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Check Out the Final Two Posters for ‘Freeheld’ from Lionsgate

Inspired by actual events, Julianne Moore and Ellen Page portray the beautiful love story between Laurel Hester (Moore) and Stacie Andree (Page) in the upcoming...

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Angelina Jolie Pitt’s ‘By the Sea’ with Brad Pitt to Open AFI Film Fest on November 5th

As Telluride, Venice, Toronto, and New York Film Festivals gear up to set the awards season ablaze, AFI has jumped into the mix with another high-profile Oscar contender...

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China, Croatia, Germany add strong contenders to Foreign Oscar race

At this stage in the Foreign Language Oscar race, it’s too early to make any confident predictions. But based on strength of the submissions thus far, we could...

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Spike Lee, Debbie Reynolds, and Gena Rowlands will Receive the Academy’s 2015 Governors Awards

Honorary Oscars are a fascinating thing to me. Basically, they’re often used as make up attempts by the Academy to right past wrongs, though sometimes...

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‘I’ll See You In My Dreams’ is the First Screener of the Oscar Season for Best Actress Hopeful Blythe Danner

This week, the Oscar season officially began as Brett Haley’s “I’ll See You In My Dreams” starring Best Actress hopeful Blythe Danner landed on...

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Academy Reveals 2015 Student Academy Award® Winners

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy has voted fifteen students as winners of the 42nd Student Academy Awards competition. The Academy received a record number of entries...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 157: Biopic Controversy, The Female Filmmaker Hurdle, and Fall Festival Lineups

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda: We talk...

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Why ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Can Be the Best Thing That’s Happened to the Oscars and Black Filmmakers

The Academy Awards have desperately been attempting to stay relevant in today’s cinematic climate, with changes to their voting system and members, in order to...

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Film Review: Straight Outta Compton (★★★★)

“It’s the film of my generation.”  I uttered that exact phrase to my wife following what was one of the most vibrant experiences in a theater in some...

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Oscar Circuit: A Guide to Recognizing Your Oscars with the Fall Festivals

The Telluride Film Festival has proven to be a strong component to every Best Picture winner in the last few years.  Danny Boyle’s “Slumdog...

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Under the Circuit: Rosemarie DeWitt

Most Known For: “Poltergeist,” ” “The Watch,” “Cinderella Man” Snubbed For: “Rachel Getting Married” It’s been a while since we’ve taken a look at...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 156: Straight Outta Compton, NYFF Lineup, Cinephile Showdowns

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda today:...

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Own ‘Inside Out’ On Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere October 13 On Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and On Demand November 3

From the imaginative minds of Disney-Pixar comes Inside Out on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere October 13th and on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray Combo Pack and On-Demand...

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FSLC announces Main Slate Selections for 53rd New York Film Festival – Includes ‘Bridge of Spies,’ ‘Carol,’ and More

26 features include the World Premiere of Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies and new films from Chantal Akerman, Arnaud Desplechin, Todd Haynes, Hou Hsiao-hsien,...

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Circuit Community: Actors and Directors You Want to See Work More

It’s brought up all the time.  “I wish [insert name] worked more.”  It’s repeated by anyone who has an opinion about film or television....

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Under the Circuit: Hugh Grant

Can Hugh Grant spark his own career renaissance and find himself landing an Oscar nomination one of these days?

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Check Out Bryan Cranston as ‘Trumbo’ in the First Official Poster!

With all signs pointing to a trailer debuting soon, Bleecker Street Films has just released the first official poster for Jay Roach’s “Trumbo” starring...

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Oscar Circuit: The History of the Co-Lead Dilemma or (How it Really Isn’t a Problem and the Academy Should Be Honest)

Whether you call it the “category fraud” argument or the lack of recognition of multiple leads in the same film, the on-going argument for co-leads is a...

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Oscar® winning documentary filmmaker RUBY YANG’s ‘MY VOICE, MY LIFE’ Gets Trailer and Release

Oscar® winning documentary filmmaker Ruby Yang’s newest film, MY VOICE MY LIFE follows an unlikely group of misfit students from four Hong Kong middle and high...

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WATCH: New International Trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

If the anticipation isn’t already slowly killing you, there’s a new international 30-second trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” that has...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 155: Missing Editor & Owner, Fantastic Four, and Edward Norton’s ‘Fix’

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda today:...

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Circuit Community: Cast Your Perfect Movie Foursome

CasI love films that have four prolific actors in either one set piece, to indulge with dialogue, laughs, and tears, or are just the focal points of a great story. ...

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Sony Classics acquires Don Cheadle’s ‘Miles Ahead’

Ahead of its upcoming world premiere at the New York Film Festival, Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Miles Ahead. Don Cheadle directs...

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Cheryl Boone Isaacs Re-Elected Academy President

LOS ANGELES, CA – Cheryl Boone Isaacs was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (August 4) by the organization’s...

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Romania’s ‘Aferim!’ joins ‘Son of Saul’ as first Foreign Oscar submissions

Romania’s National Cinematography Center today announced that Radu Jude’s Aferim! will represent the country in this year’s Foreign Language Oscar...