Top 10: Best Performances from a ‘Twilight’ Alum

Few film franchises have endured more ire than the “Twilight” franchise. The first film was produced for a relatively small budget from Summit Entertainment in 2008. While met with middling reviews, it became a massive surprise hit amongst the younger crowds. From there, the sequels skyrocketed in box office, but took a nosedive in quality. […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 31: Final Predictions for Oscars 2017

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at podcast@awardscircuit.com, and […]

Academy Awards: Oscar Loves Long Films, No Matter the Category

How many people like long movies? Personally, there is nothing more satisfying than a well-told hour-and-a-half film. However, it seems Oscar is stereotyped as liking longer movies. When one thinks of a Best Picture winner, they typically think of the long epics – “Titanic,” “Gone with the Wind,” “Ben Hur” and the list goes on. […]

Awards Circuit Announces 2016 ACCA Nominees – WATCH the Nomination Video!

LA LA LAND takes field-leading 15 ACCA nominations. JACKIE and ARRIVAL tie with 10 nominations. NEW YORK (January 23, 2017) – Awards Circuit announced today its nominees for the 2016 Awards Circuit Community Awards. The awards are voted on annually by Awards Circuit’s community of readers from all over the world. Damien Chazelle’s modern musical “La La Land” received the […]

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Artios Awards Winners – Love for ‘La La Land,’ ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Manchester’ and More

The Casting Society of America held its annual Artios Awards Thursday night. The awards celebrate the best in casting in film, TV and theater. Oscar frontrunners “La La Land,” “Moonlight” and “Manchester by the Sea” all took home an award. Other potential Oscar players “Hidden Figures” and “Hell or High Water” also received some love. […]

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Community: What Were Your Favorite BAFTA 2017 Nominations?

Early this morning, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced their nominees for the 2016-2017 awards season. While most of their nominees are par for the course, BAFTA 2017 has shaken up some key races. The biggest misses were definitely Barry Jenkins missing Director and Denzel Washington missing Actor. It will be interesting to see how these […]

Art Directors Guild Nominations – ‘Fences’ and ‘Hacksaw’ Cited, ‘Silence’ Misses Out

Awards Celebrate “Return to Hollywood” Feb. 11 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom There is a TIE in two categories resulting in six nominees respectively: PERIOD FILM and VARIETY, REALITY OR COMPETITION SERIES HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 5, 2017 – Nominees for the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in […]