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‘The English Patient’ and ‘Fargo’ Lead the 1996 Awards Circuit Community Awards Nominations

One of the staples of the AwardsCircuit.com community is its very own Awards Circuit Community Awards (or ACCA) ceremony. As we vote on each year that moves forward, we...

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Film Review: The Cobbler (★★½)

You could easily be forgiven for assuming that The Cobbler is one of the worst movies of all time, going by the early critical buzz that drifted out of last year’s...

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Oscars: 10 Men the Academy STILL Hasn’t Recognized

With a little more than 24 hours until the Academy Awards, surely many people cried foul on many actors, filmmakers, and films that were omitted from the nominations....

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Watch the First Trailer for Thomas McCarthy’s ‘The Cobbler’ with Adam Sandler

Back at the Toronto International Film Festival a few months ago, filmmaker Thomas McCarthy experienced his first critical thrashing with the Adam Sandler starring...

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Boardwalk Empire Recap – Series Finale

Take one last stroll down "Boardwalk Empire"

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NYFF: ‘Time Out of Mind’ rewards patience while ‘Jauja’ puzzles

NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: This was the final day of pre screenings at the festival, so from now on the P&I (Press and Industry) screenings will be taking place during...

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Under the Circuit: Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi finally got his leading man role thanks to "Boardwalk Empire," but will he ever get an Academy Award nomination?

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EMMY PREDICTIONS: Creative Arts Emmys

The Emmy Awards give out a TON of trophies.  Some people consider this much too much, however, I dare you to look down this list of their technical categories and...

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Oscars 2014: New Faces, Few Spaces

OSCAR CIRCUIT: A few changes have occurred in the 2014 Oscar Predictions.  Rumors of Saul Dibb‘s Suite Francaise, Todd Haynes’ Carol, and Justin...

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Oscar Predictions Update: Is Best Supporting Actor a ‘Map to the Stars’?

It’s time to look at some of the boys in the Supporting Actor categories with the next set of Oscar Prediction updates.   The Academy Awards are great in their...

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Emmys Circuit: Drama Lead Actor

As I mentioned last week, aside from Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series*, Lead Actor in a Drama Series might be my favorite acting race at the Emmys—at least...

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Boardwalk Empire Recap – 4.12 Farewell Daddy Blue

If there is one thing that Boardwalk could always claim it was that it knew how to end a season. After last week’s set-up episode, it seemed that we could get another...

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Boardwalk Empire Recap: 4.11 Havre de Grace

AFI forced me to take on bye on “Boardwalk” last week, so here’s a crash course in case you missed it too. Chalky and Narcisse are in full-fledged war, and...

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Boardwalk Empire Recap: 4.07 “William Wilson”

The plot thickens in Atlantic City this week and “Boardwalk” is quickly starting to regain its footing after a less than stellar first half. Like last week,...

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Boardwalk Empire Recap: 4.01 – “New York Sour”

It’s fitting the season four premiere of “Boardwalk Empire” should coincide with the NFL’s first Sunday. Much like football, “Boardwalk” is known to have...

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Grown Ups 2 (**)

I don’t think there’s anyone out there who actually expected Grown Ups 2 to be a good movie, especially those of us who saw the first one (and judging by the...

Monsters University (**½)

Not even the coldest of hearts can resist the affable charm of monster-duo Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan (Billy Crystal and John Goodman, respectively), but that...

Monsters, Inc. 3D (***½)

What better way to spend the holidays than curling up under the covers after a hard day of work and play, ready for a long nap only to then be woken up by a creaking...

On the Road (***)

After what feels like just about an eternity, I finally saw ‘On the Road’ back in early October at one of the first screenings post Toronto. This is a film...

Circuit 3: Steve Buscemi

Steven Vincent Buscemi turned 55 on December 13th. He worked as a firefighter while attending the Lee Strasberg Institute in the 80s. His first role in a motion picture...

TV Review: Boardwalk Empire, Season 3 (***½)

Somehow, someway, Boardwalk Empire has managed to sustain itself in the upper echelons of great television in spite of the potentially-controversial decision to kill off...

Emmy Chatter: Drama Series, Pt. 2 – Lead Actor, Actress and Series Predictions!

This is Part 2 of the Drama Series chat. You can check out Part 1 where Joseph and I discussed the supporting actors here. Terence: Well since you mention sign sealed...

TIFF Day 1 – Cotillard shines, Stewart surprises, Documentary contender emerges

Toronto Film Festival: Walking into the Bell Lightbox building, the new home of the Toronto International Film Festival Group, a massive corporation of which the...

Disney/Pixar’s Monster’s University Teaser Trailer(s) Debut!

Anyone who knows me by now, knows that how I much I absolutely LOVE Monster’s Inc., as it was my #2 film of 2001.  While my excitement is parked cautiously on the...

Awards Profile: On the Road

Directed by: Walter Salles Written by: Jose Rivera (based on the novel of the same name by Jack Kerouac) Cast: Sam Riley, Garret Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Viggo...