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Film Review: Spain’s ‘Champions’ Brings Feel-Good Entertainment to the Foreign Oscar Race

When Spain's selection committee for the Oscars infamously snubbed Asghar Farhadi's star-studded "Everybody Knows" for a little-known film without US distribution, it was widely...

TV Review: ‘Big Mouth’ Marries Crude Humor With Important Lessons

I wish I had a show like “Big Mouth” as a teenager. No, this is not just because I’m sure I would’ve laughed just...

INTERVIEW: Eva Vives Sits Down to Talk About Her Timely Film ‘All About Nina’

Some movies just come at a deeply needed moment. As an accused sexual predator is seated on the Supreme Court, a film about a...

WATCH: ‘The Best of Enemies’ Sets Up Taraji P. Henson vs. Sam Rockwell in...

Taraji P. Henson continues to build an impressive career through varied and dynamic performances. She can lead different kinds of projects including dramas like...

Ryan Coogler Returning to Direct ‘Black Panther 2’ for Disney and Marvel

"Black Panther" continues to create a massive shadow over the year in film. While other features have had solid box office performances, "Black Panther"...

NYFF Film Review: ‘Private Life’ Charms with Kathryn Hahn Magnetizing

2018 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: Tamara Jenkins highlights the use of awkwardness as a compelling narrative tool with her richly felt "Private Life."  Handling...

Film Review: In ’22 July’ Greengrass Brings Audiences on an Emotional, But Long, Journey

There are few directors as skilled at telling modern tragedies as Paul Greengrass. The director continues to retell tragedies as humanistic moments of triumph. While...

Film Review: ‘Stella’s Last Weekend’ is a Family Affair on Both Sides of the...

There's a special kind of alchemy that can be found when relatives share the screen. Children, parents, siblings, whatever the case may be, the...

Queer Girl Friday: First Pic of Ruby Rose as Batwoman, ‘A Star Is Born’...

I'm Selina, Awards Circuit's queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on film and TV! This week has been full of intrigue and eye-catching headlines,...

AMPAS Announces New ‘Shortlist Day’ to Release All 9 Shortlists Simultaneously

In years past, AMPAS has adopted the shortlist strategy to help narrow down potential nominees for various Oscar categories. Several categories, including Foreign Language Film and...

WATCH: Disney Releases First Teaser for the Guy Ritchie Live-Action Remake ‘Aladdin’

Disney continues to cash in on bringing their animated properties to live-action, but there does not seem to be a reason for them to...

WATCH: Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges Join Forces in Official Trailer for ‘Ben Is...

After a somewhat enigmatic teaser in August, Roadside Attractions has now released the official trailer for the upcoming drama, "Ben Is Back." Academy Award winner...

NYFF Film Review: ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ Is a Thematically Charged Anthology Showcasing...

2018 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: In the offbeat, quirky nature of all Coen Brothers outings, "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs" has the life and...

‘A Star Is Born’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ to Compete in Drama at the Golden...

The Comedy/Musical category at the Golden Globes always engenders some level of controversy. Last year, "Get Out" was placed in Comedy/Musical despite the objections...

Anthony Ramos Set as the Lead in Warner Bros. Adaptation of ‘In the Heights’

Lin-Manuel Miranda may have become a household name thanks to "Hamilton," but that was not his breakout work. Back in 2005, his first big show...

Annapurna Drops the ‘Untitled Roger Ailes’; Lets Go of President Chelsea Bernard

Roger Ailes continues to draw controversy even after his 2017 death. The man who built the philosophy of Fox News and much of the...

WATCH: The First Trailer for the Stephen King Story ‘Pet Sematary’ Brings Out the...

The resurgence of Stephen King continues to build momentum. After "It" was a huge hit in 2017, his properties became a hot commodity again. Some...

James Gunn Joins ‘Suicide Squad 2’ as a Writer, May Even Direct for DC...

The James Gunn controversy very much stoked anger in almost every corner of the internet in some way. On one hand, conservatives loudly complained about...

OSCARS: Stephan James to Campaign in LEAD for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ While...

OSCAR CIRCUIT: In a year that continues to throw curveballs in the form of contenders and category placements, another one has solidified in the...

‘The Hate U Give’ Wins Audience Award at Hamptons International Film Festival

Read the Press Release: East Hampton, NY (October 9, 2018) – The Hamptons International Film Festival today announced their audience awards for the 26th edition...

NYFF Film Review: ‘Roma’ Is an Evocative, Uplifting View of Humanity

2018 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: The beauty of life is hard to recreate, even in a film that uses moving pictures.  Writer/director Alfonso Cuarón...

Circuit Breaker Episode 111: Acting Dark Horses, NYFF Centerpiece, and ‘A Star is Born’

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,...

WATCH: Netflix Releases ‘Making a Murderer: Part 2’ Trailer Ahead of October Release

The true crime boom continues to boom across a variety of television shows and film adaptations. "American Vandal" received Emmy nominations. The Tonya Harding story...

Oscars Officially Announces 87 Countries Submitted for Best Foreign Language Race

With weeks of buildup over which films would represent each country in the Best Foreign Language film competition. Some surprises already came to light,...

Netflix Locks Up ‘The Laundromat’ From Steven Soderbergh and Very Good Cast

Netflix has a lot on its plate in 2018. Between "Roma," "22 July" and "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs," they have some real Oscar players...

The 26th Hamptons International Film Festival Announces Their Winners

Another film festival on the rise is the Hamptons International Film Festival. The festival just concluded it's 26th festival on Monday. Early that day, they announced...

NYFF Film Review: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Echoes in the Chamber of Cinema...

2018 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: If there was a film walking into the theater of Walter Reade, and later tonight at the Apollo, with...

TV Review: Netflix Series ‘Big Mouth’ Remains the Raunchiest Sex-Ed Video Ever

There's something special about the number of gross moments that populate "Big Mouth," an animated show on Netflix. It can sometimes feel like an endurance test,...

New Blu-Ray/DVD Releases (10/09/18) – Relive ‘Eighth Grade’ All Over Again

This week, all of your middle school memories come flooding back. Yes, "Eighth Grade" highlights the new releases hitting Blu-Ray and DVD. That film...

NYFF Film Review: ‘Mid90s’ is a Lived In Directorial Debut From Jonah Hill

We've reached a point in time where the 1990's as a setting represents material for a period piece. That makes me feel old, but...

TV Review: ‘Maniac’ Blows Away Expectations with Weird Series Featuring Stone & Hill

The expansion of television during the past fifteen years has really opened the gates for various storytellers. While there was once a limit to...

‘Venom’ Kills the Competition for Top Spot at the Box Office

1. "Venom" Sony Pictures $80,030,000 2. "A Star Is Born" Warner Bros $41,250,000 3. "Smallfoot" Warner Bros $14,900,000 4. "Night School" Universal $12,275,000 5. "The House with a Clock in Its Walls" Universal $7,295,000 6. "A Simple Favor" Lionsgate $3,435,000 7. "The Nun" NewLine $2,610,000 8. "Hell Fest" Lionsgate $2,075,000 9. "Crazy Rich Asians" Warner Bros $2,060,000 10. "The Predator (2018)" Fox $900,000   Marvel's...

WATCH: ‘House of Cards’ Reminds You How Dangerous Robin Wright Can Be

Few shows go through as much as the cast of "House of Cards" did late last year. The series was primed to go out...

WATCH: ‘Good Omens’ Brings Sheen and Tennant Together for Gaiman Comedy

For many young horror and science fiction fans, Neil Gaiman remains one of the great modern authors in genre writing. Gaiman's "American Gods" television series...

Teaser for Marvel and Netflix Show ‘Daredevil’ Returns Bullseye Played By Bethel

One of the more interesting missteps in the age of the superhero movie remains "Daredevil" from 2003. One of the early precursors to the...

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