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Richard Linklater is the likely choice to direct ‘The Rosie Project’ with Jennifer Lawrence

As pleased as I was to find out that Phil Lord and Chris Miller were getting to put their unique stamps on Han Solo with their Star Wars spinoff project, I mildly...

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2016 Oscars: A Year for Minority Directors on the Horizon?

The Oscar Predictions overhaul continues this month and next on the docket is Best Achievement in Directing.   With Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu snagging the trophy for...

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Richard Linklater might have chosen his next project

If you’re like me, you’re rather disappointed that Richard Linklater didn’t go home with an Academy Award over the weekend for Boyhood. What really...

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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: Directors Guild of America Set to Offer More Questions to a Wide Open Race

We are in the beginning moments of the final stretch of the Oscar season.  The final voting process begins on Friday at 8:00 am PT.  As soon as voting opens, the...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Film Editing

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories. If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page...

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Awards Circuit Community Awards 2014 Nominations – ‘Birdman’ Leads the Way

One of the staples of Awards Circuit is our very own awards, decided on by our 250,000+ readership.  For years, we give the readers a voice.  When the Awards Circuit...

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Circuit Rewind: Before Sunrise (1995)

"Before Sunrise," the film that started the most unlikeliest of trilogies turns 20

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Directors Guild of America Preview – Who Will the DGA Choose?

The Directors Guild of America will announce their nominees tomorrow, adding even more questions to the mix.  AMPAS already turned in their ballots but it’ll be...

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Golden Globes Quick Recap: A Year Full of Frontrunners?

Sunday night had the Hollywood Foreign Press Association spread the wealth among many of the year’s best films.  Richard Linklater‘s “Boyhood”...

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Best of 2014: Final Plea to AMPAS Voters and Editor’s Personal Winners of the Year

Ballots are due in just over 24 hours.  AMPAS may be doing some last-minute scrambling to ensure they see the things “they’re suppose to see.”  The...

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SAM #5: Best Director and its precursors

Welcome to Stat Awards Monday (or, S.A.M., for short). In this new awards season weekly column for Awards Circuit, I—Sam—will be guiding an investigation of...

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National Society of Film Critics crowns ‘Goodbye to Language’ Best Film

Well, here’s something a bit different. The National Society of Film Critics have named their Best of 2014 and in at least a few categories, they’ve eschewed...

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Boston Society of Film Critics Winners – Boyhood Wins Big

Here is the complete list of winners from the Boston Society of Film Critics, who went big for Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, awarding it honors in five categories...

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Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ Tops Sight & Sound’s 2014 Best Films list

I know a fair amount of you look forward to the release of the Sight & Sound list each year, so I’m glad to be of service in that regard here on Black Friday....

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Oscar Circuit: The Coming of ‘Selma’ and the Little Guys

The coming of Ava DuVernay‘s “Selma” has offered a needed shake up in the Best Picture race.  With Paramount Pictures likely initially feeling that...

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Gotham Independent Film Awards Nominations Announced!

And so it begins.  The very first (and very early) awards season nominations.  The Gotham are always quite interesting.  This year’s crop of nominees seems to...

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BOYHOOD debuts on Blu-ray Combo Pack January 6th and on Digital HD December 9th

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.  –  Hailed as “a moving 12-year epic that isn’t quite like anything else in the history of cinema” (Andrew O’Hehir, Salon), “a...

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Paramount will distribute Richard Linklater’s baseball themed follow up to ‘Boyhood’

I think we can all agree that Richard Linklater more or less should be allowed to do as he pleases with his next project now that Boyhood has proven to be among his...

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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...

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Oscars 2014: New Faces, Few Spaces

OSCAR CIRCUIT: A few changes have occurred in the 2014 Oscar Predictions.  Rumors of Saul Dibb‘s Suite Francaise, Todd Haynes’ Carol, and Justin...

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Richard Linklater is planning his next film after ‘Boyhood’

Now that Boyhood has become a bit of a crossover hit and a surefire Oscar contender, it seems like Richard Linklater is going to be able to basically make whatever he...

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Listen to The Black Album from Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’

One of the small joys of Richard Linklater‘s epic and possible masterpiece of a coming of age story Boyhood is the tiny touches that are a part of the film. For...

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Producer of ‘Boyhood’ is literally guaranteeing that you’ll like the film

Well, this is something new. You rarely get a money back guarantee of any sort from the producer of a movie in general (which is a good thing considering what certain...

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Watch ‘Apehood’ – Where ‘Boyhood’ and ‘Dawn of the Planet of Apes’ Meet

Two of the best reviewed films of the year open this weekend, Richard Linklater‘s Boyhood and Matt Reeves‘s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.  Nelson...