All posts tagged "Silver Linings Playbook"

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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    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) this weekend. Broadway — of all things — kicked off the week thanks to Terence Johnson’s Tony Award Nominations Predictions. Click here to see just how...

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    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 highlights). Russell is coming off directing the award-winning Silver Linings Playbook, while working on his new film, American Hustle (read Joey’s Awards Profile here). Have a look...

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    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 night’s ceremony that hosted by Rebel Wilson, now an MTV Movie Award winner herself.  With sketches that included a wink from Oscar host James Franco,...

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    ‘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 group that made edgy choices back in the 90s like awarding Menace II Society (1993) and Se7en (1995) their top award can start looking at some...

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    ‘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 of the categories that it was nominated for, there’s clearly some love for David O. Russell’s film. You can take issue with the way the Spirit Awards handles its...

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    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 – David O. Russell Ah, the film director: the man or woman behind the curtain. The director is the person responsible for the...

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    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 on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

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    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 filmmakers pushed the thematic narrative with breathtaking visuals, stupendous performances, and uniquely driven story structures.  One thing that will be near...

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    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 on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

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    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 on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

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    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 reaches out with a woman like this it’s a sin if you don’t reach back, I’m telling you its a sin if you don’t reach back!” Philip Seymour...

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    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 scenarios for Oscar night.  You can choose which one looks good to you and chime in with your own, but it makes for interesting conversations...

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    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 on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

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    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 (Dramatic) prize. The 63rd annual ACE Eddie Awards, held last night, celebrate the best in editing for the year. Also picking up prizes for film editing were...

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    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 guilty of, where we doubt Argo’s chances in an awards show.  The BFCA and Golden Globes seemed expected.  The Producers Guild of America was cool.  The SAG Ensemble win was...

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    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 brought down several corrupt U.S. congressman, marking her second effort with the acclaimed director.  Written by Eric Singer and Russell, the picture formerly titled American Bullshit...

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    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 Producers Guild, Directors Guild, SAG Ensemble, Golden Globe, Critics Choice, and – a bit surprisingly – BAFTA. If...

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    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 will win Best Picture is Adapted Screenplay, where Tony Kushner (Lincoln), Chris Terrio (Argo), and David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)...

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    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 Dark Thirty – Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg Film editing takes place on a movie in post-production, and is best described as the art...

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    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 actresses who should be honored to receive recognition for their work. And the nominees are: Jessica Chastain- Zero Dark Thirty Jennifer Lawrence- Silver Linings Playbook...