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Film Review: Digging for Fire (★★★)

There’s something really pleasurable about watching a new act in a filmmaker’s career. With his new movie Digging for Fire, multi-hyphante Joe Swanberg has...

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Film Review: Pitch Perfect 2 (★★★)

I’ll admit it…I was one of the few not to be particularly charmed by Pitch Perfect. It wasn’t bad, sure, but nothing special at all. Pitch Perfect 2,...

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Film Review: The Last Five Years (★★★)

One of the simplest musicals in the past few years, The Last Five Years also manages to be one of the most effective. This isn’t a particularly great musical in...

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Anna Kendrick to Perform at the Oscars®

LOS ANGELES, CA—Actress and singer Anna Kendrick will make a special appearance at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The...

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Film Review: The Voices (★★½)

If ever there happened to be a talented actor who should make it his business to stay away from big budget action films, it’s Ryan Reynolds. Despite his good looks...

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Film Review: Cake (★★★)

Every once in a while, and admittedly not often enough, an actor or actress opens your eyes to talents you weren’t aware they inhabited.  Over the past few...

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Film Review: Into the Woods (★★★)

Slick, lavish, and imaginatively vibrant, Rob Marshall‘s newest musical adaptation “Into the Woods” hits most of the notes as a thoroughly entertaining...

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‘Into the Woods’ Lands On Oscar’s Doorstep, Will They Bite?

At the Directors Guild Theater in New York City, the first official set of voting members, critics, and more set their eyes on Rob Marshall’s newest musical...

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Tune In for the LIVESTREAM Q&A with the Cast and Filmmakers from ‘Into the Woods’

Tune-In tonight, November 22nd at 9:30pm EST to a livestream Q&A with the cast and filmmakers of Disney’s INTO THE WOODS on Yahoo! Movies, including a first-look...

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Watch the Brand New Trailer for Walt Disney’s ‘Into the Woods’

Just a few hours after Walt Disney Pictures released a barrage of character posters for Rob Marshall’s “Into the Woods,” we are given a new trailer to...

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New INTO THE WOODS Featurette (with singing!)

Finally, the loud contingent with soured faces can relax their facial muscles: Disney is advertising singing in their upcoming awards vehicle, Into the Woods.  And...

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Meryl Streep Going Supporting for ‘Into the Woods’, Corden and Blunt Going LEAD

I’ve known this for a couple of weeks but haven’t been able to share.  If you pay attention to my constant Oscar Prediction updates, I updated the...

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STUDIO CIRCUIT: Walt Disney Pictures Going ‘Big’ with ‘Woods’

Last year, Walt Disney Pictures had a slate with a ton of potential. A biopic about their titular founder based off one of the most successful and beloved movie musicals...

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New ‘Into the Woods’ Poster!

Today, Disney unleashed the first poster for their highly anticipated film adaptation of the Tony-winning Stephen Sondeim musical, Into the Woods.  Just yesterday, our...

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FYO (For Your Oscars) – ‘Into the Woods’ Category Placements Still Undecided

It’s been such a conversation piece over the past few months about where the ladies of Rob Marshall‘s highly anticipated Into the Woods will be campaigned....

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2015 OSCARS: Films Move Out, Some Move In, First Look at Foreign Language

2015 OSCAR PREDICTIONS: The Toronto Film Festival ventures on.  Films like “The Judge” have fell by the wayside and some have mixed reviews but still may...

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Are There Legitimate Musical/Comedy Contenders for the Golden Globes?

The 2014 Musical/Comedy races at the Golden Globes look bleak. After one of the best Musical/Comedy fields in memory in 2014, it looks like we’re back to a crop of...

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Oscars 2014: New Faces, Few Spaces

OSCAR CIRCUIT: A few changes have occurred in the 2014 Oscar Predictions.  Rumors of Saul Dibb‘s Suite Francaise, Todd Haynes’ Carol, and Justin...

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Check out the First Photos from ‘Into the Woods’

One of the most intriguing films in this season’s awards race is Into the Woods. The big budget musical with its seemingly awards friendly cast and definitely...

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Happy Christmas (★★★)

It’s terrific to see filmmakers evolve in front of your eyes, especially as you see their filmmaking abilities and keen sense of moments expand from movie to...

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Here’s the First Trailer for ‘Life After Beth’

One of the films I was most bummed to have missed at the Sundance Film Festival was the zombie comedy Life After Beth. With a bit of a romantic comedy (zomcom?) element...

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OSCARS: Where are the “Suffering” Women in Best Supporting Actress?

It’s time to look at the supporting ladies that may or may not have the goods to take on each other during this upcoming awards season.  The Academy Awards (or...

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OSCARS 2014: Films With the Strongest Chance at Acting Nods

TOP TEN TUESDAY: As Cannes gets more and more press (and I get more and more jealous), I’ve decided to focus this edition of Top Ten Tuesday to the remaining slate...

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Awards Profile: Into the Woods

Directed By: Rob Marshall Starring: Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Chris Pine, Billy Magnussen, Lucy Punch, Christine Baranski,...

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2015 Oscar Predictions – Taking a Blind Look, One Year from Now

The Oscars are over and here at the Awards Circuit we move on to a new film year.  The official Oscar Prediction pages will be updated over the next few weeks little by...