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    Happy Birthday Carey Mulligan! Biggest Snubbed Performance?

    Towards the end of the 2000s, a newcomer Carey Mulligan graced our eyes with one of the best breakout performances of all time in “An Education.” The role of Jenny landed Mulligan an Oscar nomination for Best Actress and showed she was going to be someone to watch out for within the 2010s. She turned […] More

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    10 Random Great Shots From Movies

    We love Cinematography here at AwardsCircuit and with the launch of our new Circuit Movie Database, we’ve been pulling in some amazing movies, with some incredible shots from the best DPs in the business. We encourage you to go through the movie database and rate favorites but until then, here’s a baseline for you to […] More

  • In Defense Of: The MPAA

    Here’s something I’d never thought I’d be doing. As many of you know, we here at the staff sometimes can’t stand one another and try to strangle each other through the phone have differing opinions on a myriad of subjects, so it shouldn’t shock anyone that we don’t all agree on the MPAA ratings system and its […] More

  • Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Preview

    Tomorrow morning, the Critics Choice Awards will bestow their nominees for the world to see.  While it might sound biased, I very much respect the organization’s choices more times than not.  While their known for predicting the outcome of the Academy Awards, they do reward powerful and eclectic cinema when everyone else seems to be ignoring. Last […] More

  • Bigelow and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ hit big with Washington Film Critics

    Thanks to reader Jamie for the heads up! Washington Film Critics have announced their winners after just announcing their nominees a day ago.  Zero Dark Thirty emerged victorious along with director Kathryn Bigelow. Read the Press Release and check out the full list of winners down below: Washington, D.C. — This morning, the Washington, D.C. Area […] More

  • Bigelow and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ hit big with Washington Film Critics

    Washington Film Critics have announced their winners after just announcing their nominees a day ago.  Zero Dark Thirty emerged victorious along with director Kathryn Bigelow. Read the Press Release and check out the full list of winners down below: Washington, D.C. — This morning, the Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) announced their winners for […] More

  • ‘Amour’ leads European Film Awards with 6 nominations

    With six nominations, Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or winning film, Amour, leads the recently announced nominees for the European Film Awards. Receiving noms in all the major categories, including two acting nominations, it’s certainly got widespread appeal, could this translate to Oscar? Amour isn’t the only Oscar contender, past or present, included in the nominations with […] More

  • Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 3: Post-Oscar Talk

    http://www.awardscircuit.com/podcast/PowerHour_2-27-12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIt’s been 24 hours and I’m joined by Joey, Robert, Anna, and Joseph to dish on the things of the night.  Here’s the agenda. The Not-So Surprising Wins (Plummer, Spencer) Quick note about […] More

  • Academy Idol Winner is…Shame

    In case you missed the announcement during the LIVE Blog last night, Steve McQueen’s emotionally resonate film, “Shame” won the fifth season of the Awards Circuit’s Academy Idol. The film starring Michael Fassbender and Academy Award Nominee Carey Mulligan beat presumed early frontrunner, “Drive.” Both films had never been in the Bottom Three or Two […] 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

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