Oscars 2019: Year-In-Advance Predictions Include Females Behind the Camera, Superhero Films, and Lots of...

The Oscars are officially in the books for 2017 and here at the Awards Circuit, we look ahead to the year ahead and what...
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Academy Idol 11 Top 7: Best Performance Week!

Welcome back to Academy Idol 11! We’re back to report the results of our last round and jump into our Top 7. We’re eliminating...

2018 Final Oscar Predictions: ‘The Shape of Water’ Set to Lead with an All-Time...

As the time comes for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to announce their own favorite films and performances from 2017, I've...

SAG Nominations: What Did We Learn Today?

The SAG Awards threw a wrench or two in the awards race today and we are feeling very giddy about it. Lots of moving pieces and analyses...

Academy Idol 11 Top 4: Number One Votes Only

Welcome back to another week of Academy Idol! Academy Idol 11 enters the Top 4 this week, bringing us to the precipice of the...

Academy Idol Top 10: Double Elimination Week

Welcome back to another round of Academy Idol 11! This week, Academy Idol 11 drops from 10 films to 8. It's time to start...

Best of 2017: Personal Winners and Top 10 Films of the Year

We've come to the end.  At least the end with my take on the year 2017.  Choosing the personal winners of the year, along...

Top 10: Best Disney Animated Musicals

It’s hard to find someone who didn’t grow up on Disney animated musicals. It could be the classics from the dawn of animation or...
National Board of Review

OSCARS: Predictions for the National Board of Review and the Important Week Ahead

If there was an official "starting pistol" to the awards season, this week would be the time to listen for the big bang.  For...

Golden Globes: What Did We Learn Today?

The Golden Globes announced their nominations this morning where the revived and kick up serious Oscar campaigns for major films and studios.  The embrace...

OSCARS: Anticipating the Tears for Best Actor Going Into the Winter Break

With SAG voting firmly underway, Oscar voters are packing up for their getaways for the winter break.  Screeners are being piled up, and they...

Final Predictions for 2018 Golden Globes and Producers Guild of America

The Golden Globes have an interesting influence on the Oscar race and this Sunday, they will have an opportunity to shine a light on...

Academy Idol 11: Voting Opens for Cinematography Week!

Welcome back to Academy Idol 11! We've dropped another film from our competition, though the voting was close once again. We're now diving into...

Academy Idol 11 Top 8: Guild Week!

Hello all! Welcome back to another week of Academy Idol 11! We've had an eventful week here at Awards Circuit. With the launch of...

Online Film Critics Society Nominees – ‘A Ghost Story’ and ‘mother!’ Make the Cut

The Online Film Critics Society announced their nominees this evening where films like "A Ghost Story," "mother!," and "Phantom Thread" found love from the...

LA Film Festival Review: ‘The Keeping Hours’ Shows New Side of Blumhouse Productions

2017 Los Angeles Film Festival: How do you move on once your only child dies? This horrific question has been addressed in what now...

Best of 2017: If I Had an Oscar Ballot

As the Best of 2017 series gears up with "unconventional citations," thought pieces from the filmmakers and actors themselves, and about a dozen other...

NYFCC Winners – ‘Lady Bird’ Wins Big, Sean Baker, Tiffany Haddish, and Timothée Chalamet...

The New York Critics Circle dealt out their favorites of 2017 earlier today and offered up plenty of shocks. The big winner overall was Greta...

OSCARS: Studios Position Their Star Players for the Awards Season

OSCAR CIRCUIT: The 2018-2019 awards season takes its first official steps this Wednesday with the 75th Venice International Film Festival.  The Opening Night spectacular...

75th Golden Globes LIVE Chat – Winners Being Announced and Instant Reactions

The Golden Globes are this evening, officially kicking off the televised portion of the awards season. We will be sharing the winners as they're announced...
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Top 10: Most Anticipated Female Performances of the Awards Season

As the fall festivals begin their announcements, and we begin to look at the potential landscape of the upcoming awards season, we begin to...

LAFCA Winners To Be Announced – Final Predictions and LIVE Chat Underway!

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association will be revealing their winners later today beginning at 1:00 pm Eastern, 10:00 am Pacific. We have our LIVE...

SAG Winners: ‘Three Billboards’ Takes Three, Janney and Oldman Set for Oscar

The SAG Awards handed out their prizes on Sunday night and gave a nitro boost to "Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri." As a whole,...

Nominations Announced for 23rd Annual Critics Choice Awards

The Broadcast Film Critics' Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists' Association (BTJA) have weighed in on their nominees for 2017. Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape...

Seattle Film Critics Society Nominations – ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Leads the Fray

Seattle, WA. – The Seattle Film Critics Society has announced nominations for the 2017 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards, honoring the best in film...

Oscars: Guilds Give Gas to ‘The Big Sick,’ ‘Molly’s Game,’ and ‘I, Tonya’ as...

The majors guild are announcing and now, only now, can you see the correlation between their nominations and what Oscar voters are thinking since they...

9 Films That Would Win the “Best Popular Film” Oscar and Why It Wouldn’t...

The Academy announced earlier today the inclusion of "Best Popular Film" or some type of iteration of that title.  No one knows what it...

Houston Film Critics Nominations – ‘The Shape of Water’ Nabs 11, Dafne Keen Gets...

Read the Press Release: "The Shape of Water," Guillermo del Toro's adult-themed fantasy starring Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer, dominates the nominations for the Houston...

Final Golden Globe Predictions – ‘The Shape of Water’ and ‘Lady Bird’ Should Rule...

Final Golden Globe predictions are down below and make sure to join us on the LIVE chat to talk about the nominations as they're...
Critics' Choice Awards

Awards Calendar: WGA, SAG, AFI, and Critics Choice Get a Say While Films Start...

The precursors are getting fully underway as the Annies announced their awards this past Monday following last week's announcements for the National Board of...

Detroit Film Critics Nominations – ‘The Disaster Artist’ Finds Love, Patrick Stewart Gets Cited

The Detroit Film Critics named their nominees today where James Franco's "The Disaster Artist" made the Best Picture cut for the first time this...

National Board of Review Winners – ‘The Post’ Tops with Hanks and Streep Leading,...

The National Board of Review blew up the Twittersphere earlier this afternoon and officially kicked off the precursor season.  The big winner was Steven...

Final SAG Predictions – Will the SAG Ensemble Curse Be Broken?

The SAG Nominations are tomorrow, lighting up an epicenter of talk about which performers and films will land Oscar nominations on Jan. 23.  As...

PGA Nominations Announced – Eleven Films Make the Cut, ‘Molly’s Game’ and ‘Wonder Woman’...

LOS ANGELES (January 5, 2018) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today theatrical motion picture and television nominations for the 29th Annual Producers Guild...

Film Review: ‘The Post’ Hits America’s Sweet Spot with Hanks and Streep’s Brilliance

In an era where the political climate is tumultuous and the leadership of the presidency has been blurred by corruption and hatred, Steven Spielberg‘s “The Post”...