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David O. Russell’s ‘Joy’ will hit on Christmas Day of 2015

I know not all of you have been too fond of David O. Russell‘s recent string of successes, but I certainly have been. As such, I’m excited to see him quickly...

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Six Spot #9: Best Actress 2012

Welcome back to The Six Spot! In case you missed last week’s 2013 Best Actor Six Spot, you can catch it here. ***DISCLAIMER — please refrain from spoiling the...

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Six Spot #3: Best Supporting Actor 2012

Welcome back to the Six Spot!  In case you’re new to the Six Spot, this is a column where I look at the cold hard facts to determine who or what would have been...

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David O. Russell Teaming with Jennifer Lawrence Again

I don’t think anyone can blame Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell for wanting to collaborate again and again with each other. They’ve done some of their...

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Circuit 3: Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro celebrates his 70th birthday on August 17. The two-time Academy Award winner got his start in a few lesser known films including a pair directed by Brian...

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 5/5)

Hello again, Awards Circuit readers! I hope you all had a great time celebrating national Star Wars day(May 4th) and Mexico’s independence from France (May 5th)...

David O. Russell Announced as the Guest Director for the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival

Film Independent has released a statement announcing David O. Russell as the Guest Director for the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival (along with other programming...

MTV Movie Awards Goes Big for ‘The Avengers’ and ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

The MTV Movie Awards have officially (almost anyway…) moved away from the Twilight series into new territory with some of their choices that were seen in last...

‘Django Unchained’ and ‘Ted’ Score Seven Nominations for the MTV Movie Awards!

And you thought the awards season was over?  The MTV Movie Awards have announced their nominations and FINALLY existing (somewhat) in a post-Twilight world, the same...

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ nearly sweeps the Independent Spirit Awards!

Potentially previewing tomorrow night’s Oscar ceremony, Silver Linings Playbook had an excellent showing at the Independent Spirit Awards. Winning in all but one...

Oscar Circuit: Best Director

And the nominees are: Amour – Michael Haneke Beasts of the Southern Wild – Benh Zeitlin Life of Pi – Ang Lee Lincoln – Steven Spielberg Silver Linings Playbook...

Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Mark Johnson)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known...

Oscar Circuit: Best Actor

Years from now when I think back on 2012 and what it had to offer, I’m sure the cinematic landscape that was presented will surely stick out as many directors and...

Oscar 2013: Will Win/Should Win (Mike)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known...

Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Melkonian)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known...

Oscar Circuit: Best Supporting Actor

And the Nominees are… Alan Arkin – Argo Oscar Scene: “Argo fuck yourself” Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook Oscar Scene: “When life...

2013 Oscar Scenarios – Russell Becomes the New Nichols

As we sit six days before the Oscar ceremony attempting to finalize predictions and racking our brains trying to decipher this race, I find myself thinking of different...

Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Young)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known...

American Cinema Editors crown ‘Argo’, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ and ‘Brave’

Add another guild win to Argo‘s impressive tally, as the American Cinema Editors honored William Goldberg’s work on the film with the Best Edited Feature...

2013 Writers Guild of America Preview

The Writers Guild of America will be announcing their winners tomorrow, Sunday, February 17.  All season long there have been many instances, which I’m just as...

Jennifer Lawrence Reuniting with David O. Russell for Abscam Film

Two-time Oscar nominee, Jennifer Lawrence, is the latest star to join David O. Russell’s next project, a film about the 1970s FBI sting operation Abscam, which...

Oscar Predictions – State of the Race and Peaking at Oscar Ballots

The Oscars are less than two weeks away. It seems everyone and his mother is choosing Argo to take it all in the end, which is perfectly sound since the film did pick up...

Watch the 25th Annual USC Scripter Awards Here Tonight

The USC Scripter awards are tonight and you can watch the live stream here at the Awards Circuit. At the Oscars, the category that will most likely reveal early on what...

Oscar Circuit: Film Editing

And the nominees are: Argo – William Goldenberg Life of Pi – Tim Squyres Lincoln – Michael Kahn Silver Linings Playbook – Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers Zero...

Oscar Circuit: Best Actress

This year we don’t have the fortune of knowing exactly who will win Best Actress. We have five nominees that include two frontrunners, one possible upset and two...