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Top 10: Best Summer Beach Movies

Who doesn’t love summer? The sun, the beach, and no school. This makes it prime moviegoing season, as everyone is free and looking to beat the heat. What better way to do that then retreating to an air conditioned movie theater? Luckily, even before “Jaws” invented the blockbuster, beach movies were already a staple at […]

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Steven Spielberg’s Mysterious Pentagon Papers Film Gets Awards Season Release

Oscar watchers beware! Steven Spielberg‘s latest film – a mysterious, untitled Pentagon Papers drama – will have its limited release Dec. 22 of this year, followed by a wide release on Jan. 12, 2018. Not much is known about the film, which Twentieth Century Fox is distributing. However, per Variety, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 34: ‘Logan’s’ Oscar Chances, Acting Preview, and ‘Kong: Skull Island’

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, and […]

BREAKING: Check Out FIRST LOOK at Emily Blunt in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

The first look at Emily Blunt as the iconic Mary Poppins in “Mary Poppins Returns” is here! Entertainment Weekly snagged the first image, which shows Blunt dressed as the titular character. See the full image below! The film officially started filming in early February. It was recently announced that Angela Lansbury will play a maniacal balloon […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 31: Final Predictions for Oscars 2017

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, and […]

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Circuit Breaker Episode 25: Golden Globe Winners, ‘La La Land’ Sweeper, and More to Go

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, and […]

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‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ to Return to Theaters in December

Paramount Pictures, in a push to get more eyes on “Florence Foster Jenkins,” is re-releasing the film in theaters Dec. 2. The film originally bowed in August and grossed around $27 million domestically. Select AMC theaters in Chicago, Boston, Dallas, San Francisco, New York, Seattle and more will show the film. Star Meryl Streep could receive […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 18: Oscar’s Box Office, AFI Fest, and ‘Miss Sloane’

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, and […]

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Colin Firth Joining Cast of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

“Mary Poppins Returns” is looking to add another big name to its cast. Variety reported Wednesday that Colin Firth is in negotiations for the film. He would tackle the role of William Weatherall Wilkins, president of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank. Earlier in October it was announced that Emily Mortimer was joining the cast of the film as a grown […]

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Emily Mortimer to Play Jane Banks in ‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel

Emily Mortimer is joining the cast of “Mary Poppins Returns” as a grown up Jane Banks, according to reports. Mortimer is known for her roles in “Shutter Island,” “Lars and the Real Girl” and “Hugo” by Martin Scorsese. According to The Hollywood Reporter,  Ben Whishaw is playing the grown-up Michael Banks character. According to the report, Banks is […]

Film Review: ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ Sings Despite Wonky Notes

How do you solve a problem like Florence? The easy answer, add Meryl Streep. The more complex answer, surround her with interesting co-stars and filmmakers. For as great as Meryl is, “Florence Foster Jenkins” once again illustrates how Streep’s game is raised when she is with the right people. On paper, the film sounds almost […]

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Ben Whishaw Looking to Join ‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel

  Ben Whishaw, perhaps best known for his role as Q in the most recent James Bond films, is looking to join the cast of “Mary Poppins Returns.” The Hollywood Reporter writes that Whishaw is currently in negotiations to play the grown-up Michael Banks character. According to the report, Banks is an integral role in […]

Oscar Circuit: An Original Raunchy Song Contender and Meryl Streep’s 20th?

With outlets packing their bags, and securing their itineraries in order to head off to Venice and Telluride, the August cinematic landscape has rounded out an enjoyable summer.  This past weekend, the R-rated “Sausage Party” cooked up some impressive money over the weekend.  The raunchy gem, directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon, emerged itself […]

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Circuit Breaker Podcast Episode 6: Summer Oscars, NYFF Lineup, and Alfred Hitchcock

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, and […]

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Community: Which actors have given the best performance opposite Meryl Streep?

This week we see the return of the Oscar Queen, Meryl Streep. The woman with the most acting nominations of all time is looking to add another with “Florence Foster Jenkins.” The film follows Streep playing the real life Jenkins as she attempts to become an Opera singer. However, Jenkins is not a particularly good singer, […]

Meryl Streep Joins ‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel with Emily Blunt

  Meryl Streep is heading to another musical. The acclaimed actress is in talks to join the “Mary Poppins” sequel, which is starring previously announced stars Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda.  Rob Marshall (“Chicago,” “Into the Woods”) is set to direct the sequel, which will reportedly take place in London during the Depression era, 20 years […]

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WATCH: New Trailer for ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ with Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant

The U.S. trailer to Stephen Frears’ “Florence Foster Jenkins” is out, and it offers up another look at Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and “The Big Bang Theory” star Simon Helberg in the upcoming music biopic. Before William Hung and Sanjaya Malakar received national attention for awful singing on “American Idol,” there was Florence Foster Jenkins. […]

WATCH: First Trailer for Meryl Streep’s ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

The first teaser trailer to Stephen Frears’ “Florence Foster Jenkins” is out, and it offers up the first glimpses of Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and “The Big Bang Theory” star Simon Helberg in the upcoming music biopic. Rebecca Ferguson (“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”) also stars. In the film, Streep plays the titular role of […]

Final Predictions for the Golden Globes – Wide Open Races in Both Movies and Television

With SAG set to hand out their nominations this coming Wednesday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will announce their nominations for the 2016 Golden Globes on Thursday.  This year, more than ever, we’ll be looking at both organizations to get indications of support for certain films and performances.  The HFPA has already corrected certain campaigns […]