Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Predicting the 2012 Cannes Film Festival Winners

And so the most prestigious film festival in the world comes to an end, with the “awards season” taking a vague shape right behind...

Sizing Up: Best Picture

It's that time of the year again folks!  The name of the game here is to make an early grouping of the hopefuls for...

Oscar Circuit: “10 Weeks to Go”

The Oscar race is beginning to formulate itself.  As it stands the Academy Awards have positioned themselves to be the wildest of wild cards...

What were the top Best Picture lineups of all time?

With the Oscar ceremony literally less than a day away now (can you believe it's the end of the road already?), and a lot...

Film Composers Rank the 10 Greatest Scores of All Time

Variety recently polled 40 active film composers and asked them to name the three best original movie scores of all time in order of...

31 Days of Horror: Devilish DVD Pick of the Day (Week 4)

We're getting towards the end of 31 Days of Horror here at The Awards Circuit, but there's still plenty of things still to come,...

BAFTA Predictions – A Quick Peak

BAFTA will be handing out its trophies in just a few hours.  Here are some quick predictions on the British voting bloc.  BOLD means...

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...

Are There Legitimate Musical/Comedy Contenders for the Golden Globes?

The 2014 Musical/Comedy races at the Golden Globes look bleak. After one of the best Musical/Comedy fields in memory in 2014, it looks like...

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...

Emmys: 10 Breakthrough Actors to Watch

As of today (June 11), members of the Television Academy will begin the difficult task of deciding the nominees for the 2018 Primetime Emmy...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (05/07/2013)

This week, I have one film that I feel decently good about recommending to you, and a few others that are just "meh", along...

Under the Circuit: Rachel McAdams

Can the "True Detective" star follow in Matthew McConaughey's footsteps and become an Oscar winner?

When did Zach Braff and ‘Garden State’ go from a cult favorite to a...

I must have been asleep when everyone decided that they no longer liked Zach Braff. Was it that long ago that Garden State (2004) was...

Emmys: Looking at a Top Heavy Drama Series Race

With the ballots out, we can officially dive into the Drama Series race! There are many shows that are going to compete for one...

‘To Rome With Love’ Press Conference!

Alongside the likes of Entertainment Weekly, The Huffington Post, and  a host of other news outlets, I was lucky enough to be invited earlier...

Ten Best Studio Films – Focus Features

This is the next installment of Best Films by the Studios Series.  I kicked it off on Saturday night with Sony Pictures Classics and...

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...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (10/18/2011)

This week, one of the best films of the year comes to Blu-Ray and DVD, along with a host of other, less worthy fare....

The Master could play at TIFF?

An article in a Chicago newspaper states The Master will play at both Venice and TIFF before the film opens in early September, though...

SAG Thoughts: What Today Means to the Oscar Race?

    The Screen Actors Guild nominations were announced earlier today with a few surprises and a few shocks to this year's race to the Oscars. ...

Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Art Directors Guild

Last night, I was fortunate enough to be invited to the celebration of the Art Directors Guild's 75th Anniversary at the Hollywood Museum. It's...

Talking ‘Chimpanzee’ with the film’s directors and Jane Goodall

This week I was invited and lucky enough to be able to sit down for a couple of brief chats with renowned primatologist Jane...

Frances Ha (★★★½)

NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: Noah Baumbach has really outdone himself in his newest film, Frances Ha starring Greta Gerwig, who also co-writes.  The film...

Golden Globes Live Blog Announcement!

Happy Sunday, everyone! Today, The Awards Circuit will be hosting a LIVE Blog of the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards®. I will be running...

Highs and Lows of the First Half of 2013

One of my annual traditions, this is my rundown of the best and worst things that I've seen during the first six months of...

2014 Oscar Predictions – New York Film Festival Wrap Up and Predictions Update

New York Film Festival wrapped up this past weekend and we have a good idea about certain films we were eager to get answered....

MTV Movie Awards – Fiction or Rubbish?

The Oscars are far behind and in front of us. As we start rattling our minds around awards season prospects like "Lincoln," "The Great...

Awards Circuit Book Nook for September 2014

If you're a student like me you're already lost in the literary world, but sometimes you just want to enjoy something frivolous. The choices...

Best of the Decades: 1960s

Bob Dylan sang that the “times they are a changin” and he could not have been more accurate. The sixties were filled with turmoil...

Digging Into: John Foote

Few names in the film community unite actors, filmmakers, bloggers, Oscar prognosticators, publicists, and the general media in respect like John Foote does.  Yes,...

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 2012 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Magidson)

An annual tradition at The Awards Circuit, I humbly present to you my picks for who/what Will Win as well as who/what Should Win...

Are we six weeks away from seeing ‘Argo’ make history?

Well, here we are. The Golden Globes only managed to confuse us more about the Oscar race, something I wasn't sure was actually possible....

Kelly Reilly chats about “Flight”

Sometimes the very first moment where you meet the person you're about to interview really sets the tone for the talk to come. In...

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Elsie Fisher, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Keaton And More Announced As...

With only days to go until the Academy Awards, AMPAS is starting to get down to the business of announcing who will be presenting...

What’s on TV? – Wednesday (2/20/19) – ‘Survivor: Edge of Extinction’...

While there many not be many new shows starting on TV today, there is one big premiere tonight. Since 2000, “Survivor” on CBS has...

Historical Circuit: Emotions Still Roll High in 1991’s ‘The Prince of...

TITLE OF FILM: “The Prince of Tides” FILM YEAR: 1991 DIRECTOR: Barbra Streisand WRITERS: Pat Conroy & Becky Johnston STARRING: Nick Nolte, Barbra Streisand, Kate Nelligan, Jeroen Krabbé, Jason...

Allison Janney and Gary Oldman To Present Best Actor, Frances McDormand...

One of the nicest traditions at the Oscars is that the previous year's winners are the ones who present the statues to the next...

WATCH: Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson Hunt Bonnie and Clyde in...

There have been stories about Bonnie and Clyde in the past. However, there haven't been stories about the pursuit of Bonnie and Clyde until...