Awards Circuit Community Awards and Academy Idol Voting Closes @ Midnight!

Friendly reminder for all you movie enthusiasts out there that the annual Awards Circuit Community Awards and the sixth season of Academy Idol voting closes tonight at midnight Eastern time. On the Academy Idol side, the top three films are battling for a spot in next week’s finale.  The top three are Michael Haneke’s Amour, Benh Zeitlin’s […]

Rooster Teeth’s New Animated Series RWBY – “White” Trailer Released

The 2nd trailer for Rooster Teeth’s new animated series RWBY (pronounced ruby) has just been released online. The series will officially premiere at the 3rd annual RTX (Rooster Teeth Expo), held July 5th – 7th at the Austin Convention Center. The synopsis for the series: RWBY brings four very different girls together for one legendary purpose. These four fighters will come […]

Poster for Disney·Pixar’s Animated Short ‘The Blue Umbrella’

Disney·Pixar’s animated short film, The Blue Umbrella, premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and now has an official poster. The short will be released in front of Monsters University on June 21st, 2013. The synopsis is sweet and simple enough: Amidst the rain in a singing city, two umbrellas—one blue, one not—fall eternally in love. Have a […]

Oscar Circuit: Best Original Screenplay

Whether viewed as a consolation prize for a well-regarded film that has no chance of winning Best Picture, or a sign that a film in the discussion for the Academy’s highest honor has broad and far-reaching support, the Writing categories – Adapted Screenplay and Original Screenplay are not always that easy to predict. A case […]

Circuit 3: Romance Films

It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. So what better way to celebrate the holiday for lovers than to dedicate this week’s Circuit 3 to romance?! So easy enough, just list your three favorite films about love, romance, and all that other mushy stuff in the comments. My Circuit 3 for Romance Films: […]

Oscar® Nominees Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, and Jennifer Lawrence To Present

Well this should be interesting, shouldn’t it? Of course I’m talking about the famously snubbed Ben Affleck accepting the offer to present at the Oscars. I’m sure there will be some light humor involving his omission from the director field. Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain join Affleck as presenters on Oscar night. Have a look […]

Beautiful Creatures (**½)

Supernatural teen dramas have been all the rages the past few years, with movie goers flocking to see every manner of movie about werewolves, vampires, and most recently zombies. Beautiful Creatures, focuses on a subset of the supernatural, witches, that I feel doesn’t get enough attention. While this adaptation of the young adult novels doesn’t […]