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    Film Review: ‘Last Christmas’ Invites Us to Look Up

    The holidays are a great time for romance. As the skies turn grey-white and the sweaters come out of their bins, it’s a perfect time to snuggle up with the one you love. Perhaps that’s why so many romantic comedies take place during the holidays. And now comes “Last Christmas,” a wintry tale of Christmas […] More

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    Michelle Yeoh to Join James Cameron ‘Avatar’ Sequels

    Michelle Yeoh has been cast in the “Avatar” sequels for James Cameron. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, the “Crazy Rich Asians” star is headed to the habitat of Pandora. From the THR article: The actress will play a scientist named Dr. Karina Mogue in the upcoming series of Avatar sequels. “Throughout her career, Michelle […] More

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    Asian Cinema Week Top 10: Performances by Actresses Overlooked for Oscars

    We continue our week-long celebration of “Crazy Rich Asians” by turning our attention to Asian and Asian-American actresses who gave exceptional performances, but we overlooked by the Academy. Earlier you probably saw Chris James’ list of ten great performances from any Asian actors. There will be a bit of overlap here. But where his list […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Is Crazy Good

    “Crazy Rich Asians” is here to brighten your summer. All eyes are on this romantic comedy as the first studio film in twenty-five years to star Asian American actors in leading roles. Constance Wu leads the cast as Rachel Chu, a Professor of Economics at NYU. By American standards, that’s a pretty impressive addition to […] More

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    Asian Cinema Week Top 10: Best Performances by Actors of Asian Descent

    In honor of “Crazy Rich Asians,” we at Awards Circuit want to spotlight the diverse talents of the Asian film community. Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina and more headline the all Asian cast of the film. As we look forward to strong performances from this cast, we want to look back at some […] More

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    Top 10: Most Anticipated Female Performances of the Awards Season

    As the fall festivals begin their announcements, and we begin to look at the potential landscape of the upcoming awards season, we begin to have our own expectations of films and performances that are heading our way. Down below, we take a look at our most anticipated female performances coming from seemingly Oscar-bait awards players […] More

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    ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ To Feature Canon Gay Couple Played By Gay Actors Anthony Rapp and Wilson Cruz

    New plot details from “Star Trek: Discovery” reveal history in the making for the “Star Trek” franchise. After six decades, a canon gay couple will finally be given their due on the sci-fi hit. While many have speculated on Captain James T. Kirk, Commander Spock and CMO Leonard “Bones” McCoy’s sexual orientations, none of the […] More

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    Star Trek alum Jonathan Frakes Set to Direct an Episode of ‘Star Trek: Discovery”

    CBS’ “Star Trek: Discovery” has welcomed a “Star Trek” alum to its ranks. Jonathan Frakes (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”) is set to direct an episode of the new “Star Trek” series, to the delight of the series’ cast. In an interview with EW, writer and producer Gretchen J. Berg (“Revenge”)said, “Jonathan Frakes will rejoin the Trek world with Discovery. He’s a fantastic […] More