Denver Film Critics Society Nominations: Doubling Down on the Aaron Taylor-Johnson Surge

The Denver Film Critics weighed in with their nominations with some surprising citations along the way. Their notables were in Supporting Actor where they have doubled down on the sudden surge for Aaron Taylor-Johnson in “Nocturnal Animals,” but he also came alongside Timothy Spall from “Denial” and John Goodman from “10 Cloverfield Lane.” Check out […]

2017 Awards Circuit In Line Series: 25 Actors for an Oscar Nomination

Welcome to the official 2017 AWARDS CIRCUIT IN LINE SERIES! The Academy Awards get tons of flack for not rewarding actors and actresses in the prime of their careers. It often boils down to poor timing, but sometimes the Academy’s choices are downright baffling. Here at Awards Circuit, we will begin an annual tradition called […]

Film Review: ‘Patriots Day’ Is a Poignant and Affecting Portrait of a National Tragedy

Peter Berg knows the power of suspense, but even more than that, he knows the virtue of the human spirit, as is demonstrated by his work in “Patriots Day.” In a year that has already included an exhilarating demonstration with “Deepwater Horizon,” Berg has found his niche and comfort zone within filmmaking. Compelling and sobering, […]

Boston Marathon Bombing Flick ‘Patriots Day’ Gets Its Bombers in Alex Wolff and Themo Melikidze

CBS and Lionsgate’s Boston Marathon bombing drama, “Patriots Day,” has found its bombers. Alex Wolff (“In Treatment,” “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2”) and Themo Melikidze (“Beautiful Something”) have joined the film as brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the men responsible for the bombing. TheWrap was the first to report the news. Wolff and Melikidze […]

Oscars: The Ticking Clock for Five Men that the Academy Hasn’t Nominated…Yet

Welcome to Oscar Week!  It’s been 51 weeks of speculation, analyzing, and attempting relentlessly to “crack the code,” one category at a time.  This week, we’ll be bringing the final Oscar Circuit articles that break down each individual category (you can see the one’s you missed by clicking on the TAG “Oscar Circuit 2016“).  Along […]

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 thriller THE GAMBLER, debuting on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and VOD April 28, 2015 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The film arrives on Digital HD April 10. Wahlberg stars as Jim Bennett, a brilliant professor […]