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    Circuit Breaker Episode 168: End of Year, Predictions, and Nomination Voting Begins Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:40:58 — 57.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome to the podcast “Circuit Breaker! The Awards, Film, & TV Podcast,” part of the CIRCUIT BREAKER MEDIA NETWORK. “Circuit Breaker” is a weekly podcast show with host and site […] More

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    Circuit Consideration: Park So-dam for ‘Parasite’ (Best Supporting Actress)

    Welcome to the 2019 CIRCUIT CONSIDERATIONS series. Highlighting the very best in film, acting, and technical achievements for the past 12 months that awards voters may need help remembering. Each day a different writer will make their plea for a specific film in a respective category. If you miss one, click the tag “Circuit Considerations 2019,” and […] More

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    Circuit Q&A – What Films Should Have Won Four Acting Oscars?

    They always say it’s an honor just to be nominated. And to be fair, that’s true — it’s not every day that an actor is honored by the Academy, unless their name happens to be Meryl Streep. But there’s something incredibly special about a film with such a deep bench of acting performances that it […] More

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    2019 Oscars Look: Best Supporting Actress

    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 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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    Diversity Circuit: The Precursors Role for People of Color In Front and Behind the Camera

    Oscar season is in full swing. The nominees are set. Savvy campaigns are pushing their films to anyone who will listen and every week brings the shifting winds of yet another precursor changing the race. Sometimes, these precursors merely confirm conventional wisdom. When Daniel Day-Lewis in “There Will Be Blood” or Juliane Moore in “Still Alice” wins […] More

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    Circuit Breaker Episode 115: Women of Oscar Races, Viggo’s Blunder, and ‘On the Basis of Sex’ Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:34:18 — 107.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson, Chris James, and Karen Peterson. We […] More

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    2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Supporting Actress

    Supporting is never about stealing; it’s an eminent position of loyalty. Whether it’s the protagonist or script, supporting performers are the most trustworthy of collaborators. In many instances, they are the audience’s guide to empathy. Worth honoring as much as the primary actors, I present this year’s nominated actresses in the category: Mary J. Blige, […] More

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    Oscar Nominees Statements: Lesley Manville, ‘Phantom Thread’ (Supporting Actress)

    Below find the reaction from Lesley Manville, Oscar-nominee for her performance in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread” from Focus Features: I am rather giddy with excitement at the wonderful news and extremely thankful and grateful that the Academy have honoured Paul Thomas Anderson, Daniel Day-Lewis, JoAnne Sellar, Megan Ellison, Daniel Lupi, Mark Bridges and Jonny […] More

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