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Jake Gyllenhaal in talks for Jean-Marc Vallee’s next film ‘Demolition’

It appears that Jean-Marc Vallee is becoming a go-to filmmaker for smaller budgeted prestige fare. He obviously was part of the reason why Dallas Buyers Club was so...

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The Negative Effects of Gender-Swapping Roles

Women in Cinema: Since the silent days of cinema, audiences have engaged in the mirth of watching big-screen actors caricature the woman. Comedic icons such as Chaplin,...

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Six Spot #8: Best Actor 2013

Welcome back to The Six Spot! In case you missed last week’s 1997 Best Actor Six Spot, you can catch it here. This week, I finally tackle what has by far been the most...

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Under the Circuit: Jennifer Garner

The "Dallas Buyers Club" star is still looking for her first Oscar nomination, will 2014 be her year?

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Oscar Circuit: Best Original Screenplay

Our look at the individual Oscar categories continue.  If you missed a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2014.  You can also see the official Oscar...

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Oscar Circuit: Lead Actor

 And the Nominees are… Christian Bale – American Hustle Bruce Dern – Nebraska Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a...

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Oscars 2014 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Sam Coffey)

Clayton has given me the honor of being the first Awards Circuit writer out of the gate to cement my Academy Award predictions.  All the guilds and groups have weighed...

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Awards Circuit Community Awards Go Big for ‘Gravity’ with Seven Wins!

If you listened to this week’s podcast episode then you already know what the entire Awards Circuit readership chose in our Awards Circuit Community Awards.  In a...

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Oscar Circuit: Supporting Actor

And the Nominees are… Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips Bradley Cooper – American Hustle Michael Fassbender – Twelve Years a Slave Jonah Hill – The Wolf...

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Oscar Nominated Screenwriter of ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Lands Rockefeller Movie

Relativity has hired on Oscar nominated screenwriter, Craig Borten, to pen the adaptation of Ron Chernow’s Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller. Borten, who...

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Oscar Circuit: Film Editing

Our look at the individual Oscar categories continue.  If you missed a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2014.  You can also see the official Oscar...

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2014 Oscars Scenario 1: Marcia Gay Harden Shock Syndrome and an Unpredictable Race

We are just under four weeks away from the Academy Awards ceremony.  During this time, the Sundance Film Festival has come and gone, while Berlin is firmly underway....

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Oscar Circuit: Makeup and Hairstyling

Our look at the individual Oscar categories continue.  If you missed a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2014.  You can also see the official Oscar...

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Matthew McConaughey Collaborates with Gus Van Sant on ‘Sea of Trees’

I know just a few years ago it’d have been a joke to say this, but at this current moment I’m confident in saying that Matthew McConaughey is one of the most...

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Oscar’s Best Actor – Tightest Race Outside of Best Picture

We are talking a lot of the Oscars on a daily basis with some very interesting perspectives on how the race will shape up over the next five weeks or so.  Many are...

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71st Golden Globes Award Winners – ‘American Hustle’ Wins Three, ’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Where It Counts

Below are the winners of the tonight’s 71st Golden Globes awards.  We had some interesting surprises and choices.  A full examination of the winners will be up...

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‘DALLAS BUYERS CLUB’ arrives on Blu-ray & DVD February 4th

Read the Press Release: Universal City, California, January 7, 2014 — Golden Globe Award® nominee Matthew McConaughey (Mud, Magic Mike) delivers a career-defining...

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Producers Guild of America Announces Nominations – ‘Blue Jasmine’ and ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Get Boost

The Producers Guild of America announce their nominations today for film, animation, and television.  Getting a huge boost today was Woody Allen’s “Blue...

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Best of 2013: Davis Awards Choose Breakthrough and Body of Work Mentions

The next phase of the Best of the Year citations continue with some highlights of many actors and actresses that will likely not get too many mentions at the end of the...

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Oscar Circuit: ’12 Years a Slave’ Tries to Keep Its Lead Over the Holiday Movie Rush

OSCAR PREDICTIONS 2013: Well, here we are…many of the studios will be closing up for business today to go on their holiday leave, save for a couple of publicists...

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Phoenix Film Critics Give their Top Prize to ’12 Years a Slave’

This year is beginning to get boring and boring fast.  And I’m one that loves 12 Years a Slave but there are plenty of other films that deserve mentions along the...

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Houston Film Critics Choose ’12 Years a Slave’ for Best Picture, Cuaron Wins Director

The HFCS Top 10 Films of 2012 1.       12 Years A Slave 2.       Gravity 3.       American Hustle 4.       Nebraska 5.       Dallas...

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2014 Oscar Predictions – Quick Updates to the Major Categories

With the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild unveiling their nominations over the past two days, the race has taken a shape, many didn’t see happening....

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New York Film Critics Circle Preview – What Will Show Up Tomorrow?

The New York Film Critics Circle will be cooking up their favorite films and performances of 2013 tomorrow beginning at 10:00 am Eastern time.  The East Coast group...

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Independent Spirit Award Nominations Announced!

The Film Independent Spirit Awards – which recognize the finest achievements by independent filmmakers – have released their 2013 nominations. To no...