WATCH: First Trailer for Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Beguiled’

Focus Features released its first trailer for the highly-anticipated remake of “The Beguiled.” Directed by Oscar winner Sofia Coppola, the film will make its debut at the Cannes Film Festival ahead of its theatrical release scheduled for June. “The Beguiled” stars Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman, as well as Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell, and Elle […]

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Michael Keaton in Talks for Villainous Role in ‘Dumbo’ Live-Action Remake

“Beetlejuice” reunion, anyone? Reports claim that Michael Keaton might team up once more with his “Beetlejuice” director Tim Burton for the live-action remake of Disney’s classic, “Dumbo.” Per reports, Keaton is currently in negotiations for the film, as are Colin Farrell and Eva Green. The film is a remake of Disney’s animated 1941 treasure, which follows […]

Oscars Film Review Catch Up: ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Falls Short of Fantastic

There are a lot of things to like about “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” But, it is not quite as magical as the Harry Potter series from which it is derived. Fans of the billion dollar Potter franchise instantly recognized the film’s title as the name of a Hogwarts School textbook. The book was written […]

BEST OF 2016: Personal Ballot of the Year

To start, and to simply put…this list is mine. Lots of thought and commentary went into naming the very best films and performances of 2016. Some were no-brainers, others were much more difficult. Even more commentary will be shared on Friday when the winners are announced, along with the order of the Top 10 Films of […]

2017 Awards Circuit In Line Series: 25 Actors for an Oscar Nomination

Welcome to the official 2017 AWARDS CIRCUIT IN LINE SERIES! The Academy Awards get tons of flack for not rewarding actors and actresses in the prime of their careers. It often boils down to poor timing, but sometimes the Academy’s choices are downright baffling. Here at Awards Circuit, we will begin an annual tradition called […]

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Oscar Circuit: Have the Acting Winners Already Been Seen?

With three big festivals behind us, and #NYFF54 fully underway, the acting races are heating up. In the midst of the race unfolding, the Oscar-loving community is desperate for a frontrunner. When Awards Circuit writer Mark Johnson returned from Telluride a few weeks ago, he stated there’s a chance that he saw all four acting […]

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Alicia Silverstone to Join Kidman, Farrell in Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

  Alicia Silverstone is joining Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell in Yorgos Lanthimos‘ “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.” The film, which just started filming in Cincinnati, also stars Sunny Suljic (“The Unspoken”), Raffey Cassidy (“Tomorrowland”), Barry Keoghan (“’71”) and Bill Camp (“12 Years a Slave”). Silverstone is known for playing Cher in “Clueless.” She just recently […]