Circuit Breaker Podcast Episode 8: Telluride Wrap-Up, Oscar Buzz, and the Acting Races

CircuiBreaker_CoverWelcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!“, a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson, and Joey Magidson.  We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at@Circuit_Pod, email us at [email protected], and submit your comments and questions at the bottom of the episode.

On the podcast agenda:

  • Talking about the newest films that premiered at the Venice and Telluride Film Festivals.  Those films include:
    • Moonlight” from Barry Jenkins and A24; starring Trevante Rhodes, Mahershala Ali, and Naomie Harris
    • Una” from Benedict Andrews and starring Rooney Mara and Ben Mendolsohn
    • Wakefield” from Robin Swicord and starring Bryan Cranston
    • Toni Erdmann” from Maren Ade, the German submission for Foreign Language film
    • Bleed from This” from Ben Younger and Open Road Films; starring Miles Teller and Aaron Eckhart
    • Hacksaw Ridge” from Mel Gibson and Lionsgate; starring Andrew Garfield
    • Arrival” from Denis Villenueve and Paramount Pictures; starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner
    • Sully” from Clint Eastwood and Warner Bros.; starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, and Laura Linney
    • Manchester by the Sea” from Kenneth Lonergan and Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios; starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, and Lucas Hedges
    • La La Land” from Damien Chazelle and Summit Entertainment; starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone
    • Nocturnal Animals” from Tom Ford and Focus Features; starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, and Laura Linney
  • We also talk about the acting races and how they’re shaping up in terms of the Oscars.  Where can the race go?  The Oscar Predictions are fully underway!

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