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    Interview: Editor Lee Smith Discusses Finding the Rhythm of ‘1917’

    Lee Smith has been editing films since the 1980s, working on such notable projects as “The Truman Show” and “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.” In 2005, he collaborated with Christopher Nolan on “Batman Begins” and began a partnership that would continue with the rest of that trilogy, as well as “Interstellar” […] More

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    Awards: Will ‘1917’ Win The Best Picture Battle?

    The Academy has a history of embracing late breaking contenders. They also have a tendency to throw Oscar love at war pictures. Both of these factors play heavily in the favor of “1917,” Sam Mendes‘ World War I passion project. This bodes well for a whole host of Academy Award nominations, as well as some […] More

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    Circuit Breaker Episode 83: #Oscars Post Mortem and All the Night’s Winners and Losers Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:06:21 — 151.9MB) | 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 Film Editing

    AND THE BEST FILM EDITING NOMINEES ARE “Baby Driver” Jonathan Amos and Paul Machliss “Dunkirk” Lee Smith “I, Tonya” Tatiana S. Riegel “The Shape of Water” Sidney Wolinski “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Jon Gregory Most years, the Best Film Editing race is one of the ones you pay close attention to when trying to […] More