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Circuit Breaker Episode 21: First Wave of Precursors Recap w/ Guest Jenelle Riley

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, and […]

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Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Nominations – Molly Shannon’s First Bout and More Double ‘Hell or High Water’ Boys

The Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association *or WAFCA) announced their nominees.  “La La Land” leads the way with 9 nominations.  One of the few groups that stays with the five nominees in Best Picture, “La La Land” was joined by “Arrival,” “Hell or High Water,” “Manchester by the Sea,” and “Moonlight.” One of the […]

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Critics’ Choice Movie Award Nominations – ‘La La Land’ Leads With 12 Nominations

(Los Angeles, CA – December 1, 2016) – The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the film nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards.  The winners will be revealed live at the star-studded Critics’ Choice Awards gala, which will be broadcast from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on A&E on Sunday, December 11 […]

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Lionsgate’s ‘La La Land’ to Receive 2016’s Best Ensemble Acting Awards at Capri Film Fest

Read the Press Release: LIONSGATE’S ‘LA LA LAND’ TO RECEIVE 2016’s ‘BEST ENSEMBLE ACTING AWARD’ AT CAPRI, HOLLYWOOD – THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Film Will Unspool January 1st On Italy’s Emerald Isle CAPRI (Naples), Italy, November 21, 2016 – “La La Land,” the eagerly anticipated and original American romantic musical written and directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Ryan Gosling, […]

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2016 National Board of Review Winners – ‘Manchester by the Sea’ and Barry Jenkins Win Big

Later today, the National Board of Review will unveil their picks for the very best films and performances of 2016. This is the area where the winners will be announced. If you’re interested to see what our predictions are, check here prior to the announcement. Read the Press Release: The Organization’s Annual Gala will be […]

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Gotham Awards: ‘Moonlight’ Walks Off With Four, Affleck and Huppert Pick Up Acting Awards

The Gotham Awards were handed out this evening and the big winner was Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight,” which picked up four prizes including Best Feature. As already hinted at in the latest Oscar Predictions, the A24 film could prove to be the spoiler in the Best Picture race by the end of the season. Casey Affleck […]

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Annie Nominations Announced – ‘Zootopia’ Leads With ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Close Behind

Check out the full nominations for the Annie Awards, courtesy of Variety.: Check out the latest Oscar Predictions for Animated Feature Best Animated Feature “Finding Dory,” Pixar Animation Studios “Kubo and the Two Strings,” Laika “Kung Fu Panda 3,” DreamWorks Animation “Moana,” Walt Disney Animation “Zootopia,” Walt Disney Animation Best Animated Feature – Independent “Long […]

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Circuit Breaker Episode 20: NBR, NYFCC, and Critics Choice Preview With Precursor Kick-Off

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, and […]

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Independent Spirit Nominations Announced – ‘Moonlight’ and ‘Manchester by the Sea’ Have a Strong Showing

Full List of nominees to be expanded shortly: Robert Altman Award (awarded to one film’s director, casting director & ensemble cast) “Moonlight” Best Director Andrea Arnold – “American Honey” Barry Jenkins – “Moonlight” Pablo Larrain – “Jackie” Jeff Nichols – “Loving” Kelly Reichardt – “Certain Women” Best Feature “American Honey” (A24) “Chronic” “Jackie” (Fox Searchlight […]

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TV Nominations for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards – HBO and ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ Lead

(Los Angeles, CA – November 14, 2016) – The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) has announced the television nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards.  The winners will be revealed live at the star-studded Critics’ Choice Awards gala, which will be broadcast from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on A&E on Sunday, December 11 […]

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‘Toni Erdmann’ and ‘I, Daniel Blake’ Lead European Film Award Nominations

Read the Press Release: At the Seville European Film Festival the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the 29th European Film Awards. The more than 3,000 EFA Members will now vote for the winners who will be presented during the awards ceremony on Saturday, 10 December in Wroclaw, Poland (European […]

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Middleburg Film Festival Announces Audience Award Winners – ‘Lion’ and ‘The Eagle Huntress’ Come Out on Top

Read the Press Release: October 24, 2016, Middleburg, VA – Middleburg Film Festival announced today the 2016 Audience Award winners, concluding the four-day festival.  This year’s Audience Award for Best Narrative went to LION, Garth Davis’ feature film directorial debut.  This year’s Audience Award for Best Documentary went to THE EAGLE HUNTRESS, from first-time feature filmmaker […]

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Middleburg Film Festival: An Introduction to an Up and Comer in the Awards Season

While Telluride, TIFF and NYFF offer a detailed and enthusiastic landscape of the awards season, smaller, regional festivals are rising in the ranks. Scoring high-profile features, Virginia’s Middleburg Film Festival, taking place this weekend, is one of the most fruitful and dynamic destinations for a movie lover. Just a mere four years old, the festival […]