Oscars Look: Best Visual Effects

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

Oscars Look: Best Production Design

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

2019 Oscars Look: Best Sound Mixing

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

Top 10: What Are The Best Movies Based On Toys?

A movie idea can come from a variety of sources. Some are based on books, articles, short stories and, yes, even toys. The only...

2019 Oscars Look: Best Cinematography

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

Six Spot: Who Did Bennett Miller Kick Out of the 2014 Best Director Race?

Welcome to the fifth installment in our Six Spot series, spotlighting all the people who wished they were Oscar’s #5. The 2014 Director race was...

Julie Adams, Star of ‘Creature From the Black Lagoon,’ Dies at 92

Julie Adams, who famously played the damsel in "Creature From The Black Lagoon," recently passed away at 92. According to The Hollywood Reporter, her...

Streaming Circuit (2/01/19) – Netflix Delivers Sundance Hit ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ with Jake Gyllenhaal

Welcome back to the Streaming Circuit, a look at what’s going to be available each week to watch in the comfort of your own...

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...

Culture Circuit: Latinos & Film – A Sundance Film Festival Perspective

The Sundance Film Festival is known for championing eclectic, independent work from artists around the world. Given their specific diversity-driven initiatives of years past,...

Top 10: Best American Remakes of Foreign Films

With this week's release of "Miss Bala", "The Upside" earlier this month, American remakes of foreign films are a hot trend in Hollywood right...

Superhero Fix: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Trailer Connection to ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Now that we've finally caught our breath, it's time to dive into some “Spider-Man: Far From Home” trailer talk. More specifically, what clues can...

Top 10: Best Movies That Opened Against the Super Bowl

No show gets better ratings than the Super Bowl. Between Super Bowl parties, going out to the bars or watching your favorite team at...

Six Spot: With ‘Titanic’ Sweeping the Oscars, Who Was Next In Line for Best...

Welcome back for the fourth installment in our Six Spot series! Jack Nicholson made his way to his third career win in 1997. Much like in 1975,...

Pop Circuit: ‘Black Panther’ Became Our First Comic Book Best Picture Nominee – Who’s...

Comic book fans like myself had long awaited Tuesday morning. We watched when "The Dark Knight" was unreasonably snubbed despite scoring 8 nominations. We...

Genre Geeks: Top 10 Genre Performances Of 2018

For this week's Genre Geeks column, we are elated to share the best performances that emerged from genre cinema in 2018. So often bias...

Streaming Circuit (1/25/19) – What’s Coming and Going From Your Favorite Platforms including ‘Columbus’

Welcome back to the Streaming Circuit, a look at what’s going to be available each week to watch in the comfort of your own...
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AwardsCircuit Top 10: Best Scores and Soundtracks of 2018

Music is essential to the cinematic experience. Even silent films had amazing scores that helped to fully tell the story. Nowadays, we see, or...

OPINION: Defending Peter Farrelly’s ‘Green Book’ by a Critic of Color

Inevitably, when a movie retells historical events, there will be those who challenge the filmmaker’s presentation of the narrative. This is especially the case...

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...

Top 10: The Best Anne Hathaway Performances of Her Career

Oscar winner Anne Hathaway represents an interesting portrait of what it’s like to be an A-list actress in 2019. She has an Oscar, starred...

Superhero Fix: Top 10 Badass Ladies Who Deserve (More) Solo Screen Time

The 21st century has become the age of the superhero movie. There's been an awful lot of male superheroes with their own solo movies:...

Six Spot: Between Adams and Chastain, Who Missed the 2016 Best Actress Race?

Third times the charm with the new and improved Six Spot series! We’ve turned our attention to one of my favorite categories. That’s right, it’s Best...

Foreign Language Oscar Contenders Share Insights at Palm Springs International Film Festival

As is tradition, the Palm Springs International Film Festival hosted the Eyes on the Prize: Foreign Language Oscar Directors Discussion with the filmmakers behind...

Pop Circuit: The Return of M. Night Shyamalan and How ‘Unbreakable’ Made It Possible

There are many directors who lose their way at some point during the career. Even directors known for creating all-time classics eventually seem to...

Streaming Circuit (1/18/19) – What’s Coming and Going From Your Favorite Platforms including ‘The...

Welcome to the Streaming Circuit, a look at what’s going to be available each week to watch in the comfort of your own home....

Anne Hathaway to Star in Robert Zemeckis’ Reboot of ‘The Witches’

Variety reports Academy Award-winner Anne Hathaway has signed on to star in Warner Bros.’ upcoming reimagining of the beloved 90s film “The Witches” by...

Toni Collette and Anna Kendrick Cast in Outer Space Thriller ‘Stowaway’

Though it’s uncertain whether the Academy will recognize Toni Collette’s outstanding turn in Ari Aster’s horror stunner “Hereditary,” the actress is ready to delve...

Top 10: Best Performances in a M. Night Shyamalan Movie

M. Night Shyamalan has had a rocky career, to say the least. After 1999’s “The Sixth Sense,” Shyamalan was hailed as the future of...

Chloé Zhao’s ‘The Rider’ is One of the Best Movie of 2018 and Shouldn’t...

Months after the fall film festivals kicked off an awards season now marked by controversy, the road ends for most campaigns today. Academy voters...

Six Spot: 2013 Best Supporting Actor

Welcome to the second post of the newly revived Six Spot series! You’ve asked, and we’ve delivered. We polled users on Twitter to see which year we...

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...

Top 10: The Best Foreign Language Films of 2018

One of the biggest stories of 2018 was Netflix's continued disruption of the traditional models of film distribution. Their slate of auteur-driven films was...

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...

Top 10: Best January Releases of All-Time

If you're reading this, it stands to reason that you love going to the movies. Unfortunately, if you're planning on going to the theater...

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