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  • TV Review: Awake (***)

    NBC’s new pseudo-supernatural procedural drama, Awake, is an addictive mind trip with a heart of gold. Created by television writer and producer, Kyle Killen, the show focuses on a man who has survived a horrific car crash, only to realize he now lives in two realities. The first reality is that his wife was killed […] 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

  • 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

  • Circuit Consideration: Mel Gibson in The Beaver

    For Your Consideration – Best Actor – Mel Gibson Film: The Beaver Director: Jodie Foster Screenplay: Kyle Killen Realistic Nominations: None Oscar Scene: The first chat with The Beaver Absolutely no one bothered to see Mel Gibson in The Beaver.  It’s a shame really, since he gave one of the 5 best performances I saw […] More

  • Simplicity of Mel

    Recovering addict and one time Hollywood bad boy Robert Downey Jr. recently spoke at an awards function and asked the audience about forgiving Mel Gibson. This coming from an actor who knows a thing or two about being banished from the industry and having to work very hard to get back in, though Downey’s crimes […] More

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    Sayonara, Summer!

    The Big Boys By Robert Hamer And so the summer flies by, and we Oscar prognosticators can steel ourselves for the “real” contenders to roll out over the fall and winter months.  But as we look forward to how this season shapes up, what can we take from this year’s summer slate?  What interesting events […] More