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More Details Emerge on Extensive ‘Rogue One’ Reshoots

  Back in June rumors of extensive reshoots for Disney’s “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” were confirmed, according to a report by The Hollywood Reporter. Now, details of those reshoots have come to light, thanks once again to the folks over at THR. The outlet confirms the reshoots took place over a span of five […]

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Top 10 Tuesday: Best Cinematic Battles

There’s no two ways it about it — this season of Game of Thrones featured one of the most viscerally and visually accomplished battles to ever be captured on film. Go ahead, watch “Battle of the Bastards” and pretend to be unimpressed. This in turn has spun my wheels in reverse as I began to […]

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Sci-Fi Fridays, Episode 53: Dissecting the ‘Rogue One’ trailer

Disney sure knows how to lift our spirits for the weekend, don’t they? Last Thursday, the studio released a teaser trailer of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to rabid fan approval. Theories have abounded in an attempt to connect this spin-off with last December’s The Force Awakens. Are we closer to finding the truth […]

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Disney’s Search for Young Han Solo is Wrapping Up

The search for a young Han Solo is getting hot, this according to The Hollywood Reporter. The outlet was the first to report that one of the largest casting nets ever cast is closer to being reeled in following multiple screen tests. So who are the rumored hopefuls looking to tackle one of the most […]

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Laura Dern, Benicio Del Toro Join ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’

Filming for “Star Wars: Episode VIII” is well underway. With that news comes reports that big names such as Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro have joined the cast. Disney confirmed the news Monday, adding that Kelly Marie Tran has also been cast in an unspecified role. The film, which is a follow-up to the […]

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“Star Wars: Episode VIII” Begins Production

Walt Disney Studios released the following statement and announcement video regarding “Star Wars Episode VIII” and the additions of Benicio del Toro and Laura Dern joining the cast: Rey took her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and will continue her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the […]

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‘Star Wars’ Production Company to be Prosecuted Over Harrison Ford Accident

The production company behind “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is in a bit of hot water. British workplace safety authorities are prosecuting the company over an incident that occurred in which star Harrison Ford broke his leg. Britain’s Health and Safety Executive announced the news today that it intended to prosecute Foodles Production (UK) Ltd. […]

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2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Sound Mixing

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of AwardsCircuit.com will tackle a different category, offering up their own perspectives on those specific races.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2016. […]

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66th Annual ACE Eddie Award Nominations – Say Hello to ‘Sicario’ and ‘Joy’

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): Mad Max: Fury Road Margaret Sixel The Martian Pietro Scalia, ACE The Revenant Stephen Mirrione, ACE Sicario Joe Walker, ACE Star Wars: The Force Awakens Maryann Brandon, ACE & Mary Jo Markey, ACE BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY): Ant-Man Dan Lebental, ACE & Colby Parker, Jr., ACE The Big Short […]

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 174: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and Everything Surrounding It

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: NON-Star Wars Talk up until the 14:15 mark. We talk about some of the big announcements by AMPAS including the Makeup shortlist, Foreign Language shortlist, and the 112 scores […]