WATCH: First Official Trailer for ‘Justice League’ From Warner Bros

Warner Bros released the first official trailer for Zack Snyder‘s anticipated superhero collaboration, “Justice League.” Films in the DC cinematic universe have been received with mixed results. However, fans were looking forward to finally getting a first glimpse at the film intended to rival “The Avengers.” “Justice League” brings together Batman (Ben Affleck), Wonder Woman […]

AUTFEST Film Festival Lineup; BEN AFFLECK & PIXAR Filmmakers to Be Honored

Los Angeles, Mar. 8, 2017 – AutFest, the first film festival solely dedicated to an autistic audience and filmmakers, today announced its official program selections for its first annual film festival celebrating autism awareness “from spectrum to screen.” Presented by The Autism Society, AutFest will screen over 10 feature films and short films that promote […]

New Blu-ray/DVD Releases (01/10/17) – Assassin Accountants and Deadly Disasters

This week, Ben Affleck plays an unstoppable superhero…I mean an assassin, in one of the highlighted titles coming to Blu-ray and DVD. That film is today’s most interesting option, oddly enough. The slate also includes a few would-be awards players today, which only adds to the unusual-ness of it all. The top pick this time […]

Film Review: ‘Live By Night’ Has Luscious Looks That Can’t Save Its Numbing Plot

With an impressive trio of films that any working director would be lucky to have on their résumé, Ben Affleck has proven to be a powerful force in Hollywood. Winning an Original Screenplay Oscar for 1997’s masterpiece “Good Will Hunting” with pal Matt Damon, he returned to the ceremony in 2012 for his Best Picture-winning […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 19: ‘Patriots Day,’ Thanksgiving, and Molly Shannon Interview (‘Other People’)

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 [email protected]_Pod, email us at [email protected], and […]

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Oscar Circuit: Following the Box Office to the Best Picture Nomination

Readers and followers on the Awards Circuit social media pages led me to think about the box office and the “follow the money” mentality that plagues Oscar-goers. This, in turn, led me to think about how thin the populist vote will be represented by the Academy Awards this year. At this time of writing, of […]

Oscars: ‘Fences’ Lands and Golden Globes Chasing the Hollywood Couples?

The beginning of Phase 1 has officially kicked off. FYC ads and sites are up and running, pundits are chiming in with predictions and commentary, and events are taking place to put the right films and performers in front of the right voting member. Over the next four weeks, studios are setting up special screenings […]