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Circuit Community: What is Your Dream Actress/Director Pairing?

We took quite a few questions on the latest podcast episode, which will be up later tonight.  One question we didn’t get to, but I think is very interesting...

AroundtheCircuit

Around the Circuit: November 10 – November 16

  Link(s) of the week: Grantland’s Mark Harris studied the Screenplay category placement nightmare and suggested how to fix it. Other worthy news from around...

Critics Choice Nominations Announced!

18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Winners to be announced live on the CW Television Network from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on January 10, 2013. BEST...

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Preview

Tomorrow morning, the Critics Choice Awards will bestow their nominees for the world to see.  While it might sound biased, I very much respect the organization’s...

Bigelow and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ hit big with Washington Film Critics

Thanks to reader Jamie for the heads up! Washington Film Critics have announced their winners after just announcing their nominees a day ago.  Zero Dark Thirty emerged...

Bigelow and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ hit big with Washington Film Critics

Washington Film Critics have announced their winners after just announcing their nominees a day ago.  Zero Dark Thirty emerged victorious along with director Kathryn...

Les Miserables (****)

In what seems like an eternity, Tom Hooper’s long-awaited Les Miserables starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, and Anne Hathaway has finally been screened and...

Los Angeles Film Critics Awards Preview

New York, National Board of Review, and Boston have all pounced on the awards and rewarded Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty both Best Picture and Best Director....

Why ‘Lincoln’ Can Still Win Picture…

While Zero Dark Thirty, admittedly a brilliant, troubling film, has taken two of the major Best Picture and Best Director Awards, I am still a firm believer that Lincoln...

New York Film Critics Winners Announced!!

Will be announced shortly!  Check back for the winners as they are announced!  My predictions are here. WINNERS Best Picture – Zero Dark Thirty!!!!! Best...

Zero Dark Thirty (****)

Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and Oscar-winning screenwriter Mark Boal take their newest effort, Zero Dark Thirty, to places I couldn’t have imagined....

Previewing the New York Film Critics Circle

The precursor award season is about to kick off on Monday with the New York Film Critics naming their best of the year.  This is when all the speculation, hope, and...

11 Live Action Shorts Advance in Oscar® Race

WE’RE BACK!!! Attempting to catch up on news, the 11 Live Action Short Finalists have been announced!  Check them out after the jump with the press release:

2013 Independent Spirit Award Nominations

2013 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD NOMINATIONS BEST FEATURE Beasts of the Southern Wild Bernie Keep the Lights On Moonrise Kingdom Silver Linings Playbook BEST DIRECTOR...

Les Miserables Embargoed, Quick Thoughts from NY Screening

Evidently there is an embargo on Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables that screened yesterday.  The review was up for twelve hours or so before I had to pull it down until...

Watch New Clips from ‘Playing for Keeps’

Before it opens nationwide on December 7, catch a glimpse of Gerard Butler and Jessica Biel in their new romantic comedy, Playing for Keeps.  You can download the seven...

Rumors Suggest Matthew Vaughn being considered to direct ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

Over the next few months to a year, many rumors will start circulating the web about who will be starring/writing/directing the upcoming “Untitled Star Wars...

Weekend Openings: 11/2/2012

Forgive the obvious pun, but I’ve got my money on Ralph wrecking his competition at the box office this weekend to cap off a nice week of triumphs for Disney. ...

‘The Hobbit’ submits an Original Song for Oscar Consideration

The Warner Brothers Awards Site has had their roster listed for a few weeks now.  Big contenders like Ben Affleck’s Argo, Christopher Nolan’s The Dark...

China’s Answer to Scorsese

A loose cross between Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Marvel’s The Avengers (2012), the Chinese film, The Four (2012), marks the beginning of an amazing era of filmmaking...

The Four (****)

Action packed, thrilling, and very beautifully shot, “The Four” takes the audience into the corrupt world of those who seek power attempting to overthrow those in...

Oscar Circuit: “10 Weeks to Go”

The Oscar race is beginning to formulate itself.  As it stands the Academy Awards have positioned themselves to be the wildest of wild cards of the Oscar season....

Christoph Waltz Signs on Opposite Michael Douglas in Mike Newell’s Cold War Drama “Reykjavik”

Soon to be the latest in the ever-fascinating portrayals of U.S. Presidents, Mike Newell’s Cold War era historical drama, Reykjavik, is in the process of rounding...

Oscar Question of the Day – Four-Time Oscar Winner

Katherine Hepburn has the distinct honor of being awarded four Oscars in her lifetime, all for Best Actress in a Leading Role.  Hepburn won for Morning Glory (1933),...

Sizing Up: Best Director

Sizing Up Series continues with an in-depth look at the Director candidates for this year’s Oscar ceremony.  As was the case last year, there are a few things to...