Oscars: Final Predictions for the 2016 Academy Awards

The 88th Academy Awards (or the Oscars) are landing on our televisions this Sunday, and as of yesterday (Tuesday) voting has officially closed.  So what exactly are we left with?  A race that either seems weirdly obvious or ferociously unpredictable. Going with a bit of “thank you’s” before we unveil our final predictions for the season. […]

2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Production Design

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of AwardsCircuit.com will tackle a different category, offering up their own perspectives on those specific races.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2016. You can […]

Emmanuel Lubezki Takes Top Honor at ASC Awards for ‘The Revenant’

Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki (“The Revenant”) made history Sunday night, when he became the first person to win five awards with the American Society of Cinematographers. It was his third consecutive win. He previously won for “Children of Men,” “Tree of Life,” “Gravity,” and “Birdman.” Lubezki’s win followed on the heels of a big win at […]

2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Cinematography

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of AwardsCircuit.com will tackle a different category, offering up their own perspectives on those specific races.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2016. You can […]

Film Review: The Revenant (★★★½)

Like a one-man solo act such as “All is Lost” and “Gravity,” Alejandro González Iñárritu‘s newest and most ambitious work “The Revenant” blends one man’s fight to survive with the even more visible theme of vengeance.  With a career that is full of tremendous performances, five-time Academy Award nominee Leonardo DiCaprio offers an intense and […]

New Trailer for ‘The Revenant’ with Leonardo DiCaprio Drops!

A fresh new trailer for three-time Oscar-winner and reigning Best Director champ Alejandro González Iñárritu‘s lasted film, The Revenant, debuted this morning.  Many have pegged its star, Leonardo DiCaprio, as the de facto frontrunner for Best Actor.  DiCaprio plays frontiersman Hugh Glass, who endures unimaginable grief (a/k/a a bear attack!) as well as the betrayal of his […]

6 New Images Released for “The Revenant”

New Regency and 20th Century Fox have released, exclusively on Yahoo!, 6 NEW images for the upcoming film, THE REVENANT! Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, and directed by Academy Award winner Alejandro G. Inarritu. Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT is an immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing one man’s epic adventure of survival […]

Take Flight with “Birdman” when the Critically-Acclaimed Film Soars onto Blu-ray and DVD February 17!

Nominated for Nine Academy Awards® Including “Best Picture” Winner of a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Winner of two Golden Globes® Including Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, Best Screenplay Winner of Darryl F. Zanuck PGA Award for Best Feature Film On Digital HD™ Today — Blu-ray™ […]

American Society of Cinematographers Announce Nominees – Roger Deakins In, Bradford Young Out

Big day for the major guilds with the Writers and Costume Designers announcing earlier, the Cinematographers have weighed in with the usual Oscar suspects showing up.  “Unbroken” enjoys its first major citation of the guilds, with Roger Deakins showing up as suspected but to my shock, Oscar Faura managed to edge out Hoyte van Hoytema […]

Terrence Malick Returns with the First Trailer for ‘Knight of Cups’ starring Christian Bale & Cate Blanchett

The long-awaited trailer for Terrence Malick’s “Knight of Cups” has finally premiered, just behind the announcement of its inclusion and premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival, which takes place in February. The film stars Academy Award winners Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, and Natalie Portman.  Oscar-winner Emmanuel Lubezki returns as Cinematographer.  The two collaborated on “The […]