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Steven Spielberg Will Preside as President over the Cannes Film Festival Jury

He wasn’t able to win his third Best Director Oscar last weekend, but Steven Spielberg has been chosen to head up the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival Competition...

11 Flowers (***½)

A wonderful surprise from a little movie that could, Xiaoshuai Wang’s 11 Flowers is a beautiful look at the gifts Chinese cinema can provide.  A classy, poignant...

Circuit 3: Academy Changes

Now that we  have had a few days to recover from this crazy award season, let’s take a moment to reflect. This year so many unique things happened this awards...

American Idol Recap: Sudden Death Round, Week 2 (The Girls)

I know last night’s episode of American Idol is going to send a lot of people running to the mad house, but to me the end result wasn’t very upsetting or...

The End of Love (**½)

Mark Webber is quietly setting up a potential career as a triple threat. A known if hardly A-list actor, he’s also a writer-director and his sophomore feature...

See hide and seek turn into a scarefest in new trailer for ‘The Conjuring’

James Wan, the mastermind behind Saw and Insidious, has been scaring audiences for years now and judging by this frightening new trailer for The Conjuring, he’s...

The DGA Awards Will Take Place on January 25th, 2014 and Other Key Dates for This Awards Season!

The official release from the DGA was sweet and simple: LOS ANGELES – The Directors Guild of America today announced that the 66th Annual DGA Awards will take...

Character Posters for Gosling, Cooper, and Mendes in ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’

Anyone else super excited about Derek Cianfrance’s The Place Beyond the Pines? The film comes out March 29th and could potentially be the first great film (and...

An Epic Man: Hayao Miyazaki

If you know anything about animated movies, then you would know the name Hayao Miyazaki and the term Studio Ghibli. Famous for creating countless classics beloved by...

Safe Haven (*½)

Despite it being the only thing I actually want to talk about in regard to ‘Safe Haven’, I promise not to spoil the twist that wraps up the conclusion of...

2014 Oscar Crystal Ball – Part 1

The 2013 Oscars are over!  I’m a little at loss for words about the actual Oscar ceremony which were for the most part, subpar.  The only jaw-dropping moment...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (2/26/2013)

When deciding on which of this week’s releases to give the top citation to, I had one of the hardest decisions in a long time folks. A pair of movies coming to...

The Academy Awards: Best Dressed

Well this is it, the last hurrah. This year at the Academy Awards the actresses brought their A game when it came to the fashion. Making this list was difficult because...

Nicole Kidman Aims for Her Second Oscar in ‘Grace of Monaco’

The 2012 Oscar season is just barely in the grave, but you know that doesn’t stop us here at The Awards Circuit from looking ahead to the 2013 campaign. We are,...

In The End, Was It Always ‘Argo’?

Almost exactly a year ago, I mentioned Ben Affleck’s film Argo as a potential Best Picture winner at the 85th Academy Awards. We had just finished the prior season...

How did you spend Oscar Sunday?

Ladies and gentlemen, it was officially Oscar Day yesterday! After literally months of obsessing over this, the biggest night in movies went down just hours ago, and...

The Razzie Awards bestow their (Dis)Honor on ‘Breaking Dawn Part 2’

Taking a quick break from picking on Adam Sandler, the Razzie Awards chose an even easier target instead this time around by giving the Twilight franchise their own...

Box Office Results (02.24.13)

And the Oscars are done! With a few more awards, festivals, and competitions for awards, the scariest moments are, for the most part, over. For a full listing of 2013...

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 2/24)

Well it happened, ladies and gents! Ben Affleck’s mega-popular Argo “Crash“-ed its way to “Best Picture” victory. Just like Paul...

2013 Oscar Winners As They’re Announced

FULL REACTIONS COMING IN THE MORNING W/ 2014 PREDICTIONS GETTING UNDERWAY! Best Motion Picture – Argo Best Actor in a Leading Role – Daniel Day-Lewis for...

2013 Oscar LIVE Blog Begins!

Talk with us about the Oscars until they’re over!!

2013 Oscar Lineup for Tonight

Via our great reader Jamie!!! Supporting Actor Animated Short Animated Feature Cinematography Visual Effects Costume Design Makeup & Hairstyling Live Action Short...

Happy Oscar Day! – A Day Full of Excitement

The day is finally here.  All the predictions, prognosticating, bitching, and moaning has led to this.  The Academy Awards begins at 8:00 pm Eastern time tonight with...

Oscars 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Editor Clayton Davis)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be...

Oscars 2013: Will Win/Should Win (Hamer)

I knew this day would come, and it is with a sense of both excitement and sadness.  By the end of my long deployment, I will have earned the most difficult and...