Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 18: AMPAS Rule Change, Oscar Tech Talk, Affleck & Argo

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Happy Labor Day!!!

On this day where many of us are off either BBQ’ing or sleeping as late as possible, we are bringing you the weekly Awards Circuit Power Hour.  A fun-themed show today, I’m joined by Terence, Joey, Mike, and Robert talking everything film.  Also, don’t forget to rate us on iTunes and listen to us on Stitcher!  The agenda is listed below:

  • New Trailer Talk:
    • We talk Robert Redford’s The Company You Keep, the Jennifer Garner-vehicle Butter, and the 2013 college-comedy The To Do List.
  • Reader Questions sent in by YOU!
  • Academy Rule Change
    • Original Song change, Production Design, and Categories we would want changed.
  • Early word from Telluride/Venice
    • What do we thing about the word on Ben Affleck’s Argo and Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder.
  • Oscar-Tech Talk
    • We’re talking Best Cinematography, Makeup & Hair, and Visual Effects
  • Around the Room
    • Our Top 3 Performances of New Millennium Thus Far
  • Reader Questions sent in by YOU!
  • We play “Cast This Bitch”
    • Wicked: The Musical Movie (Elphaba & Galinda) & To Kill a Mockingbird (Atticus Finch)

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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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