Clayton Davis

Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of AwardsCircuit.com. Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to the awards season, the Critics Choice Movie Awards. He's also an active member of New York Film Critics Online, the International Press Academy, which hosts the popular Satellite Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, which hosts the Critics Choice Television Awards. He has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include the New York Times, CNN.com, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter. He resides in New Jersey with his wife and two children.

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Check Out Three Beautiful New Posters for ‘The Danish Girl’ from Focus Features

After scoring bows at the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals last week, Tom Hooper’s highly anticipated film “The Danish Girl,” has just released three...

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Watch the First Teaser Trailer for ‘Zoolander 2′

Today we have the first teaser trailer for “Zoolander 2.”  If you’re a fan of the first, then this probably warms your heart.  Watch it below....

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Sony Pictures Classics to Open Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford Film ‘Truth’ on October 16th

NEW YORK (July 31, 2015)– Sony Pictures Classics announced today that it will release the Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford  drama TRUTH on October 16th, 2015 in New...

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Circuit Community: Replacing A Nominee with YOUR Favorite Film of the Year!

The community here at the Awards Circuit is very vocal about films and performances that fail to get cited by the Academy.  While most of our favorite films and...

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2015 DGA Honors Recipients Announced – Thelma Schoonmaker, Ron Howard Among the Praised

Los Angeles – The Directors Guild of America (DGA) today announced that Director/Producer Ron Howard, Teamsters Local 817 President Thomas J. O’Donnell,...

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FSLC moves NYFF53 Opening Night screening of THE WALK to Sat, Sept 26

New York, NY (July 29, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that the World Premiere of Robert Zemeckis’s The Walk will take place on...

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Venice Film Festival Lineup Announced – Films from Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson with ‘A Bigger Splash’

The Venice Film Festival has announced their lineup and it includes some suspects like Tom Hooper’s “The Danish Girl” but we’re getting a look at...

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Watch the First Trailer for ‘Spotlight’ with Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, and Rachel McAdams

The TRAILER for Open Road Films upcoming movie, SPOTLIGHT, has just been released! Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schrieber, Brian...

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HBO Docs Acquires ‘VERY SEMI-SERIOUS: A PARTIALLY THOROUGH PORTRAIT OF NEW YORKER CARTOONISTS’

Film Debuts Dec. 7 On HBO Following A Limited Theatrical Run ——– NEW YORK, June 29, 2015 – HBO has acquired U.S. rights to VERY SEMI-SERIOUS: A...

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Watch the First Trailer for Michael Bay’s ’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’

Did Michael Bay just make his “Hurt Locker?”  Well, the newest trailer for his upcoming “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” has arrived....

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Circuit Community: Can You Predict YOUR Own Top 10 of 2015?

Here at the Awards Circuit, we fixate our lives on predicting the Academy Awards, as well as other shows that cite the best.  Constantly bickering about which actor or...

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New Images Released for ‘Trumbo’ with Bryan Cranston, Helen Mirren, and Diane Lane

Just ahead of its announcement of premiering at the upcoming Toronto Film Festival, Jay Roach’s “Trumbo” has released new images with stars Bryan...

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Christopher Nolan’s Next Film Will Be the Short ‘Quay’ at the Film Forum in NYC

Christopher Nolan is taking quick break from full length features as his next film has been announced.  According to Digital Spy, his next film is “Quay,” a...

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Toronto Film Festival Lineup Announced! Hopefuls include ‘The Martian’ and ‘The Danish Girl’

The official lineup for the Toronto Film Festival has been announced with some surprising films set to make their debut for either awards season or sometime in 2016....

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Film Society of Lincoln Center Announced the Selection of ‘Steve Jobs’ as Centerpiece of the 53rd New York Film Festival

New York, NY (July 27, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the selection of Steve Jobs, written by Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin (The...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 153: Random Community Musings, Rachel McAdams, and #StartTheREALConversation

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda: Box...

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David Gordon Green’s ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ Gets Awards Friendly Release Date

Warner Bros. throws up another potential awards player on their slate for the fall.  The upcoming “Our Brand is Crisis,” which is directed by David Gordon...

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AwardsCircuit.com Encourages to #StartTheREALConversation About Gun Control!!

As the owner of AwardsCircuit.com, I feel inclined, able, and privileged to talk about anything on the site, whether its about movies, television, or current events....

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Scott Cooper’s ‘Black Mass’ Will Get Its World Premiere at the Venice Film Festival

It has been announced that Scott Cooper’s highly anticipated crime thriller “Black Mass” starring Johnny Depp, will have its world premiere at the 72nd...

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Circuit Community: What Movies Would You Choose for YOUR OWN Film Festival?

As we get ready to end the month of July, we’ll be getting the official lineups for the fall festivals that will include Venice, Telluride, Toronto, and New York....

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‘Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron’ on Blu-ray Combo Pack 10/2

Marvel Studios reunites Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in the unprecedented movie event, Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron.  Iconic heroes are forced to reassemble and...

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Watch the First Trailer for the Cannes Film Festival Hit ‘Son of Saul’ from Hungary

At this point in any year, pundits can throw a dart for their own set of Oscar Predictions but most tend to stay away from the Foreign Language film category, as unfair...

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‘Jurassic World 2′ Gets a Release Date with stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard Set to Return

Well, you only have yourselves to blame.  The highest grossing film of the year (and soon to be 3rd highest of ALL-TIME) “Jurassic World” has been given the...

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New Motion Poster for ‘Pawn Sacrifice’ with Tobey Maguire

Consider all the options on the board with Tobey Maguire in the new motion poster from Bleecker Street’s PAWN SACRIFICE! Based on the true story...

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‘White God’ Coming to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD July 28 From Magnolia Home Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – A cautionary tale about the supposed “superiority” over “lesser beasts” comes to perspective in WHITE GOD, a...