• Article
    Everything Comes Back Around – March 1, 2013

    In this new weekly feature at Awards Circuit, we will look back at this week in movie history (Week 9 of the cinematic year) and look at films which have opened in the same time period in the years’ past, travel through facts and trivia from some of those films. and see...

  • News
    Slew of New Release Dates Including ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and ‘The Hobbit: There and Back Again’

    It’s that time of year when studios begin shuffling dates around to figure out which films will fit best where, to both maximize the return on their investment and/or to provide a film with the best shot of succeeding during the awards season. The strategy on the former has been a May...

  • Blu-Ray/DVD
    20th Anniversary of ‘Schindler’s List’ Brings it to Blu Ray!

    10 years ago today, Steven Spielberg began production on what would become the first film in history to sweep every single major precursor including BAFTA, Golden Globes, and the Academy Award for Best Picture.  Schindler’s List (1993) is having its 20th anniversary celebrated on Blu Ray this coming Tuesday. The film won...

  • Around the Circuit
    Around the Circuit: February 23rd – March 1st

    Link(s) of the week: Deadline’s Pete Hammond gave his opinions on how the Oscars went down, and sympathizes for host Seth MacFarlane. I agree with Pete’s assessment that we seem to be too sensitive nowadays when it comes to our sense of humor, but I know there are others on staff who...

  • Editor
    American Idol Season 12 Power Rankings and Preview

    American Idol LIVE shows officially kick off next Tuesday!  The Top 20 have been chosen by the judges, with some head-scratching omissions, but does it look like a girl can finally win American Idol since Season 6 winner Jordin Sparks.  Staff Writer Joseph Braverman has done an outstanding job thus far recapping...

  • Weekend Openings
    Weekend Openings: 3/1/2013

    With the Oscars steadily receding in the rear-view, it’s time to set up the landscape for the next year’s show. Perhaps too early for any real contenders, though, this week shows with a mixed bag of a CGI-laden fairy tale in Jack the Giant Slayer, an eery thriller from Oldboy director, Chan-wook...

  • Television
    American Idol Recap: Sudden Death Round, Week 2 (The Guys)

    It’s quite evident that I’ll need to defend American Idol Season 12 all year long. Between the falling ratings and noticeable anger on Twitter, I feel like it’s 2007 all over again where I passionately stood up for Season 6. Yes, I understand that many of the singers showcased in the Top...