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Circuit 3: Best Films From the First Half of 2015

The first half of 2015 is coming to a close. While it hasn’t been an all-time great first half of the year, the cream of the crop has left us plenty to be excited...

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Circuit 3: What New Shows Are You Watching?

I’ve grown a little bored with the TV shows I’m watching. While I’ve tried just about everything outside of network TV – because, no – I...

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Circuit 3 A-Z: Films That Begin With the Letter ‘K’

If movies were a sport, then post-Oscars – March and April – would be the off-season. It’s a brutally boring time of year filled with films that fall...

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Circuit 3: The Characters of Mad Men

This weekend, the big release is Furious 7. But if you thought for one second I would dedicate a Circuit 3 to that franchise, you’re probably as likely see a week...

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Circuit 3: College Films

Today kicks off the annual tradition of March Madness, one of the biggest events in collegiate sports. While I – like so many others – have undefeated...

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Circuit 3: Greatest Costume Designs

This week, Disney will release its live-action take on Cinderella, starring Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother. I’m not sure how good of a film it will be,...

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Circuit 3: Most Anticipated Films of 2015

With the 87th Academy Awards fully in our rear view mirror, we’ve begun setting our gaze to the upcoming film year, and the subsequent Oscar race that will...

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Circuit 3: Oscar Wishes

Ok fellow Oscar geeks, the week has finally arrived! Yes, we did this same Circuit 3 last Oscar season, and yes, I used that same, cute Aladdin/Oscar picture there, too....

Circuit 3: If You Had The Academy’s Ear

The Oscars are a mere ten days away, but ballots just went out to AMPAS members last week, so many probably haven’t cast their final votes to decide best in show...

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Circuit 3: Best of the Decade… So Far

It’s hard to believe, but we are already halfway through the decade. It seems like just yesterday I was naming The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003), No...

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Circuit 3: Marion Cotillard

The first time I remember seeing Marion Cotillard was in Big Fish (2003), and she had been making films for almost a decade by that time. How an actress so naturally...

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Circuit 3: Happiest Nominations, Biggest Snubs

Last week, the Oscar nominations were announced, bringing with them the usual clatter of snubs and omissions. Now that a week has passed and the dust has begun to...

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Circuit 3: 72nd Annual Golden Globes Wishes and Long Shot Predictions

This Sunday, January 11, at 8pm EST, the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards will be handed out on NBC. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association gives out awards to the...

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Circuit 3: Ian McKellen

As the site advocate for all that is Middle-earth (I make no secret that The Lord of the Rings trilogy was my #1 film of the first decade in the 21st century), I have to...

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Circuit 3: Ralph Fiennes

Ah, the great and beloved Ralph Fiennes finally gets a Circuit 3. One of the best actors of the past twenty-some odd years, Ralph Fiennes has been a central character in...

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Circuit 3 A-Z: Films That Begin With the Letter ‘I’

It’s been a few weeks, so let’s get back to our alphabet game of Circuit 3. We left off on the letter H about four weeks ago (you can still list your...

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Circuit 3: Young Adult Film Adaptations

Adapting young adult novels into film is not a new concept. They’ve been doing this for years now. However, with multi-million film franchises like Harry Potter,...

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Circuit 3: The Films of Christopher Nolan

If this sounds familiar, then you probably remember us doing a Circuit 3 on Christopher Nolan in August, 2012. With his new film, Interstellar, currently dividing the...

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Circuit 3 A-Z: Films That Begin With the Letter ‘H’

How do you follow up ranking films that begin with the letter G when so many of the greatest films of all time begin with that letter? Trick question, yo! You follow it...

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Circuit 3 A-Z: Films That Begin With the Letter ‘G’

A few weeks ago, we continued ranking our favorite films by letter. We left off with the letter F, so we now move on to calling out the three best films to start with...

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Circuit 3: Films Starring Brad Pitt

I have just one question for you: Who the hell doesn’t love Brad Pitt? Not only is the guy one of the coolest people in the world (I mean, he landed Angelina,...

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Circuit 3: The Films of David Fincher

I wanted to give us all the weekend to see David Fincher’s latest film, the adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, before making the auteur the subject of...

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Circuit 3 A-Z: Films That Begin With the Letter ‘E’

A couple of weeks ago, we ranked films that begin with the letter D, so this week we will continue on by listing the three best films that begin with the letter E. Some...

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Circuit 3: 80s Classics

Perhaps unlike any other decade, the 80s gifted us with films that stand alone from any other era. Maybe it’s just me, but it feels like the 80s has a genre of...

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Circuit 3 A-Z: Films That Begin With the Letter ‘D’

We pick up where we left off, alphabetically speaking, with the letter D, as we continue ranking the three best films of all time in this fun game of alphabet soup (to...