Certain Women

WATCH: First Trailer for ‘Certain Women’ With Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern and Michelle Williams

Kelly Reichardt‘s “Certain Women” debuted at Sundance to rave reviews. Now, ahead of its screening at the Toronto International Film Festival, the first trailer for the film has arrived. Writer-director-editor Reichardt tells the story of four different women whose lives intersect in meaningful ways. Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams and newcomer Lily Gladstone all […]


New Blu-Ray/DVD Releases (09/06/16) – A cinematic smorgasbord

This week, there’s a nice crop of titles coming to Blu-Ray and DVD. There’s almost something for everyone, making for a pretty solid slate. Yes, one might even call it a bit of a cinematic smorgasbord, all told. Today’s group features comedy, romance, science fiction, and thrills, which never hurts. My top pick mixes sci-fi […]


Circuit Chat: Fanning v. Fanning Face-Off in Supporting Actress?

Welcome to Circuit Chat!  Each Wednesday that Circuit Chat lands, we’ll be talking about a specific category either in depth or a particular film or narrative taking place through the season.  Think of this as Clayton’s Oscar Circuit, but about one race rather than all of them!  For example: the potentially historic strength of the Best Actress […]


NYFF54 Announces Special Events and “An Evening with…” honorees Kristen Stewart and Adam Driver

Special Events include Jim Jarmusch’s Gimme Danger, the World Premiere of Alex Horwitz’s Hamilton’s America, Film Comment Presents Terence Davies’s A Quiet Passion, Lonny Price’s Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, plus special guests Jarmusch, Davies, Iggy Pop, Cynthia Nixon, Stephen Sondheim, and more Kristen Stewart and Adam Driver are this year’s “An […]

Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn), dancers, and Alabama State Marching Hornets in TriStar Pictures'  BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK.

‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ to Debut at New York Film Festival

One of awards season’s most anticipated films, Ang Lee‘s “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” will have its premiere at the New York Film Festival, it was announced today. The film is based on the widely-acclaimed, bestselling novel of the same name by Ben Fountain. The film is told from the point of view of 19-year-old private […]


Circuit Breaker Podcast: Episode 3 – Oscar Trailers, the Emmys, and ACCA TV Nominations Announced

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 podcast@awardscircuit.com, […]


Weekend Openings: Double Kristen Stewart and a new quartet busting ghosts

Welcome back to Weekend Openings everybody! This week, we have a pair of Kristen Stewart movies for you to choose from, along with one very high-profile and surprisingly entertaining remake. I’ve previously reviewed all three titles that I’m mainly interested in running down today, so you’ll know how I feel about those, though they’re hardly […]


INTERVIEW: Kristen Stewart talks ‘Cafe Society’ and a Directorial Project

Whenever you sit down to talk with a big movie star, there’s some degree of preconceived notions that come along with the territory. Rightly or wrongly, you have in your head the personalities you’ve seen put forward on-screen and in the media, so there’s a person already somewhat formed before the conversation even begins. In […]


Overdue: Kristen Stewart primes herself for first Oscar nomination

It’s hard to always be the bridesmaid, never the bride. It’s even harder to be the perennial wedding attender and never even in the wedding party. There are so many working, talented actors in this very spot, still waiting on their first nomination. Around six years ago, suggesting that Kristen Stewart deserved a spot at […]


Cannes Film Festival Winners Include Xavier Dolan, Olivier Assayas, and Asghar Farhadi

The Cannes Film Festival handed out their awards this weekend.  We’ll be having a follow-up piece to assess the Oscar chances.  Look for that later today. Palme d’Or I, Daniel Blake, dir: Ken Loach Grand Prize Xavier Dolan, It’s Only The End Of The World Best Director TIE Cristian Mungiu, Graduation Olivier Assayas, Personal Shopper […]


Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 194: Separation of Life from Art, Video Games Turned Movies, and Circuit Madness Final 2

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: New trailers of the week that include “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” “The Accountant,” and “Indignation.” We talk about some our favorite love stories and future video games we want […]

Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn), dancers, and Alabama State Marching Hornets in TriStar Pictures'  BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK.

FIRST LOOK: ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Braces the World for a Big Spectacle

We have our first look at Ang Lee’s highly anticipated “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” with newcomer Joe Alwyn, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund, and Steve Martin.  This could be another spectacle that the Academy just eats up. The film is due out November 11, 2016 and will be distributed by Sony Pictures. Check out the […]