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Circuit 3: The Best Sci-Fi Films Since 2000

This weekend, the highly anticipated sci-fi thriller, Ex Machina, arrives in my neck of the woods. A sci-fi junkie from birth, I – along with many of you out...

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Top Ten Tuesday: Doomed Epic Romances

This article was originally going to start off being a top 10 films of 1997 piece before Robert gave me a great suggestion on Twitter that I should do epic romances in...

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 5/19)

Just as Cannes 2013 is getting underway, Editor-in-Chief Clayton Davis felt an Awards Circuit Oscar Prediction 2014 update was in order. Check out his complete list of...

International Film Music Award Nominations highlight ‘Cloud Atlas’ and ‘Life of Pi’

2012 has been a great year for movie music, therefore it would be no surprise that the nominees for the International Film Music Awards would be pretty good. Lincoln and...

Houston Film Critics Society announces nominations, Lincoln leads with 8

Contrary to popular belief, I am not a member of the Houston Film Critics Society. But you’ll be hard pressed to see me arguing with the nominations they’ve...

Spotlight on Scores: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ and ‘Cloud Atlas’

The fantasy epic. Full of beautiful vistas, big sequences involving CGI, and usually a large than life score to emphasize how grand the proceedings are. Today’s...

Box Office (11.04.12)

As ever-changing as the recent weather, during the week, Argo (WB) was in a clear lead on an every day basis nationally. Sitting on top of the weekday’s polls,...

Around the Circuit: October 27th – November 2nd

It’s time to visit the week that was via our Around the Circuit piece, where we look back at articles that we feel are worth your time covering the Oscar race, new...

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 26: Cloud Atlas, Lack of Documentary Viewing, and Oscar Predictions

The Awards Circuit Power Hour returns twelve hours earlier before Hurricane Sandy plows through the East Coast.  Just in case my internet and electricity go out,...

Snippet Reviews

Cloud Atlas (***½) Simply put, Andy and Lana Wachowski and Tom Tykwer’s Cloud Atlas is an allegory about love, freedom, and the connectivity of the human spirit...

Cloud Atlas (Multiple Reviews)

Terence Johnson (****) Watching movies can provide you a range of experiences. There are films that make you question them, films that are just for enjoyment and films...

TIFF: Lawrence owns “Playbook,” Visuals Stun “Atlas,” and Over-Saturation Hurts “Watch”

Sunday is always a very bust at TIFF largely because the studios are here with junkets and getting around is a tad more difficult than other days. Cabs are scare, the...

Halle Berry shines in the new trailer for “Cloud Atlas”

A new and shorter trailer has premiered for the upcoming Cloud Atlas with Tom Hanks and Halle Berry.  The film is directed by The Wachowski Siblings (The Matrix, 1999)...

Oscar Circuit: “It’s the time of the season”

The second half of the year is upon us.  The race is about to heat up with big Oscar hopefuls coming down the pike.  Our John Foote will be in attendance at the...

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 13: Toronto Lineup, Trailers, Flops for the Fall

Great news for our readership!  Our “Power Hour” will be moving to a weekly delivery.  As the thick of the race heats up and the Awards Circuit begins to...

Poster for “Cloud Atlas”

With the 5-minute trailer premiering this past week, this simple poster has hit.  Do we have an Oscar contender on our hands?  We shall see.  Comment and see the full...

5 minute International Trailer for ‘Cloud Atlas’

Up until now, we haven’t really seen too much from the upcoming adaptation of ‘Cloud Atlas’ that the Wachowskis and Tom Twyker have made. We’ve...

Looper set to open the Toronto International Film Festival, Full Lineup released!

The Toronto International Film Festival is often seen as the start of the Oscar season and judging by the lineup, we’re in for a doozy this year if the release...

Awards Profile: Cloud Atlas

Directed By: Andy and Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer Written By: Andy and Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer Cast: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Susan...

Cloud Atlas will be unleashed on audiences this coming December!

I have absolutely no clue what to expect with the film ‘Cloud Atlas’, a joint venture between the Wachowskis (Lana and Andy…formerly Larry and Andy)...

Oscar Circuit: The Return of the Suffering Wife – Supporting Actress Predictions

It begins.  2011 film year is behind us and we saw Octavia Spencer crowned Best Supporting Actress for her work in “The Help.”  As we embark on the 2012...