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Awards Profile: Trumbo

One of cinema's greatest screenwriters gets the big screen treatment; can it reap Oscars?

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THE GAMBLER comes to Blu-ray/DVD on 4/28 and Digital HD on 4/10

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.  – Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg1 stars in the “gritty, intense and wholly engrossing” (Scott Mantz, “Access Hollywood”) dramatic...

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Oscars: 10 Men the Academy STILL Hasn’t Recognized

With a little more than 24 hours until the Academy Awards, surely many people cried foul on many actors, filmmakers, and films that were omitted from the nominations....

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Film Review: The Gambler (★★½)

If there’s one thing I love in a movie, it’s a supporting performance that helps elevate the final product from mediocrity. In the case of The Gambler, the...

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AFI Fest Film Review: The Gambler (★★½)

AFI Film Festival: In the age of the anti-hero, the unlikable protagonist is not all that uncommon. Yet, even with unlikable lead characters, there is usually something...

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Check Out the First Trailer and Poster for ‘The Gambler’ with Mark Wahlberg

Check out the first trailer and poster for Rupert Wyatt‘s “The Gambler” from Paramount Pictures.  Starring Mark Wahlberg, this remake of the film with...

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First Trailer for ‘The Gambler’ is here to lay its cards on the table

Depending on who you are, the upcoming remake of The Gambler is either an X factor Oscar contender laying in wait or potentially this year’s version of Out of the...

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Paramount Pictures to Release ‘The Gambler’ for Oscar Qualifying Run

Just announced by Paramount Pictures, we can add another one to the race. Please note the following addition to Paramount Pictures’ release schedule: Paramount...

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Emmys Circuit: Best Comedy Actor

There are some categories at this year’s Emmys that are overflowing with quality performances. Indeed, some races are sporting six or seven plausible winners. Some...

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The Monuments Men (★★½)

Well now, I certainly can see now why this movie was bumped from the 2013 awards season. George Clooney‘s The Monuments Men isn’t a bad film at all, but it...

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Under the Circuit: John Goodman

Awards Circuit loyalists will remember our very popular “Under the Circuit” series that we used to run a few years back. UTC gives us an opportunity to shine...

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Las Vegas Film Critics Award ’12 Years a Slave’, John Goodman Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

Las Vegas Film Critics delivered their winners on the best of 2013 and selected Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave in five categories including Best Picture....

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Saturday Night Live Recap: 39.09 “John Goodman/Kings Of Leon”

So, it looks like SNL was once again trash this past weekend. John Goodman hosted for the trillionth and hopefully last time. If Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake...

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Inside Llewyn Davis (Multiple Reviews)

By: Joey Magidson (★★★★) Going into my initial screening of Inside Llewyn Davis back at the New York Film Festival a few months ago, I had no reason to expect...

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2014 Oscar Predictions – New York Film Festival Wrap Up and Predictions Update

New York Film Festival wrapped up this past weekend and we have a good idea about certain films we were eager to get answered.  New Oscar Predictions have been updated...

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Inside Llewyn Davis (★★★★)

NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: I am completely smitten.  I have long admired Joel Coen and Ethan Coen and what they have offered the realm of cinema.  I am in love with...

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2014 Oscar Predictions – The Standout “Supporters”

The race is really heating up at the moment, infusing all the different ticks and beats that will set us up for a surprising and interesting awards season.  Many of the...

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2014 Oscar Predictions – No Space for ALL These Contenders

The air is getting thick in the Oscar world.  Every film is a contender, every performance is the one to beat, and yet, we still have over a dozen or so films we are...

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2013 New York Film Festival Preview – Finding the Awards Season Heat Part 1

The 51st New York Film Festival kicks off on Monday for Press and Industry analysts around the NYC metro area.  Many of the films that will be screened for the East...

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TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL: The Coen Brothers’ ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Receives Praise

There are few films I am anticipating seeing as much as The Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis, a tale about a folk musician struggling to succeed in the music...

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New Poster for George Clooney’s ‘The Monuments Men’

What do you think?  And do you have the film in your Best Picture predictions for the Oscars?

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2014 Oscar Predictions – Best Supporting Actor Updated!

The Oscar Predictions update week continues with Best Supporting Actor. Like always, the category has unlimited possibilities from the veterans to the newcomers.  The...

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First Trailer for George Clooney’s Oscar Hopeful, ‘The Monuments Men’

It appears the movie Gods heard my cries yesterday when I wrote about wanting to see the first trailer for George Clooney’s The Monuments Men, because lo and...

Monsters University (**½)

Not even the coldest of hearts can resist the affable charm of monster-duo Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan (Billy Crystal and John Goodman, respectively), but that...

Oscar Circuit – Supporting Actor Contenders from the Same Film

Best Supporting Actor is a category that is completely up in the air until nearly all the contenders are seen.  It’s hard to tell who will be a cameo appearance...