BREAKING: 63 Countries Vie For 2011 Foreign Language Film

Official press release from the Academy: 63 Countries Vie for 2011 Foreign Language Film Oscar® Beverly Hills, CA (October 13, 2011) – Sixty-three countries, including first-time...

Paramount to send out digital screeners this year?

It's the wave of the future!  Well, who knows, but Paramount sure seems keen to try it out.  With a somewhat light slate of...

Box Office Final: “Steel” Wins The Tournament

As anticipated, the long-awaited science-fiction/action/family/drama "Real Steel" took the championship in the weekend box office tournament, easily outpacing the star-studded "The Ides Of March"...

Is this woman the stupidest audience member in history?

You know, I can understand not being prepared by the trailers for what kind of a film 'Drive' is.  I can also understand not...

Hollywood Film Awards to Honor Carey Mulligan

Carey Mulligan gets a taste of awards for this upcoming season in the 15th Annual Hollywood Festival and Hollywood Film Awards.  Mulligan will be...

59 Films Go for Foreign Language Oscar…

As always, the Foreign Language Feature category is going to be one of the very hardest to predict this year.  It's rather impossible to...

Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

Apologies for the delay in posting this obituary, dear readers, but to be honest this news hit me a lot harder than I thought...

New York Film Festival will have a surprise screening Monday…

It appears that Monday will be a work in progress screening at The New York Film Festival of one of the unseen Oscar frontrunners....

MPAA Ratings Bulletin No. 2192 (10/5/11)

As a continuing feature here at Awards Circuit, here are the latest ratings provided by the MPAA Ratings Board – The Classification and Ratings...

Nolan directing The Twilight Zone?

It seems like he's currently the frontrunner to helm this project for Warner Brothers, though whether or not he'd take it remains to be...

Box Office Final: Resilient “Dolphin” Swims Past The Pack…

A spunky romantic comedy, a mindbending suspense/thriller featuring Oscar winning talent, and one of the best received films of the year about a young...

Darren Aronofsky is going to get to make Noah!

We finally know what will be Darren Aronofsky's follow-up to the massive hit that was 'Black Swan'.  While he was attached to 'The Wolverine'...

Charlie Kaufman’s upcoming film release…

Well, it's Charlie Kaufman after all, so you can't expect much less than a unique viewing experience.  His upcoming second directorial project surrounding film...

MPAA Ratings Bulletin No. 2191 (9/28/11)

As a continuing feature here at Awards Circuit, here are the latest ratings provided by the MPAA Ratings Board – The Classification and Ratings...

Box Office Final: A Prideful “Lion” Stays #1

A burgeoning teen movie star, a big budget political drama-slash-action film, an inspirational family drama from the producers of "The Blind Side", and a...

PGA to honor Spielberg with the David O. Selznick Award!

Yes, the PGA announced that the Beard himself will be the one to be honored this year with the prestigious award.  I think it's...

MPAA Ratings Bulletin No. 2190 (9/21/11)

As a new and ongoing feature here at Awards Circuit, here are the latest ratings provided by the MPAA Ratings Board - The Classification...

Box Office Final: “The Lion King” Roars Louder

After actual counts were reported, “The Lion King 3D”outperformed estimates and eclipsed $30.2 million over the weekend, besting even the most ambitious of predictions...

Box Office Close-Up (9/16-9/18/11): “The Lion King” Returns To Power…

Part of the excitement I have, as someone who analyzes box office returns and results, is never really knowing what is going to happen. ...

The Audience Award at Toronto goes to…Where Do We Go Now?

Yes indeed, over at the Toronto Film Festival the audience award has been announced, something I always look forward to learning about each year....

Costner Drops from Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained’

As often is the case with highly anticipated films coming together, the cast can change a number of times before shooting commences.  For Quentin...

Box Office Final (9/9-9/11/11): “Contagion” Is #1

After actual counts were reported, "Contagion" ruled the box office rankings in a poorly attended weekend, the lowest grossing weekend for the Top 12...

Awards Circuit Emmy Awards Pool is Open!

Courtesy of our good friend Phil Wallace over at www.Picktainment.com Join the group and choose your predicted winners.  Winner of the pool gets a fantastic...

Box Office Close-Up (9/9-9/11/11): “Contagion” Coughs Up A Win…

Information courtesy of Box Office Mojo,  The-Numbers, and other sources.  Sunday figures are studio estimates. The star-studded viral disaster epic "Contagion" ended the impressive run...

Venice Film Festival Announces its Winners!

Over in Venice today the Golden Lion was handed out (along with all of the usual awards that come with it), this year going...

BREAKING! “Shame” Acquired By Fox Searchlight

Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter: The controversial "Shame", directed by Steve McQueen, in a follow up to his 2008 breakthrough film, "Hunger", is likely to...

Mary Tyler Moore to receive SAG Lifetime Achievement Award!

Mary Tyler Moore, Oscar nominated for her outstanding work in Robert Redford's Ordinary People (1980) will be the receipent of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement...

J. Edgar will open this year’s AFI Fest!

I know I wasn't the only one wondering when Clint Eastwood would spring his Hoover biopic on audiences.  Well, now we seem to have...

BREAKING! Eddie Murphy To Host 2012 Oscars!

The Academy confirms it via press release below: Eddie Murphy to Host 84th Academy Awards® Beverly Hills, CA (September 6, 2011) – Oscar® nominee Eddie Murphy,...

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