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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 I was naming The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003), No...

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Circuit 3: Films Starring Brad Pitt

I have just one question for you: Who the hell doesn’t love Brad Pitt? Not only is the guy one of the coolest people in the world (I mean, he landed Angelina,...

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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 rather exhausting and extensive two year period of watching just over 1000 films to...

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Six Spot #5: Best Director 2011

Welcome back to The Six Spot!  In case you missed last week’s 2003 Best Actress Six Spot, you can catch it here. This week, we discuss one of the more interesting...

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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 that Academy Award nominated director Terrence Malick is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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”...

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...

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...

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...

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,”...

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...

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...

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...

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...

American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Announced Nominees!

“The Artist” (Guillaume Shiffman) “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” (Jeff Cronenweth) “Hugo” (Robert Richardson) “Tinker,...

Academy Idol 5: Top 7 (Rotten Tomatoes Week)

Academy Idol 5: Top 8 Results

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...

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...

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...

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...