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Oscar Circuit: Assessing the Future Landscape for the Acting Categories

The first half of the year is days from closing and the landscape thus far hasn’t offered any early year contenders such as “The Grand Budapest Hotel”...

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Awards Profile: The Revenant

Welcome to the 2015 Awards Profiles series.  For the next two months, every day (except for Saturday), we will bring you a run down of a future 2015 film that we...

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Awards Profile: The Hateful Eight

Welcome to the 2015 Awards Profiles series.  For the next two months, every day (except for Saturday), we will bring you a run down of a future 2015 film that we see as...

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Oscars 2015: Will Win/Should Win Selections (Mark Johnson)

It’s Oscar Week! Each staff member will be revealing their final picks for the upcoming Academy Awards on February 22. Missed one? Click on Will Win/Should Win 2015....

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Circuit 3: Oscar Wishes

Ok fellow Oscar geeks, the week has finally arrived! Yes, we did this same Circuit 3 last Oscar season, and yes, I used that same, cute Aladdin/Oscar picture there, too....

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Director

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) is widely known as the most accurate precursor to its corresponding Oscar. The DGA has only differed from the eventual Best...

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Oscars 2015: Will Win/Should Win (Mike Ward)

It’s Oscar Week! Each staff member will be revealing their final picks for the upcoming Academy Awards on February 22. Missed one? Click on Will Win/Should Win 2015....

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Oscars 2015: Will Win/Should Win (Michael Balderston)

Who will be the big winner in one of this super competitive year?

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Oscars 2015: Will Win/Should Win (Sam Coffey)

It’s Oscar Week! Each staff member will be revealing their final picks for the upcoming Academy Awards on February 22. Missed one? Click on Will Win/Should Win 2015....

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Oscars 2015: Final Predictions Updated, Foreseeing a ‘Grand’ Morning with a ‘Birdman’

22 hours later, and probably half a dozen revisions, the final Oscar Predictions for the Academy Awards nominations announcement on Thursday is now complete....

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 131: Final Oscar Predictions and Golden Globe Winners

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. Golden Globes and its...

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Oscar Circuit: ‘American Sniper’ and ‘Nightcrawler’ Enter Best Picture Race, ‘Selma’ Still In It to Win It

These are the final days of Oscar voting.  Ballots are due on Thursday some of the major guilds have announced including Editors and Producers.  The big talk has...

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Oscar Predictions: ‘Selma’ Moves Up and Is Bennett Miller a Threat in Director?

Happy New Year everyone.  Since AMPAS, pundits, and everyone else is enjoying their holiday, a full Oscar Circuit column won’t come until next week, likely...

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Oscars: Ballots Are Out, Ten Films Making a Play for 3 Spots

AMPAS ballots have been sent out today to all members.  Over the next eleven days, the Academy will be getting in their final fill of screeners before making their...

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Oscar Nods that Make You Go “Hmmm…” – The Search for the “WTF?” Nomination

OSCARS 2015: The infamous search has begun.  Nearly every year, since SAG began handing out awards, we have received a nominee on Oscar morning that wasn’t...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 127: Holiday Predictions for the Oscars, Academy Top 12 Revealed

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. We are talking Oscar...

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Oscar Circuit: Going Home for the Holidays with Screeners

Many members of the Academy will be venturing off on holiday this week, some as soon as Monday.  Over the next week and a half, AMPAS will be popping all those...

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Oscars: Why ‘Unbroken’ Is NOT Out of the Race Just Yet

We read reviews from various outlets to seek out an Oscar contender.  When a film is panned, dragged through the mud, or even just receive standard reception, we take...

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Oscar Circuit: Power Players Emerging, Dark Horses Forming

OSCAR PREDICTIONS:It’s all down to the next two months.  While the cloud of awards season can be taxing and draining on publicists, bloggers, and its stars, this...

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Oscars: Best Actor Comparisons, and Loading the Awards Season Gun

As pundits and fans of the awards season, we are constantly looking back to past races to see the similarities, and try to predict the possible outcome.  Last year,...

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Oscar Circuit: ‘Interstellar’ Says “Remember, Remember the Fifth of November”

2015 OSCAR PREDICTIONS: Fanboys will gawk at the vision of Hugo Weaving uttering those lines from “V for Vendetta” but I will use it as a backbone for this...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 119: Oscar Temperature Check, Fury, and Guest Erik Anderson

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. We are joined by Guest...

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Oscar Circuit: Question Marks Still Remain on the Awards Race

The New York Film Festival has officially ended.  With the festivities, we have entered films like David Fincher’s “Gone Girl” to the fray and...

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Circuit 3 Oscar Odds: Best Picture

A decent amount of the films that we’ve been penciling in to be Best Picture contenders have been seen in one capacity or another, with most living up to...

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Oscar Circuit: Contenders Set to Take Off for Awards Season

It’s here.  Awards Season.  The pinnacle of AwardsCircuit.com where we worship the road that will eventually lead to the 87th annual Academy Awards on...