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    TV Recap: ‘Westworld’ 3×8 – ‘Crisis Theory’

    The Recap The episode opens with a montage of Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) looking over “Westworld” and Arnold/Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) building her for the first time. She’s stuck in a pseudo-afterlife after blasting herself with an EMP to escape Maeve (Thandie Newton) last episode. When one of Serac’s henchmen approaches, it appears that Dolores’ pearl […] More

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    HBO Renews Westworld for a Fourth Season

    In the midst of its third season, HBO has renewed the sci-fi epic “Westworld” for a fourth season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The renewal comes just days after the announcement of the official launch date for HBO Max, which will see all of its original programming available on the streaming service. Created by Jonathan […] More

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    Film Review: ‘The Last Full Measure’ Rests on the Shoulders of Strong Performances

    So many films based on true events would be significantly better if they stuck to facts of the stories that inspired them. Todd Robinson‘s latest endeavor, “The Last Full Measure,” is a perfect example. Air Force Pararescueman William “Pits” Pitsenbarger was part of a crew in Vietnam, tasked with evacuating injured soldiers by helicopter. In […] More

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    Emmy Episode Analysis: Can Sterling K. Brown and Donald Glover Repeat in Lead Actor?

    Emmy season is upon us yet again! Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, July 12th, with “Game of Thrones” leading the pack at 22 nominations. As we speed toward the September 17th telecast, Awards Circuit is taking a look at all of the major categories. Each acting, writing and directing nominee must choose one episode to […] More

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    ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Adds Jon Hamm, Ed Harris, and Lewis Pullman to Cast

    Yesterday, we received casting news for many of the supporting characters in “Top Gun: Maverick,” set to release in July of 2019. It was a good move for the film to get younger and more diverse, but it was unlikely the casting was complete. Today we got another big announcement, adding more stars to the film. […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Kodachrome’ Provides a Nice, If Predictable Ride

    Midway through Netflix’s new film “Kodachrome,” Ed Harris’ photographer character laments the world’s move to digital. Film and prints are artifacts to his character and digital photography allows billions of photographs to be taken but for it to not live in any tangible place. The artist’s desire to shoot on Kodachrome film specifically drives the […] More

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    TV Review: ‘Westworld’ Shows Swagger and Confidence Missing in Season 1

    There’s something great about watching a show come into its own. Mike Schur of “Parks and Rec” and “The Office” fame has long posited that shows should throw most of their first eight or so episodes. Often the writers, actors, and directors don’t know what the show is yet. This theory has come up before, but no […] More

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    WATCH: Super Bowl ‘Westworld’ Trailer Is Finally Here

    HBO has just released its first Super Bowl spot in 20 years, and it couldn’t have picked a better series to spotlight. “Westworld,” a critically-acclaimed sci-fi hit from the network, premiered its first full trailer ahead of Season 2. The series stars Jeffrey Wright (“The Hunger Games” series), Evan Rachel Wood (“The Ides of March”), […] More

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    Circuit Breaker Episode 59: ‘mother!’ In-Depth Discussion, Late Oscar Entries, and ‘Halloween 3?’

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/awardscircuit/Circuit_Breaker_9-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:24:28 — 193.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome 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 […] More

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    Second Take Review: ‘mother!’ is a Bottomless Pit of Domestic Suffering

    You can read the other take of “mother!” from Clayton here. Darren Aronofsky’s “Mother!” is a dark and demonic “home invasion” satire that’s guaranteed to deplete your mental stamina. Employing peak craftsmanship and scorching performances from its cast, the movie paradoxically is near impossible to recommend. Its onslaught of repetitive torture towards its protagonist – […] More

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