Film Review: ‘The Lovers’ Chooses Comfort Over Spark

Nothing puts a spark back into a marriage quite like dual affairs. That’s the central premise behind the new independent film “The Lovers.” That title, and the infidelities at the center, might imply either a raunchy comedy or an over-the-top Lifetime movie. However, the film could not be farther from that. In fact, much like […]

BEST OF 2016: Personal Ballot of the Year

To start, and to simply put…this list is mine. Lots of thought and commentary went into naming the very best films and performances of 2016. Some were no-brainers, others were much more difficult. Even more commentary will be shared on Friday when the winners are announced, along with the order of the Top 10 Films of […]

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BEST OF 2016: The Unconventional Citations of the Year Part 2

We’re moving right along with the “BEST OF 2016,” naming the unconventional attractions that graced that are worth talking about.  Yesterday, I dabbed into some of the overlooked and underrated gems of the year. This time, it’s good to get into some unconventional specifics.  When MTV was at its prime, recognizing both music and movies, […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 23: Precursor Check In, ‘Rogue One,’ and Anticipating a Snub

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at, and […]

WATCH: New Montage of the Unforgettable Music of ‘Moonlight’

EXPERIENCE THE UNFORGETTABLE “MUSIC OF MOONLIGHT” IN POWERFUL NEW MONTAGE There’s magic to be found in the music of MOONLIGHT. Along with Nicholas Britell’s groundbreaking original score is a bold, eclectic, and unforgettable selection of tracks that cross genre and style—from soul to hip-hop, tropicália to gospel. Check out the exclusive new montage below featuring […]