U2 to Perform “Ordinary Love” On The Oscars®

BEVERLY HILLS, CA — World-renowned rock band U2 will perform their Oscar®-nominated song, “Ordinary Love” for a global audience at the Oscars®, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. U2’s exclusive Oscar show performance will be the first time the band will perform the song live. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air […]

Oscar Circuit: Best Original Song

Our look at the individual Oscar categories continue.  If you missed a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2014.  You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page for Best Original Song. And the Nominees Are… “Happy” – ‘Despicable Me 2‘ “Let it Go”- ‘Frozen‘ “The Moon Song” – ‘Her‘ “Ordinary Love”- ‘Mandela: Long Walk […]

71st Golden Globes Award Winners – ‘American Hustle’ Wins Three, ’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Where It Counts

Below are the winners of the tonight’s 71st Golden Globes awards.  We had some interesting surprises and choices.  A full examination of the winners will be up later on Monday as we get ready to predict the Oscar nominations for this coming Thursday. Include your thoughts on the winners in the comment section. BEST MOTION […]

NAACP Awards Announced – ’12 Years a Slave’ Shows Up Big

Check out the full list below for the NAACP Awards Nominations and if you missed an any awards announcement, please check on our Precursor Station for all the awards listed. MOTION PICTURE Outstanding Motion Picture “12 Years A Slave” (River Road/Plan B/New Regency/Fox Searchlight Pictures) “Fruitvale Station” (The Weinstein Company/Forest Whitaker’s Significant Productions, OG Project) “Lee Daniels’ […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 73: AFI Recap, Studio Placements, Oscar Talk

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. We have a jam-packed agenda, while celebrating the centennial of Mark Johnson.  The agenda is down below: Honorary Oscars given out to Lansbury, Martin, Tosi, and Jolie Walt Disney studios submits Frozen and Monsters University […]

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. […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 64: More Festival Round-Up, News, and Categorizing the Globes

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. The staff is back this week with lots of talk regarding some of the big films that have premiered at festivals including “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” and “The Railway Man,” […]

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 […]