Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 180: Diversity in AMPAS, SAG Predictions, and New Rules

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 180: Diversity in AMPAS, SAG Predictions, and New Rules

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda: Recent changes to the Academy Awards have been announced and we give our opinions on those changes and what we think SHOULD happen. Our SAG Predictions for next week’s ceremony. […]

Oscars: Thoughts from Voters Before Ballots are Handed Out

Oscars: Thoughts from Voters Before Ballots are Handed Out

The day is nearly here.  Publicists and awards strategists are in overdrive at the moment, as they know that Wednesday, Oscar ballots are in the hands of voters.  Factoring in the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild, Critics Choices, box office, and about another dozen or so indicators of love and support, the Academy will make […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 175: Christmas Break, State of the Race, and More ‘Star Wars’ Money

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 175: Christmas Break, State of the Race, and More ‘Star Wars’ Money

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda today: Since the staff is enjoying their holiday weekend, we have just two starting off with another big weekend for “Star Wars.” We also discuss some of the films that […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 168: Animated Feature, Spectre, and Happy Wedding Greta!

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 168: Animated Feature, Spectre, and Happy Wedding Greta!

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda today: Box office of the weekend. Talking about the pros and cons of “Spectre.” Animated Feature will have sixteen films in contention.  We also talk about our favorite Pixar movies. […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 165: Studio Lineups, Games, and Paychecks for Women

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 165: Studio Lineups, Games, and Paychecks for Women

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda today: We look at the studio lineups via their FYC sites that were just recently launched. Jennifer Lawrence caused a stir last week, talking about gender inequality.  We share our […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 160: TIFF, Non-Surging Contenders, Games

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 160: TIFF, Non-Surging Contenders, Games

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda: Wrap up of Telluride and speaking about “Beasts of No Nation.” TIFF has started and we’re on the front lines with “I Saw the Light,” “Demolition,” and more. The Oscar […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 157: Biopic Controversy, The Female Filmmaker Hurdle, and Fall Festival Lineups

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 157: Biopic Controversy, The Female Filmmaker Hurdle, and Fall Festival Lineups

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda: We talk the controversy and progression surrounding F. Gary Gray’s “Straight Outta Compton” and what it could mean to the Oscar race. Colin Trevorrow shared his thoughts surrounding women filmmakers […]

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 in FilmNation from Roadshow Films, a wholly owned subsidiary of Village Roadshow Limited (ASX: VRL), will enable FilmNation to significantly grow its impressive development and production slate with the capital going […]

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

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, talking film, television, and anything else that our hearts desire.  We have appreciated it all. To kick off our annual Awards Circuit Donation Drive, we’ve put together a little gift […]

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

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 academic journals, committed suicide. I was in the midst of the initial outcry and mourning on reddit.com, a website that lists him as a co-founder. […]

Top Ten Greatest Performances of All Time (Robert Hamer)

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 arrogant rhetorical meant to set myself up as some kind of guru, either. I’m no more an “insider” on performance art than anyone else on the […]

Top 10 Greatest Performances of All Time (Sam Coffey)

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 immediately made my list—the order, however, fluctuated hourly.  But how do assemble by Top 10 Greatest Performances of All Time? When looking at lists like this published on other sites, I gloss over performances that I […]

Top Ten Greatest Performances of All Time (Terence Johnson)

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 bar none one of the hardest lists to ever make. That’s it. I quit! I kid, I kid. In all […]

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

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 said performance was bound up in a memorable time and place for me all the better, but that never skewed my choices too far. A word you’ll see throughout […]

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

#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 Ryan is possibly reteaming with Tom Hanks on the big screen, Sarah Jessica Parker and Natasha Lyonne are heading to the small screen (in separate ventures), and Dermot Mulroney will be headlining the […]

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