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INTERVIEW: Kyle MacLachlan talks ‘Inside Out’, Returning to ‘Twin Peaks’, and more

Depending on your age, Kyle MacLachlan is either someone you know from Blue Velvet, Showgirls, or Twin Peaks. Over the past few weeks, a whole new generation will now...

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Interview: Director José Luis Montesinos and star Lluis Altés talk ‘The Runner’

After its award-winning festival run throughout Europe, the new short film The Runner is enjoying a second wind after recently playing to appreciative audiences in Palm...

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Interview: Finn Wittrock Talks ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’

It’s not exclamatory to say that Finn Wittrock was one of the breakout stars of the 2014-2015 TV season with his daring and delightfully deranged performance as...

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Interview: ‘Outlander’ star Sam Heughan Talks Controversial Finale and More

One of the biggest stories of the TV season this past year was Outlander, Starz’ lavish adaptation of the populer book series. Despite airing on Saturdays the show...

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INTERVIEW: John Cusack talks his career and ‘Love & Mercy’

For years now, few have fascinated me in the industry more than John Cusack. Always seemingly interested in projects just a shade off from what you’d expect out of...

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INTERVIEW: Josh and Benny Safdie talk about their stunning new film ‘Heaven Knows What’

Ever since I saw Heaven Knows What back at the New York Film Festival and listened to Josh Safdie and Benny Safdie talk about its inception, I’ve wanted to sit...

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INTERVIEW: Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander talk ‘Ex Machina’

Earlier this week, Awards Circuit was invited to take part in a roundtable discussion with Ex Machina stars Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander. The film from...

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INTERVIEW: ‘It Follows’ Star Maika Monroe Talks Horror and an Apocalyptic Detroit

Labeling actress Maika Monroe a “scream queen” is a bit of a misnomer, but it’s a term quickly applied to her after her one-two punch as the female...

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INTERVIEW: James Gray talks ‘The Immigrant’ and his Next Film

One thing becomes very apparent when you talk to filmmaker James Gray…the man is willing to talk about pretty much anything. Even when it comes to the distribution...

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INTERVIEW: Anton Yelchin talks ‘5 to 7′

Year in and year out, Anton Yelchin continues to make interesting choices as an actor. He’s one of the more underrated young performers out there in my estimation,...

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Finding Vivian Maier Directors Talk Oscars, Recognition, and Finding Bigger Boxes

Documentaries about the distinctions of a person’s private and public persona are fascinating, none more so than Finding Vivian Maier. The Oscar-nominated...

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Interview: Oscar Nominated Visual Effects Supervisor Stephane Ceretti On “Guardians Of The Galaxy”

Visual effects supervisor Stephane Ceretti is nominated for an Oscar for his work on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. He also worked on other Marvel films such as...

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Interview: Oscar Nominated Makeup & Hair Designer Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou On “Guardians Of The Galaxy”

Hair designer and head of the makeup department Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou is nominated for an Oscar for her work on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. She’s also...

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Ryan Reynolds and Marjane Satrapi talk ‘The Voices’

Recently, Awards Circuit was lucky enough to be part of a sit down with Ryan Reynolds to talk about his new film The Voices. Also joining Reynolds for the chat was his...

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Interview: Oscar Nominated VFX Supervisor Dan Deleeuw On Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Dan Deleeuw is the visual effects supervisor for Captain America: Winter Soldier, and earned an Oscar nomination for his work alongside Russell Earl, Bryan Gill and...

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Interview: ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ Oscar-Nominated Composer John Powell On The Challenges In The Industry

John Powell earned his first Oscar nomination in 2010 for the first How To Train Your Dragon but he boasts an impressive resume spanning 25 years with a mix of animated...

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Oscar-Nominee Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart, and More talk ‘Still Alice’

Last week (the day of the DGA nominations announcement, actually), I was invited to participate in the Press Day for the now Academy Award nominated film Still Alice. In...

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Interview: ‘Big Eyes’ Globe Nominated Songwriter Dan Heath On Collaborating With Lana Del Rey

Dan Heath shared a Golden Globe nomination for co-writing the titular song “Big Eyes” with Lana Del Rey for Tim Burton’s film of the same name. He’s also...

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Interview: Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski talk ‘Big Eyes’ and their writing process

A few weeks ago, I was invited to participate in the New York Press Day for Tim Burton‘s latest film Big Eyes, highlighted by an interview with screenwriters Scott...

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Interview: ‘Under The Skin’s Sound Designer Johnnie Burn On Creating Sounds You’ve Never Heard Before

A longtime collaborator with director Jonathan Glazer, sound designer Johnnie Burn has earned critical acclaim for his work on Under The Skin. Often singled out by...

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Interview: Globe-Winning Composer Alex Ebert On How “A Most Violent Year” Changed The Way He Makes Music

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes frontman Alex Ebert won a Golden Globe for his debut as a composer for J.C. Chandor’s All Is Lost. They collaborate again for...

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Interview: ‘Begin Again’s songwriter Gregg Alexander poises the question ‘Can A Song Save Your Life?”

Former New Radicals frontman Gregg Alexander, famous for the recognizable anthem “You Get What You Give,” co-wrote the songs for John Carney’s Begin Again. His...

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Interview: Philippe Muyl talks ‘The Nightingale’

Philippe Muyl’s The Nightingale is easily one of the most surprising selections in this year’s foreign language Oscar race. While the film is set in China...

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Interview: Composer Johann Johannsson on his Golden Globe nominated score for ‘The Theory of Everything’

Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson broke out into the mainstream with his score for 2013’s Prisoners. Now with a score that is essentially the antithesis of his...

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Golden Globe Reactions: Ruben Östlund for ‘Force Majeure’, Pawel Pawlikoswki for ‘Ida’

Hollywood was abuzz today as the Golden Globes announced their 2014 nominees for film and television. Among those waking up to good news were the nominated directors for...