Wednesday, February 20, 2019

American Idol Season 13: What Should They Sing? and Power Rankings

The American Idol Top 13 take the stage for the first time tonight with the theme "This Is Me" which only leads me to...

Editor Snippets: Documentaries

Head Games (***½) American football is a staple in American culture.  The Super Bowl is always one of the most watched events of the calendar...

Transformers: Age of Extinction (★½)

How dare you Michael Bay?  How dare you?   I uttered that exact question to a passing critic upon walking out of the latest screening...

OSCARS: Charlize Theron’s Multiple Producing Projects and the “Double Troubles”

Over the past few days, the WAY TOO EARLY Oscar Predictions for 2018 have been updated category by category. In case you missed it, the...
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2017 Academy Award Nominations Announcement – LIVE Stream With LIVE Blog Chat

Happy Oscar nomination day! We're finally here: The Academy Award nominations for the upcoming 89th annual ceremony. Beginning at 8:18 am ET, the Academy will...

Oscar Circuit: Independent Spirit Awards Preview

The Independent Spirit Awards will weigh in on the year of independent cinema, Tuesday, November 25.  Since Film Independent never releases an official list...

4 Year Awards Circuit Anniversary and the $1 Drive!

It's coming!  On May 1, 2012, it will mark four years that the Awards Circuit has been up and running.  Can't believe it's been...

Final Oscar Predictions – Will ‘La La Land’ Tie or Break the 11 Win...

ENTER OUR OSCARS CONTEST via our CIRCUIT CENTER HERE! The Academy Awards ballots were handed in this past Tuesday, Feb. 21. We have stewed on...

American Film Institute (AFI) Preview & Predictions

The American Film Institute will be unveiling their top ten films of 2011 tomorrow and I couldn't be more excited.  This particular group doesn't...

Golden Globes Predictions – A Final Look Before the Ceremony

Sunday night the Hollywood Foreign Press will unveil their winners for 71st annual Golden Globe Awards with host Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.  With...

Oscars: Telluride Provides Guidance to the Awards Season

The Telluride Film Festival wrapped over the weekend, with the first big wave of Oscar contenders dropping, and we're not talking about just a tech...

NYFF Film Review: Brooklyn (★★★½)

NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: Often movies have a magical quality as you're viewing them.  Some will demand your undivided attention, others will hypnotize your...
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BEST OF 2016: The “Unconventional” Citations of the Year Part 1

Taking in the full year in cinema is quite a task. Considering the very best and worst of film can often correlate to personal...

“Chicago” and “The Two Towers” Lead ACCA 2002 with 12 Nominations!

YOU have Spoken!  Check out the full list of nominees for the 2002 Awards Circuit Community Awards! Best Motion Picture “Adaptation” “Chicago” “The Hours” “The Lord of the Rings:...

Oscar Circuit: Best Actor

Years from now when I think back on 2012 and what it had to offer, I'm sure the cinematic landscape that was presented will...

Happy Christmas (★★★)

It's terrific to see filmmakers evolve in front of your eyes, especially as you see their filmmaking abilities and keen sense of moments expand...

Oscar Campaigns and Categories Confirmed for Claire Foy, Melissa Leo, Cynthia Nixon, and Algee...

Over the weekend we learned of a few category confirmations for the upcoming awards season, many of which weren't too surprising. One of the first...

2014 Oscar Predictions – Lucky Seven Performances To Look Forward To

We're ankle-deep in the summer.  There are lots to look forward to on the horizon.  Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity was announced as the opening film...

2017 Awards Profile: Joe Wright’s ‘Darkest Hour’ From Focus Features

Welcome to the 2017 Awards Profile series, where we talk about high- and low-profile films coming to a theater near you at some point...

NYFF: ‘Not Fade Away’ disappoints, ‘Amour’ shines as the best of the festival!

Not Fade Away (★★) David Chase's anticipated Not Fade Away not only jumbles itself into an indulgent story, constantly keeping the audience at an arm's...

AwardsCircuit Launches New CIRCUIT CENTER for Oscars and All Award Show Predictions

AwardsCircuit.com Launches New CIRCUIT CENTER For Reader Awards Show Predictions The new Circuit Center will be located within the existing Circuit Hub. Editors, Awards Circuit...

Oscar Updates Begin – Could ‘Argo’ pull it off?

Since Oscar nominations, everyone is trying to get their heads around what each nomination means and which films are building momentum after the Critics...

Oscar Circuit: Bradley Cooper Poised to Break the Walt Disney Oscar Record?

Toronto is fully underway, showcasing some of the biggest names and getting some of the most significant reactions of the year thus far, thrusting...

Oscar Circuit: Calm Before the Precursor Storm

We've arrived. The official launch of the awards season, and the first wave of major awards to be handed out, comes this Tuesday, Nov....

Jon Favreau Hosting Open Casting Call For “Jersey Boys”

We never bring anything like this or would classify this as news but as one that has always loved acting especially in high school...

Is ‘Steve Jobs’ Going the Way of ‘About Schmidt’ With the Oscars or Is...

The box office CAN be an indicator a film's support to travel throughout the season.  Films like "American Sniper" and "The Help" were moved...

Top 15: Ranking All the American Idol Winners As the New Season Begins

The iconic "American Idol" returns to television tonight on a new network and new night.  ABC adopted the talent show from FOX, after its ending...

Critics Choice Movie Awards Tonight at 8pm ET on the CW, Who Will Come...

8:00 pm eastern time will be the moment the first televised awards show of the season will kick off, the Critics Choice Movie Awards...

Producers Guild of America Predictions

Short and sweet: The Artist Bridesmaids The Descendants Drive Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 The Help Hugo Midnight in Paris Moneyball War Horse "Bridesmaids" is a curve ball but I think it's...

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...

Whitewash (★★★½)

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: Since his first entry into the realm of Oscar-lovers and voters, Thomas Haden Church seemed like a one-trick pony.  His newest...

OSCAR CIRCUIT: ‘Lady Bird’ Flying High for the Awards Season, Harrelson Joins Rockwell in...

The box office argument has circled the awards community for years, splitting it in whether or not "money matters."  You can point to examples...

Year-In-Review: 2011 Davis’ Film Award Winners

Year-In-Review week ends with the naming of the winners of the 2011 Davis' Film Awards. It was fantastic sharing this year with all of...

Oscar Circuit: ’12 Years a Slave’ Tries to Keep Its Lead Over the Holiday...

OSCAR PREDICTIONS 2013: Well, here we are...many of the studios will be closing up for business today to go on their holiday leave, save...

The Dark Knight Rises (***½)

  Editor's Review "Ladies and gentlemen, we have a contender..."   Those were my exact thoughts and tweet after the screening of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight...

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Top 10: Best February Releases of All-Time

Though never considered a true dumping ground like January, the month of February rarely gets much respect, cinematically speaking. It makes some degree of...

What’s on TV? – Monday (2/18/19) – ‘America’s Got Talent’ Crowns...

Celebrate Presidents’ Day just right with one of the many great TV offerings on tonight. Whether it be an international talent competition, profile of...

Circuit Q&A – What Are Your Favorite Movie Love Stories?

**Circuit Q&A’s are our daily community question, posed to the readers of AwardsCircuit that cover various topics from film and television to general wonderings...

Circuit Q&A – With Oscar Voting Closing, What Surprises Are You...

**Circuit Q&A’s are our daily community question, posed to the readers of AwardsCircuit that cover various topics from film and television to general wonderings...

2019 Oscars Look: Best Makeup and Hairstyling

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