Academy Idol 11 Top 6: Screenplay Week!

Welcome back to Academy Idol 11! We're entering the Top 6 this week, so the race is getting extremely close. First, let's go over...
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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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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Film Review: ‘Silence’ Flourishes With Respect and Martin Scorsese’s Ultimate Legacy

Martin Scorsese has been a master of his craft for decades. It's hard not to consider him our single finest director working today. With...
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WATCH: Awards Circuit Announces 2017 ACCA Nominees

NEW YORK (January 24, 2018) - Awards Circuit announced today its nominees for the 2017 Awards Circuit Community Awards.  The awards are voted on...

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...

Comic Con 2015: Sense8

Netflix's show Sense8 has quickly taken the world by storm, if the packed panel to hear EP J. Michael Straczynski was any indication. The...

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,...
National Society of Film Critics

Black Reel Award Nominees – ‘Moonlight’ Leads with 13 Nominations

(Washington, DC – December 14, 2016) – The Foundation for the Augmentation for African-Americans in Film (FAAF) has announced the nominees for the 17th...

Houston Film Critics Society Nominations – ‘The Nice Guys’ and Rebecca Hall Get a...

The Houston Film Critics Society released their nominations where "The Nice Guys" surprisingly popped up in their Best Picture lineup, alongside films like "The...

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...

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...

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...
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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...