Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 10/16)

  • And, for the first time ever, took a crack at Historical Circuit with his look back at John Carpenter’s The Thing.
  • Save for the latest from Spain’s most fascinating auteur, my preview of the new films this weekend was devoid of anything worth getting excited about.
  • Michael Ward analyzed the box office results of last week.
  • Joey celebrated the ubiquity of one of Hollywood’s most gifted and promising actors of his generation.
  • Joey’s DVD Pick of the Week was a popular comedy, but it was his “secondary” choice that ignited the most discussion/debate…
  • Mike lamented the Academy’s constant snubbing of Steve Martin, despite hosting their ceremonies on many occasions.
  • Finally, our dear readers decided to play it safe and stick with consensus with our poll on Best Actress.  Tell us your thoughts on the state of the race in the forum.