All posts tagged "Lincoln"

  • Community
    Circuit 3: Best of the Decade… So Far

    It’s hard to believe, but we are already halfway through the decade. It seems like just yesterday...

  • Community
    Circuit 3: The Best Films Since 2008

    Back in 2000, I put together my very first top 100 films of all time list after a...

  • Article
    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...

  • Festivals
    Any Films Left for NYFF’s Secret Screening?

    For the past two years now, the New York Film Festival has unveiled a previously unseen Oscar...

  • News
    Rick Carter to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Art Directors Guild Awards

    Academy Award-winning Production Designer, Rick Carter, has been selected by the Art Directors Guild to receive the...

  • Community
    Winners of the ‘Lincoln’ Blu-Ray Contest!

    Sorry it took so long.  The winners of our Blu-Ray/DVD contest of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln is down below.  Please send your address information to the editor’s e-mail.  Go to the “About Us” section in the menu and select CONTACT EDITOR. Winners Are: Stephen Nettles (chosen by Terence) CW (chosen by Clayton) missionstatement1224...

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    Circuit 3: Daniel Day-Lewis

    I’m sure I’m not alone in thinking that Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is the finest actor working today, and that by the time his career comes to an end, could be the greatest actor to ever grace the silver screen. Born April 29, 1957 in London, England, Day-Lewis is notoriously known for...

  • Blu-Ray/DVD
    CONTEST: Win a Copy of Steven Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack!

    How there any lovers of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln that are still bummed it lost Best Picture at last year’s Oscars?  We have a chance to make this time a bit more managable for you.  We are giving away a few copies of the film that racked up 47 wins, 108 total nominations,...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 3/31)

    Hello again, Awards Circuit readers! I hope you all had an enjoyable week, be it celebrating Easter, Passover, or appreciating the simple joys derived from moviegoing. As usual, there was plenty to hunt for at the site this week, though we aren’t in the business of hiding anything worth entertainment value. We...

  • Article
    Oscars 2013: Will Win/Should Win (Hamer)

    I knew this day would come, and it is with a sense of both excitement and sadness.  By the end of my long deployment, I will have earned the most difficult and significant achievement of my life – Surface Warfare Officer Qualification, and finally perform the mission that my ship and I...

  • Oscar Circuit
    Oscar Circuit: Best Director

    And the nominees are: Amour – Michael Haneke Beasts of the Southern Wild – Benh Zeitlin Life of Pi – Ang Lee Lincoln – Steven Spielberg Silver Linings Playbook – David O. Russell Ah, the film director: the man or woman behind the curtain. The director is the person responsible for the...

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    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 on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

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    Oscar Circuit: Best Actor

    Years from now when I think back on 2012 and what it had to offer, I’m sure the cinematic landscape that was presented will surely stick out as many directors and filmmakers pushed the thematic narrative with breathtaking visuals, stupendous performances, and uniquely driven story structures.  One thing that will be near...

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    Circuit 3: Oscar Wishes

    This week’s Circuit 3 is simple enough. I am the Oscar Genie, here to grant you three wishes! If you had the power to stuff the envelopes for three categories this weekend, what categories would you control the fate of and who would you hand the Oscar to in each? My Circuit 3 Oscar Wishes:...

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    Oscar 2013: Will Win/Should Win (Mike)

    (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 on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

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    Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Melkonian)

    (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 on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

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    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 reaches out with a woman like this it’s a sin if you don’t reach back, I’m telling you its a sin if you don’t reach back!” Philip Seymour...

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    Oscar Circuit: Best Costume Design

    It is the costume designer’s job to properly design a wardrobe of costumes that symbolize the characters in a film and to set the right mood for every scene. The following nominees did a fantastic job completing this task. And the nominees are… Anna Karenina– Jacqueline Durran Les Miserables– Paco Delgado Lincoln–...

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    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 on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

  • News
    International Film Music Award Nominations highlight ‘Cloud Atlas’ and ‘Life of Pi’

    2012 has been a great year for movie music, therefore it would be no surprise that the nominees for the International Film Music Awards would be pretty good. Lincoln and Life of Pi lead the nominated field with 4 nominations, including citations for their composers in Film Composer of the Year, John...

  • Article
    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 guilty of, where we doubt Argo’s chances in an awards show.  The BFCA and Golden Globes seemed expected.  The Producers Guild of America was cool.  The SAG Ensemble win was...

  • Article
    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 Producers Guild, Directors Guild, SAG Ensemble, Golden Globe, Critics Choice, and – a bit surprisingly – BAFTA. If...

  • Editor
    Oscar Circuit: Sound Mixing

    Best Achievement in Sound Mixing Argo – John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia Les Miserables – Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes Life of Pi – Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin Lincoln – Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins Skyfall – Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson Arguably one...

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    Oscar Circuit: Original Score

    Original Score is one of the most interesting categories year in and year out, with the list of films that were disqualified being almost as good of a list as the nominees. This year was not only a great year for film but film music, with the 5 nominees beating out many...

  • News
    Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln

    The Walt Disney Studios publicity team has issued a birthday card of sorts to honor our greatest president, while at the same time throwing in some last minute campaigning for Steven Spielberg’s film, Lincoln. Have a look at their sentiments toward our 16th President – and more notably the film – after...