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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 195: TV Upfronts, Comic Mythology, and Change the Cast

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: Talking about the movie weekend that included “Captain America: Civil War” (again) and new films like “The Nice Guys” and how Mark fell asleep because he’s an old man. Big […]

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Cannes Film Festival Winners Include Xavier Dolan, Olivier Assayas, and Asghar Farhadi

The Cannes Film Festival handed out their awards this weekend.  We’ll be having a follow-up piece to assess the Oscar chances.  Look for that later today. Palme d’Or I, Daniel Blake, dir: Ken Loach Grand Prize Xavier Dolan, It’s Only The End Of The World Best Director TIE Cristian Mungiu, Graduation Olivier Assayas, Personal Shopper […]

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John Singleton’s ‘Boyz N the Hood’ Leads Academy’s June Programming Slate for LA and NYC

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy today announced its June slate of Los Angeles and New York programs: a “Boyz N the Hood” 25th anniversary celebration, a digital restoration premiere of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rebecca” and a 60th anniversary screening of the George Stevens epic “Giant.”  The events will be highlighted by onstage discussions with a […]

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Sony Pictures Classics Soars on the Croisette with ‘Toni Erdmann’, ‘Julieta’ and More

NEW YORK – Sony Pictures Classics has once again been a prevalent force in Cannes with their four highly critically acclaimed films, topped off by winning two awards last night.  This kicks off what promises to be an exciting year ahead for the company, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. TONI ERDMANN won the Fipresci Competition Award, the […]

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Sia Singing ‘Finding Dory’ End-Credits Song Titled ‘Unforgettable’

BURBANK, Calif. (Friday, May 20, 2016) — Singer-songwriter Sia is on board Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory,” performing the film’s end-credit song, “Unforgettable.” American songwriter Irving Gordon wrote the song in 1951, and in 1992 won a Grammy® for it when Natalie Cole included the tribute to her late father on her album of duets. “Unforgettable” remains revered […]

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WATCH: The Living Poster for ‘The Birth of a Nation’ from Nate Parker

THE BIRTH OF A NATION In Theaters Oct. 9 from Fox Searchlight Pictures See the ‘Living Poster’ Now! Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue […]

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 194: Separation of Life from Art, Video Games Turned Movies, and Circuit Madness Final 2

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: New trailers of the week that include “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” “The Accountant,” and “Indignation.” We talk about some our favorite love stories and future video games we want […]

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WATCH: First Teaser Trailer for ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ from Oscar-Winner Ang Lee

After debuting the first image from Ang Lee’s upcoming “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” Sony Pictures has matched it with an equally compelling trailer.  With an all-star cast that includes Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, and Steve Martin, this could the an amazing spectacle on the horizon for awards season. Watch the trailer. Three-time Academy Award® […]

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Film Review: ‘I Am Thalente’ Documents a Skateboarding Prodigy Tenderly

As is proven every year during awards season, the next star can come from the most unexpected places. That’s certainly true of the subject of Natalie Johns‘ new documentary I Am Thalente. This inspiring film takes us from the streets of South Africa and across the Atlantic as we watch the talented young skateboarder Thalente […]

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FIRST LOOK: ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Braces the World for a Big Spectacle

We have our first look at Ang Lee’s highly anticipated “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” with newcomer Joe Alwyn, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund, and Steve Martin.  This could be another spectacle that the Academy just eats up. The film is due out November 11, 2016 and will be distributed by Sony Pictures. Check out the […]

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P!NK’s New Music Video from Disney’s ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ Premieres

P!nk’s (Pink) brand new music video for “Just Like Fire” from Disney’s “Alice Through The Looking Glass” has premiered.  Is it a contender for Best Original Song at the Academy Awards next year?  You judge. Cast: Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska, Rhys Ifans with Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen Voice Cast: Alan Rickman, Stephen […]

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 193: Mother’s Day, Captain America, and Emmy and Oscar Check

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: Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms out there.  We talk about our favorite mothers of film and television. We take a bunch of your questions, #CinephileShowdowns, and #ChoosetheGold News […]

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 192: The Eight Year Anniversary Special

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 go over the last eight years of AwardsCircuit.com, looking at eight Oscar races covered (and even a few before). SPONSOR: JANE GOT A GUN: Starring Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton […]