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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Watch the Trailer for Stephen Daldry’s ‘Trash’ Which Hits Theaters on October 9

Focus World is proud to present much-lauded director Stephen Daldry’s TRASH, a rousing story of friendship and loyalty. Following international festival play, the...

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FSLC announces An Evening with Athina Rachel Tsangari on Sept. 17

New York, NY (August 31, 2015) — The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today An Evening with Athina Rachel Tsangari on Thursday, September 17, including a...

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Watch the Brand New Clip from ’99 Homes’ with Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon

On behalf of Broad Green Pictures, we are excited to share a powerful NEW CLIP from their upcoming thriller,99 HOMES – opening nationwide on September 25, 2015! From...

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‘Dope’ Will Be Re-Released in Theaters This Labor Day Weekend!

On behalf of Open Road Films, we are pleased to share that Rotten Tomatoes’s Certified Fresh DOPE, is being RE-RELEASED and will be back in theaters everywhere...

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Ian McKellen Stars in Mr. Holmes Arriving on Digital HD Oct. 27 and Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand November 10

SANTA MONICA, CA (August 31, 2015) – Oscar® nominee Sir Ian McKellen* joins fellow Academy Award® nominee Laura Linney** in the mysterious and intriguing Mr....

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Will Smith Fights the NFL in the First Trailer for ‘Concussion’ from Sony Pictures

The first trailer for Sony Pictures’ “Concussion” starring two-time Academy Award nominee Will Smith has dropped today. Telling the story of forensic...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 158: Telluride Preview, Studio Rosters, and YOUR Questions

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: Telluride...

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R.I.P. Wes Craven (1939-2015)

This is a tough one to swallow.  Horror master and icon Wes Craven, best known for helming iconic films such as “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and...

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Michael Fassbender is in Deep Thought on the New ‘Steve Jobs’ Poster

As Danny Boyle’s “Steve Jobs” is rumored to be getting its big premiere at the Telluride Film Festival this upcoming weekend, a poster has been...

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“All Hail” the New Posters for ‘MacBeth’ with Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard

We have two new posters for Justin Kurzel’s highly anticipated “MacBeth” with Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard.  Distributed by The Weinstein...

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Drafthouse Films Brings THE CONNECTION to Blu-ray on 9/29

Receiving rave reviews from film press, THE CONNECTION is a love letter to the 70’s and French cinema, perfect for cinephiles and fans of heist films. Directed by...

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BATKID BEGINS Arrives onto DVD on October 6 or Own It Early on Digital HD on September 25!

Burbank, CA, August 28, 2015 – Experience the story of one small super hero who had the courage to inspire millions when “Batkid Begins” arrives onto DVD and...

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Watch the Brand New Trailer for ‘Rock the Kasbah’ with Bill Murray

SYNOPSIS  A has-been rock manager from Van Nuys, California stumbles upon a once-in-a-lifetime voice in a remote Afghan cave in Rock the Kasbah, a dramatic comedy...

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Check Out the Final Two Posters for ‘Freeheld’ from Lionsgate

Inspired by actual events, Julianne Moore and Ellen Page portray the beautiful love story between Laurel Hester (Moore) and Stacie Andree (Page) in the upcoming...

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Angelina Jolie Pitt’s ‘By the Sea’ with Brad Pitt to Open AFI Film Fest on November 5th

As Telluride, Venice, Toronto, and New York Film Festivals gear up to set the awards season ablaze, AFI has jumped into the mix with another high-profile Oscar contender...

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‘Beasts of No Nation’ Posters Show the Transformation from Child to Killer and Savior to Criminal

One the most anticipated films of the year is Cary Fukunaga’s “Beasts of No Nation” with Idris Elba.  Set to bow at the Toronto Film Festival, the...

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Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston Star In She’s Funny That Way Arriving on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD November 3

A star-studded cast brings big laughter to the world of showbiz in She’s Funny That Way,arriving on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD November 3 from Lionsgate Home...

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‘SUFFRAGETTE’ commemorates Women’s Equality Day with New Poster and Video

On August 26th, 1920 the United States government accorded women the right to vote. Each year, the President of the United States designates August 26th as Women’s...

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New Poster for ‘The Challenger’ Drops, Michael Clarke Duncan’s Final Film Credit

If you haven’t had enough boxing movies this year, there’s more for you to have.  We have two posters for Kent Moran’s “The...

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New Character Posters for ‘The Program’ Names All the Players the Lance Armstrong Biopic

Still without U.S. distribution, Stephen Frears’ “The Program,” which is set to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, released some UK character...

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‘I’ll See You In My Dreams’ is the First Screener of the Oscar Season for Best Actress Hopeful Blythe Danner

This week, the Oscar season officially began as Brett Haley’s “I’ll See You In My Dreams” starring Best Actress hopeful Blythe Danner landed on...

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Check Out the New Poster for Roland Emmerich’s ‘Stonewall’

Official TIFF Selection in the World Premiere Category. STONEWALL will open in theaters in September 25, 2015. Directed by Roland Emmerich Starring: Jeremy Irvine, Ron...

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WATCH: Honest Trailers Take On ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

Just about everyone loves “Mad Max: Fury Road,” as it was recently released on Digital HD and set to be released on Blu-Ray very soon.  The funny guys at...

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WATCH: New Trailer and Poster for ‘Youth’ with Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel

Back in May, the Cannes film Festival launched the awards season talk for Paolo Sorrentino’s “Youth” starring Academy Award winner Michael Caine and...

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CBS Films Releases New Trailer for ‘Love the Coopers’ with Marisa Tomei, John Goodman, and More!

Meet the family with a new trailer and teaser poster from director Jessie Nelson’s LOVE THE COOPERS! From the producer of The Family Stone and the writer of PS I...