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Jodie Foster to Receive Cecil B. Demille Award from HFPA

Two-time Academy Award winner Jodie Foster will be honored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association with their prestigious Cecil B. Demille Award.  Announced today by...

31 Days of Horror: Terrible Tuesday Way to Die (Final Destination Franchise)

It seems that the franchise route is the one that’s most popular for this weekly part of 31 Days of Horror, so far be it from me to deviate from a well liked plan....

Carnage (**½)

A violent act on a playground between two middle school boys is all that’s needed to launch into Carnage, the cinematic adaptation of a Tony Award winning play...

Year-In-Review (Editor’s Honorable Mentions)

2011 presented a nice eclectic view of cinema we haven’t seen throughout the years.  If we summed it up to a ‘theme’ for the year, “silence” or “origins...

Weekend Openings (December 16-18)

Wow.  Just…wow.  What a brutal weekend!  I mean, no harm on my end; as far as I’m concerned, American audiences couldn’t have picked a more perfect wide release...

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 12/04)

Last week saw reviews of Carnage, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and War Horse. The precursors began their runs, and to track their possible decisions Michael Ward analyzed...

Carnage (***)

Roman Polanski has created some of the most heart-wrenching and prolific films of the past four decades.  In his newest film, Carnage, Polanski examines two couples as...

Massive Oscar Tracker Update!

With the recent announcements of Keira Knightley from David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method being campaigned in the Lead Actress category and every actor from...

Trailer: “Carnage”

A new trailer for Roman Polanski’s Carnage has hit the web. The reviews that have been shared have been positive but no one really seems to be calling it one of...

MPAA Ratings Bulletin No. 2191 (9/28/11)

As a continuing feature here at Awards Circuit, here are the latest ratings provided by the MPAA Ratings Board – The Classification and Ratings Administration (CARA)....