Writers Guild of America Award Predictions – ‘Hustle’ vs. ‘Her’

The Writers Guild of America will bestow their honors this weekend.  Naturally, we have some Oscar overlay but we'll be looking to the guild...

Contemplating Potential Cannes Film Festival Showings

With the first domino of the Cannes Film Festival having just fallen and The Great Gatsby debuting, why not ponder what else could play...

Box Office Report: “War Room” halts “Compton’s” roll

(SEPTEMBER 4 – SEPTEMBER 6, 2015) War Room (Week 2) - $9,350,000 Straight Outta Compton (Week 4) - $8,850,000 A Walk In The Woods (Opening) - $8,400,000 Mission: Impossible -...

Sizing Up: Best Picture 2015

Folks, here we go again. Continuing a fairly long standing annual fall tradition at The Awards Circuit, I’m beginning the Sizing Up series once...

Weekend Openings: Welcome to January

This weekend, there's actually a worthwhile January release to speak of hitting theaters. That in and of itself is cause for celebration. Granted, it's...

Top 10: Best Female Superheroes in Movies

In honor of Wonder Woman's historic origin film dropping this weekend, it's only right to salute nine other female superheroes who save mankind from,...

10 Greatest Films of All-Time (Robert)

How many times have I done this?  One would think that someone so averse to organizing objects of such deeply personal and subjective an...

Six Spot #9: Best Actress 2012

Welcome back to The Six Spot! In case you missed last week’s 2013 Best Actor Six Spot, you can catch it here. ***DISCLAIMER -- please...

Best of 2017: Personal Winners and Top 10 Films of the Year

We've come to the end.  At least the end with my take on the year 2017.  Choosing the personal winners of the year, along...

Harvey Weinstein: More Powerful Then Ever?

Once upon a time, Harvey Weinstein and Mirimax, the company he started with his brother Bob and named after their parents, was as powerful a...

Awards Circuit Opens Community Awards, Staff Announces Best of 2013, Academy Idol Top 5...

It's going to be a big week for the Awards Circuit Community and Awards Circuit Staff.  We have lots to announce and introduce to...

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Disney Films of All-Time

Welcome to another edition of Top Ten Tuesday where we bring you one of the internet's favorite things to make...lists! With the news that Sofia...

Which Actor Is Most Likely To Return To The Oscars Next Year?

Once a star gets on a streak, Oscars loves to bring them back. Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep and Octavia Spencer all showed up at...

Could “The Help” Win Best Picture?

You bet it could. The film opened back in the summer and was very successful at the box office, along with critics and audiences, maintaining...

13th Annual Golden Trailer Awards – Who Will Win?

Today, eight to 15 judges from all around the business will decide the very best in trailers for the past year. Last year's top...

The Blu Circuit

To accompany Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week, I will be offering my Editor’s Recommendations in this weekly column that will highlight some feature...

Top 25 Anticipated Films of 2013!

Before we get too deep into 2013, I wanted to provide a preview on the year to come. As it is the case at...

Box Office Results (02.24.13)

And the Oscars are done! With a few more awards, festivals, and competitions for awards, the scariest moments are, for the most part, over....

2013 Oscar Scenarios – Russell Becomes the New Nichols

As we sit six days before the Oscar ceremony attempting to finalize predictions and racking our brains trying to decipher this race, I find myself...

67th Annual Cannes Film Festival Award Predictions

The final in-competition entry at this year’s Cannes Film Festival has screened, and with the time gap between speculation and results much smaller than the...

The Greatest First Quarter Releases!

Most people don't expect much from the months of January, February, and March...at least when it comes to quality cinema (and in the past...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (11/27/2012)

This week, it almost seems like studios are racing to get some of their films from August out onto Blu-Ray and DVD in time...

TIFF Golden Moments Part 3

As described in the superb nd telling book, The Men Who Would Be King the excellent story of Dreamworks and the inner power struggles,...

Perception and Reality of the Oscars

Each year, as the Oscar race begins to come into focus, and even before that, the perception of how the race "should" shape up...

Sizing Up 2014: Best Original Screenplay

All good things must come to an end. We’re at the conclusion of the 2014 Sizing Up series and closing it out with a...

Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Melkonian)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final...

Los Angeles Film Festival Diaries: Day Six

Another day, another concession-spent dollar! Hah! Although that popcorn they sell at the concession stands sure is tasty, the real fun lay in the...

Emmy Episode Analysis: Who Will Direct an Emmy-Winning Episode?

Emmy season is upon us yet again! Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, July 12th, with “Game of Thrones” leading the pack at 22 nominations....

Sci-Fi Fridays, Episode 37: Casting Suggestions for DC’s ‘Suicide Squad’

In honor of the recently announced DC movie lineup, I’ve decided to offer up come casting suggestions for 2016’s Suicide Squad despite the knowledge...

Queer Girl Friday: New ‘Pose’ Trailer Drops, LGBTQIA+ Content Wins Big at Daytime Emmys

I'm Selina, Awards Circuit's queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on TV! Summer is nearly here, and with it comes the 2018 Daytime Emmys...

10 Guilty Chills and Thrills from 1993 – Twenty Years Later

File this one under random but I found myself reminiscing about the great films of 1993.  Obviously, one of the first films people usually...

Six Spot: Best Actress in a Leading Role (2015)

Welcome back to Six Spot!  Click the link if you want to read back issues of Six Spot, but if you're new, the concept...

OSCARS: First SAG Predictions and Tapping into the Acting Branch and TV Voting Bloc

As we move into mid-October, the awards season is beginning to take shape, in the sense that we are getting our first reactions to...

OSCARS: NYFF Prepares to Drop ‘Wonder Wheel’ and ‘Last Flag Flying’ in the Oscar...

The New York Film Festival pre-screenings began this past Monday and over the next three weeks, we look to the East Coast for the...

An Invisible Struggle

So far, the most well-known Asian entertainers can all fit on two hands. Strangely enough, though entertainment is evolving, the stereotypes are the hardest...