Saturday, October 21, 2017

Middleburg Film Review: ‘Hostiles’ Expertly Examines Brutality and Violence in America

2017 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: To be frank,  Scott Cooper has had trouble connecting his material to this viewer over his past three films.  He...

Middleburg Film Review: ‘In the Fade’ Presents a Raw and Brilliant...

2017 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: Fatih Akin's sensational and gripping drama "In the Fade" is one of the year's most surprising endeavors.  It sneaks up...

AFI Fest Announces Centerpiece Galas, Errol Morris Tribute

Three of the most highly anticipated films will receive a special spotlight from the American Film Institute (AFI). AFI announced Friday that there will...

Middleburg Film Review: ‘Hostiles’ Expertly Examines Brutality and Violence in America

2017 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: To be frank,  Scott Cooper has had trouble connecting his material to this viewer over his past three films.  He...

Middleburg Film Review: ‘In the Fade’ Presents a Raw and Brilliant...

2017 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: Fatih Akin's sensational and gripping drama "In the Fade" is one of the year's most surprising endeavors.  It sneaks up...

Middleburg Film Review: ‘Darkest Hour’ Is a Compelling Portrait of Leadership

2017 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: As a politically charged, historical piece of filmmaking, it'll be difficult to find a better example than Joe Wright's fiery...

WATCH: Jim Carrey Relives His Time as Andy Kaufman in Trailer...

Netflix released the official trailer for its upcoming documentary, "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond--Featuring A Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton."The...

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AFI Fest Announces Centerpiece Galas, Errol Morris Tribute

Three of the most highly anticipated films will receive a special spotlight from the American Film Institute (AFI). AFI announced Friday that there will...

Universal Pictures and AMC Theatres Give 10,000 Free Tickets for ‘Thank You For Your...

Universal Pictures and AMC Theatres have announced a special deal benefiting veterans who want to see Jason Hall's "Thank You For Your Service." In...

Middleburg Film Review: ‘Hostiles’ Expertly Examines Brutality and Violence in America

2017 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: To be frank,  Scott Cooper has had trouble connecting his material to this viewer over his past three films.  He...

Middleburg Film Review: ‘In the Fade’ Presents a Raw and Brilliant Diane Kruger

2017 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: Fatih Akin's sensational and gripping drama "In the Fade" is one of the year's most surprising endeavors.  It sneaks up...

Middleburg Film Review: ‘Darkest Hour’ Is a Compelling Portrait of Leadership

2017 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: As a politically charged, historical piece of filmmaking, it'll be difficult to find a better example than Joe Wright's fiery...

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Promises All Out War

"The Walking Dead" Season 8 begins this Sunday with the show's epic 100th episode. This section of the comics is called "All Out War,"...

Queer Girl Friday: ‘Will & Grace’ and ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ Explore...

I'm Selina, Awards Circuit's queer Girl Friday for all things LGBTQIA+ on TV! Each week I take on television's biggest stories through the rainbow...

INTERVIEW: 30 Years Later – Billy Wirth Talks the Legacy of ‘The Lost Boys’

Long before vampires were given their sparkly makeover and turned into heroes they were bloodthirsty and vicious. And infinitely popular.The 1980s saw dozens of...

Middleburg Film Review: ‘Breathe’ Packs for the Tears with Strong Work from Andrew Garfield...

2017 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: In classic fashion, first-time director Andy Serkis crafts an old-fashioned emotional story about inspiration and survival with "Breathe."  Harnessing two...

Mark Ruffalo Heads to HBO for ‘I Know This Much is True’

Mark Ruffalo ("Spotlight") is returning to HBO for a TV adaptation of Wally Lamb's bestselling novel "I Know This Much is True." Ruffalo will...

‘Feud’ Writers Michael Zam and Jaffe Cohen Developing Vivien Leigh Biopic

Another actor from the Golden Age of Film will step back into the limelight. "Feud: Bette and Joan" writers Michael Zam and Jaffe Cohen...

Ridley Scott’s ‘All the Money in the World’ to Close AFI Fest

AFI Fest officials just announced that Ridley Scott's "All the Money in the World" will close the 2017 festival with their World Premiere.In addition,...

WATCH: Jean-Claude Van Damme is Back in Action in Trailer for ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson’

Amazon released a trailer for their upcoming original series, "Jean-Claude Van Johnson."The official synopsis reads:"'Jean-Claude Van Johnson' stars global martial arts and film sensation...
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WATCH: Margot Robbie Becomes Tonya Harding in Teaser Trailer for ‘I, Tonya’

NEON released the teaser trailer for their highly anticipated film "I, Tonya."Margot Robbie laces up her skates to play the iconic Tonya Harding in...

Netflix Announces November Release Date for ‘The Punisher’ With New Trailer

The latest Netflix/Marvel series, "The Punisher," will be available for streaming in November.Jon Bernthal stars as Frank Castle, who becomes the vigilante known as...
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2017 IFP Gotham Awards Announced, ‘Get Out’ Leads With 4

Independent Filmmaker Project announced the 2017 IFP Gotham Award nominees on Thursday morning via their Twitter feed.Best Feature"Call Me by Your Name" Luca Guadagnino,...

Director Luca Guadagnino Already Developing Sequel to ‘Call Me By Your Name’

"Call Me By Your Name" is set for release Nov. 24, but director Luca Guadagnino is already working on a sequel. Guadagnino recently revealed...

LA Film Festival Moves from June to September in 2018

LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2017) — Today Film Independent announced new dates for the LA Film Festival and a multi-year partnership with ArcLight Cinemas....

Jane Krakowski and Chris Diamantopoulos Join Fox’s ‘A Christmas Story’ Live

Fox has added Jane Krakowski and Chris Diamantopoulos to the cast of their upcoming "A Christmas Story Live," according to Variety.The live television event...

WATCH: Louis CK Has Daughter Issues in Official Trailer for ‘I Love You, Daddy’

The Orchard released the official trailer for Louis C.K.'s upcoming film, "I Love You, Daddy."The actor and comedian wrote, directed, and stars in this...

2017 Middleburg Film Festival: Preview for a Regional Oscar Launching Pad?

With the big kick-off festivals behind us (Telluride, TIFF, and NYFF), and more than a few weeks away from AFI Film Fest, the regional...

2017 Foreign Oscar Guide: This Time for Africa?

Welcome to The Awards Circuit’s 2017 Foreign Oscar Guide. This weekly series will shine a spotlight on this year’s Oscar race for Best Foreign Language...

Halloween Madness 2017: Division Finals are Now Open!

We're in the home stretch for Halloween Madness 2017, and it's time for the division finals! Our Elite 8 is extremely stacked, but we...

Christopher Walken, Juliette Lewis to be Honored at Turkey’s Antalya Film Festival

Christopher Walken ("Catch Me If You Can") and Juliette Lewis ("What's Eating Gilbert Grape") will be honored at Turkey's 54th Antalya Film Festival for...

The Results Are in For MVFF40: See The List of Winners

The Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF40) ended its ten day run on Sunday, leaving us with a host of audience favorites and notable films...

Ron Howard Reveals Title of Han Solo Film

Director Ron Howard surprised fans on Twitter Tuesday morning. He shared the news that his Han Solo origin film has finished principle photography. And...

Interview: Emmy Nominee P. Erik Carlson on Designing ‘Manhunt: Unabomber’

The modern TV landscape has certainly opened up opportunities for unique visions to come to the small screen. Discovery's "Manhunt: Unabomber" was one of...

TV Review: ‘White Famous’ Takes on Racism But Tacks on Casual Sexism

Can a comedian enjoy mainstream appeal while maintaining their edge? People like Larry David and Louis C.K. have enjoyed both to some degree. “White...
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IDA Announces First Round of Documentary Awards Nominees

LOS ANGELES, CA -- The International Documentary Association has announced the initial round of nominees for the 2017 IDA Documentary Awards. The 33rd edition...

Interview: Paul Haggis Reflects on His Career and the Importance of Art in the...

Scheduled to take place from October 26 to November 4, the 2017 Evolution Mallorca Film Festival is one with a distinct character. According to...

Reid Scott in Talks to Join Tom Hardy in Sony’s Spider-Man Spinoff ‘Venom’

Reid Scott ("Veep") is circling a role in Sony's Spider-Man spinoff "Venom," according to Variety. The actor would be joining Tom Hardy ("Mad Max:...

New Blu-Ray/DVD Releases (10/17/17) – ‘Spider-Man’ Swings Home

This week, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man leads the charge of titles coming to Blu-Ray and DVD. That's right, "Spider-Man: Homecoming" is hitting home video...

TV Review: ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Returns With a Vengeance

From its inception, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” has been nearly impossible to nail down. The central premise follows a woman picks up her life and moves...

Circuit Breaker Episode 63: Gun Shy Predictions, NYFF Closing, and Expulsion of Predators

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.comfeaturing host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson,...

Film Review: ‘Leatherface’ Crafts a Texas Chainsaw Origin Story

Horror movies rarely need origin stories. Either they don't add anything to an already perfectly good mythology, or they needlessly add complications. It takes...

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