Oscar 2012 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Hamer)

Four days left.  From time to time during my first year as The Awards Circuit’s staff writer, I have been regarded as the snobby,...

Making the final case for each Best Picture nominee…

As you're reading this, the Oscar voters have already made their final selections for each category of the Academy Awards, and there's nothing left...

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 (2/21/2012)

This week we have quite a nice assortment of selections available to you on Blu-Ray and DVD. The field is led by two solid...

Oscar 2012 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Braverman)

Oh boy, where do I even begin. All of us at The Awards Circuit had many of our predictions thrown back in our faces...

Which Scenes from 2011 will you remember?

Much like Kris Tapley over at In Contention does his list of the 10 best shots of each year, I like to do something...

Anatomy of an Oscar Curse

What better way to continue celebrating the most romantic holiday of the year than with this weekend’s This Means War, a romantic spy comedy...

Top 50 Guiltiest Pleasures in Film

Last week Anna Belickis gave us her list of the "50 Best Love Stories of the New Millennium." Continuing on with the release of...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (2/14/2012)

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! Go figure, this week's releases lack a true romance for you all to pick up for you and your loved...

The 50 Best Love Stories of the New Millennium

Who doesn’t love a little romance and getting swept off their feet? I’m the type of person who has an extremely hard shell, but man...

Current State of Denzel Washington’s Career

At the start of the last decade, Denzel Washington was looked at as not only a big box office draw, but as one of...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (2/7/2012)

This week on the home video front, we don't quite have the assortment we've been used to of late, but there are still some...

I’ve seen a Sneak Peek of The Amazing Spider-Man…

I recently received an invitation to take a glimpse into "The Untold Story" of Spider-Man, and now that I've returned from the event I...

Which Films Can Stand the Test of Time?

Every year, even though the vast majority of movie releases are all but instantly forgettable, we have some films come out that you just...

Hindsight’s a Bitch

If you want a good laugh, take a look at early Oscar predictions of any given year.  It doesn’t matter who you look at,...

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...

Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best 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...

Screen Actors Guild Predictions

Tonight, the Screen Actors Guild will present their winners for the very best in film and television.  The SAG awards have presented themselves as...

Isolation of the Issues

Sasha Stone of Awards Daily wrote this very passionate piece about racism and the Oscars.  I never share opinion pieces with readers but I...

The Infamous 10th Spot – Which film could have been there?

Following up a bit from my recent Alternate Oscar Nominations piece (found here if you missed it), I wanted to see what everyone thought...

The “Alternative” Oscars!

I've done this the past few years at The Awards Circuit, and this year seems like an even more apt time to do it....

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...

Women in Cinema- The “Oscarettes”: Who Will be nominated for Best Actress?

With the Oscar nominations right around the corner and the critics’ awards nearly complete, it’s that time of the year folks where we all...

Women in Cinema- The “Oscarettes”: Who Will be nominated for Best Supporting Actress?

Every year the Supporting Categories are the hardest to predict. And it makes me so damn frustrated. Grr. This year I am 100% positive...

Oscar Circuit: “It’s the Final Countdown!” – FINAL Oscar Predictions Updated

It's done.  With the Giants game in the background (GO GIANTS!!), I've completed my Final Oscar Predictions.  Some notable things before I'm crucified. I've stuck...

Could a “Great” Film be Snubbed?

My buddy Joey covered some aspects of the snubs we might see Tuesday morning, but I thought I might weigh from the historical perspective. It has...

Snubs and Surprises – What Can We Expect on Oscar Nomination Morning?

We're fast approaching the Academy Award nominations.  It's just a matter of days now, if you can believe it. As always, one can't help...

Sizing Up the “Bake-Off” Fields

Now that we’re just one week away from the Academy Award nominee announcements, some categories are becoming narrowed down in a more literal sense....

Sizing Up the Best Film Editing Field

Often called “the invisible art” of the movies, editing is a crucial and frequently undervalued (and misunderstood) element of filmmaking. Even more debatable is...

Which Sundance selections could turn into Oscar players?

Every single year, a few films manage to make the jump from the Sundance Film Festival to the Oscar race. This year, I fully...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (1/17/2012)

This week, one of the better films (if not the most widely admired) of 2011 hits Blu-Ray and DVD, along with a variety of...

The Golden Globe Awards: Worst Dressed

Every year at these shindigs every celebrity is judged not only on their performance but how they choose to dress. Now, I’m not above...

What did the Golden Globes Tell Us?

A lot of people are currently wondering (and some have even asked me) if there's anything to be learned from the Golden Globe Awards...

The Golden Globe Awards: Best Dressed

Every year at these shindigs every celebrity is judged not only on their performance but how they choose to dress. Now, I’m not above...

The Critics’ Choice Awards: Worst Dressed

Every year at these shindigs every celebrity is judged not only on their performance but how they choose to dress. Now, I’m not above...