Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 129: Final Oscar Voting Week, True or False, Academy Idol Top 11 Results

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 have a packed episode for you today starting with Academy Idol Top 11 results.  In Cast Ensemble week, which two films get the boot?  And do we use the save?

We go through some of the Oscar categories beginning with Supporting Actress.  Is Tilda Swinton about to happen for “Snowpiercer?”  Is Jessica Chastain really vulnerable for “A Most Violent Year?” Is Naomi Watts a real threat for “St. Vincent?”

ACE Eddies were announced.  What does this do for “Nightcrawler,” “Whiplash,” and even “Into the Woods?”

We have a True or False game for each of the writers regarding Bennett Miller, possible snubs, and surprise inclusions.  You can answer those in comment section.

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Written by Clayton Davis

Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to the awards season, the Critics Choice Awards. He also founded the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, the first Latino-based critics’ organization in the United States. He’s also an active member of the African-American Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include The New York Times,, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, FOX 5, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter.


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