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 Awards. He's also an active member of New York Film Critics Online, the International Press Academy, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. He has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include the New York Times, CNN.com, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter.

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TRUTH! Diane Ladd is NOT Happy About “Leading Lady Stars” in Supporting Categories

Thanks to Adam (@AwardsFool) on Twitter for tipping us to this video, and the Associated Press for nabbing the interview.   It looks like Diane Ladd is a bit angry...

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Awards Circuit Minority Report Episode 2: Colorblind Casting and Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’

Welcome to the Awards Circuit Minority Report!  A new weekly podcast, in conjunction with the Awards Circuit Power Hour podcast that is hosted by the female writers...

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WATCH: First Trailer for ‘Hardcore Henry’, Premiering at SXSW

STX Entertainment unveils the brand new trailer for HARDCORE HENRY – a groundbreaking, visceral ride that puts YOU the audience in the role of Henry, experiencing...

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Starz Announces ‘Outlander’ Premiere Date in April

Beverly Hills, Calif. – February 11th, 2016 – Starz, in association with Sony Pictures Television, has announced the return of its hit original series...

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WATCH: First Trailer for Courtney Hunt’s ‘The Whole Truth’ with Keanu Reeves and Gugu Mbatha-Raw

For eight years, we’ve eagerly anticipated Courtney Hunt‘s follow-up to “Frozen River.”  Dabbling in the television sector with HBO’s...

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WATCH: Official Trailer for ‘A Bigger Splash’ with Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson, and Tilda Swinton

Directed by: Luca Guadagnino Screenplay by: David Kajganich Produced by: Michael Costigan, Luca Guadagnino Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts,...

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Paramount Pictures Announces New Comedy: ‘Heavy Duty’ – Josh Gad to Star, Disruption Entertainment to Produce

Paramount Pictures today announced the comedy “HEAVY DUTY,” based on an original idea by Josh Gad (“FROZEN,” “THE WEDDING RINGER”)....

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Cinema Audio Society Taps Elyane Bossler as Host for 52nd CAS Awards

The Cinema Audio Society announced today that comedian Elayne Boosler has been tapped to serve as host of the upcoming 52nd CAS Awards. “I am a huge a fan of...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 182: Guest Evgeny Afineevsky (“Winter on Fire”), DGA, and BAFTA Predix

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 today:...

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WATCH: Four New Clips for ‘Race’ with Stephan James from Focus Features

Watch Jesse Owens make his record-breaking run for the Gold in new clips from Focus Features’ RACE! Starring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, Carice...

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WATCH: New Clips and Valentine’s Cards from ‘ZOOLANDER No. 2’

Check out these new clips and these Valentine’s cards with your ridiculously good-looking friends from “Zoolander 2.” “Prison Changed Me”...

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Watch Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz in the New Trailer for ‘The Lobster’ from Yorgos Lanthimos

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos Written by Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou Starring Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, John C. Reilly, Lea Seydoux, Ben Whishaw A love...

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Super Bowl TV Trailer: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ from 20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox has debuted a SUPER BOWL COMMERCIAL for X-MEN: APOCALYPSE! X-MEN: APOCALYPSE hits theaters everywhere May 27, 2016! SYNOPSIS Following the...

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Super Bowl Trailer: ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ with Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum

20th Century Fox has debuted a SUPER BOWL COMMERCIAL for INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE! INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE hits theaters everywhere June 24, 2016!...

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Super Bowl TV Trailer: ‘Jason Bourne’ with Matt Damon from Universal Pictures

Check out the Super Bowl TV Spot for the upcoming “Jason Bourne” starring Academy Award winner Matt Damon. In Theaters July 29, 2016  Facebook | Twitter |...

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Super Bowl Trailer: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS – Big Game Spot

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS is in-theaters June 3, 2016! #TMNT2 “TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS” is the sequel to the...

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Super Bowl Trailer: ‘THE JUNGLE BOOK’ – Brand New Trailer

The brand new trailer for Disney’s The Jungle Book is now available to share with your readers following an exclusive spot that aired during the Big Game. In...

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Super Bowl Trailer: ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ – Big Game Spot!

Watch the Super Bowl TV Spot for the upcoming “10 Cloverfield Lane.” In Theaters & IMAX 03.11.16 From Producer J.J. Abrams Story By Josh Campbell &...

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Super Bowl Trailer: MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR – Big Game Spot and Twitter Emojis

A brand new look at MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR aired just prior to kick-off in the Big Game. In celebration, custom Twitter emojis showcasing Team Cap and...

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Super Bowl Trailer: Marvel’s ‘Deadpool’ from 20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox has debuted a SUPERB OWL COMMERCIAL for DEADPOOL! DEADPOOL hits theaters everywhere February 12, 2016! SYNOPSIS Based upon Marvel Comics’...

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Oscars: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Wins DGA for ‘The Revenant’ Making History, Will the Oscars Follow?

The Directors Guild of America (or the DGA) named their winners from the 2015 year on Saturday night and cited Alejandro González Iñárritu as the Best Director for...

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2015 ACCA Winners – ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Walks Off with Eight, DiCaprio Wins His Fourth Best Actor Prize

The AwardsCircuit.com Community has spoken.  The ever growing, and even more popular Awards Circuit Community Awards were voted upon by the near 500,000 readership of...

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Academy Idol Top 5 Voting Open! Scores and Songs Week!

The Academy Idol competition continues with your Top 5 begging for your votes.  The theme is “SCORES AND SONGS” week, where you will vote based on the...

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Winners of the 47th NAACP Image Awards Announced – Michael B. Jordan is Entertainer of the Year!

LOS ANGELES, CA – February 5, 2016 – The winners of the “47th NAACP Image Awards” were announced tonight during the live broadcast from Pasadena Civic...

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DGA Preview: It’s Anyone’s Game with a Winner Not Clearing Up a Thing

The Directors Guild of America will take place this Saturday (can’t believe it) and we will get, hopefully, a clearer picture of what the Oscars can look like on...