‘Shakespeare in Love’ and ‘The Truman Show’ Lead ACCA 1998 Nominations with 13 Each!

The Awards Circuit community has spoken, at least when it comes to past Oscar years.  Our very popular Awards Circuit Community Awards (or ACCA) have revealed the nominations for the year 1998.  John Madden’s Shakespeare in Love and Peter Weir’s The Truman Show led the nominations with 13 each.  Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan was […]

Circuit 3: War Films

In honor of Veterans Day, we’re dedicating this week’s Circuit 3 to War Films in honor of all of our brothers and sisters who are proudly serving our country in the military. Most especially our very own Robert Hamer. Thanks for all you do! There are many sub-genres of war films, including anti-war (think Full Metal Jacket, […]

Circuit 3: Paul Giamatti

Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti turned 46 on June 6. Giamatti’s first big role came in the Howard Stern film, Private Parts (1997), playing the loathsome Kenny “Pig Vomit” Rushton. His career continued with supporting turns in films like The Truman Show (1998), Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Negotiator (1998), and Man on the Moon (1999) before […]

Circuit 3: Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg was born December 18, 1946, in the great state of Ohio. Before becoming one of our most beloved directors, Spielberg attended Long Beach State University, and made his first short film, Amblin‘, while working as an intern at Universal Studios (the title of which used when naming his production company, Amblin Entertainment). His first […]

Circuit 3: Tom Hanks

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks turns a young 56 this week. The two-time Academy Award winner was born on July 9th, 1956 in Concord, California. He studied theatre at Chabot College before transferring over to California State University. After moving to New York City, Hanks made his film debut in a low-budget horror film titled He Knows […]