Community: What Are Your Favorite Female-Driven Comedies?

This week we see the release of “Snatched,” a film starring comedy icon Goldie Hawn and modern day superstar Amy Schumer. Hawn’s taken much of the 2000s off, making “Snatched” a moment to provide a retrospective view of her career. With eyes on female-driven comedy films, what are your favorite female-driven comedies? We’ve got a few of […]

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ICYMI: New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Trailer – Hear Emma Watson Sing ‘Belle’!

With the craziness that always is the Golden Globes, you might have missed a casual trailer drop. The latest trailer for “Beauty and the Beast” debuted during last night’s show. Check it out below! Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic. The film brings to life the classic […]

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Search for Domino in ‘Deadpool 2’ Narrows

The search for Domino, the female lead in “Deadpool 2,” is narrowing. According to The Playlist, the following actresses are all in the running for the role: Lizzy Caplan (“Cloverfield”) Mary Elizabeth Winstead (“10 Cloverfield Lane”) Sienna Miller (“Live by Night”) Sofia Boutella (“Kingsman: The Secret Service,” “Star Trek Beyond”) Stephanie Sigman (“Spectre,” “Miss Bala”) Sylvia […]

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WATCH: Kevin Smith’s ‘Yoga Hosers’ Official Trailer

The trailer for writer/director Kevin Smith’s latest work, “Yoga Hosers,” debuted online earlier today. The trailer, which can be viewed below, gives an in-depth view of Smith’s latest interesting (to say the least) film project. Per, the film follows 15 year old-yoga-nuts Colleen Collette and Colleen McKenzie, who love their smart phones and hate their […]

Will Ferrell Backs Down from “Reagan” Film Following Backlash

That was fast. Just days after it was announced that comedian Will Ferrell would star in and produce the political satire “Reagan,” the actor has dropped the project following widespread backlash over the film’s subject matter. Ferrell, who famously parodied George W. Bush on “Saturday Night Live,” was set to play Ronald Reagan at the […]

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WATCH: New Trailer for ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ with Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant

The U.S. trailer to Stephen Frears’ “Florence Foster Jenkins” is out, and it offers up another look at Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and “The Big Bang Theory” star Simon Helberg in the upcoming music biopic. Before William Hung and Sanjaya Malakar received national attention for awful singing on “American Idol,” there was Florence Foster Jenkins. […]

WATCH: ‘Jason Bourne’ Trailer with Matt Damon and Julia Stiles

The full length trailer for “Jason Bourne,” the fifth installment of the Bourne franchise, is finally here. Matt Damon returns to the iconic role in “Jason Bourne.” Paul Greengrass,  who previously directed “The Bourne Supremacy” and “The Bourne Ultimatum,” once again joins Damon for the next chapter of Jason Bourne’s story, which finds the CIA’s most […]

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WATCH: ‘The Magnificent Seven’ Trailer with Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt

The new trailer for “The Magnificent Seven” is here, and with it comes the first look at Chris Pratt and Denzel Washington fighting for justice. Per, director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ and Columbia Pictures’ “The Magnificent Seven.” With the town of Rose Creek under the […]

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CHECK OUT: First Look at Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa in ‘Power Rangers’

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers be warned! The first look at Elizabeth Banks as supervillain Rita Repulsa in the upcoming “Power Rangers” film reboot was released earlier this week, and it does not disappoint. Proving she can do no wrong, Banks looks wonderfully menacing in a green reptilian-like suit, complete with green hair and terrifying nails. […]

OSCARS: Could the Academy Awards Be Our Most Diverse Lineup EVER?

Thinking your withdrawal symptoms have finally subsided, it’s probably a good idea to bring your awards season addiction back with some updated Oscar Predictions for 2017.  What?  You say it’s far too early to be predicting the Oscars that are about ten months away?  Here, we never stop predicting.  With some more research going into […]

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Golden Globes Get 2017 Date, New Comedy vs. Drama Rules

In addition to announcing the air date for next year’s Golden Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association also unveiled some new specifications for distinguishing a film as a drama versus a comedy in light of last year’s snafu involving “The Martian.” The HFPA has set January 8, 2017 for the 74th Annual Golden Globes show, […]

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Michelle Williams Joins Todd Haynes’ ‘Wonderstruck’

Michelle Williams is having quite the year so far: two of her most recent films, “Manchester by the Sea” and “Certain Women,” showed at Sundance. Now it seems she’s adding another prestige pic to her résumé with Todd Haynes’ “Wonderstruck.” “Wonderstruck” is Haynes’ follow-up to last year’s “Carol.” It is based on Brian Selznick’s (“Hugo”) […]

‘Spotlight’ Wins LA Press Club’s Inaugural Veritas Award

SPOTLIGHT has just won the first-ever Veritas Award from the Los Angeles Press Club. Sacha Pfeiffer, Ben Bradlee Jr. and Mike Rezendes will accept the award at the Feb. 25 ceremony in Hollywood. The Veritas Award was created to honor films that are based on or inspired by real events and people. Read the Press […]

If the AC Had an Oscar Ballot – Winners Edition

The staff has spoken! Yes, after unveiling our personal nominations last week, both on the Power Hour and in an article, we at The Awards Circuit have voted and now present our winners for the year that was. If you’ve listened to the newest episode of the podcast, you might already know the outcome, but […]

Game of Thrones Recap S.5 Ep.7 “The Gift”

The said “gift” in this episode refers to a surprise for Dany, but the real gift is that the season is finally picking up the pace and getting really interesting. After teasing us all season with promises of the Sand Snakes making their debut in the series, we finally see just how clever and lethal […]

First Trailer and Poster for ‘Ricki and the Flash’ with Meryl Streep Drops!

And just like that, by the looks of a trailer and a poster, Meryl Streep becomes one of the most anticipated performances of the year.  Let’s be serious though, she had us at “Ricki…” The first trailer for Jonathan Demme’s “Ricki and the Flash” starring the three-time Academy Award winning Streep, along with Oscar-winner Kevin Kline […]

Critics’ Choice Television Awards Nominations Announced – ‘Justified’ and ‘Olive Kitteridge’ Lead

May 6, 2015 (Burbank, CA) – The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) today announced nominations for the 5th annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which will be broadcast live on A&E from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, May 31, 2015 (8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT), with a one-hour Red Carpet Special preceding the awards show. HBO leads […]

Emmy Circuit 2015: Best Drama Actor

The “E” of EGOT can sometimes be the easiest award to in show business to win…and sometimes, it can be the hardest.  While talented performers like Allison Janney and Bryan Cranston have six Emmys, equally talented artists like Jon Hamm and Jason Alexander are sadly without TV’s golden man. The 2015 Emmys, more so than […]

Game of Thrones Recap; Season 5 Episode 3 “High Sparrow”

This week’s episode picks up where it left off last time. Arya has gained entrance into the House of Black and White, where Valor morghulis resides, going as “no one” now. We find Arya sweeping floors, serving as morghulis’ apprentice. Tired of her tedious chores, she asks morghulis when she can serve. He tells her […]

Awards Profile: Everest

Welcome to the 2015 Awards Profiles series.  For the next two months, every day (except for Saturday), we will bring you a run down of a future 2015 film that we see as a potential awards vehicle for next year’s Academy Awards.  This is all speculative since with just about all these films, we haven’t seen a […]

Film Review: The Lies of the Victors (★★)

Few filmmakers have successfully made a good political thriller in the modern age with the advent of a constantly updating pool of technology. Problems can be easily solved, created, reduced, or obscured using methods that involve certain brand names that will probably be irrelevant shortly afterwards. This film shows how clunky it can be with idiotic claims […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Recap; Season 5 premiere: “The Wars to Come”

Everyone can stop holding their breath now. “Game of Thrones” is back. The gi-normously popular series that has people from all around the world watching, and has inspired endless memes, reaction videos and spoofs, has returned for its fifth season. Nothing incredibly epic happens in this episode, “The Wars to Come.” It does, however, offer […]

Awards Profile: Irrational Man

Welcome to the 2015 Awards Profiles series.  For the next two months, every day (except for Saturday), we will bring you a run down of a future 2015 film that we see as a potential awards vehicle for next year’s Academy Awards.  This is all speculative since with just about all these films, we haven’t seen a […]

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ to Premiere at 68th Cannes Film Festival

In exactly three weeks, the 68th Cannes Film Festival will unveil their official lineup.  Major Oscar players have began their journey there including Bennett Miller’s “Foxcatcher” and Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne’s “Two Days, One Night.” Some official (and unofficial) words on what films will be having their debut at the festival this year in France have […]

Academy Idol Top 3 Results, Final Two Revealed!

Academy Idol Final 3 were announced on the last episode of the Awards Circuit Power Hour.  In a shocking elimination, “Gone Girl” was sent packing, after never being in the Bottom Three this season.  The top three (“Boyhood,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” and “Whiplash”) then competed during our theme based on DIRECTORS.  The voting is […]

LMAO! Kids Play Out the Eight Best Picture Nominees at the Oscars

I love it when people do something creative and capture the essence of comedy, in its most purest form, even if it is on YouTube.  A channel called Cinefix on YouTube, with over 850,000 subscribers and 121 million views, has kids reenact the eight Best Picture nominees that include Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper,” Alejandro Gonzalez […]