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, […]

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, […]

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 […]