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  • Women in Cinema
    Could the Academy Nominate Two Women Directors this Year?

    Women in Cinema: The Academy has the opportunity to do the unthinkable this year: nominate two women...

  • Article
    Six Spot #9: Best Actress 2012

    Welcome back to The Six Spot! In case you missed last week’s 2013 Best Actor Six Spot,...

  • Article
    Six Spot #3: Best Supporting Actor 2012

    Welcome back to the Six Spot!  In case you’re new to the Six Spot, this is a...

  • Women in Cinema
    Megan Ellison: Financial Hero of Indie Film

    Most audiences probably aren’t familiar with her name or her production company, but the film industry has...

  • News
    2014 Grammy Nominations – Jay Z leads with Nine, Timberlake Scores Seven

    Jay-Z led the 2014 Grammy nominations with nine.  On the film front, “Argo” looks to continue its...

  • News
    Will Jessica Chastain Join the Cast of ‘A Most Violent Year?’

    It looks more and more likely that Jessica Chastain will join Javier Bardem in A Most Violent...

  • Community
    Circuit 3 Special Edition: James Gandolfini

    By now you’ve probably heard the sad news about the death of James Gandolfini. The star of...

  • Article
    Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Mark Johnson)

    (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 on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

  • Article
    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 on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

  • Article
    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 on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

  • News
    Writers Guild Winners

    Commentary coming tomorrow.  Too tired. Best Original Screenplay Mark Boal – Zero Dark Thirty Best Adapted Screenplay Chris Terrio – Argo Documentary Feature Searching for Sugar Man

  • Article
    The Tarantino Effect – When Will Oscar See Him as a Director, Not a Writer

    With all the craziness of awards season, I hadn’t fully noticed the big story circulating among the writers branch that the two great screenwriters Mark Boal and Quentin Tarantino were squaring off in the Original Screenplay category once again.  The last time the two dueled was in 2009 when Boal’s The Hurt...

  • Article
    2013 Writers Guild of America Preview

    The Writers Guild of America will be announcing their winners tomorrow, Sunday, February 17.  All season long there have been many instances, which I’m just as guilty of, where we doubt Argo’s chances in an awards show.  The BFCA and Golden Globes seemed expected.  The Producers Guild of America was cool.  The SAG Ensemble win was...

  • Oscar Circuit
    Oscar Circuit: Best Original Screenplay

    Whether viewed as a consolation prize for a well-regarded film that has no chance of winning Best Picture, or a sign that a film in the discussion for the Academy’s highest honor has broad and far-reaching support, the Writing categories – Adapted Screenplay and Original Screenplay are not always that easy to...

  • Article
    Oscar Predictions – State of the Race and Peaking at Oscar Ballots

    The Oscars are less than two weeks away. It seems everyone and his mother is choosing Argo to take it all in the end, which is perfectly sound since the film did pick up Producers Guild, Directors Guild, SAG Ensemble, Golden Globe, Critics Choice, and – a bit surprisingly – BAFTA. If...

  • Oscar Circuit
    Oscar Circuit: Film Editing

    And the nominees are: Argo – William Goldenberg Life of Pi – Tim Squyres Lincoln – Michael Kahn Silver Linings Playbook – Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers Zero Dark Thirty – Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg Film editing takes place on a movie in post-production, and is best described as the art...

  • Oscar Circuit
    Oscar Circuit: Best Actress

    This year we don’t have the fortune of knowing exactly who will win Best Actress. We have five nominees that include two frontrunners, one possible upset and two actresses who should be honored to receive recognition for their work. And the nominees are: Jessica Chastain- Zero Dark Thirty Jennifer Lawrence- Silver Linings Playbook...

  • Poster
    Incredible Looking Posters for the BAFTA Nominated Films

    Every year, The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) selects one lucky artist to create posters for the films nominated for their awards. This year, Jonathan Franks of handsomefrank.com was chosen, and the work is quite impressive. Have a look at the beautiful images after the jump or click the gallery...

  • News
    Kathryn Bigelow Gets the Cover of TIME Magazine

    Oscar winning director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker) has sparked a lot of controversy and debate around her latest film, Zero Dark Thirty. This week, she graces the cover of TIME Magazine in which she partakes in a pretty in depth and fascinating interview. When asked about the torture scenes depicted in her...

  • General
    Oscar Circuit: Sound Editing

    And the nominees are: Argo – Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn Django Unchained – Wylie Stateman Life of Pi – Eugene Gearty and Philip Stockton Skyfall – Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers Zero Dark Thirty – Paul N.J. Ottosson When it comes to the Oscars, one of the questions I...

  • Article
    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 Wild and Moonrise Kingdom were very good but nothing that I wanted to be in the...

  • News
    ACE Eddie Nominations: Round Up The Usual Suspects

    The American Cinema Editors (ACE) nominations used to be announced prior to the Oscar nominations, and would be a good bellwether towards the eventual Oscar outcome. But with AMPAS moving up their date to turn in ballots, and ACE sticking firmly to their normal procedures, their noms ended up coming in after the fact....

  • Weekend Openings
    Weekend Openings: 1/11/2013

    With the New Year’s hangover slowly wearing off and few new stimulants entering circulation, there’s now ample time to catch up on the overload of awards-contending films, with the nationwide release of Zero Dark Thirty finally completing the best picture category.  Expect the box-office to reflect some of the film’s early critical...

  • Oscar Predictions
    Women in Cinema- The “Oscarettes”: Who will be nominated for Best Actress?

    With the Oscar nominations being announced tomorrow morning and all other nominations revealed, it’s that time folks where we all wonder and debate who will be honored with a nomination Oscar morning. This year I find myself struggling to decide which actresses will be nominated for Best Actress in a leading role....

  • Article
    Chit-Chat with Jason Clarke!

    Today I’m bringing you my chat with ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ co-star Jason Clarke. I had the pleasure of speaking in person with him a few weeks back at a luncheon in New York City, and Jason was kind enough to schedule a longer talk over the phone shortly thereafter. He’s a lot...