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Around the Circuit: May 11 – 17

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Link(s) of the week:

Brad Brevet at Rope of Silicon previews the Cannes Film Festival by listing the ten films he is anticipating the most. Meanwhile, Pete Hammond at Deadline wonders if this year’s fest will have the same impact on Oscar as the last two. And finally, Scott Beggs at Film School Rejects gives you everything you need to know about the films playing there.

Just in time for this weekend’s big release, The Playlist’s Drew Taylor educates you on five things you might not know about Star Trek Into Darkness.

While In Contention’s Josh Lasser, Dave Lewis, Drew McWeeny, and Kristopher Tapley rank 30 years of Star Trek at the movies.

Josy Forsdike and Greg Whitmore at The Guardian take us on a tour of Carey Mulligan’s career so far, in pictures.

Nathaniel Rogers at The Film Experience breaks down the trailer for the new Weinstein film, August: Osage County.

Christopher Lominac at What Culture predicts this year’s race for the Lead Actress Oscar.

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