Weekend Openings: McDonald’s and ‘Split’ Personalities

This weekend, an interesting mix of 2016 award hopefuls and 2017 crowd-pleasers flood the marketplace. From a look at the origin of McDonald’s to the latest M. Night Shyamalan joint,  there’s something for just about everyone. In addition, there’s also the nationwide expansion of awards hopeful “20th Century Women.” With that small tease in mind, let’s […]

Sci-Fi Fridays, Episode 62: Princess Leia’s Greatest Moments

Two weeks ago, we lost our cherished Princess Leia – the witty, courageous and lovable Carrie Fisher. As Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan from the “Star Wars” cinematic universe, she shaped a generation of men who respected her and women who aspired to emulate her rogue toughness. Below you’ll find five of Leia’s greatest moments that […]

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Box Office: ‘Hidden Figures’ Locked in Tight Race With ‘Rogue One’

(JANUARY 6 – JANUARY 8, 2017 estimates) “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (Week 4) – $21,972,000 “Hidden Figures” (Week 3) – $21,800,000 “Sing” (Week 3) – $19,573,670 “Underworld: Blood Wars” (Opening) – $13,100,000 “La La Land” (Week 5) – $10,000,000 “Passengers” (Week 3) – $8,800,000 “Why Him?” (Week 3) – $6,500,000 “Moana” (Week 7) […]

BEST OF 2016: Personal Ballot of the Year

To start, and to simply put…this list is mine. Lots of thought and commentary went into naming the very best films and performances of 2016. Some were no-brainers, others were much more difficult. Even more commentary will be shared on Friday when the winners are announced, along with the order of the Top 10 Films of […]

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BEST OF 2016: The Unconventional Citations of the Year Part 2

We’re moving right along with the “BEST OF 2016,” naming the unconventional attractions that graced that are worth talking about.  Yesterday, I dabbed into some of the overlooked and underrated gems of the year. This time, it’s good to get into some unconventional specifics.  When MTV was at its prime, recognizing both music and movies, […]

2017 Awards Circuit In Line Series: 25 Actors for an Oscar Win

Welcome to the official 2017 AWARDS CIRCUIT IN LINE SERIES! The Academy Awards get tons of flack for not rewarding actors and actresses in the prime of their careers. It often boils down to poor timing, but sometimes the Academy’s choices are downright baffling. Here at Awards Circuit, we will begin an annual tradition called […]