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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Drama Desk Award Nominees – ‘American Psycho’ Co-Leads with ‘She Loves Me’ – Boneau/Bryan-Brown Congratulates Its Own

BONEAU/BRYAN-BROWN CONGRATULATES OUR 2015-2016 DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINEES CLOUD NINE has been nominated for Outstanding Revival of a Play and Outstanding Featured Actress...

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The Academy Welcomes Wong Kar Wai: In Person

LOS ANGELES, CA – Acclaimed director Wong Kar Wai returns to the Academy for an in-depth examination of his cinematic style and career with “Wong Kar Wai: In...

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‘A WAR’ Hits Blu-ray and DVD from Magnolia Home Entertainment on 6/7

The Academy Award Nominated A WAR is hitting Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on June 7 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. Featuring real-life Danish soldiers, Taliban...

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WATCH: New Retro Trailer for ‘The Nice Guys’ with Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe

THE NICE GUYS In theaters on May 20 (Warner Bros. Pictures) Director: Shane Black Writer: Written by Shane Black & Anthony Bagarozzi Producer: Joel Silver...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 191: #OscarsMightNotBeWhite, New Trailers, and Circuit Madness Final 4

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: New...

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ICYMI – Circuit Madness Tournament for Supporting Actor Still Open! VOTE!

Circuit Madness is coming to an end, and the final matches are underway.  In case you missed it, make sure you throw in a vote before the Awards Circuit Power Hour...

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WATCH: New Trailer for ‘The Founder’ with Michael Keaton

We’re already looking at the Oscar season with an anticipatory eye and one of the questions we yearning to have answered is will Michael Keaton get his makeup...

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Tribeca Film Festival Announces ‘Here Alone’ and ‘The Return’ as 2016 Audience Award Winners Powered by INFOR

New York, NY [April 23, 2016] – The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, announced tonight at the Festival wrap party the winners of the two Audience...

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TBS announces June 14 launch date for new comedy series “Wrecked”

TBS, a division of Turner, has set the premiere date for Wrecked, the network’s new ensemble comedy about a group of strangers stranded on a deserted island...

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2015-2016 Drama League Award Nominees – Boneau/Bryan-Brown Congratulates

Nominations for the 82nd annual Drama League Awards, celebrating excellence in Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre, were announced this morning. CLOUD NINE has been...

WATCH: First Teaser Trailer and Poster for ‘The Infiltrator’ with Bryan Cranston

THE INFILTRATOR starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Kruger, John Leguizamo, Benjamin Bratt, Yul Vazquez, Joseph Gilgun, Olympia Dukakis and Amy Ryan will be in theatres on...

FX Sets Summer Premiere Dates for ‘Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll’ and ‘Tyrant’

LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2016 – FX has set the premiere dates for its summer series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll and Tyrant, it was announced today by Chuck Saftler,...

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HISTORY Renews Hit Series ‘Alone’ for 3rd Season Ahead of 2nd Season Premiere

New York, NY – April 20, 2016 – HISTORY’s bold survival series “Alone” has been renewed for a third season, the network announced today. Additionally, the...

TV: All-New Episode of ‘Angry Planet,’ Features Storm Chaser George Kourounis This Friday April 22 @ 7pm PT/ET on Pivot

ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ‘ANGRY PLANET,’ FEATURES STORM CHASER GEORGE KOUROUNIS IN LAOS THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 22 AT 7 PM PT/ET ONLY ON PIVOT ‘Angry...

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WATCH: First Trailer for ‘The Girl on the Train’ with Emily Blunt

Just ahead of the updated Oscar Predictions, we get our first look at Tate Taylor’s highly anticipated “The Girl on the Train” starring Emily Blunt and...

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OSCARS: Could the Academy Awards Be Our Most Diverse Lineup EVER?

Thinking your withdrawal symptoms have finally subsided, it’s probably a good idea to bring your awards season addiction back with some updated Oscar Predictions...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 190: Doctor Strange Trailer, The Jungle Book, and Give Them an Oscar for 1994

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: New Clips...

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20th Century Fox Showcases Upcoming Releases at CinemaCon 2016 including 4 ‘Avatar Sequels

Following the presentation at CinemaCon today, 20th Century Fox would like to share the details for their upcoming releases. Below, please find the official synopses and...

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CONTEST: Win Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar-Winner ‘The Revenant’ from 20th Century Fox

The internet waited (impatiently?) for Leonardo DiCaprio to finally win his long overdue Academy Award.  Their chance came in the form of Alejandro G. Inarritu’s...

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WATCH: First Teaser Trailer for ‘Marvel’s Doctor Strange’ Drops w/ Benedict Cumberbatch

The brand new teaser trailer for Marvel’s Doctor Strange just debuted on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, introduced by star Benedict Cumberbatch.  Marvel’s Doctor Strange is in...

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Film Review: The Jungle Book (★★★½)

Anticipating the live action adaptations of some of our beloved animated classics of our childhood has been a task to endure.  Add that with an even grueling process of...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 189: Female Villains, Profiling 2016 Films, and True Crime Dramas

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: Circuit...

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WATCH: New Teaser for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Debuts with Felicity Jones

The brand new teaser trailer for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” just debuted on Good Morning America and is now available to share with your readers....

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‘ONE LAST THING’ Kicks Off Production with Wendell Pierce and Jurnee Smollett-Bell

(New York, April 6, 2016)  Beech Hill Films and Low Profile Films announced today that production for the heart-warming drama One Last Thing will commence principal...

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‘That Good Night’ Begins Production Starring John Hurt

The big screen adaptation of acclaimed stage play rounds out the cast with Sofia Helin, Max Brown and Erin Richards. London and Portugal, April 6th  2016 – GSP...