EXCLUSIVE: Stanley Tucci and Armie Hammer Discuss Art, Food, Stardom, Politics and ‘Final Portrait’

2017 Berlin International Film Festival: After the premiere of “Final Portrait,” which was extremely well-received at audience and press screenings alike last weekend, I had the opportunity to discuss all things art, food, inspiration, stardom, politics and activism, as well as the film industry narrative shift toward streaming services and the making of “Final Portrait” with Stanley […]

Awards Circuit Announces 2016 ACCA Nominees – WATCH the Nomination Video!

LA LA LAND takes field-leading 15 ACCA nominations. JACKIE and ARRIVAL tie with 10 nominations. NEW YORK (January 23, 2017) – Awards Circuit announced today its nominees for the 2016 Awards Circuit Community Awards. The awards are voted on annually by Awards Circuit’s community of readers from all over the world. Damien Chazelle’s modern musical “La La Land” received the […]

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Circuit Breaker Episode 27: Final Oscar Predictions and ACCA 2016 Nominations

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 […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 26: DGA, PGA and Top 10 of 2016

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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Costume Designers Guild Nominations – ‘La La Land,’ ‘Jackie,’ ‘Nocturnal Animals’ Named

The Costume Designers Guild announced their nominations Thursday. The guild, unlike the Academy, breaks its nominees into groups. These include Contemporary, Period and Fantasy Film categories. The group also honors TV and short-form work. “This is Us” star Mandy Moore will host the awards event on Feb. 21. Check out the full list of nominees […]

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Community: What Were Your Favorite BAFTA 2017 Nominations?

Early this morning, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced their nominees for the 2016-2017 awards season. While most of their nominees are par for the course, BAFTA 2017 has shaken up some key races. The biggest misses were definitely Barry Jenkins missing Director and Denzel Washington missing Actor. It will be interesting to see how these […]

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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 […]

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 […]

BEST OF 2016: Personal Ballot of the Year

To start, and to simply put…this list is mine. Lots of thought and commentary went into naming the very best films and performances of 2016. Some were no-brainers, others were much more difficult. Even more commentary will be shared on Friday when the winners are announced, along with the order of the Top 10 Films of […]

Art Directors Guild Nominations – ‘Fences’ and ‘Hacksaw’ Cited, ‘Silence’ Misses Out

Awards Celebrate “Return to Hollywood” Feb. 11 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom There is a TIE in two categories resulting in six nominees respectively: PERIOD FILM and VARIETY, REALITY OR COMPETITION SERIES HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 5, 2017 – Nominees for the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in […]

2017 Guild Predictions: WGA and Art Directors Weighing In

A lot of major guilds will be announcing in the next seven days. It seemed like an appropriate time to offer up some predictions on how each of them will go. The major guilds that are announcing are: Writers Guild of America (Wednesday, Jan. 4) Art Directors Guild (Thursday, Jan. 5) BAFTA Nominations (Tuesday, Jan. […]

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

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 […]

2017 Awards Circuit In Line Series: 25 Actresses for an Oscar Win

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 […]

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 […]

London Film Critics Nominations – ‘Love and Friendship’ and ‘Moonlight’ Lead the Way

The London Film Critics have announced their nominees for the best of the year, with “Moonlight” and “Love & Friendship” leading the fray. They also made some inventive citations in their Film of the Year lineup, in particular “American Honey,” the documentary “Fire at Sea” and the vastly underrated “I, Daniel Blake.” Check out the […]

Box Office: ‘Rogue One’ Soars With Second Highest December Opening

(DECEMBER 16 – DECEMBER 18, 2016 estimates) “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (Opening) – $155,000,000 “Moana” (Week 4) – $11,664,000 “Office Christmas Party” (Week 2) – $8,450,000 “Collateral Beauty” (Opening) – $7,000,000 “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (Week 5) – $5,030,000 “Manchester by the Sea” (Week 5) – $4,156,338 “La La Land” […]

Community: What Were Your Favorite Nominations From the 74th Golden Globes?

We’ve finally heard the nominations for the 74th Golden Globes, and they did not disappoint. After a couple weeks of critics groups revealing nominations and wins, we finally have one of the big precursors in the books. Some films certainly got a boost while others showcased stronger than expected showings. “Lion,” “Hidden Figures” and “Hacksaw […]

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Box Office: ‘Moana’ Wins Again While ‘La La Land’ Sets Records

(DECEMBER 9 – DECEMBER 11, 2016 estimates) “Moana” (Week 3) – $18,842,000 “Office Christmas Party” (Opening) – $17,500,000 “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (Week 4) – $10,785,000 “Arrival” (Week 5) – $5,600,000 “Doctor Strange” (Week 6) – $4,631,000 “Allied” (Week 3) – $4,000,000 “Nocturnal Animals” (Week 4) – $3,193,685 “Manchester by the Sea” […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 21: First Wave of Precursors Recap w/ Guest Jenelle Riley

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 […]

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Obliterates Competition

(NOVEMBER 18 – NOVEMBER 20, 2016 estimates) “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (Opening) – $75,000,000 “Doctor Strange” (Week 3) – $17,676,000 “Trolls” (Week 3) – $17,500,000 “Arrival” (Week 2) – $11,800,000 “Almost Christmas” (Week 2) – $7,040,000 “Hacksaw Ridge” (Week 3) – $6,750,000 “The Edge of Seventeen” (Opening) – $4,825,000 “Bleed for This” […]