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Circuit Breaker Episode 68: Supporting Actor Double Trouble, Christopher Plummer, and AFI Kicks Off

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson, and Karen Peterson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday.

Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at podcast@awardscircuit.com, and submit your comments and questions at the bottom of the episode.

On the agenda:

  • Checking in on the AFI Film Festival occurring with screenings of “The Disaster Artist” getting great reviews.  Could it be a bigger player for A24?
  • Louis C.K. had a week to remember and we discuss the reaction of Hollywood.
  • Rian Johnson is creating an all-new “Star Wars” trilogy and Mark Johnson is excited (spoiler alert: so are we!)
  • Animated Feature submitted 26 films and we discuss the frontrunners including our thoughts on “Coco” from Pixar.
  • Christopher Plummer replaced Kevin Spacey in “All the Money in the World.” Can he score Oscar attention and make a statement?
  • Supporting Actor has plenty of opportunities for two men to be recognized from the same film.  We discuss the contenders.
  • What films are going to benefit from BAFTA?
  • The Florida Project” has its detractors and we discuss some its problems (spoiler alert!)
  • The Post” released a new trailer and we talk about our gut reactions.

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#ChoosetheGold, and #ACCircuitBreaker questions in the comment section below!

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MOTION PICTURE |DIRECTOR |
LEAD ACTOR | LEAD ACTRESS | SUPPORTING ACTOR | SUPPORTING ACTRESS | 
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY | ADAPTED SCREENPLAY | ANIMATED FEATURE |
PRODUCTION DESIGN | CINEMATOGRAPHY | COSTUME DESIGN |
FILM EDITING | MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING | SOUND MIXING |
SOUND EDITING | VISUAL EFFECTS |
ORIGINAL SCORE | ORIGINAL SONG |
FOREIGN LANGUAGE | DOCUMENTARY FEATURE |

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Written by Clayton Davis

Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of AwardsCircuit.com. 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, CNN.com, 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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