Box Office: ‘Logan’ Slashes Box Office Competition

(MARCH 3 – MARCH 5, 2017 estimates) “Logan” (Opening) – $85,300,000 “Get Out” (Week 2) – $26,110,695 “The Shack” (Opening) – $16,100,000 “The LEGO Batman Movie” (Week 4) – $11,650,000 “Before I Fall” (Opening) – $4,948,538 “John Wick: Chapter Two” (Week 4) – $4,725,000 “Hidden Figures” (Week 11) – $3,825,000 “The Great Wall” (Week 3) […]

Box Office: ‘Get Out’ Scares Up Massive Opening Weekend

(FEBRUARY 24 – FEBRUARY 26, 2017 estimates) “Get Out” (Opening) – $33,377,060 “The LEGO Batman Movie” (Week 3) – $19,208,097 “John Wick: Chapter Two” (Week 3) – $9,358,982 “The Great Wall” (Week 2) – $9,125,960 “Fifty Shades Darker” (Week 3) – $7,792,655 “Fist Fight” (Week 2) – $6,571,348 “Hidden Figures” (Week 10) – $5,805,737 “La […]

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

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 [email protected]_Pod, email us at [email protected], and […]

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 [email protected], 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 [email protected]_Pod, email us at [email protected], 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 […]