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    Six Circuit: Which 2016 Best Picture Hopeful Strayed Far From the ‘Moonlight’?

    Welcome to the twenty-ninth entry in our Six Circuit series. Even accounting for recency bias, the misreading of the 2016 Best Picture winner at the Oscars will go down as one of the most memorable telecast moments in the Academy’s history. Presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were tasked with giving out the last award of the night. […] More

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    Six Spot: Which 2016 Best Original Screenplay Hopeful Got Lost At ‘Sea’

    It’s time for episode number fifteen in our Six Spot series! The year is 2016. “La La Land” fever has swept the Academy on Oscar nomination morning, with the film earning a record tying fourteen nominations. However, by the ceremony, the film was on the losing end of one of the greatest Oscar surprises. “Moonlight” […] More

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    Top 10: Best Performances From the Actors of the MCU

    One of the biggest successes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is its ability to assemble quality casts. From the first “Iron Man” to last year’s “Captain America: Civil War,” the MCU is chock-full of both A-list stars and character actors. However, it’s rare to see anyone in the MCU do career-best work in the franchise, […] More

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    New Blu-ray/DVD Releases (03/07/17) – First Lady ‘Jackie’

    This week, a unique biopic of Jackie Kennedy leads the charge of new titles hitting Blu-ray and DVD. It’s one of two Oscar-nominated films hitting shelves today. Now, without any dillydallying, let us dive in to the Academy approved goodness at hand… PICK OF THE WEEK “Jackie” A look at the most trying days of […] More

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    Costume Designers Guild Winners – ‘Hidden Figures’ Upsets ‘Jackie’; ‘La La Land’ Takes Contemporary

    The Costume Designers Guild announced their winners Tuesday. “Hidden Figures” upset what some consider to be the Oscar frontrunner for costumes, “Jackie,” for Excellence in Period Film. It also bested “Florence Foster Jenkins,” also nominated at the Oscars (“Hidden Figures” is not). “La La Land,” as expected, took Excellence in Contemporary Film. Meanwhile, “Doctor Strange” […] More

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    ICYMI: ACCA 2016 Winners Announced! ‘La La Land’ Leads the Way!

    It’s that time again! ACCA voting has concluded and the results are below! “La La Land” is our most rewarded film of 2016, but readers also spread the wealth to most of the best films of 2016. Check out below to see the overall results of ACCA 2016, and be sure to listen to the […] More

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    Mica Levi, The Oscars’ Stocatto Relationship With Female Composers

      The Academy Awards have been under scrutiny the last few years for its paucity of diversity – particularly in the acting categories. Online movements such as #OscarsSoWhite have become trending debates that discuss the lack of opportunity for actors of color to receive nominations, a phenomenon which is better understood as being indicative of […] More

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    Circuit Breaker Episode 29: ACCA 2016 Winners Special, DGA, and ASC Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:02:45 — 59.1MB) | 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 and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, […] More

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