Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 189: Female Villains, Profiling 2016 Films, and True Crime Dramas

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: Circuit Madness results – Any upsets? We talk about some of this year’s anticipated films that have been given the Awards Profile treatment including: “Indignation,” “Keanu,” “A United Kingdom,” “Snowden,” […]

American Idol XV Top 6 Recap: La’Porsha Renae Solidifies Her Run to the Finale with ‘No More Drama’

Welcome to the American Idol Season 15 Top 6/5 Performance recap.  Joseph Braverman is off tonight (it’s his birthday), so I’ll be performing his duties. Adam Lambert is back and opens the show with his iconic showstopping number from his eighth season, “Mad World” by Tears for Fears.  I wish this season’s crop of contestants […]

American Idol XIV Recap: Top 9 Perform

Last night, the remaining nine contestants tackled the songbook of inaugural winner Kelly Clarkson. Usually when people sing Clarkson songs on this show, the trapdoor to hell opens up and the contestants fall right through. Surprisingly, aside from one or two individuals, there were no glaring embarrassments made that would dishonor their successful and ridiculously […]

American Idol Season 14 Recap: Clark Beckham Shines and the Wardrobe of Quentin Alexander

Tonight was the first set of performances for the fourteenth season of “American Idol.”  Host Ryan Seacrest, along with judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, and Harry Connick, Jr. introduced the Top 12 Boys to America.  Overall, the group was lackluster, especially the earlier group of contestants. With the ratings for FOX’s former #1 show plummeting, this […]