Get Caught Up in a Robbery Gone Bad When “The Drop” Hits Blu-ray and DVD January 20!

Get Caught Up in a Robbery Gone Bad When “The Drop” Hits Blu-ray and DVD January 20!

The Drop A phenomenal cast, including Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini, lead this gritty thriller about Bartender Bob Saginowski (Hardy) and his hardened employer Uncle Marv (Gandolfini) who must choose between survival and loyalty when they find themselves caught in a robbery gone bad, and on the hook for a mob debt they can’t repay. […]

Film Review: The Drop (★★★)

Film Review: The Drop (★★★)

I think at this point, you know when something comes from the world of writer Dennis LeHane. With The Drop, not only has it been adapted from one of his stories, it was actually written by LeHane himself. Featuring an incredible atmosphere and mood as well as a top-notch performance by Tom Hardy, not to […]

Under the Circuit: James Gandolfini

Under the Circuit: James Gandolfini

The late actor’s last film hits theaters this Friday, could he earn posthumous nomination?

OSCARS or NOT: Top 50 Films You Need to See for the Fall

OSCARS or NOT: Top 50 Films You Need to See for the Fall

This week we have the official kick off to awards season with the Telluride Film Festival starting for critics everywhere.  Films will be “secretly” screened, buzz will reach a fever pitch for certain films, and some films will fall on their face.  It’s the nature of the game.  The entire staff of AwardsCircuit.com has put […]

New Images and Clips from ‘The Drop’ with Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini

New Images and Clips from ‘The Drop’ with Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini

Check out Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace & James Gandolfini in new clips & images fromAcademy Award nominated director Michaël R. Roskam’s THE DROP! The official 2014 Toronto International Film Festival selection from writer Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone) opens in theaters on September 12th. THE DROP is a new crime drama from Michaël R. Roskam, the Academy Award […]

New Images Released for Michael R. Roskam’s ‘The Drop’ with James Gandolfini

New Images Released for Michael R. Roskam’s ‘The Drop’ with James Gandolfini

Film fans are highly anticipating the upcoming movie The Drop, formerly called “Animal Rescue.”  This will mark the final film appearance for the late James Gandolfini, who was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild award last year for Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for his work in Nicole Holofcener’s Enough […]

Title Change! Michaël R. Roskam’s ‘Animal Rescue’ Becomes ‘The Drop’

Title Change! Michaël R. Roskam’s ‘Animal Rescue’ Becomes ‘The Drop’

Looking ahead to the 2014-2015 awards season, one of the film’s that many have anticipated is Michaël R. Roskam‘s Animal Rescue written by Dennis Lehane.  According to the film’s iMDB’s page, the title has been changed from the interesting “Animal Rescue” to now the generic sounding The Drop. The movie marks the final film appearance […]

15 Best Screenwriters of 2013

15 Best Screenwriters of 2013

Everyone has their favorite performances and their favorite films of the year but no one really gives their proper due to the writers of our beloved films that we’ve seen.  In a year where films exceeded many of our expectations, the screenwriters came through in a big way.  As AMPAS voters have their ballots and […]

Oscar Circuit: ’12 Years a Slave’ Tries to Keep Its Lead Over the Holiday Movie Rush

Oscar Circuit: ’12 Years a Slave’ Tries to Keep Its Lead Over the Holiday Movie Rush

OSCAR PREDICTIONS 2013: Well, here we are…many of the studios will be closing up for business today to go on their holiday leave, save for a couple of publicists that will be standing by to assist with any last-minute screenings to organize.  The Academy at large will be gathering up all the screeners they’ve collected […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 76: Globes, SAG, and The In-Between

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 76: Globes, SAG, and The In-Between

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. Another week and more revelations on how we know absolutely nothing about how the season can play out.  The first thing that we dive into is the shortlist for Makeup and Hairstyling and the […]

First Awards Screenings for ‘American Hustle’ Scheduled, Gandolfini Goes Lead at the Globes

First Awards Screenings for ‘American Hustle’ Scheduled, Gandolfini Goes Lead at the Globes

After having some technical difficulties showing its first six minutes at the AFI Festival last night, David O. Russell‘s highly anticipated American Hustle has finally set its first AMPAS and guilds showings.  Screening in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, the first official showing will be on November 30, the Saturday after […]

Enough Said (★★½)

Enough Said (★★½)

Nicole Holofcener’s Enough Said goes down easy but is ultimately unremarkable, unmemorable, and at best a lower tier episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm. It does, however, provide a nice distraction from all the hustle, bustle and muscle showcased this past summer at the movies. Which is why it’ll probably lull enough critics and moviegoers into […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 60: Movie Trailers, Early Screeners, and The Pulled-In Performances

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 60: Movie Trailers, Early Screeners, and The Pulled-In Performances

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. After a big week that included trailers dropping for many Oscar hopefuls, the staff and I talk about the first look at the following films: Showtime’s “Homeland” Season 3 Stephen Frears’ Philomena with […]

First Trailer for ‘Enough Said’ Starring James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

First Trailer for ‘Enough Said’ Starring James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Fox Searchlight Pictures has released the first trailer for Nicole Holofcener’s Enough Said, via Apple. The film, which arrives September 20, stars the late James Gandolfini, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Catherine Keener, Toni Collette, Ben Falcone, Eve Hewson, Tavi Gevinson, and Tracey Fairaway. Have a look at the official trailer, poster, and synopsis for Enough Said below. The film looks cute, makes […]

Images and Poster for ‘Enough Said’ Starring the Late James Gandolfini

Images and Poster for ‘Enough Said’ Starring the Late James Gandolfini

With the unexpected passing of character actor James Gandolfini, future projects he was working on are still in post-production.  One of them is Nicole Holofcener’s upcoming Enough Said that pairs Gandolfini with Emmy-winner, and current nominee, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.  The first official image and poster were released today. The film also stars Academy Award nominees Toni […]

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