NYFF Film Review: ‘The Florida Project’ Glows In Newcomer Bria Vinaite

2017 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: Sean Baker bottles the aura of the underprivileged Florida culture with his raw, and at times harrowing "The Florida Project." ...

Oscar Question of the Day – Animated Best Pictures

Beauty & the Beast (1991) has the great honor of becoming the first animated film to be nominated for Best Picture.  It took the...

Flight (***½)

Robert Zemeckis’ latest film Flight starring Academy Award Winner Denzel Washington is not only thoroughly entertaining and terrifically structured, it encompasses a soul that...

National Board of Review Preview and Predictions

Tomorrow the prestigious National Board of Review will unveil their slate of films and performances they consider the best of 2012.  After yesterday's long...

Film Review: ‘Fences’ Draws More Meaning to the Art of Acting

Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington has made his mark on film history with such films as "Malcolm X" and "Glory." His work as...

Oscar Circuit – “Master” of Networking?

As the awards season is underway, multiple scenarios are playing out in my mind suggesting what can occur for the remainder of the year....

Oscar Predictions Updated!

Full Oscar Predictions Update! Oscar Circuit to come later in the day on Monday. Check out the changes and see what's in serious contention now....

Massive Oscar Tracker Update!

With the recent announcements of Keira Knightley from David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method being campaigned in the Lead Actress category and every actor from...

Awards Circuit Launches Community Forum for Lovers of Movies, TV, and More!

Due to popular demand, the Awards Circuit has officially launched its "Awards Circuit Community Forums," another opportunity for our dedicated readership to not only...

Oscar Predictions Update – ‘Banks’ Builds Buzz, Thompson Threatens the Best Actress Race

Giving an Oscar Predictions update to most of the categories, this race is finally starting to take some shape.  Nearly every category has been...

Film Review: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Is the Masterstroke of Genius the Animated Genre...

Hold on to all your senses because the new web-slinging animated "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" is downright sensational.  The film serves as a living,...

2014 Oscar Predictions – FYC Gearing Up to Launch, Adams the Double Threat

Happy October everyone!  I can't believe we're already here.  In one of the most interesting and developing races we've ever covered, I'm anxious about...

Film Review: ‘Dunkirk’ Packs an Emotional Maturity from Director Christopher Nolan

Such little words spoken but so much is said with Christopher Nolan's newest and most personal film, "Dunkirk."  With a career that has spanned...

Watch ’12 Years a Slave’ Interviews with Steve McQueen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Sarah...

The buzz surrounding Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" has reached epic proportions.  Many from Telluride and Toronto were quick to crown it the...

Final Predictions for the Golden Globes – Wide Open Races in Both Movies and...

With SAG set to hand out their nominations this coming Wednesday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will announce their nominations for the 2016 Golden...

Happy Mother’s Day! Top Ten Movie and TV Moms of the Last 20 Years

THROWBACK ARTICLE: Mothers, the backbone of many children's lives.  They protect, provide, and encourage many individuals to be the best people they can be.  Quick shout...

How Many Oscars Can and Will ‘La La Land’ Win in February?

It's been a long day. The Academy Awards revealed their nominations today with "La La Land" leading the fray with 14 nominations, tying "Titanic"...

CONFIRMED! Felicity Jones Competing in Lead Actress for ‘The Theory of Everything’ for the...

  After making a strong debut at the Toronto Film Festival earlier this month, the swelling of love surrounding James Marsh's beautifully inspired The Theory...

American Idol Song Spoilers

American Idol Season 11 voting rounds kick off tonight.  Joseph and I will be highlighting the season and critiquing the performances throughout the competition. Here...

Awards Circuit Community Awards and Academy Idol Voting Closes @ Midnight!

Friendly reminder for all you movie enthusiasts out there that the annual Awards Circuit Community Awards and the sixth season of Academy Idol voting closes tonight...

Make Sure to Join our Oscar Pool!

Courtesy of Phil Wallace at Picktainment: Make sure you join our Awards Circuit Oscar Pool!  We have cool prizes for the winners and some bragging...

Los Angeles, Boston, NYFCO Announcing Now! Being updated!

The winners will appear in this space as they are announced.  Make sure to include your predictions in the comment section.  My predictions can...

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Map to the Stars’ Will NOT Have an Oscar Qualifying Run, Just Golden...

It was reported a few weeks ago that David Cronenberg's "Map to the Stars" will in fact, be given an Oscar qualifying this year....

Top 10 of 2013 – The Editor’s Take on a Historic Year for Cinema

What a fantastic year.  Just so much to be grateful for with family, friends, good health, and so on but one thing is just...

Film Review: 45 Years (★★★½)

Subtle and quietly moving, Andrew Haigh's fragrantly appealing "45 Years" showcases enriching performances from the darling Charlotte Rampling and the stoic Tom Courtenay.  Haigh's...

Rooney Mara Cast as Tiger Lily – Tanning Business is Booming in Hollywood

It was announced earlier this week that Academy Award nominee Rooney Mara has been cast as Tiger Lily in the next adaptation of Peter...

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 6: April Fools Talk & ACCA 2002 Nominations

This week the staff and I discuss several topics which you can see on the agenda below. I also reveal the Awards Circuit Community...

No Question About It! ‘Whiplash’ Will Compete in Original Screenplay

Venturing on as we continue to clear up all the burning questions that surround certain films in the Oscar race, we've received another exclusive...

‘Into the Woods’ Lands On Oscar’s Doorstep, Will They Bite?

At the Directors Guild Theater in New York City, the first official set of voting members, critics, and more set their eyes on Rob Marshall's...

Oscar Circuit: Is Brie Larson a Contender for Supporting Actress in ‘Trainwreck?’

In the face of a $30 million opening weekend, Judd Apatow's "Trainwreck" has received mostly positive notices from the nation's critics.  Star and writer...

Critics Choice Movie Awards Introduces New Category for Fans to Vote!

As awards season gets underway and many of my fellow East Coasters try to bounce back from a very dreadful week full of power...

Beasts of the Southern Wild (***½)

In the grand scheme of film criticism and the notion that groundbreaking directors can be born right out of their first feature, Benh Zeitlin's...

SAG Nominations Announced!

Best Ensemble in a Motion Picture "Argo" "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" "Les Misérables" "Lincoln" "Silver Linings Playbook" Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Bradley Cooper, "Silver...

Broadcast Film Critics Preview & Predictions

My very own organization, the Broadcast Film Critics Association will be revealing their picks for the best in 2011.  They have a very great...

Film Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (★★★½)

There has been an awakening...and it is good.  In 1977, George Lucas gave birth to "Star Wars: A New Hope."  A monumental achievement that...

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