Thursday, October 19, 2017

2017 Middleburg Film Festival: Preview for a Regional Oscar Launching Pad?

With the big kick-off festivals behind us (Telluride, TIFF, and NYFF), and more than a few weeks away from AFI Film Fest, the regional...

New Studios on the Awards Block Hope to Score Oscar Love...

What goes up must come down, as proven with the collapse of studio executive Harvey Weinstein.  With dozens of allegations coming in by the...

Ridley Scott’s ‘All the Money in the World’ to Close AFI...

AFI Fest officials just announced that Ridley Scott's "All the Money in the World" will close the 2017 festival with their World Premiere.In addition,...

LA Film Festival Moves from June to September in 2018

LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2017) — Today Film Independent announced new dates for the LA Film Festival and a multi-year partnership with ArcLight Cinemas....

NYFF Film Review: ‘Wonder Wheel’ Harnesses Kate Winslet’s Glory But Defaults...

2017 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: When Woody Allen is on, he's on.  He can be the most engaging, inventive crafter of words in the...

NYFF Film Review: ‘The Square’ Has Uniqueness But Ultimately Falls Flat

2017 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: A new evolution of storytelling, Ruben Östlund's satirical dramedy "The Square" is a hard nut to crack.  Offering laughs and...

WATCH: Jean-Claude Van Damme is Back in Action in Trailer for...

Amazon released a trailer for their upcoming original series, "Jean-Claude Van Johnson."The official synopsis reads:"'Jean-Claude Van Johnson' stars global martial arts and film sensation...

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Ridley Scott’s ‘All the Money in the World’ to Close AFI Fest

AFI Fest officials just announced that Ridley Scott's "All the Money in the World" will close the 2017 festival with their World Premiere.In addition,...

WATCH: Jean-Claude Van Damme is Back in Action in Trailer for ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson’

Amazon released a trailer for their upcoming original series, "Jean-Claude Van Johnson."The official synopsis reads:"'Jean-Claude Van Johnson' stars global martial arts and film sensation...
Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding

WATCH: Margot Robbie Becomes Tonya Harding in Teaser Trailer for ‘I, Tonya’

NEON released the teaser trailer for their highly anticipated film "I, Tonya."Margot Robbie laces up her skates to play the iconic Tonya Harding in...

Netflix Announces November Release Date for ‘The Punisher’ With New Trailer

The latest Netflix/Marvel series, "The Punisher," will be available for streaming in November.Jon Bernthal stars as Frank Castle, who becomes the vigilante known as...
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2017 IFP Gotham Awards Announced, ‘Get Out’ Leads With 4

Independent Filmmaker Project announced the 2017 IFP Gotham Award nominees on Thursday morning via their Twitter feed.Best Feature"Call Me by Your Name" Luca Guadagnino,...

Director Luca Guadagnino Already Developing Sequel to ‘Call Me By Your Name’

"Call Me By Your Name" is set for release Nov. 24, but director Luca Guadagnino is already working on a sequel. Guadagnino recently revealed...

LA Film Festival Moves from June to September in 2018

LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2017) — Today Film Independent announced new dates for the LA Film Festival and a multi-year partnership with ArcLight Cinemas....

Jane Krakowski and Chris Diamantopoulos Join Fox’s ‘A Christmas Story’ Live

Fox has added Jane Krakowski and Chris Diamantopoulos to the cast of their upcoming "A Christmas Story Live," according to Variety.The live television event...

WATCH: Louis CK Has Daughter Issues in Official Trailer for ‘I Love You, Daddy’

The Orchard released the official trailer for Louis C.K.'s upcoming film, "I Love You, Daddy."The actor and comedian wrote, directed, and stars in this...

2017 Middleburg Film Festival: Preview for a Regional Oscar Launching Pad?

With the big kick-off festivals behind us (Telluride, TIFF, and NYFF), and more than a few weeks away from AFI Film Fest, the regional...

2017 Foreign Oscar Guide: This Time for Africa?

Welcome to The Awards Circuit’s 2017 Foreign Oscar Guide. This weekly series will shine a spotlight on this year’s Oscar race for Best Foreign Language...

Halloween Madness 2017: Division Finals are Now Open!

We're in the home stretch for Halloween Madness 2017, and it's time for the division finals! Our Elite 8 is extremely stacked, but we...

Christopher Walken, Juliette Lewis to be Honored at Turkey’s Antalya Film Festival

Christopher Walken ("Catch Me If You Can") and Juliette Lewis ("What's Eating Gilbert Grape") will be honored at Turkey's 54th Antalya Film Festival for...

The Results Are in For MVFF40: See The List of Winners

The Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF40) ended its ten day run on Sunday, leaving us with a host of audience favorites and notable films...

Ron Howard Reveals Title of Han Solo Film

Director Ron Howard surprised fans on Twitter Tuesday morning. He shared the news that his Han Solo origin film has finished principle photography. And...

Interview: Emmy Nominee P. Erik Carlson on Designing ‘Manhunt: Unabomber’

The modern TV landscape has certainly opened up opportunities for unique visions to come to the small screen. Discovery's "Manhunt: Unabomber" was one of...

TV Review: ‘White Famous’ Takes on Racism But Tacks on Casual Sexism

Can a comedian enjoy mainstream appeal while maintaining their edge? People like Larry David and Louis C.K. have enjoyed both to some degree. “White...
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IDA Announces First Round of Documentary Awards Nominees

LOS ANGELES, CA -- The International Documentary Association has announced the initial round of nominees for the 2017 IDA Documentary Awards. The 33rd edition...

Interview: Paul Haggis Reflects on His Career and the Importance of Art in the...

Scheduled to take place from October 26 to November 4, the 2017 Evolution Mallorca Film Festival is one with a distinct character. According to...

Reid Scott in Talks to Join Tom Hardy in Sony’s Spider-Man Spinoff ‘Venom’

Reid Scott ("Veep") is circling a role in Sony's Spider-Man spinoff "Venom," according to Variety. The actor would be joining Tom Hardy ("Mad Max:...

New Blu-Ray/DVD Releases (10/17/17) – ‘Spider-Man’ Swings Home

This week, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man leads the charge of titles coming to Blu-Ray and DVD. That's right, "Spider-Man: Homecoming" is hitting home video...

TV Review: ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Returns With a Vengeance

From its inception, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” has been nearly impossible to nail down. The central premise follows a woman picks up her life and moves...

Circuit Breaker Episode 63: Gun Shy Predictions, NYFF Closing, and Expulsion of Predators

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

Film Review: ‘Leatherface’ Crafts a Texas Chainsaw Origin Story

Horror movies rarely need origin stories. Either they don't add anything to an already perfectly good mythology, or they needlessly add complications. It takes...

WATCH: New Trailer and Stills for Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ with Chadwick Boseman

Today, Walt Disney and Marvel released a new trailer and stills for Ryan Coogler's highly anticipated "Black Panther."  Starring Chadwick Boseman ("Marshall"), Michael B....

WATCH: Eleven Comes Home in ‘Stranger Things’ in Final Season 2 Trailer

Eleven's back with a curly brunette mop of hair. The final trailer for the second season of Netflix's "Stranger Things" dropped last Friday to...

‘Happy Death Day’ Celebrates at the Top of the Box Office

"Happy Death Day" finished number one at the weekend box office, according to Box Office Mojo.The tongue-in-cheek horror film from Blumhouse earned an estimated...

Weinstein Expelled from AMPAS in Emergency Meeting With Board of Governors

Harvey Weinstein has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The news was reported by Deadline, among others.The move comes...

New Studios on the Awards Block Hope to Score Oscar Love This Year

What goes up must come down, as proven with the collapse of studio executive Harvey Weinstein.  With dozens of allegations coming in by the...
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Paul Thomas Anderson Film Officially Titled ‘Phantom Thread’

Paul Thomas Anderson's previously untitled film officially has a name: "Phantom Thread." Focus Features announced the news Friday afternoon."Phantom Thread" has long been rumored...

NYFF Film Review: ‘Wonder Wheel’ Harnesses Kate Winslet’s Glory But Defaults on Narrative Currency

2017 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: When Woody Allen is on, he's on.  He can be the most engaging, inventive crafter of words in the...

NYFF Film Review: ‘The Square’ Has Uniqueness But Ultimately Falls Flat

2017 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: A new evolution of storytelling, Ruben Östlund's satirical dramedy "The Square" is a hard nut to crack.  Offering laughs and...

Queer Girl Friday: LGBTQIA+ Representation Takes The Back Burner on Network Television

I'm Selina, Awards Circuit's Queer Girl Friday for all things LGBTQIA+ on TV! Each week I take on TV's biggest stories through the rainbow...

WATCH: Celebrate Friday the 13th With ‘New Mutants’ Trailer

Horror meets heroes in the newest "X-Men" spinoff. The terrifying trailer for Fox's "New Mutants" dropped early Friday morning, and features a creepy asylum,...

Middleburg Film Festival: Could ‘The Post’ Be Making a Surprise Appearance?

With one week to go until the Middleburg Film Festival, fans are busy choosing their screenings and securing last minute tickets where they can.The...

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