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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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    Circuit Q&A: Potential Surprise Acting Nominees at the Oscars?

    Each year, there’s typically a performance that surprises on Oscar Nomination morning. One that doesn’t appear on places like the Golden Globes and SAG Awards, but still earns an Oscar bid. Precursors do often indicate who will be nominated. However, there are portrayals that defy those and bulldoze their way in. For this Circuit Q&A, […] More

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    Circuit Q&A: Most Thought-Provoking Film Depicting Death Row

    One of the most divisive political and moral issues in history, capital punishment  makes one question their beliefs on right and wrong, crime and punishment and cinema is an apt medium in which to have that debate play out. With Michael B. Jordan’s “Just Mercy” (true story of a lawyer who fights for the rights […] More

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    Interview: Kathryn Bostic Discusses the Music of ‘Clemency’ and ‘Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am’

    Kathryn Bostic is a talented composer and singer whose work can be heard in documentary and feature films from “Dear White People” to “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom.” She’s won awards for her compositions on “Middle of Nowhere” and this year’s “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am.” Her work in 2019 also includes the […] More

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    WATCH: First Trailer For Chinoye Chukwu’s Sundance Award-Winning ‘Clemency,’ Starring Alfre Woodard

    NEON have released the official trailer for Chinoye Chukwu‘s Sundance award-winning feature, “Clemency.” The film stars Academy Award nominee Alfre Woodard in what critics have called her career-best performance. The film also stars Aldis Hodge, Danielle Brooks, Wendell Pierce and Richard Schiff. Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison […] More

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    Awards Profile 2019: Chinonye Chukwu’s ‘Clemency’ from NEON

    Welcome to the 2019 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you in the coming year (at least at this time of writing). The series analyzes the films and their awards season potential, most notably for the Academy Awards, based on the talents attached, filmmakers involved, and story and […] More

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    Provincetown Film Festival Announces 2019 Lineup

    The Provincetown International Film Festival have announced their official lineup in a press release Wednesday morning. The festival revealed its narrative features, documentaries and shorts in competition this year. Among the narrative titles in play, Sundance award-winning “Brittany Runs a Marathon” is slated for the fest’s opening night screening. The film was soon picked up […] More

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    NEON Acquires Sundance Winner ‘Clemency’ Starring Alfre Woodard

    The Sundance Film Festival may have officially wrapped. However, acquisitions are still managing to take place. In fact, one of the festival’s biggest winners now has a home. According to Variety, NEON has acquired the prison drama “Clemency” which won the Dramatic Grand Jury Prize. In “Clemency,” Alfre Woodard plays Bernadine, a prison warden. For […] More

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    2019 Sundance Film Festival Awards: ‘Clemency’ and ‘The Souvenir’ Among Winners

    Read the Press Release: Park City, Utah — After 10 days and 121 feature films, the 2019 Sundance Film Festival’s Awards Ceremony took place tonight, with host Marianna Palka emceeing and jurors presenting 28 prizes for feature filmmaking. Honorees, named in total below, represent new achievements in global independent storytelling. Bold, intimate, and humanizing stories prevailed across categories, […] More