Screen Actors Guild Awards: Worst Dressed

Judging what celebrities wear is fun! Now, I’ve made it clear I’m not above judging those who can afford to look good, so here...

Oscars: 10 Actors and Actresses Still Searching for their Second Nomination

Oscar week continues with a look at some of the best actors and actresses who are desperately seeking their second Oscar nomination after being...

AFI Fest Day 5: Mads Mikkelsen Double Feature, “A Royal Affair” & “The Hunt”

A Royal Affair (***) Nikolaj Arcel's richly textured historical costume drama, A Royal Affair, is tailor designed for the likes of Oscar®, and by sheer...

Best and Worst Directors Attached to Batman

This one kind of answers itself, doesn't it? Well, maybe we won't all agree, but I imagine the ranking here will probably follow a...
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2019 Oscars Look: Best Animated Feature

Welcome to our annual Oscar Look series, formally known as "Oscar Circuit" - our deep dive look into each and every category that will...

Awards Profiles 2019: Dexter Fletcher’s ‘Rocket Man’ from Paramount Pictures

Welcome to the 2019 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you in the coming year (at least...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (6/26/2012)

This week, we have a very interesting group of films hitting Blu-Ray/DVD for your purchasing pleasure. Especially in terms of my top two selections,...

Loathing Vegas Vacation

What do you get when you take the seedy underbelly of the West, house it behind the facades of exotically themed resorts, adorn it...

Awards Circuit Book Nook: Entry #4

It's the start of a new month, and thus a whole new shelf of books await your time.  I'm still finding my wings on...

Pop Circuit: 2018’s Moneymakers and Their Chances at the Oscars

**POP CIRCUIT is AwardsCircuit's new weekly column looking at the biggest movies and how they relate to pop culture and general audiences around the...

Pop Circuit: Amazon Comes Roaring Back at Sundance 2019 But Netflix Still Holds Strong

Last year, Amazon Studios had a rough 2018 when it came to the awards season. On the one hand, you can make the argument that they...

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...

Bond Week: James Bond in Video Games

Like many males in their mid 20's, I have fond memories of watching my first Bond movies as a kid with my father, along...

The Mid-Year Highs and Lows Part Two: If We Had a Ballot

Here we go now with Part Two of the Mid-Year look at the best and worst that cinema has to offer. As you saw in...

2018 Awards Profile: Fox Searchlight’s ‘The Favourite’ from Yorgos Lanthimos

Welcome to the 2018 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you at some point this year (at...
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BEST OF 2016: The “Unconventional” Citations of the Year Part 1

Taking in the full year in cinema is quite a task. Considering the very best and worst of film can often correlate to personal...

Top 10: Best Films Never To Be Made

So many things can go wrong on the way to getting a film in front of the camera. It actually feels like a miracle...

Sizing Up: Best Actress

I'm back once again ladies and gentlemen to do some more Sizing Up! This time around I’m going to be tackling the somewhat slight...

Thoughts on Oscar Nomination Eve

Twas the night before the Oscar nominations and all through the house, not a single Academy member was stirring, but us prognosticators were nervous...

2018 Awards Profile: Mimi Leder’s ‘On the Basis of Sex’ from Focus Features

Welcome to the 2018 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you at some point this year (at...

Costume Circuit: Diving into the Looks of ‘Aquaman’ and Its Absence This Awards Season

Prior to 2018, DC's Aquaman has never had a solo film. Although the underwater superhero has existed since 1941, he didn't debut in live action...

Trying Something New

Bear with me.  Still a work in progress.

The Blu Circuit – TV Edition

Yesterday we rounded up some Blu-ray and DVD film releases for your viewing pleasure. Today we’ve decided to highlight some TV shows that might...

Top 100 Horror Films: #40-31

Welcome back to the top 100 horror film countdown! Keeping things chugging along here are the next 10 films in the list!  To recount,...

Sci-Fi Fridays, Episode 39: How well did ‘Interstellar’ answer my 5 questions?

A few weeks ago, I posed five questions pre-film that I hoped Christopher Nolan’s science fiction blockbuster would answer soundly. Now that most everyone...

Best and Worst Batman Actors

Much like Mark Johnson felt about the directors who have helmed Batman flicks, this list of the best actors in the role of Batman really...

Sizing Up: Best Original Screenplay 2015

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

Top 10: Best War Movies Ever Made

War is a constant throughout human history, but very little of the population actually participates. For most, silver screen depictions are as close as...

Is Tom Hardy Going to Climb ‘Everest?’

Doug Liman (Bourne Identity) is in early talks with Tom Hardy to star in his next film, Everest, an adaptation of Jeffrey Archer’s Paths...

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...
Oscars 2017

Oscars: 10 Men the Academy STILL Hasn’t Recognized

With a little more than 24 hours until the Academy Awards, surely many people cried foul on many actors, filmmakers, and films that were...

Genre Geeks: 10 Actors in Upcoming Sci-Fi/Horror Films Hoping for Oscar Attention

Every year a slew of award-worthy performances in genre movies go unrecognized, primarily from notable actors attempting to challenge their craft. Studios small and...

Under the Circuit: Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy is about to lead his first blockbuster in "Mad Max: Fury Road," now if only the academy could get off the snide and nominate one of the best actors working today.

17 for ’17: The Top Films to See at the Toronto International Film Festival

Now that we've come down from the rarefied air of Telluride, it's time to head north for the Toronto International Film Festival. Known for...

2013 Tony Nominations announced, ‘Kinky Boots’ leads the pack with 13

This morning the American Theater Wing announced their nominees for the 2013 Tony Awards and per usual the musicals lead the way with the...