Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 40: Semi-Final Oscar Predictions, ACCA Winners, Academy Idol Finalists


POWERHOUR_LOGO_NEWIt’s our final (pre-recorded) podcast before the Academy Awards.  We’re talking heavy in every single category as much as we can.

Before we jump into the categories, I reveal the Academy Idol finalists.  Which two do you think made it?  Amour and Beasts of the Southern Wild?  Zero Dark Thirty and Amour?  Beasts of the Southern Wild and Zero Dark Thirty?  Listen and see.

The voice has been heard!  The Awards Circuit Community Awards Winners are revealed.  Which films and performances did you push through?

We also take some of your questions, concerns, and try to decipher this crazy race.

Also, join us on Oscar Day for our LIVE podcast at 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm (ish) Eastern Time as we discuss last minute jitters before the red carpet.  Also don’t forget to join our Oscar Pool.


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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.