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Good Reads: “Django Unchained” & “Argo”

Hello, welcome to Good Reads where I look into what makes the screenplay winners Oscar worthy. We’ve already discussed the winners of 2014 and 2013, now it’s...

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Here’s the First Poster for Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’

The film isn’t even close to shooting yet, but we already have a Poster to share with you for Quentin Tarantino‘s eighth film The Hateful Eight. Furthermore,...

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Quentin Tarantino wants to make a ‘Django Unchained’ miniseries?

One of the coolest things going on at the Cannes Film Festival besides, you know, the movie screenings, happened to be the celebration of Quentin Tarantino‘s Pulp...

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Six Spot #3: Best Supporting Actor 2012

Welcome back to the Six Spot!  In case you’re new to the Six Spot, this is a column where I look at the cold hard facts to determine who or what would have been...

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Quentin Tarantino’s Next Film to be Another Western

It’s always a bit of mystery what Quentin Tarantino has going on in his mind when it comes to upcoming projects (since he seems to have a bunch of projects...

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?...

Circuit 3: Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born on March 27, 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Tarantino is known best for his non-linear story-lines and excessive on-screen...

Writer’s Block: Quentin Tarantino

“You’re so cool, You’re so cool, You’re so cool.” Alabama Worley’s thoughts while watching Clarence negotiate himself out of a...

‘Django Unchained’ and ‘Ted’ Score Seven Nominations for the MTV Movie Awards!

And you thought the awards season was over?  The MTV Movie Awards have announced their nominations and FINALLY existing (somewhat) in a post-Twilight world, the same...

Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Mark Johnson)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known...

Oscar Circuit: Best Supporting Actor

And the Nominees are… Alan Arkin – Argo Oscar Scene: “Argo fuck yourself” Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook Oscar Scene: “When life...

Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Young)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known...

Christoph Waltz stars in ‘Djesus Uncrossed’

Christoph Waltz hosted NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” last night and participated in a spoof of his Oscar-nominated film, Django Unchained.  While there...

The Tarantino Effect – When Will Oscar See Him as a Director, Not a Writer

With all the craziness of awards season, I hadn’t fully noticed the big story circulating among the writers branch that the two great screenwriters Mark Boal and...

2013 Writers Guild of America Preview

The Writers Guild of America will be announcing their winners tomorrow, Sunday, February 17.  All season long there have been many instances, which I’m just as...

Oscar Circuit: Best Original Screenplay

Whether viewed as a consolation prize for a well-regarded film that has no chance of winning Best Picture, or a sign that a film in the discussion for the...

Oscar Predictions – State of the Race and Peaking at Oscar Ballots

The Oscars are less than two weeks away. It seems everyone and his mother is choosing Argo to take it all in the end, which is perfectly sound since the film did pick up...

Oscar Circuit: Sound Editing

And the nominees are: Argo – Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn Django Unchained – Wylie Stateman Life of Pi – Eugene Gearty and Philip Stockton Skyfall...

Oscar Circuit: Cinematography

And the Nominees Are: Roger Deakins, Skyfall Janusz Kaminski, Lincoln Claudio Miranda, Life of Pi Seamus McGarvey, Anna Karenina Robert Richardson, Django Unchained Few...

‘Django Unchained’ Becomes Tarantino’s Highest Grossing Film Ever

The Weinstein Company is pretty proud of Quentin Tarantino’s latest effort, Django Unchained. Aside from the two Golden Globe wins for Best Supporting Actor...

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 34: New Year’s Spectacular

We start the podcast off with the Academy Idol Results.  Are you surprised by the results?  You may be. All the writers make New Year’s Resolutions for...

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 12/30)

Happy New Year (almost), readers of The Awards Circuit. In less than twenty-four hours, we’ll all be citizens of the year 2013, so get excited! I don’t need...

Oscar Circuit – The Final Stretch and End of the Year Honors Begin!

We are in the final stretch of Phase 1 of awards season. Oscar ballots are due this coming Thursday, January 3rd, with nominations being announced exactly one week...

Open Thread for Reactions to ‘Django Unchained’ and ‘Les Miserables’

I’m dying to hear what our readership thought of the two big Christmas openers, Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained and Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables....

Weekend Openings: 12/25-12/28

Quentin Tarantino’s career-long itch to put his stamp on the beloved Spaghetti Western finally takes form with the release of Django Unchained to begin the...