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    POLL: What Is Your Favorite Sidney Lumet Film?

    Director Sidney Lumet was a master filmmaker with over 60 directorial credits over his illustrious career. Over the course of his career, he was nominated for five Academy Awards; four nominations in Director for “12 Angry Men” (1957), “Dog Day Afternoon” (1975), “Network” (1976), and “The Verdict” (1982). His sole writing nomination came with “Prince of the City” (1981), which he shared with co-writer Jay Presson Allen in Adapted Screenplay. More

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    What is Your Favorite 4+ Actor Oscar Nominated Film?

    Yesterday, June 21, in 1966, Mike Nichols‘ “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” was released. Based on the 1962 play of the same name, the film stars Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, with Taylor taking home the Academy Award for Best Actress. One of the many things that set this movie apart from the pack is the […] More

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    POLL: Which AwardsCircuit Writer Won Movie Quotes/Taglines Game?

    File this under “random” and just for our amusement. Still, on this upcoming episode of the AwardsCircuit podcast “Circuit Breaker,” our weekly episode series in which we talk different entertainment news, predictions, and general musings, we hosted a game in which I (Clayton Davis) hosted and moderated a friendly competition. On one team was Assistant […] More

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    LEAD or SUPPORTING? Catherine Zeta-Jones as Velma Kelly in ‘Chicago’

    Catherine Zeta-Jones‘ outstanding turn as the murderous Velma Kelly in “Chicago” is one of the greatest musical performances in the history of cinema. When Rob Marshall’s directorial debut received critical acclaim, the debate between the categorization of the three stars, Richard Gere, Renée Zellweger, and Zeta-Jones. As analysts saw unfold during the 2002 awards season, […] More

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    Which One-Time Oscar-Nominated Actress Is Overdue For Second Bid?

    There are performers who’re not only one-time Oscar nominees but have us wondering “How do they just have one?.” An actor having at least one does mean they’ll always carry the “Academy Award Nominee” moniker. However, there are those who’ve put in great work that warrants more than just a single bid. For this poll, […] More

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    What’s Your Favorite Greer Garson Oscar-Nominated Performance?

    Known as one of the biggest and brightest stars at MGM during its heyday, British actress Greer Garson was a top box-office draw who made her mark playing strong women on the homefront during WWII. With over 30 films under her belt, the incomparable Garson excelled at dramatic roles, garnering her 7 Oscar nominations. Her […] More

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    POLL: Happy Birthday Tony Curtis! Favorite Performance?

    The incomparable Tony Curtis was born on June 3, 1925. He has been a legend of the silver screen since the early 1950s, giving us performances that both tickled our funny bones and tugged at the dramatic heartstrings. He also was married to legendary actress Janet Leigh, and their relationship, in turn, produced a legendary actress […] More

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    TIE BREAKER: Which CBS Cop Drama Do You Prefer?

    Right now, CBS seems to have the market cornered on cop dramas with everything from “Blue Bloods,” the long-running series about a family of New York Cops, to new kid on the block “FBI: Most Wanted.” So today’s question is, which do you prefer, “Blue Bloods” or “FBI: Most Wanted?” Make sure you are signed […] More

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    Poll: Most Anticipated June Release

    Welcome to the month of June, ladies, and gentlemen! It’s going to be a very interesting month. While we won’t be seeing films like “Candyman,” “In the Heights,” “Soul,” “Top Gun: Maverick,” or “Wonder Woman 1984,” that were all originally scheduled to release but then moved due to COVID-19, all is not lost. There are still […] More

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    POLL: Happy Birthday Annette Bening! What’s Your Favorite Oscar-Nominated Role?

    When will Annette Bening win her Oscar? Several times, it came close. She won the Screen Actor’s Guild Award for “American Beauty,” which created a real race between her and eventual Oscar winner Hilary Swank (“Boys Don’t Cry“). Her subsequent nominations (“Being Julia” and “The Kids Are All Right“), at one point or another, seemed like it […] More

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