Friday, January 19, 2018

Best of 2017: Personal Winners and Top 10 Films of the...

We've come to the end.  At least the end with my take on the year 2017.  Choosing the personal winners of the year, along...

Oscars: Guilds Give Gas to ‘The Big Sick,’ ‘Molly’s Game,’ and...

The majors guild are announcing and now, only now, can you see the correlation between their nominations and what Oscar voters are thinking since they...

Denver Film Critics Society: ‘Lady Bird’ Wins Best Film, Star Saoirse...

The Denver Film Critics Society (DFCS) have announced their winners for the best in film in 2017. Earning top kudos for the best film of...

USC Scripter Nominees Announced – 7 Films Make the Cut Including...

LOS ANGELES—The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 30th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. In this particularly competitive year, voting resulted in ties...

Circuit Breaker Episode 77: Critics Choice Winners, Guilds, and the New...

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson,...

Film Review: ‘Den of Thieves’ Robs Precious Time But Rewards With...

Crime and punishment duke it out on the gritty streets of Los Angeles in Christian Gudegast's “Den of Thieves.” Despite the kitschy title, the...

Film Review: ‘On Body and Soul’ Basks in the Mysteries of...

Cinematic romance is often remembered for grand gestures. A passionate kiss in the rain, a last-gasp chase at the airport, a profound declaration of...

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Sundance Film Festival: A Look at the 2018 Film Slate

The Sundance Film Festival kicks off today in Park City, Utah. Launching in 1981 as a way to foster up and coming independent filmmakers, Sundance...

TV Review: ‘My Next Guest’ Reminds Us Why We Need Letterman

While the Late Night Wars have been over for some time, the impression they made on American pop culture is still undeniable. Stars were...

The Rebooted ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’ Is Here, Queer, and Fabulous

There may be a new Fab Five, but make no mistake about it: "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" is back to slay misconceptions...

Film Review: ‘Mom and Dad’ is Absolutely Insane

Nicolas Cage's best friend is a solid director. Too often lately, Cage is given totally free reign in throwaway genre fare and his wild...

Film Review: ‘Den of Thieves’ Robs Precious Time But Rewards With Flair

Crime and punishment duke it out on the gritty streets of Los Angeles in Christian Gudegast's “Den of Thieves.” Despite the kitschy title, the...

TV Review: HBO Should File For ‘Divorce’

The IMDB synopsis for HBO’s “Divorce” says: “A couple goes through a long, drawn-out divorce.” It’s rare a show can be summed up so...

TV Review: Ryan Murphy Scores Another Hit With ‘Versace’

Ryan Murphy has done it again. After the critical, commercial and awards season hit “American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson,” one wonders...

Denver Film Critics Society: ‘Lady Bird’ Wins Best Film, Star Saoirse Ronan Wins Best...

The Denver Film Critics Society (DFCS) have announced their winners for the best in film in 2017. Earning top kudos for the best film of...

WATCH: Michael Caine Flees His Homeland in First Trailer for Comedy ‘Dear Dictator’

Cinedigm released new images and an official trailer for its upcoming comedy, "Dear Dictator." Academy Award winner Michael Caine stars as the dictator of a...

Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer to Reunite for Universal Holiday Comedy

Academy Award-winner Octavia Spencer and Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain are teaming up for a holiday comedy from Universal Pictures. Variety broke the news of...

Film Review: ‘On Body and Soul’ Basks in the Mysteries of Love

Cinematic romance is often remembered for grand gestures. A passionate kiss in the rain, a last-gasp chase at the airport, a profound declaration of...

Bert Marcus Productions and Abramorama Partner Up For EDM Documentary ‘What We Started’

Bert Marcus Productions and Abramorama are partnering up for the North American release of the upcoming EDM documentary "What We Started."  The film, which stars...

Ruth Wilson to Play Grandmother Alison Wilson in PBS and BBC’s ‘Mrs. Wilson’

Ruth Wilson's next project is a family affair. The "Luther" and "The Affair" star will play her own grandmother, Alison Wilson, in the upcoming...

Oscars 2018: Nomination Announcement Returns to Live Format

The 90th Academy Awards nomination announcement will return to live broadcast on January 23. This follows last year's poorly received pre-taped announcements. That format caused...

ACCA 2017 Voting Opens, 7 Jury Members Selected for Lifetime Achievement and Innovation Awards

Awards Circuit announced today its selection of the 7 jury members for the 2017 Awards Circuit Community Awards.  The awards are voted on annually...

USC Scripter Nominees Announced – 7 Films Make the Cut Including ‘The Lost City...

LOS ANGELES—The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 30th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. In this particularly competitive year, voting resulted in ties...

WATCH: Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill Shine in Official Trailer for ‘Don’t Worry, He...

Amazon Studios released the official trailer for its upcoming film, "Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot." The film stars Joaquin Phoenix as John...

NAACP Image Awards: Ava DuVernay Wins Entertainer of the Year

The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced Monday night during a live broadcast on TV One. Ava DuVernay ("A Wrinkle in...
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Academy Idol 11 Top 7: Best Performance Week!

Welcome back to Academy Idol 11! We’re back to report the results of our last round and jump into our Top 7. We’re eliminating...

New Blu-Ray/DVD Releases (01/16/18) – ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Answers/Raises Compelling Questions

This week, a cult classic returns with a would be awards player and blockbuster in "Blade Runner 2049." That's the cream of the Blu-Ray/DVD...

NAACP Image Awards Announce Early Winners, ‘Detroit’ Wins Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

The 49th NAACP Image Awards will be broadcast tonight on TV One. But the organization announced some early winners. Kathryn Bigelow's, "Detroit" was selected as...

Circuit Breaker Episode 77: Critics Choice Winners, Guilds, and the New ‘Grand Hotel’ In...

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson,...

Film Review: ‘Paddington 2’ Proves To Be Endlessly Delightful

“If we're kind and polite the world will be right.” The advice Paddington’s Aunt Lucy gives him resonates throughout this delightful film. On the...

Mark Wahlberg Donates Reshoot Paycheck From ‘All the Money in the World’ To TIME’S...

There's been a swift resolution to the pay inequality controversy surrounding Ridley Scott's "All the Money in the World." The film made headlines once again last...

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Beats the Competition in Weekend Box Office

"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" held on to first place for the second week, according to Box Office Mojo. The sequel to the 1995 film...

Interview: Thomas Lennon Talks About the Delicacy of Storytelling in His Documentary Short ‘Knife...

Some stories are so improbable they must be true. The new documentary short from Oscar-winning filmmaker Thomas Lennon ("The Blood of Yingzhou District") is...

WATCH: Marvel Releases New ‘Black Panther’ Trailer on Warriors of Wakanda

In preparation for the fast-approaching "Black Panther" premiere, Marvel just released a new trailer shining a spotlight on the nation of Wakanda and its...

LOOK: First Images From Season 2 of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Are Here!

The first images from Season 2 of Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" features a blood-soaked Elisabeth Moss ("Mad Men") and a snowy landscape in the dystopia...

Interview: Ziad Doueiri Talks the Real Life Inspiration behind ‘The Insult’

Ask Ziad Doueiri and he will tell you that he doesn't make political films. But when you see his latest effort "The Insult" there's...
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Circuit Considerations: James McAvoy in ‘Split’ for Best Actor

  Oscar ballots were sent to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, or better known as the Academy members, on Friday, Jan. 5.  We’ll...

Circuit Considerations: Tatiana Maslany in ‘Stronger’ for Best Supporting Actress

Oscar ballots were sent to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, or better known as the Academy members, on Friday, Jan. 5.  We’ll...
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Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in Quentin Tarantino’s 1969 Film

Academy Award winner Leonardo DiCaprio has officially signed on for Quentin Tarantino's next film, according to Deadline. While the plot details are still being held...

LOOK: First Image of Tom Hardy as Marvel Anti-Hero Venom Reveals Antagonist in Upcoming...

At long last, we finally have a glimpse of Tom Hardy ("Peaky Blinders") as Marvel's Spider-Man villain-turned-antihero, Venom, in the upcoming standalone film of the...
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‘Deadpool 2,’ ‘Gambit’ and ‘The New Mutants’ Get New Premiere Dates; ‘Gambit’ Loses Director...

There has been some major shakeups in the release schedule for some upcoming "X-Men" films. Here's the good news first: "Deadpool 2's" premiere has been...

Critics’ Choice Awards: ‘The Shape of Water’ Wins Big for Best Picture, Director, Production...

The winners of the Critics' Choice Awards were announced Thursday night at the 23rd annual ceremony, shining a spotlight on some of 2017's best...

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