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Top 10: The Best Sci-Fi Films Since 2000

Over the past ten years, no genre has received more of a boost than science fiction. It seems like sci-fi continues to be the birthplace for new and emerging talent in the director’s chair. The class of master directors – including Alfonso Cuarón, Denis Villeneuve and Christopher Nolan – not only frequent the genre, but continue to break ground […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 32: Instant Oscars Reactions Following the Show

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com 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 podcast@awardscircuit.com, and […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 31: Final Predictions for Oscars 2017

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com 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 podcast@awardscircuit.com, and […]

Box Office: ‘LEGO Batman’ Obliterates Matt Damon’s ‘Great Wall’

(FEBRUARY 17 – FEBRUARY 19, 2017 estimates) “The LEGO Batman Movie” (Week 2) – $34,225,000 “Fifty Shades Darker” (Week 2) – $20,966,845 “The Great Wall” (Opening) – $18,079,140 “John Wick: Chapter Two” (Week 2) – $16,500,000 “Fist Fight” (Opening) – $12,015,000 “Hidden Figures” (Week 9) – $7,100,000 “Split” (Week 5) – $7,038,400 “A Dog’s Purpose” […]

Academy Idol X: Finals! ‘Arrival’ vs. ‘Moonlight’

Welcome back to Academy Idol X, where the readers pick their favorite film in an elimination style tournament. This year, we’ve seen a favorites like “La La Land” finish in 7th, and “Manchester by the Sea” finish 4th. However, we’re down to our final two this week. First we have to reveal which film is going […]

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USC Scripter Winners – ‘Moonlight’ Wins Film, ‘People v. O.J.,’ ‘Night Manager’ Tie in TV

The USC Scripter winners were announced Saturday. “Moonlight” took the prize in the film category, while “The Night Manager” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” tied in television. See below for the rest of the nominees. The finalist writers for film are, in alphabetical order by film title: Screenwriter Eric Heisserer for “Arrival,” […]

Academy Awards: Oscar Loves Long Films, No Matter the Category

How many people like long movies? Personally, there is nothing more satisfying than a well-told hour-and-a-half film. However, it seems Oscar is stereotyped as liking longer movies. When one thinks of a Best Picture winner, they typically think of the long epics – “Titanic,” “Gone with the Wind,” “Ben Hur” and the list goes on. […]