WATCH: Extended Trailer for ‘Fargo’ Season 3!

The extended trailer for season three of FX’s anthology series “Fargo” is finally here. The new season of the highly acclaimed show will star Ewan McGregor, Carrie Coon, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, David Thewlis, Michael Stuhlbarg and more. Check out the official synopsis for the season, as well as the trailer, below! Set in 2010, the third […]

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WATCH: New Trailer for Danny Boyle’s ‘T2 Trainspotting’

The sequel to Danny Boyle‘s “Trainspotting” is already out across the pond, but U.S. audiences finally get to see it this March. As such, a new trailer was just released for the film, which launches in the U.S. March 17. The official synopsis for “T2 Trainspotting” is the following: First there was an opportunity……then there […]

Berlinale Review: ‘T2 Trainspotting’ Deftly Balances Sentimentality With Sobering Substance

2017 Berlin International Film Festival: Danny Boyle‘s original “Trainspotting” was a seminal masterpiece (and based on Irvine Welsh’s novel of the same name). Welsh’s novel is reminiscent of the “Angry Young Men” movement founded by British literary figures, playwrights and filmmakers. Referred to as “kitchen sink realism,” the movement morphed into exploring the issues of the lower […]

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 […]

CHECK OUT: First Images of Belle, Beast & More in New ‘Beauty and the Beast’

There’s been nary a glimpse of Belle (Emma Watson) and the Beast (Dan Stevens) from the live-action “Beauty and the Beast” – until now. Entertainment Weekly nabbed the first exclusive look, which can be viewed at right. In September, however, a sneak peek of the film was released. In it, stars Emma Watson (Belle) and Dan […]

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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 […]

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Critics Choice: First set of predictions for the first major awards show

Continuing our weekly trend of not just predicting the Oscars, but all the major guilds, we move on to the Critics Choice Awards.  Hosted by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the 21-year-old group (guess now it can start drinking) has been a strong barometer for the Academy Awards.  While internet chatter can criticize the group […]

Circuit Chat: Fanning v. Fanning Face-Off in Supporting Actress?

Welcome to Circuit Chat!  Each Wednesday that Circuit Chat lands, we’ll be talking about a specific category either in depth or a particular film or narrative taking place through the season.  Think of this as Clayton’s Oscar Circuit, but about one race rather than all of them!  For example: the potentially historic strength of the Best Actress […]

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New Concept Art, Images Show First Look at Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Producer Jack Morrissey is teasing the first images from Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast.” The images offer up the first glimpses of Cogsworth, Lumière, Gaston, the Prince, Belle and more. Morrissey, who shared the images on his Facebook page, started with concept art of the newly imagined Cogsworth and Lumière characters. Ian McKellen voices Cogsworth […]

Community: What is your favorite Ewan McGregor performance?

With the release of “Our Kind of Traitor” this week, we’re looking at the great career of Ewan McGregor. McGregor came to the public eye in the late 90s with his roles in “Trainspotting,” “Moulin Rouge!” and the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy. Since then, McGregor has bounced around to various projects but has yet to […]

WATCH: First Trailer for ‘American Pastoral’ from director Ewan McGregor and Lionsgate

In one of the latest updates on the Oscar Prediction pages, I spoke about rumors circling Ewan McGregor‘s directorial debut “American Pastoral“.  The early buzz is HUGE, and we’re always handed a few under-the-radar surprises during the awards season. Case in point, Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight” last year.  The film was looked upon as nothing more […]