All posts tagged "Oscar"

  • Award Profile
    Awards Profile: Irrational Man

    Welcome to the 2015 Awards Profiles series.  For the next two months, every day (except for Saturday), we will...

  • Under the Circuit
    Under the Circuit: David Oyelowo

    David Oyelowo's snub by the Academy last Thursday may be the most recent, but it isn't his...

  • Article
    Under the Circuit: Jamie Lee Curtis

    Most Known For: “Halloween,” “True Lies,” “A Fish Called Wanda” Snubbed For: “A Fish Called Wanda,” “True...

  • Article
    Under the Circuit: Paul Bettany

    Under the Circuit returns for the first time in 2015 with "Avengers: Age of Ultron's" Paul Bettany

  • Article
    Under the Circuit: Joel Edgerton

    Edgerton looks to join a club made up of Aussies Hugh Jackman, Jacki Weaver and the late...

  • Article
    Under the Circuit: Jennifer Aniston

    Can Aniston be the next TV star turned Oscar nominee? Is "Cake" the film that will get...

  • Under the Circuit
    Under the Circuit: J.K. Simmons

    Is the veteran character actor just months away from his first Oscar nomination?

  • Article
    Under the Circuit: Oscar Isaac

    One of 2013's biggest snubs, can Oscar Isaac crack the top five in 2014?

  • Article
    Under the Circuit: James Gandolfini

    The late actor's last film hits theaters this Friday, could he earn posthumous nomination?

  • Article
    Under the Circuit: Steve Buscemi

    Steve Buscemi finally got his leading man role thanks to "Boardwalk Empire," but will he ever get...

  • Article
    Under the Circuit: Alfred Molina

    Will Alfred Molina be snubbed once again this year, or will "Love is Strange" land him his...

  • Article
    RIP Richard Attenborough (1923-2014)

      Yesterday, news broke that veteran British actor/director, Richard Attenborough, passed away in London at the age...

  • Article
    Under the Circuit: Richard Gere

    Oscar hasn't shown any love to Richard Gere in his 40 year career, is there a nomination...

  • Women in Cinema
    86 Years A Snub – The Struggle for Black Actors in Hollywood

    Lupita Nyong’o joined the coveted Oscar ranks earlier this month, becoming the seventh black actress (who is of...

  • Community
    Circuit 3: Foreign Language Films

    For those of us outside of the larger markets, finding the films nominated for Oscar’s Best Foreign...

  • News
    Highlights of Ellen Degeneres as Oscar Host!

    Announced today that Ellen Degeneres will return as the host of this year’s Oscar ceremony, I couldn’t...

  • Festivals
    MTV Interviews Alfonso Cuaron at Comic-Con About ‘Gravity’

    Kevin P. Sullivan of MTV sat down with Alfonso Cuaron, co-writer and director of the new film...

  • Community
    Circuit 3: Academy Changes

    Now that we  have had a few days to recover from this crazy award season, let’s take a moment to reflect. This year so many unique things happened this awards season and many of them were derived from changes the Academy made. Of course like any change, there are sometimes problems along the way...

  • Academy Idol
    What are the “Best” Best Picture Winners?

    Don’t you guys just love lists? Of course you do or else Mark’s fantastic Circuit 3 series wouldn’t be so popular. Entertainment Weekly, in celebration of the Oscars, has released their top 25 Best Picture winners which you can view here. It being Entertainment Weekly some of the choices are maddening (My Fair Lady...

  • Oscar Circuit
    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...

  • Oscar Circuit
    Oscar Circuit: Best Production Design

    New name. Same Category. The Academy Award for Best Production Design celebrates the best in art direction and set design. Production designers have an incredibly difficult role in the making of film. Whether it’s a fantasy film set in far off world or a recreation of a historical building, production designers create...

  • News
    ‘Searching for Sugar Man’s’ Rodriguez Set to Record First Album in 42 Years

    For those who have not seen the incredibly fascinating and inspiring documentary Searching for Sugar Man, I highly recommend doing so. Not only is it the best doc I saw this year, but it is one of the best films of the year as well. The Academy thinks so too, as it...

  • Article
    Oscar Circuit: Best Original Song

    And the nominees are: “Before My Time” from ‘Chasing Ice‘ – Music and Lyric by J. Ralph “Everybody Needs A Best Friend” from ‘Ted‘ – Music by Walter Murphy; Lyric by Seth MacFarlane “Pi’s Lullaby” from ‘Life of Pi‘ – Music by Mychael Danna; Lyric by Bombay Jayashri “Suddenly” from ‘Les Misérables‘ –...

  • Article
    Awards Circuit Power Hour – LIVE Podcast and Blog for the SAG Awards!

    It’s that time again we’re taking questions for Power Hour! We’ll be broadcasting LIVE on Blog Talk radio talking about the PGA Awards, how the Oscar race stands now, and announce the winners of the first annual Circuit Awards! There will be an opportunity for you to send your questions LIVE during the...

  • Festivals
    SUNDANCE: Interview with ‘No’ Director Pablo Larrain

    When I sat down with director Pablo Larrain, he was in great spirits. Who wouldn’t be after having their film nominated for an Academy Award and having it play at Sundance Film Festival to good reviews? Through the course of the interview Pablo talked about how thrilling it was to film using...