Final Oscar Predictions – Will ‘La La Land’ Tie or Break the 11 Win Record on Sunday? #Oscars

ENTER OUR OSCARS CONTEST via our CIRCUIT CENTER HERE! The Academy Awards ballots were handed in this past Tuesday, Feb. 21. We have stewed on this for months now, looking for alternatives in different sectors of the film year. Everything has pointed to “La La Land,” with a few subtle hints along the way that […]

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Costume Designers Guild Winners – ‘Hidden Figures’ Upsets ‘Jackie’; ‘La La Land’ Takes Contemporary

The Costume Designers Guild announced their winners Tuesday. “Hidden Figures” upset what some consider to be the Oscar frontrunner for costumes, “Jackie,” for Excellence in Period Film. It also bested “Florence Foster Jenkins,” also nominated at the Oscars (“Hidden Figures” is not). “La La Land,” as expected, took Excellence in Contemporary Film. Meanwhile, “Doctor Strange” […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 31: Final Predictions for Oscars 2017

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Box Office: ‘LEGO Batman’ Obliterates Matt Damon’s ‘Great Wall’

(FEBRUARY 17 – FEBRUARY 19, 2017 estimates) “The LEGO Batman Movie” (Week 2) – $34,225,000 “Fifty Shades Darker” (Week 2) – $20,966,845 “The Great Wall” (Opening) – $18,079,140 “John Wick: Chapter Two” (Week 2) – $16,500,000 “Fist Fight” (Opening) – $12,015,000 “Hidden Figures” (Week 9) – $7,100,000 “Split” (Week 5) – $7,038,400 “A Dog’s Purpose” […]

Box Office: ‘LEGO Batman’ Pummels ’50 Shades Darker’

(FEBRUARY 10 – FEBRUARY 12, 2017 estimates) “The LEGO Batman Movie” (Opening) – $55,645,000 “Fifty Shades Darker” (Opening) – $46,797,825 “John Wick: Chapter Two” (Opening) – $30,015,000 “Split” (Week 4) – $9,321,110 “Hidden Figures” (Week 8) – $8,000,000 “A Dog’s Purpose” (Week 3) – $7,365,335 “Rings” (Week 2) – $5,820,000 “La La Land” (Week 10) […]

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USC Scripter Winners – ‘Moonlight’ Wins Film, ‘People v. O.J.,’ ‘Night Manager’ Tie in TV

The USC Scripter winners were announced Saturday. “Moonlight” took the prize in the film category, while “The Night Manager” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” tied in television. See below for the rest of the nominees. The finalist writers for film are, in alphabetical order by film title: Screenwriter Eric Heisserer for “Arrival,” […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 29: ACCA 2016 Winners Special, DGA, and ASC

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 […]

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Box Office: ‘Split’ Takes the Super Bowl Weekend Crown

(FEBRUARY 3 – FEBRUARY 5, 2017 estimates) “Split” (Week 3) – $14,584,485 “Rings” (Opening) – $13,000,000 “A Dog’s Purpose” (Week 2) – $10,824,830 “Hidden Figures” (Week 7) – $10,100,000 “La La Land” (Week 9) – $7,450,000 “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” (Week 2) – $4,500,000 “Sing” (Week 7) – $4,080,715 “Lion” (Week 11) – $4,006,000 […]

Oscars: Can ‘Moonlight’ Pull Off a Best Picture Upset?

It seems that nothing can stop the speeding train of Hollywood musical joy that is Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land.” A record-tying 14 Oscar nominations and seven record-winning Golden Globe wins carries insurmountable weight going into the 89th Academy Awards. But where there is the impossible, there is history. From “Gravity” to “Mad Max: Fury Road,” […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 28: SAG Award Winners and Oscars Check In

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 […]

Box Office: ‘Split’ Triumphs Over ‘A Dog’s Purpose’

(JANUARY 27 – JANUARY 29, 2017 estimates) “Split” (Week 2) – $26,268,685 “A Dog’s Purpose” (Opening) – $18,386,020 “Hidden Figures” (Week 6) – $14,000,000 “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” (Opening) – $13,850,000 “La La Land” (Week 8) – $12,050,000 “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” (Week 2) – $8,250,000 “Sing” (Week 6) – $6,213,710 “Rogue […]

SAG Awards Predictions: Can ‘La La Land’ Keep the Momentum without an Ensemble Nomination?

After a few zingers handed out by the Academy this week with their Oscar nominations, the Screen Actors Guild will weigh in on their choices for 2016 with their awards.  Indicative of support from the actor’s branch, only one film has won the Best Picture prize without the SAG Ensemble prize (“Braveheart”).  This year, “La […]

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2017 Academy Award Nominations Announcement – LIVE Stream With LIVE Blog Chat

Happy Oscar nomination day! We’re finally here: The Academy Award nominations for the upcoming 89th annual ceremony. Beginning at 8:18 am ET, the Academy will reveal their nominations on the very best of 2016. We expect plenty of surprises and we’re going to be here with you every step of the way. Down below, you […]