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    Circuit Consideration: Allen Maris, Jedediah Smith, Guillaume Rocheron, Scott R. Fisher for ‘Ad Astra’ (Visual Effects)

    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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    Interview: Composer Max Richter Discusses Experimental Music and Scoring ‘Ad Astra’ Twice

    It’s been eleven years since Max Richter burst onto the scene with the score for Oscar-nominated, “Waltz With Bashir,” an animated feature that would receive multiple nominations among various groups, including a few notices for Richter himself. From there, he went on to work with great filmmakers around the world, including Martin Scorsese, Haifaa Al-Mansour, […] More

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    Venice Film Festival: First Reactions Describe James Gray’s ‘Ad Astra:’ “Melancholic, Terrifying, Sensational”

    James Gray‘s “Ad Astra” world premiered at the Sala Darsena at the 76th Venice Film Festival Thursday morning. Press attendees came out of the screening raving about the film, collectively describing it as “atmospheric, melancholic and awe-inspiring.” The film stars Brad Pitt on a voyage to space where the solar system’s mysteries keep his missing […] More

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    WATCH: New IMAX Trailer for James Gray’s ‘Ad Astra’ Seeks a Discovery

    Twentieth Century Fox have released a new IMAX trailer for “Ad Astra,” starring Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler, Ruth Nega, Donald Sutherland and Tommy Lee Jones. “What did he find out there in the abyss?” asks Pitt’s character, astronaut Roy McBride. In search for the discovery his father (Lee Jones) met, Roy comes closer to the […] More

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    WATCH: Brad Pitt Ventures to Space in First Trailer for James Gray’s ‘Ad Astra’

    Twentieth Century Fox has unveiled the first official trailer for James Gray‘s adventurous space drama “Ad Astra,” starring Brad Pitt. From a hopeful 2018 release, to a May schedule and now, the project has had fans under a blanket of longing. Now slated for a September release, Gray’s follow up to “The Lost City of Z” […] More

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    Circuit Q&A – What Directors are Overdue for an Oscar Nomination?

    **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** A few days ago, we took a look here at actors and actresses who were overdue for a first citation by Oscar. Today, we’re doing the same thing, […] More

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    Sci-Fi Fridays: 10 Films to Look Forward to in 2018

    Science fiction is a genre that endures because its ambition coincides with cinema’s neverending quest to reinvent the film experience. Each year, the genre delivers new avenues of visual and mental stimulation. Of course, there’s always the welcome abandon of scientific logic for escapist fun. Either way, 2018 is bound to satisfy all experiential preferences. […] More

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    Ruth Negga to Star in ‘Ad Astra’ with Brad Pitt

    “Ad Astra’s” Brad Pitt has found his costar, according to THR. Ruth Negga (“Loving”) has just boarded the sci-fi epic, which follows a man’s trip across the dangerous solar system to find his MIA father, a rebel scientist who could end the human race. Tommy Lee Jones (“No Country for Old Men”) will also star in […] More

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    New Blu-Ray/DVD Releases (07/11/17) – Discover ‘The Lost City of Z’

    This week, James Gray‘s long-gestating passion project “The Lost City of Z” hits Blu-Ray and DVD. It’s the biggest release today, as well as the best. Now, let’s dive right in and examine the whole slate! PICK OF THE WEEK “The Lost City of Z” It took years for Gray to finally bring “The Lost […] More