Circuit Madness Lead Actor Tournament Kicks Off – First Games Begin!

The first games of the Circuit Madness Tournament has kicked off with Oscar’s Lead Actor winners.  Lots of tight matches in the first round like Kevin Spacey taking on Adrien Brody and Peter Finch taking on Jeremy Irons. Vote in the Circuit Madness station or down below. Download the bracket: CircuitMadness_LeadActor_2015_FULL CircuitMadness_LeadActor_2015_FULL GAMES REMAIN OPEN UNTIL […]

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 the web… Awards Daily’s Sasha Stone looked at the directors of the films in contention for Oscar, pitting the “masters” against “emerging masters” against “relative newcomers,” and ranked the ten […]

2014 Oscar Predictions – Hanks and McConaughey, the new Hunter and Thompson?

I can’t believe it’s already November.  The season has already shown a bit of itself with the Gotham Awards announcing their nominations, but that’s relatively unimportant when it comes to the Oscar predicting.  New York Film Critics Circle will unveil their first batch of winners on December 3, leaving room for Los Angeles and National […]

Best Actor Predictions – Can Hanks Become the New Day-Lewis?

For the past two years, Meryl Streep and Daniel Day-Lewis joined a very small group of actors that have won three Academy Awards.  Streep won two Oscars in Lead Actress for “Sophie’s Choice” and “The Iron Lady” and won in Supporting Actress for “Kramer vs. Kramer.”  Day-Lewis has the most Lead Actor wins in history. […]

Oscar Circuit – Supporting Players Riding the Wave

It’s happened nearly every year since I’ve followed the Academy Awards race this closely.  A performance is touted as THE performance of the year with no way they could lose when the envelope is opened.  Often times, the kick off happens at the Cannes Film Festivals, other times during Toronto.  Regardless, the Lead performer often […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 58: Toronto Preview, Batman Casting, and Lead Acting Potentials

Our weekly podcast is up for your listening pleasure, The Awards Circuit Power Hour.  We have a short but thorough agenda that brings some lively discussions on the following topic points: John Williams returns to score Star Wars Episode VII Academy Award nominee Terrence Malick is being sued for not finishing, “Voyage of Time.” Rita […]