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    Circuit 10: Best Mystery Films of the Past 10 Years

    “The Maltese Falcon,” “Chinatown” and countless Hitchcock films all defined the mystery genre. Film history is littered with legendary mystery tales – whether it be crime solving, noir thrillers or things that go bump in the night. When AFI released their list of the Top 10 Mystery films, the most recent was released in 1996 […] More

  • Analysis of the Golden Globe Nominations

    The stars have aligned for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.  They announced their nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards.  For the first time, their nominees don’t seem as blatant for trying to have the biggest stars in Hollywood join together for a dinner party.  Of course, there are some glaring omissions from a few […] More

  • The Paperboy (*½)

    NYFF: When discussing this film after seeing it at the New York Film Festival, my friend and colleague from The Playlist Drew Taylor said something that pretty much sums up our thoughts on Lee Daniels’ latest work. Drew said that there’s “good trash” and there’s “bad trash”. Well ladies and gentlemen, ‘The Paperboy’ is definitely […] More

  • TIFF: The Paperboy (**)

    As many of you are aware before I became a film critic, before I started writing criticism twenty five years ago I had a life as a stage director and even today I can sometimes be enticed, with the right play, to direct. For about ten years I directed some of the finest American plays […] More

  • ‘The Paperboy’ added to the New York Film Festival lineup!

    We’re closing in on a number of film festivals, which means that Oscar season is in full swing. As always, we’ll be covering the Toronto Film Festival in all of its glory here at The Awards Circuit, but this year look for expanded coverage of the New York Film Festival as well. Lucky for us, […] More

  • Thoughts on TIFF’s Additions

    Well we don’t have Lincoln, but we do have The Master, as hoped, along with new films from Spike Lee, Brian De Palma, Lee Daniels, and Walter Salles. More

  • Pulpy, grimy and Southern fried…The Paperboy trailer arrives online!

    Remember way back when in May when The Paperboy was setting Cannes ablaze with talk of how it was both a dirty guilty pleasure while others said it was guilty of being bad? The buzz has cooled on the film after that raucous reaction, but today Yahoo! has released the trailer for the much talked […] More

  • First Look at Lee Daniels’ ‘The Paperboy’

    Academy Award nominated director Lee Daniels (Precious) new film, The Paperboy, is slated to debut later this month at the Cannes Film Festival. Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, John Cusack, and Zac Efron star in this sexy crime film based on the novel by Pete Dexter. The first clip of the film shows journalist Ward James […] More

  • Kidman and Lindsey-Abaire re-team for ‘The Family Fang’

    After a lackluster 2011, things are looking up for Nicole Kidman. She has TV movie Hemingway and Gelhorn and Cannes entry The Paperboy coming out this year, and she’s going to be re-teaming with a writer who helped her get her last Oscar nomination. Deadline is reporting that David Lindsay-Abaire has signed on to script […] More