Awards Profile: ‘Certain Women’ from Kelly Reichardt

Awards Profile: ‘Certain Women’ from Kelly Reichardt

Welcome to the 2016 Awards Profiles series, where we talk about high and low-profile films coming to a theater near you at some point this year. We will analyze the potential for these films to be players for the Academy Awards, and while many of these have the potential to be recognized, many will not […]

2016 Awards Profile: ‘Café Society’ from Woody Allen

2016 Awards Profile: ‘Café Society’ from Woody Allen

Welcome to the 2016 Awards Profiles series, where we talk about high and low-profile films coming to a theater near you at some point this year. We will analyze the potential for these films to be players for the Academy Awards, and while many of these have the potential to be recognized, many will not […]

Tribeca Film Festival: Equals (★★★)

Tribeca Film Festival: Equals (★★★)

2016 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: Visual language has always been a staple of filmmaker Drake Doremus‘ work, but never has it been quite so apparent as in Equals, playing now at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. At the same time, while this is his most striking movie in terms of its look, it might also be […]

Woody Allen’s ‘Café Society’ to Open 2016 Cannes Film Festival

Woody Allen’s ‘Café Society’ to Open 2016 Cannes Film Festival

Woody Allen’s latest, “Café Society,” will open the 69th Festival International du Film de Cannes on May 11, it was announced today. The move marks the third time one of Allen’s films has opened the famous French film fest, a festival record. It is also Allen’s fourteenth film to show at Cannes in the Out […]

2016: 25 Actresses In Line for an Oscar Nomination

2016: 25 Actresses In Line for an Oscar Nomination

The Academy Awards get tons of flack for not rewarding actors and actresses in the prime of their careers.  Often times, they don’t know that they’re peaking, and in other instances, just plain poor timing.  Here at Awards Circuit, we will begin an annual tradition called “In Line,” a collection of actors and actress that […]

WATCH: New Trailer for “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” with Charlize Theron and Emily Blunt

WATCH: New Trailer for “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” with Charlize Theron and Emily Blunt

The latest trailer for “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” is here and provides a more in-depth look at the Huntsman’s (Chris Hemsworth) backstory. The film is a prequel to the events of 2012’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” which starred Hemsworth, Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron. Cedric Nicolas-Troyan directed the film, which will be released in […]

Criterion Collection Announces June Titles – Include ‘Dr. Strangelove’, ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’, and More

Criterion Collection Announces June Titles – Include ‘Dr. Strangelove’, ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’, and More

This June, The Criterion Collection will welcome one of Stanley Kubrick’s greatest films: the still shocking and hilarious Dr. Strangelove, starring Peter Sellers in a triple-role tour de force. But that’s just scratching the surface of a month jam-packed with remarkable titles, including two early, influential dramas by titans of cinema: Jean Renoir’s violent love triangle story La chienne and Michelangelo […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 186: Actresses in Line for Oscar Nods, Casting News, Circuit Madness

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 186: Actresses in Line for Oscar Nods, Casting News, Circuit Madness

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda: Casting news of the week 25 Actresses in Line to be nominated for an Academy Award.  Who would you choose? Circuit Madness 12 Seeds announced with first match ups set. […]

IFC Acquires Kristen Stewart Film, “Certain Women”

IFC Acquires Kristen Stewart Film, “Certain Women”

The company that handled Richard Linklater‘s Boyhood through a turbulent 2014 awards season has just picked up Kelly Reichardt’s new film, Certain Women, starring 3-time Oscar nominee Michelle Williams, 2-time Oscar nominee Laura Dern, and Cesar winner Kristen Stewart. The film premiered to positive reviews out of Sundance and is slated for a 2016 theatrical release, further […]

2016 Awards Profile: ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ from Ang Lee

2016 Awards Profile: ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ from Ang Lee

Welcome to the 2016 Awards Profiles series, where we talk about high and low-profile films coming to a theater near you at some point this year.  We will analyze the potential for these films to be players for the Academy Awards, and while many of these have the potential to be recognized, many will not […]

‘Carol’ Wins Top Honors from Intl. Cinephile Society

‘Carol’ Wins Top Honors from Intl. Cinephile Society

Todd Haynes’ “Carol” cleaned up big on Sunday, winning five awards from the Intl. Cinephile Society. The group consists of industry professionals, journalists, films scholars and historians. The film beat 10 other films (several of which are foreign language films) to take home the top honors for best picture. Rooney Mara also won best actress […]

Film Review: Anesthesia (★★★)

Film Review: Anesthesia (★★★)

I’m not spilling any industry secrets when I say that it’s not easy to nail interconnected ensemble dramas. More often than not, they stumble and fall into clichéd territory, undeserving the large cast in the process. In the case of Tim Blake Nelson‘s Anesthesia, however, the good more than outweighs the bad. Nelson is a […]

WANTED! Search for the Surprise Oscar Nominee Begins with 10 Suspects

WANTED! Search for the Surprise Oscar Nominee Begins with 10 Suspects

We look for them every year. The nominee that swoops in at the last minute and shows either the strength of a certain film that is nominated for Best Picture or one that simply makes your jaws drop. We’ve seen them over the years like Tommy Lee Jones in “In the Valley of Elah,” William […]

Florida Film Critics Winners – Daisy Ridley and Kristen Stewart Get Noticed with ‘Mad Max’

Florida Film Critics Winners – Daisy Ridley and Kristen Stewart Get Noticed with ‘Mad Max’

The Florida Film Critics handed out their awards to their nominees that were announced earlier last week.  George Miller’s “Mad Max: Fury Road” won four awards including Picture and Director.  Paul Dano added another award to his shelf for “Love & Mercy” in Best Actor while Brie Larson‘s accolades just get longer for “Room.”  Surprises came […]

St. Louis Film Critics Nominations – Kristen Stewart and Abraham Attah Make the Cut

St. Louis Film Critics Nominations – Kristen Stewart and Abraham Attah Make the Cut

St. Louis Film Critics handed out their nominations with “Mad Max: Fury Road” making an impressive showing.  The double nominations for Alicia Vikander continue in both Lead and Supporting for “The Danish Girl” and “Ex Machina.”  The group also invited nominations for the undervalued and under-cited Abraham Attah in “Beasts of No Nation” and critical […]

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