Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 71: Golden Globe Comedies, Star Wars, and Double Nominees

POWERHOUR_LOGO_NEW1Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment.

We’re back this week with some in-depth discussion on the Oscar race and various other topics.

  • Terence kicks things off with a story about his journey to see some of the films that will be playing at “AFI Festival presented by Audi” – An edge of your seat thrill ride about the days of a journalist.
  • We talk about Star Wars Episode VII and the problems it seems to be having and will have in the near future.
  • Why are studios so quick to try to get their “adapted” works pushed in Original Screenplay.
  • We touch on some of the Golden Globe categorizations that are occurring like “The Wolf of Wall Street” and “August: Osage County” being considered comedies.
  • Awards screenings are starting and “Gravity” is being filled up while others are struggling to be seen.  Does it NEED to be seen on the big screen?  Questions from Readers assist with this.
  • Box Office talk – The Best Picture winner, does it need to make money?  How much does 12 Years a Slave need to be declared successful?
  • Best Actress Look – Do we have a default five?  How does Adele Exarchopoulus or Kate Winslet frog jump Emma Thompson and Judi Dench?
  • I’ve seen The Past and Philomena.  I give some quick thoughts on these Oscar hopefuls.
  • The possibility for double nominees Matthew McConaughey and Tom Hanks.  Who has the better chance and who can win?
  • We also take a look back at the race between The Social Network and The King’s Speech.  Did money topple Network?

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