Don’t Trust the B**** in Apt 23 (***)

Starring: Krysten Ritter, Dreama Walker, Liza Lipara, James Van Der Beek, Eric Andre, Michael Blaiklock, Ray Ford Airs on: ABC Day and Time: Wednesday Nights @ 9:31pm The new show from creator Nahnatchka Khan titled “Don’t Trust the B**** in Apt. 23” is one of the more pleasant sitcoms to hit this season. Very reminiscent […]

Warner Bros. to go “Inside the Script”, eBooks available soon

Have you ever wondered how Hitchcock created the famous crop duster scene in North by Northwest? Or what Charles Heston’s acting journals from Ben Hur might look like? Warner Bros. is launching a new initiative called Inside the Script, which will offer illustrated interactive eBooks of classic movie scripts like Casablanca, An American in Paris […]

The Invisible War (***)

I had the pleasure of attending the 36th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival in March, which just so happened to be the first film fest I have attended. Unfortunately, due to a tight weekend schedule, I was only able to attend one film, but the one that I selected was the absolute right choice. I was […]

Box Office Report: ‘Think Like a Man’ Repeats

Sony’s Think Like a Man remains at the top of the box office report after its second week in theatres, though the film dropped its total by 46% down to $18 million. Sony also managed to take the runner-up spot this week with The Pirates! Band of Misfits. And while The Hunger Games slid to fourth this week, […]

David Koepp to script “Snow White and the Huntsman” sequel

Even though Snow White and the Huntsman has yet to hit theaters, Universal is hoping they have a franchise on their hands by fast tracking a sequel. Deadline is reporting that David Koepp is in discussions to write the script for the sequel so that director Rupert Sanders will be able to make it the […]

God Bless America (***)

Comedian turned filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait has built his cinematic career on toying with an audience’s expectations. With the possible exception of his directorial debut ‘Shakes the Clown’ (where he was still finding his voice), he’s taken to throwing his viewers for a loop. ‘Sleeping Dogs Lie’ was more a look at contemporary relationships and the […]

‘American Idol’ British Week: Song Suggestions

Holy cow, can you believe we are down to just five contestants on American Idol? This may not be my favorite top five in Idol history (that award goes to Season Five), but I believe all the remaining contestants will continue to wow us with some astute song choices and powerful performances. It’s no surprise […]

Sound of My Voice (**½)

You know, I like an open-ended conclusion as much as the next guy (and sometimes more), but I do have the pre-requisite that the film earn its ending. ‘Sound of My Voice’ is an example of a good movie that doesn’t earn its abrupt and supposedly shocking ending. Up until the final moments of the […]

Check Out the New 3 Minute Trailer for “Prometheus”

The release of ‘Prometheus’ is getting closer and closer, so it makes perfect sense that the promotional material for the film is ramping up. The latest is a new Trailer that runs almost 3 minutes long and gets way into the plot of the film, potentially veering into spoiler territory, depending on how much you […]

Sam Raimi to Produce ‘Poltergiest’ Remake

MGM, looking to pull itself out of financial woes, is remaking two of its most famous horror titles. While a remake of Carrie is already in production, The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Sam Raimi has been attached to be the producer on a remake of Poltergiest, with a script by Pulitzer Prize winning writer David […]

Taking Questions for Power Hour!

It never stops around here.  We’re taking questions for this week’s edition of the Awards Circuit Podcast.  Please copy all questions in the comment section.  Make them great!

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 4/29)

Wow, where do I even begin? This was the James Cameron of weeks here The Awards Circuit. We delivered big, and as a result our success was tantamount to Camerons’ Avatar and Titanic in my book. As you can see, The Awards Circuit has undergone a huge transformation, evolving what you all know and love […]

The Five-Year Engagement (***)

If one didn’t know this already, Judd Apatow likes his films to be on the long side, both the ones he directs and the ones he produces. It’s hard to make a comedy sustain its energy when you’re approaching 2 hours, but Apatow has had good luck in that regard. ‘The Five-Year Engagement’ is further […]

Official Trailer for ‘Peace, Love and Misunderstanding’ arrives!

A big sigh of relief is necessary, as we finally get to see an official trailer for the upcoming indie film, ‘Peace, Love and Misunderstanding.’ The film had its premiere at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival, and was picked up by IFC Films for a 2012 release date. I was worried that this indie […]

Disney acquires rights to ‘The Graveyard Book’, Selick to direct

Although they’ve yet to replace Rich Ross, Disney has begun to determine what the post-Ross era will look like. Deadline is reporting that Disney has acquired the rights for a big screen adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book and hired Henry Selick to direct. Selick is most famous for directing stop motion animation films […]

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