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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 145: Tomorrowland, Cannes Winners, Critics Choice Television Awards

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. Here’s...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 144: Mad Max: Fury Road, Cannes Surprises, and ACCA 1996 Winners

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. Our packed agenda is...

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Circuit Rewind: Dancer in the Dark (2000)

The 2015 edition of the Cannes Film Fest is underway, so let's take a look back at one of its past winners in its 15th anniversary

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Teaser Trailer and Images Released for ‘MacBeth’ with Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard

One of the most anticipated films of the year is Justin Kurzel‘s take on William Shakespeare’s “MacBeth” due out later this year.  Premiering at...

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Two New Clips and Images Released for Todd Haynes’ ‘Carol’ with Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara

One of the most anticipated films of this year is Todd Haynes‘ “Carol” starring Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, and...

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Watch the First Trailer for Woody Allen’s ‘Irrational Man’ starring Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone

You can smell the beginning fumes of a promising season ahead as the first trailer for Woody Allen‘s “Irrational Man” has dropped.  This is the time...

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2015 Cannes Film Festival Lineup Announced!

There’s no other festival in the world quite like the Cannes Film Festival. Each and every single year, pundits gather in France to celebrate the finest that the...

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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ to Premiere at 68th Cannes Film Festival

In exactly three weeks, the 68th Cannes Film Festival will unveil their official lineup.  Major Oscar players have began their journey there including Bennett...

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Film Review #2: It Follows (★★★)

Although you may not have seen “It Follows” yet, you’ve probably heard about this indie horror film that everyone’s gushing about. And, trust me,...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 98: Cannes Winners, X-Men Reactions, and Cinematic Confessions

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. We have an in-depth...

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Sony Pictures Classics Acquires ‘The Salt of the Earth’, Winner of Un Certain Regard at Cannes

Read the Press Release: NEW YORK (May 25, 2014) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all US rights to Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro...

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Will Julianne Moore Finally Gain Oscar Recognition for ‘Map to the Stars’?

I’ve covered the Academy Awards since 2008 in very different landscapes.  When I transformed AwardsCircuit.com from the its original Oscar Igloo title, I loved...

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Michel Hazanavicius’ ‘The Search’ Gets an International Trailer and Poster

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL: It’s been three years since Michel Hazanavicius captured the hearts of Oscar voters and won Best Picture with his silent film, The Artist....

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‘Foxcatcher’ Premieres at Cannes – Oscars Come a Knockin’ for Miller and the Cast

After what has felt like an eternity of a wait, Bennett Miller’s upcoming psychological thriller Foxcatcher has debuted at the Cannes Film Festival and the word is...

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2014 Cannes Film Festival Lineup Revealed

The Cannes Film Festival is one of the most prestigious and important film festivals in the world and the 2014 lineup for said festival has just been released. As usual...

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‘Grace of Monaco’ to Open the Cannes Film Festival

Well, that was a quick about face. After reports only a day or so ago came out that Harvey Weinstein and filmmaker Olivier Dahan had been butting heads over a finished...

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Circuit 3: Film Festivals

With Venice and Telluride under way and Toronto right around the corner, it felt like the right time to start talking about Film Festivals that we wish we could attend....

Around the Circuit: May 25 – May 31

  Link(s) of the week: Cannes wrapped up. So there’s all of this:  In Contention’s Gregory Ellwood can’t stop talking about these ten...

The MPAA and the Uphill Battle of ‘Blue is the Warmest Colour’

“Why can’t you just enjoy the movie?  Why does it always have to turn into a ‘woman thing?’” It’s the common refrain I hear anytime I go to the movies with...

Blue is the Warmest Color wins the Palme d’Or, Bejo and Dern pick up acting prizes

The Cannes Film Festival wrapped up today and Blue is The Warmest Color took the Palme d’Or. The coming of age lesbian drama was one of the odds on favorites to...

Around the Circuit: May 18 – May 24

  Link(s) of the week: Deadline’s Pete Hammond dishes on the parties and acquisitions that took place at Cannes. He also praised Robert Redford’s...

Bruce Dern Gets Praise from Cannes for Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’

Alexander Payne has been someone who has been looked at as one of the most consistent directors in the business. Many of his films have received Oscar recognition and...

Cannes Reacts to Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Only God Forgives’ With a Clear Divide!

I feel very confident that it may be time to seriously look to Academy Award nominee Kristin Scott Thomas as a potential candidate for Best Supporting Actress in Nicolas...

Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up ‘The Past’

Any other result would have been a real surprise/disappointment for the studio I’m sure, but still, it’s good to hear that Sony Pictures Classics is staying...

Around the Circuit: May 11 – 17

Link(s) of the week: Brad Brevet at Rope of Silicon previews the Cannes Film Festival by listing the ten films he is anticipating the most. Meanwhile, Pete Hammond at...