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Circuit 3: Marion Cotillard

The first time I remember seeing Marion Cotillard was in Big Fish (2003), and she had been making films for almost a decade by that time. How an actress so naturally...

Superhero Omissions – What Oscar Hasn’t Recognized Over the Years

Superhero films often get a bad rap among AMPAS members.  Not too many of them think any superhero genre film has pushed the boundaries of the cinematic scope to...

Nominations Announced for the 14th Annual Golden Trailer Awards

The 14th annual Golden Trailer Awards will take place on May 3 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, and will be hosted by Rob Schneider and Aisha Tyler. Film...

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 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...

Circuit 3: Christian Bale

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Wales on January 30th, 1974. As a child, Bale starred in television commercials before making a few made-for-television films,...

Editor Top Films of 2012 – The Year of the Film

2012 went in the blink of an eye.  By July of last year, I was fearful of how the year would turn out for film.  At that point my top two films, Beasts of the Southern...

Trailergate: The Great Trailer Debate

There’s the infamous Watergate scandal; sports followers still get a kick out of Crygate; and Antennagate  briefly plagued Apple’s release of the iPhone 4.  Well,...

American Film Institute (AFI) names Top Ten Films and Television Shows for 2012!

The prestigious American Film Institute has released their top 10 films and television programs for 2012. The American Film Institute’s annual awards are selected by...

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 12/9)

The week is almost over at The Awards Circuit, but what a week it was! On top of Editor-in-Chief Clayton Davis’ updated Oscar Predictions, the New York Film...

Why ‘Argo’ is still in the driver’s seat for Best Picture

Now that the Presidential election and race for the White House is thankfully behind us (at least for another 4 years that is), even more speculation and analysis can be...

Oscar Circuit – The Calm Before the Storm (No Pun Intended)

Writing this LIVE in the middle of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, what’s a better time to talk about Oscar Predictions than now.  As we enter the leg of the...

Will the Blu-Ray of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ have a longer director’s cut?

After writing about Christopher Nolan and ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ literally every single day for a few months, it’s weird to not be discussing the...

Box Office Report (9.3.2012)

After being left on the Lionsgate shelves for a fair amount of time, The Possession finally got its opportunity to play at the multiplex and won the final weekend at...

Box Office Report (8.27.12)

A lot of hyperbole has been tossed around with this weekend’s box office figures, since a documentary, 2016: Obama’s America has shocked the movie industry...

Box Office Report (8.20.2012)

Falling short of its precursor, but still strong enough to win a very competitive box office weekend, The Expendables 2 outshot the competition, scoring $28.6 million in...

Box Office Review: Batman Three-Peats

Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises has pulled off the three-peat, grossing $36.4 million to remain at number one at the box office for the third week in a row....

Ten Contenders from the First Half of 2012

Most years, at least a few films from the first half of the year manage to get the attention of the Academy in one way or another. The end result is usually a few Best...

The complete ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ screenplay arrives online!

The Dark Knight Rises is like the gift that keeps on giving. Whether it’s discussion about its politics or Oscar potential, Christopher Nolan has created a film...

Oscar Circuit: “It’s the time of the season”

The second half of the year is upon us.  The race is about to heat up with big Oscar hopefuls coming down the pike.  Our John Foote will be in attendance at the...

Circuit 3: Christopher Nolan

It is probably way too early in his career to do a Circuit 3 on Christopher Nolan, but with The Dark Knight Rises in theatres (and #1 at the box office for the second...

Box Office Review: Surprise! ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Remains Number One

The Dark Knight Rises ($64.1 million) repeats as the box office champion in its second week to no one’s surprise. However, after a 60 percent drop from its week...

Best Superhero Films of All-Time

Now that ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ is out in theaters, it sort of feels like we’ve reached a milestone point in the realm of superhero...

Weekend Openings (July 27-29)

Prepare yourself for a very long month where The Dark Knight Rises will more than likely dominate the box office. Christopher Nolan’s final film in his acclaimed...

Tacky?

That’s perhaps the nicest way to describe The Hollywood Reporter’s newest cover story of the tragedy that occurred last week in Aurora, Colorado.  Admittedly, any...