A Tale Of Two Countries

After many talks about forming an American-China co-production for Iron Man 3, China is stubborn about their rules and regulations as to how American Production Companies must go about shooting in Beijing, China. As one of the most anticipated movies of 2013, even Marvel’s heroes don’t get any slack when it comes to co-productions. But, […]

Dancing with the Stars All-Stars: Week 6 Results

Monday night on Dancing with the Stars All-Stars, the stars were tasked with incorporating country into their routines while performing a 20 second solo and then following it up with a group dance in which Kirstie Alley received 2 extra bonus points. Disney star Sabrina Bryan led the pack while soap star Kelly Monaco found […]

AWARDS CIRCUIT’S SEASON SIX OF “ACADEMY IDOL” TO FEATURE 26 FILMS

As awards season gears up, The Awards Circuit (http://www.awardscircuit.com) is preparing for its sixth season of the internet game, Academy Idol.  Loosely based on FOX’s hit-show “American Idol,” the game is constructed to give the Awards Circuit readership a voice during awards season.  In partnership with the popular Awards Circuit Community Awards (or ACCA), any […]

Samsara (***½)

A cinematographically brilliant documentary film meant to be a guided meditation filled with breathtaking landscapes and beautiful performances over the span of 58 countries, Samsara (2012) defines the world by its very meaning, impermanence. Referring to the life cycles in the ever-changing world we live in, Samsara contains a series of comparisons between desolate images […]

Starlet (*½)

When it comes to awkwardness, there’s a fine line between endearing and uncomfortable, with a delicate balance being hard to come by.  Sean Baker’s (Prince of Broadway) second directorial feature, Starlet, struggles to find a happy medium between the two stages of the social handicap.  The indie film spends most of its time trying to […]

The Bay (***)

When you think of Director Barry Levinson and the many different movies that he’s made in his career, I’m sure you don’t think of scary movies, unless of course you take particular issue with one of his past works. Regardless, Levinson is among the last people you’d expect to make a found footage horror film, […]

31 Days of Horror: Terrible Tuesday Way to Die (The Worst Death Ever)

Ah, the final installment of this part of 31 Days of Horror is upon us here at The Awards Circuit. For this last time around, why beat around the bush? I’m going with what I feel is the greatest death scene in film…the infamous chestbursting scene from ‘Alien‘. It’s certainly a classic, so just sit […]

Disney acquires LucasFilm for $4.05 billion, Star Wars XII to arrive in 2015

It takes something pretty big to unseat a hurricane from the discussions on Twitter, but leave it to the Mouse House to give us a great distraction. In a stunning development, it was announced that the Walt Disney Company would be acquiring LucasFilm for a cool $4.05 billion in stock and cash. Also, and perhaps […]

Academy To Salute Stanley Kubrick

The great Stanley Kubrick – director of such classics as 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and A Clockwork Orange (1971) – is about to be honored by AMPAS. Here is the official release: BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the life and career of filmmaker Stanley Kubrick […]

“The Voice” Recap: Knockout Rounds, Team Adam & Team Cee Lo

Between its stellar ratings and beyond-talented crop of contestants, The Voice is slowly but surely becoming the definitive singing show in America. Look, my first love will always remain the same, so don’t think I’m jumping ship from my beloved Idol just yet, but The Voice has improved so much this go-around that I can’t […]