Ethan Hawke-Directed ‘Blaze’ Sets Additional Cast, Includes Sam Rockwell and Richard Linklater

Read the Press Release: NEW YORK, NY (February 10, 2017): Additional cast of the C&W drama BLAZE, co-written, produced, and directed by four-time Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke, were announced today. Sam Rockwell (THE WAY, WAY BACK, SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS), Steve Zahn (CAPTAIN FANTASTIC, DALLAS BUYERS CLUB), Wyatt Russell (EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!, BLACK MIRROR), Kris Kristofferson (A […]

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

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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Weekend Openings: Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’ and Michael Moore Shine

This weekend, “Moonlight” makes its highly anticipated theatrical bow. The weekend also features a surprise entry of a new Michael Moore film, among many other titles. It all makes for a set of new releases that really showcase how we’re now in the thick of awards season. There’s still solid popcorn entertainment to be found, but […]

Gotham Awards to Honor Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke and Oliver Stone With Tributes

Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke and Oliver Stone are receiving tributes at the 2016 Gotham Awards, the IFP announced today. Adams and Hawke will receive Actress and Actor Tributes, and Stone is receiving the Director Tribute. In a statement, Executive Director of IFP and the Made in NY Media Center, Joana Vicente, said, “We are honored to have […]

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WATCH: New ‘Magnificent Seven’ Trailer Introduces the Seven

  The new trailer for “The Magnificent Seven” is here, and with it comes the first look at the titular group of seven miscreants all together, with their various quirks and weapons of choice. Per, director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ and Columbia Pictures’ “The Magnificent Seven.” […]

Film Review: Ten Thousand Saints (★★★)

If you’re a fan of strong supporting characters, then the coming of age period piece Ten Thousand Saints (or 10,000 Saints if you prefer) is basically manna from heaven. The film is basically full of them, to the point where our lead character is almost too bland by comparison. That’s sort of the situation throughout […]

Film Review: Good Kill (★★★)

2015 Tribeca Film Festival: Filmmaker Andrew Niccol has made a living documenting man’s complicated moral relationship with machines/technology. From his screenplay for The Truman Show to directorial outings like Gattaca and Lord of War, for example, Niccol likes to weave morality into things in an often subtly affecting way. He’s up to that again here at […]

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: 15 Most Anticipated Films to Watch

The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival will be underway this Wednesday, April 15 with some of the best and talented filmmakers in independent cinema will present their most passionate and thought-provoking projects.  Or at least so we hope.  In terms of finding your general Oscar contenders from Tribeca, you can look at 2014 claiming Netflix’s “Virunga” […]

Film Review: Seymour: An Introduction (★★★)

More often than not, documentaries tend to be heavy material, so whenever a lighter doc comes along that manages to also be high quality, you want to really celebrate it. Actor/sometimes filmmaker Ethan Hawke makes his documentary debut here with the very charming Seymour: An Introduction, which does exactly what it promises to do…it quite […]

New Poster and Trailer for ‘Cymbeline’ with Ed Harris, Ethan Hawke, and Dakota Johnson

Academy Award® nominees Ethan Hawke (Best Supporting Actor, Boyhood, 2014) and Ed Harris (Best Actor, Pollock, 2000) lead a powerhouse cast including Milla Jovovich, John Leguizamo, Penn Badgley, Dakota Johnson and Anton Yelchin, with Bill Pullman and Delroy Lindo in a gritty story of a take-no-prisoners war between dirty cops and an outlaw biker gang. […]

Oscar Circuit: Best Supporting Actor

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories begins.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015.  You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page for Best Supporting Actor. AND THE NOMINEES ARE Robert Duvall – The Judge Oscar Scene: “You’re standing in one of the last great cathedrals in this […]