All posts tagged "Joey Magidson"

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 2/24)

    Well it happened, ladies and gents! Ben Affleck’s mega-popular Argo “Crash“-ed its way to “Best Picture” victory. Just like Paul Haggis’ come-from-behind champion in 2006, Argo took home the very same wins in the very same categories (Picture, Screenplay, and Editing), in addition to being announced the winner by Jack Nicholson yet...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 2/10)

    We are now officially two weeks away from Oscar Sunday, which only means The Awards Circuit is working double-time to bring you the latest and greatest in awards news. We started off our charitable offerings with some fun yet informative banter on Power Hour, each of us sharing our thoughts on the...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 2/3)

    Just when The Awards Circuit thought Argo would put the brakes on its steamrolling of the competition, it shocks us again with key victories at SAG and DGA. It’s now abundantly clear that Ben Affleck’s third directorial outing is the frontrunner heading into the Oscar ceremony.

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    Park City Dispatch – Episode 9: The Best of the Fest!

    Sundance Film Festival may be over, but we’ve still got fun stuff to share! In addition to the final reviews and analysis, Joey and I sat down before leaving Park City to record one final video where we share our thoughts about the festival and dole out some awards. So without further...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 1/27)

    As the talk of 2012 slowly comes to an end, The Awards Circuit moves forward by embracing the new film year. Joey Magidson and Terence Johnson spent a full nine days in Park City, Utah getting to know the films and filmmakers that could make a huge impact in 2013. Check out...

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    Park City Dispatch – Episode 8: ACOD, Fruitvale and Blue Caprice

    It’s the final countdown! In the penultimate episode of Park City Dispatch, Joey and I recount our final day at the fest including the morning snow and the films we screened: Blue Caprice, ACOD, The Spectacular Now and Fruitvale. Enjoy!

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    Park City Dispatch – Episode 7: Lovelace, Fun Interviews, and The Way Way Back

    Sundance is winding down and in our second to last video, we recount the quiet day that we had. After the fiasco I had with youtube delaying yesterday’s video, we decided to keep this one short. We review the three films Joey saw (Lovelace, The Way Way Back and Emmanuel and the...

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    Park City Dispatch – Episode 3: Nothing Bonds People More Than Watching Porn Clips Together

    By Terence Johnson and Joey Magidson Episode 3 of Park City Dispatch finds Joey and I settling in to the rythmns of Sundance and getting busier by the minute. In this quick video recorded before I went to the midnight screening of kink, we covered films ranging from the Oscar nominated film...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 1/20)

    Immediately following the Golden Globes telecast and LIVE Blog, The Awards Circuit diverted its attention to the premiere film film festival of every year: Sundance. Thanks to Terence and Joey as our eyes and ears on the ground, readers were given in-depth reports on both the films showcased and the festival experience...

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    Park City Dispatch – Episode 2: Exploding Fire Extinguishers, Kill Your Darlings and McConaughey

    Terence Johnson and Joey Magdison The Park City Dispatch is back, reporting all of the day’s events and shenanigans. Joey and I had our first multiple film screening day at the Sundance Film Festival and we recap some the movies we saw including the first festival hit Kill Your Darlings starring Daniel...

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    Park City Dispatch – Episode 1: Crystal Fairy, Parties and Press Schedules

    Terence Johnson and Joey Magidson Lights, Camera, Action! Joey and I have survived our first day at the Sundance Film Festival and lived to tell you about it! In this first episode of The Park City Dispatch, we talk about our press scheduling conundrums, being at a party with celebrities and give...

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    Park City Dispatch: Interview with ‘In A World’ star Fred Melamed

    We’re kicking off our Park City Dispatch by bringing you an interview with Fred Melamed, one of the stars in Lake Bell’s U.S. Dramatic Competition entry In a World. The film, written and directed by Bell, is about an underachieving vocal coach that is motivated by her father (Melamed), the king of movie-trailer voice-overs,...

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    Most Anticipated Films from the Sundance Film Festival!

    By: Joey Magidson and Terence Johnson Sundance Film Festival is right around the corner! Joey and I are incredibly excited to attend the festival on behalf of the site and are looking forward to all the films and people we will meet. As many of you know there are a ton of...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 1/13)

    The only way to sum up the week is with two simple words: Oscar® Nominations. As you might have heard in our special LIVE Power Hour episode, The Awards Circuit staff was more than a little shocked by the unveiling of the nominees. All we kept thinking as the Director’s category was...

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    Park City Dispatch: Awards Circuit is going to Sundance!

    Hello readers! Have you all recovered from the Oscar nomination announcements and Critics Choice Awards? It has been a whirlwind few days for the staff but we have even more good things on the way in the coming weeks because…the Awards Circuit is heading to Sundance! The Sundance Film Festival is one...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 1/6)

    The penultimate week before Oscars are announced has come to an end, ballots have been turned in, and now only five days separate us between not knowing the Academy Award™ nominations and finding out how just how in-touch (or out-of-touch) The Awards Circuit is with 2013’s Oscar® lineup. I, for one, can’t...

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    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 a crystal ball to know how many of you spent the last few days of the year. Based on the popularity of our “reaction”...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 12/23)

    Happy holidays, fans of The Awards Circuit! I hope everyone is staying warm and enjoying the time with friends and family this holiday season. This past week was another busy — although slightly less chaotic than last week — one for us at the site, but we carried on with grace and...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 12/16)

    Aside from the 84th Annual Academy Awards™, there was no bigger week this year at The Awards Circuit than this one. Sunday began with three critics groups — Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Boston Film Critics and New York Film Critics Online — announcing their winners and runners-up for the best in...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 12/9)

    The week is almost over at The Awards Circuit, but what a week it was! On top of Editor-in-Chief Clayton Davis’ updated Oscar Predictions, the New York Film Critics Circle, National Board of Review and Boston Online Film Critics Association had quite a lot to say in regards to this highly competitive...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 12/2)

    Hello again, all ye faithful readers of The Awards Circuit. As I’m sure you noticed, we were experiencing some technical difficulties earlier in the week due to increased online traffic and had to perform a full update so you all could have the most comfortable experience possible browsing through our beloved site....

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 11/25)

    Hello again, fans of The Awards Circuit. We hope you all had an extremely fulfilling (and filling) Thanksgiving Weekend! This week brought us a host of events, perhaps none more involving than the official launch of Academy Idol Season 6. Last Sunday, we asked you to VOTE for your favorite film(s) amongst...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 11/19)

    Cue Richard Strauss’ “Also sprach Zarathustra” in honor of the announcement of The Awards Circuit’s infamous online movie competition…Academy Idol!! Yes, thanks to the help of our “Academy Idol” liaison and former staff member, Myles Hughes, we unleashed what could possibly be the best viral video of the year: The Introduction of...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 11/11)

    Hello again, readers of The Awards Circuit! Before I begin the week’s recap, I want to first start off by saying a big “THANK YOU” to Daniel Ashtiany for taking over the reins for me while I was covering the AFI Film Fest. Great job, mate! Speaking of Los Angeles’ second major...

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    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 11/04)

    Hello Readers! What a week we’ve had here at the AC to see us into November. For one week only I’ll be bringing you our Sunday round up of all the juiciest bits from the past seven days, as our regular host Joseph is currently doing a sterling job of covering AFI-Fest....