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Visual Effects Narrows Down to Ten

During the debacle of the site being down, I didn’t get a chance to weigh in on the Visual Effects that were narrowed down to ten films.  The ten films still in...

2013 PGA Nominees for Best Documentary

Ummm…first thing that comes to mind, where the hell is Amy Berg’s West of Memphis?  Don’t know what the standards are but that film and Searching for...

Barrymore (*½)

As a film reviewer, I am not really ever allowed to say that I don’t get something. But sometimes honestly, I don’t get it. Sometimes the logic escapes me....

Lore (***½)

Unlike the one-sided views of the tormented Holocaust victims and their suffering during Hitler’s terrifying reign, ‘Lore’ brings the audiences into...

Around the Circuit: November 24th – November 30th

It’s time to visit the week that was via our Around the Circuit piece, where we look back at articles that we feel are worth your time covering the Oscar race, new...

Hitchcock (**)

One of the more intriguing additions to the slate of Oscar contending films in 2012 is Hitchcock, a quasi-biopic which focuses on the legendary Alfred Hitchcock’s...

King Kelly (**½)

In many ways a found footage flick, ‘King Kelly’ is notable not just for the first person approach, but for the fact that it was shot exclusively on iPhones....

11 Live Action Shorts Advance in Oscar® Race

WE’RE BACK!!! Attempting to catch up on news, the 11 Live Action Short Finalists have been announced!  Check them out after the jump with the press release:

Weekend Openings: 11/30/2012

We have a bit of a slow weekend for new releases this week, with a few stragglers trying to occupy theaters in the calm before the end-of-year, heavy-hitter storm. ...

Giant monsters terrorize San Francisco in ‘Pacific Rim’ viral video!

In terms of cities being blown up/destroyed/at the center of global disasters, San Francisco is second only to New York City in most destroyed city in film. As someone...

Circuit 3: Sir Ridley Scott

On Friday, November 30th, Sir Ridley Scott turns 75 years old. While he might be best known for his achievements in science fiction cinema, Scott’s films range...

Dancing with the Stars All-Stars: Winner Results

After weeks of competition, the winner of Dancing with the Stars All-Stars is… Melissa Rycroft. This season Melissa Rycroft was the only non-Olympic contestant to step...

Awards Circuit Upgrade in Progress

To All the Faithful Readers of the Awards Circuit, I sincerely thank you for your patience during this past week.  As you may or may not know, the Awards Circuit has...

2013 Sundance Film Festival Dramatic and Documentary Competition lineups revealed!

After receiving more than 12,000 submissions, the folks behind the 2013 Sundance Film Festival have unveiled the lineup of films for the US, World and Documentary...

Palm Springs to Honor Robert Zemeckis

The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is set to name Flight director, Robert Zemeckis, as the director of the year. Previous honorees include Stephen...

Emmy nominated shows dominate Producers Guild TV and Digital Series nominations

The Producers Guild of America announced their nominations today for TV and Digital Series and as one might expect, many of the nominees were also Emmy nominated. In the...

Theatre Circuit: Kiss Me Kate (***)

As the world awaits the much-anticipated movie adaptation of classic West-End musical Les Miserables, the man who first brought the epic tale to the stage, Trevor Nunn,...

2013 Independent Spirit Award Nominations

2013 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD NOMINATIONS BEST FEATURE Beasts of the Southern Wild Bernie Keep the Lights On Moonrise Kingdom Silver Linings Playbook BEST DIRECTOR...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (11/27/2012)

This week, it almost seems like studios are racing to get some of their films from August out onto Blu-Ray and DVD in time for the holiday shopping season. 4 major...

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ gets an official synopsis, trailer announcement

One of 2009’s pleasant surprises was J.J. Abrams Star Trek reboot, a film that succeeded in being both a great crowd-pleaser and critical success. With a trailer...

‘The Voice’ Recap: Reviewing the Top 8

Welcome back, lovers of The Voice! Many called last week’s performance show one of the best episodes in The Voice’s three season history, much to my utter...

Moonrise Kingdom, Benh Zeitlin and Emayatzy Corinealdi take home Gotham Awards

The Gotham Independent Film Awards were handed out yesterday with Moonrise Kingdom taking home the Best Feature prize. Other winners included a Breakthrough Actor...

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 30: Les Mis, 0 Dark Thirty, and the Leading Categories

*UPDATE* – We know there are some difficulties with the podcast.  It will be resolved later today! Sorry for the lateness but certain events had to occur in order...

Dancing with the Stars All-Stars: The Finals

It’s the Finals on Dancing with the Stars All-Stars!! This is the first time in Dancing with the Stars history that three women have made it to the finale to compete...

Zero Dark Thirty (***½)

Among the many successful elements of Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal’s new film ‘Zero Dark Thirty’, the thing I feel they should be most proud of is the...