Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 36: Oscar Nomination Reactions, Golden Globe Predictions, Academy Idol Results


POWERHOUR_LOGO_NEWThis past week AMPAS presented their nominees for the very best of 2012.  We go through a slew of categories to discuss our reactions and who could be winning in six weeks time.  With Spielberg’s Lincoln leading with 12 nominations and Lee’s Life of Pi close behind with 11, are we due for an upset or can a film with no directing nomination like Ben Affleck’s Argo pull through at the last minute?

We also talk some of the BFCA winners, the show, and how the first award show of the season can be perceived.

The Golden Globes are tonight and we make our final predictions of who and what can receive a boost from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Your Academy Idol Results are at the top of the show.  Which film was axed after your votes?  Check it out.

Comment and discuss!


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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.