AMPAS Announces Oscar Changes, Including New ‘Popular Film’ Category

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS) wowed us today when they announced there have been some new rule changes to the...

Oscar Circuit: New Trailers for ‘Widows’ and ‘Suspiria’ Bring Slight Focus to This Year’s...

We're nearing the end of the first half of the year and then before you know it, fall festivals will be here and the...

OSCAR CIRCUIT: Is ‘A Quiet Place’ Positioning Itself for an Academy Run?

The look of the film year from April is more of a business tactic than a practical one that will yield correct "guesses" this...

Oscar Circuit: ‘Beautiful Boy’ and ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Attached to Gold Magnets...

In case any of the readers missed the big announcement on Friday, AwardsCircuit.com launched the all-new Oscar Prediction pages, with a new format and...

Oscars 2019: Year-In-Advance Predictions Include Females Behind the Camera, Superhero Films, and Lots of...

The Oscars are officially in the books for 2017 and here at the Awards Circuit, we look ahead to the year ahead and what...

Final Oscar Predictions 2018: Who Will Win the Academy Award?

It's Oscar weekend.  The time where the final predictions are flowing within the awards community.  As this writing is dropping late in the game,...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Actress in a Leading Role

As we've written about frequently throughout the season, 2017 will go down in history as a pivotal year for women in Hollywood. While sexual...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Director

The Academy Award for Best Director honors achievement in, you guessed it, film direction, and has been handed out ever since the very inception of...
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2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Actor in a Leading Role

Just like the lead singer in a band, a solid leading performance establishes a bar for a film. Whether it is soldier leading his...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Documentary Feature

Just like the Best Foreign Language Film category, this year's Best Documentary Feature race is unusually hard to predict. Indeed, when expected frontrunners "City...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Supporting Actress

Supporting is never about stealing; it's an eminent position of loyalty. Whether it's the protagonist or script, supporting performers are the most trustworthy of...

2017 Oscar Circuit: Best Adapted Screenplay

Traditionally Best Adapted Screenplay bursts at the seams with prestige Best Picture nominees adapted from world renowned literature. This year, only one nominee possesses...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Supporting Actor

AND THE BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR NOMINEES ARE Willem Dafoe – "The Florida Project" Oscar Scene: “It's only the second week of summer and there's already been...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Film Editing

AND THE BEST FILM EDITING NOMINEES ARE “Baby Driver” Jonathan Amos and Paul Machliss “Dunkirk” Lee Smith “I, Tonya” Tatiana S. Riegel “The Shape of Water” Sidney Wolinski “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Jon...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Foreign Language Film

In years gone by, the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film would have been one of the easiest categories to predict. But the...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Original Song

There is something special about movie music. Whether it is a few magical notes, or just the right lyric, a well-placed song can transport...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Just as costume design, music, or a good script, makeup and hairstyling play an essential part in helping to create a character. No matter...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Visual Effects

More than most years, visual effects in 2018 were required to build the world's in which our films took place. We had giant pink...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Original Screenplay

The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay honors the screenwriters who develop the best story, best dialogue, best concept without adapting it from another medium.  This...

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Cinematography

The director of a film is only as strong as his or her cinematographer. Anchoring the visual delight of cinema, a cinematographer's duty is...

2017 Oscar Circuit: Best Production Design

The Academy Award for Best Production Design honors achievement in art direction and interior design. The award's name recently changed in 2012 from Art Direction...

2018 Oscars Circuit: Best Costume Design

What characters wear says a lot about themselves. Costume designers are tasked with showing personality, life and an arc through a series of garments....

2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Animated Feature

Every year, there is a race at Oscar that is so one-sided that even a layman could tell you the winner weeks out. This...

2018 Final Oscar Predictions: ‘The Shape of Water’ Set to Lead with an All-Time...

As the time comes for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to announce their own favorite films and performances from 2017, I've...

Oscars: Guilds Give Gas to ‘The Big Sick,’ ‘Molly’s Game,’ and ‘I, Tonya’ as...

The majors guild are announcing and now, only now, can you see the correlation between their nominations and what Oscar voters are thinking since they...

Final Golden Globe Predictions – ‘The Shape of Water’ and ‘Lady Bird’ Should Rule...

Final Golden Globe predictions are down below and make sure to join us on the LIVE chat to talk about the nominations as they're...

OSCAR CIRCUIT: ‘Lady Bird’ Flying High for the Awards Season, Harrelson Joins Rockwell in...

The box office argument has circled the awards community for years, splitting it in whether or not "money matters."  You can point to examples...

OSCARS: Looking at the Supporting Actress Race Without a Frontrunner

2017 OSCAR CIRCUIT: We're a second away from the month of November, where the precursors will kick off at the end of the month. ...
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OSCARS: Has a Frontrunner Emerged in the Best Picture Race Yet?

As we get knee deep into the October days, films like "Blade Runner 2049" from Denis Villeneuve and "Last Flag Flying"  from Richard Linklater...

Oscars Circuit: Cool for the Summer or Just Heating Up?

OSCAR PREDICTIONS: We're in the thick of the summer, looking down the barrel of a new awards season as major festivals begin to make...
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OSCARS: Celebrating 9 Years of Awards Circuit With New Predictions for the Academy Awards...

Awards Circuit turns 9 years old today. As always, we thank all the readers for your continued engagement with us over the years. We...

Oscar Circuit: End of the First Quarter, Any Academy Award Contenders So Far?

April may bring the “fools,” but along with that comes brand new predictions for the Oscars. With the first quarter of 2017 officially in...

OSCARS: Charlize Theron’s Multiple Producing Projects and the “Double Troubles”

Over the past few days, the WAY TOO EARLY Oscar Predictions for 2018 have been updated category by category. In case you missed it, the...

OSCARS: Taking A Look at the 2017 Hopefuls for the Academy

We're already moving to a new Oscar season. As proven by the shocking Oscar win for Barry Jenkins' masterpiece "Moonlight" at this year's Academy...

OSCARS 2017: Thoughts on the Historic Night with the Biggest Shocker in Academy History

The dust has settled considerably over the last few hours where one of the biggest shockers in the history of the Oscars unraveled right...