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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 183: BAFTA Winners, Guild Announcements, and 2016 Snippet Preview

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda today: Academy Idol Top 4 Results BAFTA Awards were yesterday.  What do they all mean?  Is “The Revenant” signed and sealed for Best Picture?  What about the tech categories? An […]

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Oscars 2015: Will Win/Should Win Selections (Mark Johnson)

It’s Oscar Week! Each staff member will be revealing their final picks for the upcoming Academy Awards on February 22. Missed one? Click on Will Win/Should Win 2015. Make sure to make your picks in our Oscar Pool hosted by Fun Office Pools. For those of us who are obsessed with the Oscar race, February 22nd […]

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OSCARS: New Overhaul Continues with Best Actor and Best Actress

The major Oscar Predictions update continue with a new an improved look for Best Actor and Best Actress.  Yesterday, I revealed the new Best Picture and Director looks.  As always, when you look at the categories in June, they are stacked with big stars and some outstanding, up and coming talent. With the men, there’s […]

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2015 Oscar Predictions Revamp – Best Picture, Director Updated!

To our loyal Awards Circuit readers, you have seen the Oscar Predictions take different forms over the years.  Some were well-received, some were not.  Launching today, the Oscar Predictions will be taking a brand new form on the site.  Thanks to a much needed revamp and self-design, we now have a mix of everything that […]

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Oscars 2014: Will Win/Should Win Selections (Mark Johnson)

I’ve said it many times before, but I believe it bears repeating: the calendar year for most people runs January through December, but for such Oscar-obsessed people as you will find writing here at The Awards Circuit, the year ends with Oscar Sunday. Everything we do at this site leads to and culminates with the Academy Awards. […]

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Oscar Updates Continue with Screenplays, Animated Feature, and Production Design

Oscar Predictions continue here and with the acting categories getting the updates last week, I thought it was time to start breaking down the “non-major” categories in groups.  Honestly, these are some of the more exciting races because the technical merits of films this year have been the most astounding and have made this year […]

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 69: Box Office, Best Actor, and FYC Tracker

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. We’re back this week with several topics to discuss. We kick it off with a look at the Box Office of the weekend.  We also get into an in-depth discussion about if money really […]

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2013 New York Film Festival Preview – Finding the Awards Season Heat Part 2

Yesterday we took a deep look into some of the films that will be shown at this year’s festival on the East Coast.  Looking back at the slate that NYFF delivered last  year, three of its showings were nominated for Best Picture.  Granted, Michael Haneke’s “Amour” had buzz coming in from Cannes but “Life of […]

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2014 Oscar Predictions – Best Supporting Actor Updated!

The Oscar Predictions update week continues with Best Supporting Actor. Like always, the category has unlimited possibilities from the veterans to the newcomers.  The word on the street is Bruce Dern will be looking for a Lead Actor citation for his role in Alexander Payne’s “Nebraska.”  That opens up the category significantly.  There are some […]

Around the Circuit: March 16th – March 22nd

  Link(s) of the week: With the disastrous looking Olympus Has Fallen hitting theaters this weekend (Joey’s ** review here), Brad Brevet at Rope of Silicon wonders what the best political action thrillers of all time are. Thinking along the same lines, Andrew Dyce at Screen Rant lists their 10 favorite fictional Presidents.