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    Circuit 3: Best of the Decade… So Far

    It’s hard to believe, but we are already halfway through the decade. It seems like just yesterday...

  • Community
    Circuit 3: Films Starring Brad Pitt

    I have just one question for you: Who the hell doesn’t love Brad Pitt? Not only is...

  • Community
    Circuit 3: The Best Films Since 2008

    Back in 2000, I put together my very first top 100 films of all time list after a...

  • Article
    Six Spot #5: Best Director 2011

    Welcome back to The Six Spot!  In case you missed last week’s 2003 Best Actress Six Spot,...

  • News
    Director Terrence Malick Being Sued for Not Finishing ‘Voyage of Time’

    You can file this under some random news.  Two outlets, WhatCulture.com and The Guardian are both claiming...

  • Article
    TIFF: Byzantium, The Iceman, and To the Wonder

    BYZANTIUM (***)…A rock solid Gothic horror film, looking for distribution Byzantium is a vampire thriller unlike any I have seen. Two women with a secret, the vicious and sexual Clara (Gemma Atherton) and Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan), a thoughtful young woman, move from town to town hunting prey realizing with a genuine terror...

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    Will ‘To The Wonder’ be Terrence Malick’s shortest film?

    An interesting little bit of information has been uncovered in regard to Terrence Malick’s latest film. Over at the website for the Venice Film Festival (found here), there’s a running time listed for all of the films at the fest, including ‘To The Wonder’, and believe it or not, it’s going to...

  • Podcasts
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 3: Post-Oscar Talk

    It’s been 24 hours and I’m joined by Joey, Robert, Anna, and Joseph to dish on the things of the night.  Here’s the agenda. The Not-So Surprising Wins (Plummer, Spencer) Quick note about our Academy Idol winner Billy Crystal:  How did he do? Technical aspects of the show (pacing, circus act, etc.)...

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    Editor’s Final Oscar Predictions

    It’s Friday.  Oscars are on Sunday.  I’ve rattled my brain for hours, days, weeks.  It hurts.  I can’t.  I am fully ready to be wrong in many categories.  I also chickened out in several categories. I wanted to put Max Von Sydow instead of Christopher Plummer.  Not happening.  Can I get some...

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    Oscar Circuit: Best Cinematography

    And the Nominees Are: Guillaume Schiffman “The Artist” Oscar Scene: Waking up from the sound dream sequence Jeff Cronenweth “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” Oscar Scene: Opening credits Robert Richardson “Hugo” Oscar Scene: Traveling through the train station Emmanuel Lubezski “The Tree of Life” Oscar Scene: Creation Janusz Kaminski “War Horse”...

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    Making the final case for each Best Picture nominee…

    As you’re reading this, the Oscar voters have already made their final selections for each category of the Academy Awards, and there’s nothing left to do but wait for the results at the awards ceremony on Sunday. It got me to thinking, what kind of case has each Best Picture contender made...

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    Which Scenes from 2011 will you remember?

    Much like Kris Tapley over at In Contention does his list of the 10 best shots of each year, I like to do something similar as well here at The Awards Circuit. The wrinkle for me is that I go with the best/most memorable scenes of the year. It’s also kind of...

  • Community
    2011 ACCA Winners Announced!

    The 2011 Awards Circuit Community Awards was one of the most diverse and hottest choices this side of the internet.  This is the only site that gives its readership a voice to name his/her favorite films and performances of the year.  With a wide open Oscar race, the ACCA race followed suit...

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    American Society of Cinematographers Award Winners!

    Behold: Feature Film: Emmanuel Lubezki, “The Tree of Life” Television Episodic Series/Pilot, One Hour: Jonathan Freeman, “Boardwalk Empire,” episode “21” Television Episodic Series/Pilot, Half Hour: Michael Weaver, “Californication,” episode “Suicide Solution” Television Movies/Miniseries: Television motion picture/miniseries: Martin Ruhe, “Page Eight”

  • News
    Natalie Portman Joins the next two Terrence Malick films!

    Natalie Portman has been relatively quiet since winning the Oscar, most notably turning down the lead in Gravity, but it seems she’s back in the game now. Deadline has the details: Natalie Portman has committed to her first two movie roles since winning the Best Actress Oscar for Black Swan and taking...

  • Article
    Which Films Can Stand the Test of Time?

    Every year, even though the vast majority of movie releases are all but instantly forgettable, we have some films come out that you just know will be still remembered fondly 25 years later. 2011 was no exception. It’s a bit early to know which will survive the test of time, but I’m...

  • News
    MPSE Sound Editors Nominees

    Thanks to Sasha Stone @ Awards Daily FEATURE FILMS CATEGORY BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN A FEATURE FILM Drive Fast Five The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol Rise of the Planet of the Apes Super 8 Transformers: Dark of the Moon War Horse BEST SOUND...

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    Sizing Up the “Bake-Off” Fields

    Now that we’re just one week away from the Academy Award nominee announcements, some categories are becoming narrowed down in a more literal sense. Best Makeup and Visual Effects have a “Bake-Off,” where only a few eligible contenders are squeezed into a small group until being squeezed further into the final set...

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    American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Announced Nominees!

    “The Artist” (Guillaume Shiffman) “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” (Jeff Cronenweth) “Hugo” (Robert Richardson) “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” (Hoyte van Hoytema) “The Tree of Life” (Emmanuel Lubezki)

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    Awards Circuit Staff Top Ten of 2011

    As the year stands behind us and we gear up for the upcoming award shows including the Critics Choice Awards which will be broadcast on VH1, Thursday, January 12th @ 8pm ET.  Make sure you tune in. As for our own critics here at the Awards Circuit, I am pleased to present...

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    Year-In-Review: Editor’s Specialty Awards

    The Year-In-Review continues with some non-traditional citations on certain films and performances that did or did not make head way in 2011. What are your choices for “Limited Performance” of the year? or Most Underrated Film? or share what you thought about the Year-in-TV as I dish out my favorites in Television...

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    Year-In-Review (Editor’s Honorable Mentions)

    2011 presented a nice eclectic view of cinema we haven’t seen throughout the years.  If we summed it up to a ‘theme’ for the year, “silence” or “origins of cinema” would come to mind.  Films like Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” and Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” would fall in line with those thoughts.  When...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 01/01)

    Happy New Year, everyone!  We concluded 2011 with reviews of Sleeping Beauty, Declaration of War, Project Nim, 13 Assassins and A Separation. Anna Belickis concluded her countdown of the worst, most vile, most inhumane offenses to art that graced the TV screen last year.  What was the worst of the worst, and...