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    INTERVIEW: Brad Bird on his ‘Incredible’ Career

    Few names in modern animation hold the cache that Brad Bird and his name has. The filmmaker has not only conquered that world, but in recent years also shown his live action prowess. This year, he retuned to animated fare and the Pixar world, crafting at long last a sequel to “The Incredibles,” considered by […] More

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    Genre Geeks: Official Ranking of the “Mission: Impossible” Movies

    Skydiving into theaters nationwide this weekend, “Mission: Impossible — Fallout“ is already being hailed as the action genre’s latest masterpiece. So where does the truth actually lie? Find out below in this official ranking of each film in Tom Cruise’s beloved franchise. You can also check out our Circuit 10 ranking of Tom Cruise running […] More

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    New Blu-Ray/DVD Releases (07/24/18) – Spielberg Returns to Science Fiction

    This week, a nostalgia filled Steven Spielberg film leads the charge of titles hitting Blu-Ray and DVD. Yes, his take on a novel heavily influenced by his own work is the top pick today. There’s not a whole lot else coming out either, so it’s really about about this one. Fans of The Beard will […] More

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    Genre Geeks: Best Action Moments from a Building (Because of ‘Skycraper’)

    This weekend, Dwayne Johnson will likely ascend to the top of the box office with his newest action star vehicle, “Skyscraper.” Surviving this ordeal also means rising to standards set by other classic movies involving big building pandemonium. Below are five action moments with such preceding reputation. 1. “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” (Burj Khalifa sequence) […] More

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    Top Ten Tuesday: Scenes of Tom Cruise Running

    Tom Cruise may not be the last movie star as some have said, but he’s certainly one of the last big names who can sell a property. However, this is not a rumination on his star quality but more specifically, his running ability. Cruise might be the most fun person to see running on screen […] More

  • Brad Bird to direct ‘1952’

    After his live action debut Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol made $700 million world wide, Brad Bird has been looking for his next live action feature. Deadline is reporting that Bird has signed on to direct 1952, an original script written by former Lost producer Damon Lindelof and Jeff Jensen. Disney commissioned the script and […] More

  • Which Scenes from 2011 will you remember?

    Much like Kris Tapley over at In Contention does his list of the 10 best shots of each year, I like to do something similar as well here at The Awards Circuit. The wrinkle for me is that I go with the best/most memorable scenes of the year. It’s also kind of a tie in/companion […] More

  • Weekend Openings (January 20-22)

    Welcome to another January weekend at the movies. This week, we have three new major releases, and two Oscar buzzed films expanding wide. Underworld: Awakening, Red Tails, and Haywire are the new releases which are hitting nearly 3,000 theaters across the nation. Oscar frontrunner, The Artist, is expanding to 637 theaters while the 9/11 film […] More

  • Awards Circuit Staff Top Ten of 2011

    As the year stands behind us and we gear up for the upcoming award shows including the Critics Choice Awards which will be broadcast on VH1, Thursday, January 12th @ 8pm ET.  Make sure you tune in. As for our own critics here at the Awards Circuit, I am pleased to present the Staff Writers […] More

  • Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (****)

    When people used to tell me that action films are the reason they go to the movies, I tended to smirk in slight disapproval and questioned their taste. Yes, a film is meant to ultimately entertain in any way imaginable as long as the viewer’s emotional response is kicked into overdrive, but I always felt […] More

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