Wednesday, November 22, 2017

OSCARS: ‘The Post’ Lands in NYC and Cements the Year of...

Before an audience full of critics, AMPAS, SAG, and industry voters, Steven Spielberg's highly anticipated "The Post" unspooled before a New York audience.  Under...

Film Review: ‘Justice League’ Stumbles Along the Way But Ultimately Wins...

If your expectations for any film are in the toilet, then the final delivery can always ultimately surprise you.  With reshoots, multiple writers, new...

AFI Fest 2017 Announces Jury and Audience Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — November 17, 2017 — LOS ANGELES, CA — The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the films that received the Audience and Jury...

AFI Film Review: ‘What Will People Say’ Takes Faith To Task...

AFI Festival 2017: Iram Haq's AFI Fest Audience Winner for “New Auteurs” demonstrates a voice whose work doesn't speak – it shouts. Right up...

AFI Film Review: ‘The Day After’ Is An Alarming Indictment of...

2017 AFI FILM FESTIVAL: A blip among heavyweights at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Hong San-soo's “The Day After” is a tumultuous watch. The...

AFI Film Review: ‘Gemini’ Looks Like a Film Noir But Doesn’t...

2017 AFI FILM FESTIVAL: For all its glitz and glamour, Hollywood remains the home of the noir. Whether it’s modern noir (“L.A. Confidential”), an...

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WWII Spy Vera Atkins to Get Biopic from Sarah Megan Thomas, Lydia Dean Pilcher

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Jordan Peele, Emily V. Gordon, and Others React to Spirit Award Nominations

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Actor’s Fund 2017 Looking Ahead Award to Honor Cast of ‘Detroit’

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Singer, Actor, and Former Teen Idol David Cassidy Dead at 67

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Sing Along to a New Song from Disney’s Short ‘Olaf’s Frozen Adventure’

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2018 Independent Spirit Award Nominations Announced! – ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Leads

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Circuit Breaker Episode 69: Pre-Post Premiere, Lady Bird’s Secret Weapon, and Justice League’s Woes

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: ‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’ Announces Amazon Premiere Date

2018 will usher in the next great dystopian story, courtesy of author Philip K. Dick, Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios. "Philip K. Dick's...

Lizzy Caplan In Talks to Join Channing Tatum in ‘Gambit’

"Gambit" has found its leading lady. Lizzy Caplan ("Masters of Sex") is currently in talks to join the upcoming "Gambit" solo film, which has...

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ Sequel Already in the Works

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New Blu-Ray/DVD Releases (11/21/17) – A ‘Good Time’ For Robert Pattinson

This week, Robert Pattinson gets his best role to date with "Good Time," which highlights the new releases coming to Blu-Ray and DVD. Plus,...

PGA Announces Nominees for 2018 PGA Documentary Feature

LOS ANGELES (November 20, 2017) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today its 2018 Documentary Motion Pictures nominees that will advance in the...

Art Directors Guild Awards to Honor Norm Newberry

LOS ANGELES, November 20, 2017 - Norm Newberry, former ADG Awardee and a 21st century renaissance Production Designer best known for his work on "War of the...

Taylor Sheridan Takes Back Control of ‘Wind River’

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Nominees Announced for 49th NAACP Image Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 20, 2017) – The nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced today with Netflix and OWN leading the nominations in the television categories with 23 nominations and 17 nominations, respectively....

Interview: Amit Masurkar on the Politics of India’s Oscar submission ‘Newton’

With a pair of well-received films under his belt, writer-director Amit Masurkar is one of the most promising talents in India's thriving film industry....

OSCARS: ‘The Post’ Lands in NYC and Cements the Year of the Woman

Before an audience full of critics, AMPAS, SAG, and industry voters, Steven Spielberg's highly anticipated "The Post" unspooled before a New York audience.  Under...

WATCH: First Trailer for Disney’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Premieres during AMAs

Disney's "A Wrinkle in Time" has just released its first full-length trailer during the American Music Awards. The preview is a star-studded closer look at...

‘Justice League’ Wins Box Office, Falls Short of Expectations

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Jeffrey Tambor Leaves Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, Jeffrey Tambor ("Arrested Development") has left Amazon's "Transparent." The actor, who won a Golden Globe and two Primetime...
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WATCH: Jack-Jack Has Powers in the Teaser for ‘Incredibles 2’ from Pixar!

The first trailer for Pixar's highly anticipated sequel "Incredibles 2" has finally dropped.Released in 2004, "The Incredibles" grossed more than $633 million worldwide.  Director...

AFI Fest 2017 Announces Jury and Audience Award Winners

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AFI Film Review: ‘What Will People Say’ Takes Faith To Task For Its Torture...

AFI Festival 2017: Iram Haq's AFI Fest Audience Winner for “New Auteurs” demonstrates a voice whose work doesn't speak – it shouts. Right up...

Interview: Director Jang Hoon on the Making of ‘A Taxi Driver’

Released earlier this year to strong box office both at home and abroad, "A Taxi Driver" shines a spotlight on South Korean history with...

AFI Film Review: ‘The Day After’ Is An Alarming Indictment of Human Obsession and...

2017 AFI FILM FESTIVAL: A blip among heavyweights at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Hong San-soo's “The Day After” is a tumultuous watch. The...

CHECK OUT: Sony Pictures Unveils New Posters for ‘All the Money in the World’...

Sony Pictures unveiled two new posters for its upcoming film, "All the Money in the World."The updated posters come as Ridley Scott puts the...

2017 Foreign Oscar Guide: Europe’s Serious Contenders

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‘Perks of Being a Wallflower’ Writer Stephen Chbosky to Pen Disney’s ‘Prince Charming’

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Queer Girl Friday: ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ Gets Oedipal

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Matt Reeves Eyes Jake Gyllenhaal to Replace Ben Affleck in ‘Batman’ Film

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Quentin Tarantino Takes New Project to Sony Pictures

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James Franco In Talks to Join X-Men Universe as Multiple Man

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Film Review: ‘Justice League’ Stumbles Along the Way But Ultimately Wins the Fight

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WATCH: John Krasinski and Emily Blunt Know Silence is Survival in Teaser for ‘A...

Paramount Pictures released a teaser trailer for its upcoming film, "A Quiet Place."Although the title is evocative of some kind of drama, this movie...

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