Oscar Circuit: Could Viola Davis See a Best Supporting Actress Campaign?

In a world where the internet explodes with rage over the negative feedback over “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” or the latest incoherent thought from a presidential candidate that gets his hair disheveled on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” we approach the point in the early awards season where film campaigns begin to […]


OSCARS: Season Kicks Off With Contenders at Telluride and Venice

2016 OSCAR CIRCUIT: The Oscar season officially kicked off this past weekend with Telluride and Venice, and now we’re sifting through the debris and the noise. A lot of leading contenders are pleading their cases for what is sure to be an exciting and unpredictable awards season. Venice kicked things off with “La La Land” […]


Circuit Breaker Podcast Episode 4: Fall Festivals, Predictions, and ACCA TV Winners

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, […]


Oscar Circuit: Could ‘Son of Saul’ Become the First Foreign Best Picture Winner?

Each Oscar season reflects a narrative of the collection of films in contention.  Last year portrayed a passionate underdog against expert filmmaking techniques in films like “Boyhood” and the eventual winner “Birdman or (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).”  The year before, it was about history and spectacle as winner “12 Years a Slave” took on […]


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” last year.  If anything, we’re seeing more unconventional films that are hoping for a dance with the Academy.  “Ex Machina” landed with major love from critics but could go […]


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 see as a potential awards vehicle for next year’s Academy Awards.  This is all speculative since with just about all these films, we haven’t […]