes Film Festival Includes ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’, ‘Only God Forgives’, Roman Polanski, and More!

    As we all wait for the “official” announcement of the films that will be playing at this year’s prestigious Cannes Film Festival, IndieWire seems to already have the list.  They films will officially start being announced at 11:00am, but with the leaked list at hand, some exciting and head-scratching films will be...

  • Article
    Contemplating Potential Cannes Film Festival Showings

    With the first domino of the Cannes Film Festival having just fallen and The Great Gatsby debuting, why not ponder what else could play at the fest? I’ve done that since the announcement, and while it’s truly a fool’s errand to try to accurately predict what will actually unspool at Cannes, I’ve...

  • News
    Steven Spielberg Will Preside as President over the Cannes Film Festival Jury

    He wasn’t able to win his third Best Director Oscar last weekend, but Steven Spielberg has been chosen to head up the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival Competition Jury as a nice consolation prize. Spielberg competed for the Palme d’Or with his first film, The Sugarland Express, in 1974. That was the only...