Final Oscar Predictions – Will ‘La La Land’ Tie or Break the 11 Win Record on Sunday? #Oscars

ENTER OUR OSCARS CONTEST via our CIRCUIT CENTER HERE! The Academy Awards ballots were handed in this past Tuesday, Feb. 21. We have stewed on this for months now, looking for alternatives in different sectors of the film year. Everything has pointed to “La La Land,” with a few subtle hints along the way that […]

OSCARS 2017: A Peek at the Ballots #4 (Female Voter Over 40) – Adores ‘Fences’ and Denzel Washington

  Speaking with voters for the Academy Awards can offer some wonderous insight.  Speaking with an older female voter, who only agreed to share her major categories with me, along with very few tech choices, she ended up pouring her heart out about her feelings about “La La Land,” Damien Chazelle, and the powerhouse performances in […]

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Costume Designers Guild Winners – ‘Hidden Figures’ Upsets ‘Jackie’; ‘La La Land’ Takes Contemporary

The Costume Designers Guild announced their winners Tuesday. “Hidden Figures” upset what some consider to be the Oscar frontrunner for costumes, “Jackie,” for Excellence in Period Film. It also bested “Florence Foster Jenkins,” also nominated at the Oscars (“Hidden Figures” is not). “La La Land,” as expected, took Excellence in Contemporary Film. Meanwhile, “Doctor Strange” […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 31: Final Predictions for Oscars 2017

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5106572/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/no-cache/true/render-playlist/no/custom-color/660000/ Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at podcast@awardscircuit.com, […]

Box Office: ‘LEGO Batman’ Obliterates Matt Damon’s ‘Great Wall’

(FEBRUARY 17 – FEBRUARY 19, 2017 estimates) “The LEGO Batman Movie” (Week 2) – $34,225,000 “Fifty Shades Darker” (Week 2) – $20,966,845 “The Great Wall” (Opening) – $18,079,140 “John Wick: Chapter Two” (Week 2) – $16,500,000 “Fist Fight” (Opening) – $12,015,000 “Hidden Figures” (Week 9) – $7,100,000 “Split” (Week 5) – $7,038,400 “A Dog’s Purpose” […]

Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Winners – ‘Star Trek Beyond’ and ‘Suicide Squad’ Win

The Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild announced their winners Sunday. The group honors the best work in both TV and film, and has plenty of categories to spread the wealth. “La La Land,” “Nocturnal Animals,” “Suicide Squad,” “Hail, Caesar!” and “Star Trek Beyond” all took home awards on the film side. “The People v. […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 30: BAFTA Winners, State of the Race, Q&A

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5086286/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/no-cache/true/render-playlist/no/custom-color/87A93A/ Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at podcast@awardscircuit.com, […]

Box Office: ‘LEGO Batman’ Pummels ’50 Shades Darker’

(FEBRUARY 10 – FEBRUARY 12, 2017 estimates) “The LEGO Batman Movie” (Opening) – $55,645,000 “Fifty Shades Darker” (Opening) – $46,797,825 “John Wick: Chapter Two” (Opening) – $30,015,000 “Split” (Week 4) – $9,321,110 “Hidden Figures” (Week 8) – $8,000,000 “A Dog’s Purpose” (Week 3) – $7,365,335 “Rings” (Week 2) – $5,820,000 “La La Land” (Week 10) […]

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Art Directors Guild Winners – ‘La La Land,’ ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Passengers’ Win in Film

The Art Directors Guild announced their winners tonight. “La La Land,” “Hidden Figures” and “Passengers” won out on the film side. Check out the full list of nominees and winners below Period Film: “Cafe Society” — Production Designer: Santo Loquasto “Fences” — Production Designer: David Gropman “Hacksaw Ridge” — Production Designer: Barry Robison “Hail, Caesar!” — Production […]