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FILMNATION ENTERTAINMENT RAISES SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT FROM STRATEGIC PARTNER ROADSHOW FILMS

NEW YORK, December 17, 2014 – FilmNation Entertainment and Roadshow Films announced a new equity investment deal and strategic partnership today. This new investment...

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Awards Circuit Launches New Community Forum, Annual Donation Drive Kicks Off!

AwardsCircuit.com has been a staple of film talk for over six years.  Many readers, including yourself reading right now, has supported us throughout this venture,...

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The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (★★★★)

  On January 11th 2013 Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist who was facing a maximum of 50 years jail time and $1 million fine for the crime of illegally downloading...

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Top Ten Greatest Performances of All Time (Robert Hamer)

How much do we really know about acting? I’ve seen seven of my colleagues explain their perspective on it and I still can’t answer that question. This isn’t some...

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Top 10 Greatest Performances of All Time (Sam Coffey)

Assembling a list like this is…daunting…impossible…embarrassing…satisfying. When Clayton tasked we Staff Writers with this assignment, my Top 6 performances...

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Top Ten Greatest Performances of All Time (Terence Johnson)

As the person who suggested we do a top 10 films of all time series, you would think I relish in making lists. I might have to give them up after this, cause this was...

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Top Ten Greatest Performances of All-Time (Kristen Lopez)

How does one define “the greatest performances in the history of cinema?” I went with performances that stuck with me, no matter the movies I’ve watched after. If...

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#TBT Casting News: Meg Ryan reteaming with Tom Hanks, SJP returning to TV, and more

In news that will whet your 90s nostalgia appetite (if you haven’t already had enough with the onslaught of The Lion King factoid-ridden anniversary pieces), Meg...

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Mike Leigh’s ‘Mr. Turner’ Wows at #Cannes2014 – New Trailer, Clips, Images Released

One of the film’s that have been on my radar for Oscar this coming season is Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner starring the always dependable and terrific Timothy...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 92: Circuit Madness Final Two, News, and Guess the Oscar Film Game

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. Simple enough today...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 90: Divergent, Grand Budapest Hotel, First Look at the Emmys

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. We’ve got a...

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2015 Oscar Predictions – Taking a Blind Look, One Year from Now

The Oscars are over and here at the Awards Circuit we move on to a new film year.  The official Oscar Prediction pages will be updated over the next few weeks little by...

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Awards Circuit LIVE Blog of the Oscars Begins at 7:00pm Eastern Time.

This will be the space where all the discussions will be taking place for tonight’s 86th annual Academy Awards.  We will be talking about the red carpet,...

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Dallas Buyers Club (★★★)

In the front lines of transforming your physical appearance for the sake of the art, critics and audiences respond with gasps and eye-bulging at the shocking...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 61: Campaigning Issues, The Butler, and Oscar Check

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. We kick things off with...

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Let Me Out (**)

Friday night at the Downtown Independent Theaters in Los Angeles, a group of photographers await the arrival of the creators and the cast of ‘Let Me Out‘,...

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Short Term 12 (***)

Right off the bat, I was pulled out of ‘Short Term 12‘ due to the shaky camera movement. I can understand why the film makers wanted to use it, but I did not...

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2014 Oscar Predictions Pages Updated!

I’ve taken a dive into the Oscar Prediction pages, at least in the major categories.  They’re all there for your viewing pleasure. Significant changes...

Box Office Results (07.07.13)

Internationally, ‘Man of Steel‘ (WB), ‘World War Z‘ (Par.) and ‘Monsters University‘ (BV) pepper the #1 on charts. Daily, this week,...

Man of Steel (***½)

Man of Steel might be one of a long line of superhero reinventions, reboots, and re-imaginings, but it could also be called by another name, a great movie. It was a...

The Kings of Summer (**½)

Wisely released just as the weather has gotten hot, the Sundance film The Kings of Summer is a vibrant chamber piece of the coming of age genre that’s incredibly...

Dylan O’Brien of MTV’s “Teen Wolf” lands Maze Runner Lead

Young Adult novels have been all the rage these past few years from Twilight to Hunger Games to the upcoming Divergent series. When you have a glut of movies of...

SXSW: The East (**½)

How can a movie with such fantastic performances and interesting subject matter feel so drawn out and boring? It’s a quagmire of a situation. On one hand you have...

SXSW Snippet Reviews: Some Girl(s), Reality Show, and Big Ass Spider

SXSW is winding down now and there’s only two films left for me to screen, the Zac Efron led At Any Price and The East featuring Brit Marling, Ellen Page, and...

SXSW: Much Ado About Nothing (***½)

Much Ado About Nothing is like much like the libations consumed in the film, a plentiful, seemingly endless pool of delight. Joss Whedon’s bold exercise in...