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    ‘Roma,’ ‘The Good Girls’ Lead Wins at Mexico’s 2019 Ariel Awards

    The 2019 Mexican Ariel Awards held their annual ceremony and crowned plenty of deserved wins to flourishing Mexican filmmakers and writers Monday night. The Mexican Academy recognizes excellence in Mexican cinema, awarding the works of native filmmakers in the industry. This year, Alfonso Cuaron‘s black and white period drama “Roma” continued its strength as it […] More

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    Spanish-Speaking World Gathers in Mexico to Fete Film at 6th Platino Awards – ‘ROMA’s’ Swan Song?

    If you thought the awards-season victory lap for “Roma” was over, think again. And if you think that all awards groups are dead set on tying their fates and calendars to the Academy’s, the 6th Platino Awards may have something to say. Founded in 2014 by two industry guilds, the “Premios Platino del Cine Iberoamericano” […] More

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    What’s On TV? – Thursday (3/14/2019) – iHeartMusic Awards Features Some Great Performers

    While we’re out of the awards season for film, the music industry never sleeps. The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards air tonight at 8 PM on Fox. The show features many of the best performers who skipped out on the Grammys, including Arianna Grande. Afterward,  National Geographic takes a trip through “Egypt with the World’s Greatest […] More

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    Culture Circuit: Thank You, Academy, For Saving ‘Roma’ From You

    Walking through the airport of a major Mexican city as I did this weekend, you’d notice a peculiar phenomenon. “Roma” fever has gripped the country. You heard, perhaps, about the ‘Romafest’ that gripped the capital on Oscar Sunday. Free screenings, a festival in the eponymous neighborhood to broadcast the awards. And the excitement extended beyond […] More

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    Culture Circuit: Trickle Down Diversity In Front and Behind the Camera

    This time of year, there is so much hand wringing about diversity in Hollywood. In 2018, some of the biggest hits included “Black Panther” and “Crazy Rich Asians.” Each includes a large multi-ethnic cast, but they also provided critical opportunities behind the camera. Often when a director is from a marginalized group (minorities, women, etc.), […] More

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    Independent Spirit Awards: Richard E. Grant, Barry Jenkins and More Talk About the Future of Film

    While many lament a lackluster slate of likely Oscar winners, the Film Independent Spirit Awards celebrated the best in independent film from 2019. Hosted by Aubrey Plaza, the Indie Spirit Awards captured the spirit with exciting awards for the predicted winners like Glenn Close and Richard E. Grant, and some fun surprises for films like […] More

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    Circuit Q&A – What Director Should Go to Netflix Next?

    **Circuit Q&A’s are our daily community question, posed to the readers of AwardsCircuit that cover various topics from film and television to general wonderings and for instances** Only a few years ago, a movie dropping on Netflix was seen as a bad thing. Or, at the very least, it was a sign that the film […] More

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    2019 Oscars Look: Best Cinematography

    Welcome to our annual Oscar Look series, formally known as “Oscar Circuit” – our deep dive look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of AwardsCircuit.com will tackle a different category, offering up their own perspectives on those specific races.  If you miss a piece, click on the […] More

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    Directors Guild of America Award Winners: Alfonso Cuaron Wins for ‘Roma,’ Burnham Upsets Cooper

    The 2019 Directors Guild of America Awards were handed out Saturday night with a few surprises delivered.  Tim Wardle, the outstanding director behind “Three Identical Strangers” won the Documentary prize while Bo Burnham bested some big competition to take the First Time Director trophy for “Eighth Grade.”  The common ground between the two is that […] More

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