‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Starts Filming With Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More

No spoonful of sugar is needed with this news: “Mary Poppins Returns” has officially started filming! The last news of the film broke in October, when Variety reported Colin Firth was in negotiations for the film. He will tackle the new role of William Weatherall Wilkins, president of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank. Earlier in October it was announced that Emily […]

SAG Awards

SAG Awards Predictions: Can ‘La La Land’ Keep the Momentum without an Ensemble Nomination?

After a few zingers handed out by the Academy this week with their Oscar nominations, the Screen Actors Guild will weigh in on their choices for 2016 with their awards.  Indicative of support from the actor’s branch, only one film has won the Best Picture prize without the SAG Ensemble prize (“Braveheart”).  This year, “La […]

2017 Awards Circuit In Line Series: 25 Actresses 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 […]

Mary Poppins Returns

Emily Mortimer to Play Jane Banks in ‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel

Emily Mortimer is joining the cast of “Mary Poppins Returns” as a grown up Jane Banks, according to reports. Mortimer is known for her roles in “Shutter Island,” “Lars and the Real Girl” and “Hugo” by Martin Scorsese. According to The Hollywood Reporter,  Ben Whishaw is playing the grown-up Michael Banks character. According to the report, Banks is […]

The Girl on the Train

Film Review: ‘The Girl on the Train’ Shows Off Emily Blunt’s Powerhouse Abilities but Little Else

The reviews are flooding in for Tate Taylor‘s latest, “The Girl on the Train.” The film boasts an all-out amazing performance from Emily Blunt, but that’s about the only major highlight from this frustrating and very predictable thriller. Co-stars Haley Bennett and Rebecca Ferguson also manage to shine in a script that’s written by Erin Cressida […]

Detroit Film Critics Society

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 […]


Golden Globes Update: Prediction Shifts Due to Controversy and Possible “Star-Mania!”

The Golden Globes are an integral part of the awards season and has the race unfolds for the next six months, we’ll continue to monitor all the big races that will help shape the Academy Awards in February. As new changes come down the pike, such as the Nate Parker controversy, or the announcement of […]