NYFF Film Review: ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Focuses on Technology and Nothing Else

2016 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: With a luxurious resume that includes timeless films like “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and “Brokeback Mountain,” there has been an expectation that there isn’t anything that director Ang Lee can’t accomplish. His last venture “Life of Pi,” which also premiered at the New York Film Festival in 2013, pushed the […]


Oscars: Telluride, ‘Silence’, Editor for ‘Fences’, and ‘Live By Night’ staying 2017?

2016 OSCAR CIRCUIT: It’s the week of the Telluride Film Festival where it will officially kick off the Oscar season.  Over the next thirty some odd days, a total of four festivals will attempt to document and set the landscape of the awards season.  Films will rise, while others will inevitably fall.  Some films may get […]


2016 Oscar Circuit Guide: Award Hopefuls Debuting at Venice, TIFF, and NYFF

The Oscar season will officially be underway this week with the start of the biggest festivals of the fall. Over the next four weeks we will venture off into the Venice Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival and New York Film Festival. This is a preview of the fall festivals and what […]

Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn), dancers, and Alabama State Marching Hornets in TriStar Pictures'  BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK.

‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ to Debut at New York Film Festival

One of awards season’s most anticipated films, Ang Lee‘s “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” will have its premiere at the New York Film Festival, it was announced today. The film is based on the widely-acclaimed, bestselling novel of the same name by Ben Fountain. The film is told from the point of view of 19-year-old private […]


Predictions Update! First Look at the Golden Globes and What Stars Will Rule the HFPA

With the release of the newest set of Oscar Predictions this week, along with the twenty contenders from the first half of the year, it’s a good time to predict the beat of the season with the major guilds.  Weekly, you’ll be getting updated predictions for not only the Academy Awards, but for the Golden […]

Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn), dancers, and Alabama State Marching Hornets in TriStar Pictures'  BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK.

WATCH: First Teaser Trailer for ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ from Oscar-Winner Ang Lee

After debuting the first image from Ang Lee’s upcoming “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” Sony Pictures has matched it with an equally compelling trailer.  With an all-star cast that includes Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, and Steve Martin, this could the an amazing spectacle on the horizon for awards season. Watch the trailer. Three-time Academy Award® […]


Oscars 2017: Looking Ahead with Year in Advanced Predictions – Will #OscarsNotBeWhite?

The Oscars have been handed out.  For lots of different pundit publications, they’ll settle down for the next few weeks/months, and concentrate on just resting after a very unpredictable and exhaustive awards season.  Here at Awards Circuit, we do not.  We move swiftly, and with our best judgment to the next season, and anticipate some […]