• Digging Into: Clayton Davis

    After attending an early and advanced screening of the then-unfinished 2006 film “Bobby”, Clayton Davis, the respected and esteemed Awards Circuit editor was then a...

  • 50/50 (****)

    Stricken with a shocking, confounding, and life-threatening cancer diagnosis, 27-year old Adam Lerner (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is forced to deal with realities he never could have...

  • Weekend Openings (September 30-October 2)

    As we wave goodbye to September, the awards season just keeps heating up.  A lot of interesting releases this weekend, both wide and limited, some...

  • Oscar Circuit: “I Wish”

    My Oscar Predictions are due this weekend and I’ve been playing with them quite a bit.  I’ve even been having mini-pow-wow’s with some of my...

  • The Whale (***)

    An aquatic/animal welfare documentary that plays it pretty safe, and almost too safe if you ask me, ‘The Whale’ has an interesting topic and charm...

  • Historical Circuit: Citizen Kane (****)

    Let me be clear before I begin writing this and you begin reading…I do not believe for one minute that Citizen Kane (1941) is the...

  • Dancing with the Stars: Week 2 Results

    Tuesday’s results show on Dancing with the Stars was a big surprise. It’s normal that early in the season the lowest scores are the ones...

  • Digging Into: Anna Belickis

    In an industry dominated by testosterone, explosions, and hot-tempered men who think they know everything, Anna Belickis, one of the newest writers to The Awards...

  • MPAA Ratings Bulletin No. 2191 (9/28/11)

    As a continuing feature here at Awards Circuit, here are the latest ratings provided by the MPAA Ratings Board – The Classification and Ratings Administration...

  • Poster: “War Horse”

  • Under the Circuit: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt Born: February 17th, 1981 Place: Los Angeles, California Major Awards and Citations: Golden Globe Awards (2010): Nominated for Best Actor in a Musical...

  • TV Review: Family Guy (****)

    Now in its 10th season, there is no denying that Family Guy is one of the most popular shows on television. The absurd scenarios the...

  • TV Review: Free Agents (**)

    Free Agents tells the story of an emotionally distressed man, Alex dealing with his recent divorce and an emotionally heartbroken women, Helen dealing with her...

  • Red State (*½)

    Kevin Smith’s career has been very frustrating to observe.  Here is a man whose debut was hailed as a vanguard of a new kind of...

  • Digging Into: Joey Magidson

    To know Joey Magidson is to know you have a friend. The loyal readers of The Awards Circuit have read Joey’s work for years but,...

  • Box Office Final: A Prideful “Lion” Stays #1

    A burgeoning teen movie star, a big budget political drama-slash-action film, an inspirational family drama from the producers of “The Blind Side”, and a highly...

  • Dancing with the Stars: Week 2

    Metta World Peace is gone and the rest of the stars try to prove they are worthy or reaming apart of the competition. This week...