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CONTEST: Win Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar-Winner ‘The Revenant’ from 20th Century Fox

The internet waited (impatiently?) for Leonardo DiCaprio to finally win his long overdue Academy Award.  Their chance came in the form of Alejandro G. Inarritu’s “The Revenant,” winner of three Oscars.  To celebrate its release on April 19, you have a chance to own the Oscar-winner on Blu-Ray or DVD.  It’s pretty simple. All you have […]

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DiCaprio’s Appian Way, Paramount Land Cuban Mob Drama ‘The Corporation’ with Del Toro to Star

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way, which produced his Oscar vehicle “The Revenant,” just nabbed the rights to the film adaptation of T.J. English’s upcoming nonfiction book, “The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld.” Paramount is also producing the film, which is based on the real life Cuban mob saga that took place in […]

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Historical Circuit: Top 35 Dance Sequences in Film, Vol. 2

If you read and enjoyed my previous foray into the world of dance in cinema, you’ll notice how easy it was determining what constituted a dance scene – anything highly choreographed. When the musical died out in the 1960s, dance became almost exclusively relegated to movies requiring a need for it, so subsequent generations had to get […]

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Win for Leonardo DiCaprio is Most-Tweeted Oscar Moment Ever

Leonardo DiCaprio was bound to break the internet win or lose Sunday night. The actor finally won his first Academy Award last night after losing out on five previous Oscars, and it was the most-tweeted moment in Oscar history. According to Twitter, DiCaprio’s win generated 400,000 tweets per minute on Oscar Sunday, surpassing Ellen DeGeneres’ […]

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Oscars: Final Predictions for the 2016 Academy Awards

The 88th Academy Awards (or the Oscars) are landing on our televisions this Sunday, and as of yesterday (Tuesday) voting has officially closed.  So what exactly are we left with?  A race that either seems weirdly obvious or ferociously unpredictable. Going with a bit of “thank you’s” before we unveil our final predictions for the season. […]

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‘Spotlight’ Takes Four Satellite Awards, Including Best Picture

Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight” took home four of the top honors from the 20th annual International Press Academy’s Satellite Awards on Sunday night. The film nabbed best motion picture, best ensemble, best director and best original screenplay. In the best motion picture category, the journalistic thriller was up against nine other films, including: “Sicario,” “Room,” “The […]

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2016 Oscar Circuit: Lead Actor

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of AwardsCircuit.com will tackle a different category, offering up their own perspectives on those specific races.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2016. You can […]

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2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Production Design

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of AwardsCircuit.com will tackle a different category, offering up their own perspectives on those specific races.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2016. You can […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio, ‘Revenant’ Writer Team Up for New Project

Leonardo DiCaprio has not won the Oscar yet, but already the actor is looking ahead to his next big projects. Deadline announced over the weekend that DiCaprio will be teaming up with writer Mark L. Smith (who wrote “The Revenant” alongside Alejandro G. Iñárritu) for their newest project, “Conquest.” Prior to “The Revenant,” Smith wrote […]

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SAG Awards Predictions and Preview: Looking Like 2006 All Over Again?

On Saturday, the SAG Awards will take place, handing out awards to actors by actors.  With the Oscar nominations officially out, and stirring up their own set of controversies, it’ll be interesting to see if SAG-AFTRA becomes a barometer for the most coveted award show for Hollywood or a reactionary response to recent dealings and changes […]

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‘Carol’ Wins Big with Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association

“Carol,” Todd Haynes’ lesbian drama, is still finding some love after not receiving a Best Picture nomination at this year’s Oscars. The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association announced its winners Monday, and “Carol” came away the clear favorite in film categories. The film received awards for Haynes, Cate Blanchett, Film of the Year and […]

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Golden Globes: ‘The Revenant’ and Leonardo DiCaprio Win Big as Shockers Come All Night Long

The Golden Globes threw curveball after curveball with their awards on Sunday night.  Beginning with the first award of the night, two-time winner Kate Winslet beat out Alicia Vikander (“Ex Machina”) and Jennifer Jason Leigh (“The Hateful Eight”) for her work in Danny Boyle’s “Steve Jobs.”  That wasn’t all that “Steve Jobs” overtook in some […]