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    WATCH: Eddie Murphy is Blaxploitation Star Rudy Ray Moore in First Trailer for ‘Dolemite Is My Name’

    Netflix has released the first trailer for Craig Brewer‘s “Dolemite Is My Name.” The biographical dramedy stars Academy Award nominee Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon. Under the fiery and spunky persona, […] More

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    2019 Oscars Look: Best Costume Design

    Welcome to our annual Oscar Look series, formally known as “Oscar Circuit” – our deep dive look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of will tackle a different category, offering up their own perspectives on those specific races.  If you miss a piece, click on the […] More

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    Circuit Breaker Episode 113: New Circuit Hub Predictions, Middleburg Festival, and 25 Animated Features Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:37:04 — 111.1MB) | 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, Joey Magidson, Chris James, and Karen Peterson. We […] More

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    Ruth E. Carter Will Receive a Career Achievement Award from the Costume Designers Guild

    Ruth E. Carter has seemingly been in the driver’s seat for the Best Costume Design Oscar since February of 2018. Her brilliant work in “Black Panther” brought the world of Wakanda to life in a vibrant and essential way. The use of color, traditional garments, and accessories are an integral part of making the film become a […] More

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    OSCAR CIRCUIT: Is ‘A Quiet Place’ Positioning Itself for an Academy Run?

    The look of the film year from April is more of a business tactic than a practical one that will yield correct “guesses” this far out.  In trying to prepare for these Oscar Circuit columns, week after week, it points to the “too early” factor and just throwing stuff into the wind and seeing where […] More

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    ICYMI – LOOK: Stunning Portrait Posters of Cast of ‘Black Panther’ Hit The Internet

    The latest look at Marvel’s “Black Panther” is absolutely stunning. The highly anticipated Black Panther solo film is shaping up to be one of the best Avengers films yet, with Chadwick Boseman (“Marshall”) commanding the screen as the King of Wakanda with Angela Bassett (“American Horror Story”) and Lupita Nyong’o (“12 Years a Slave”) holding it down […] More