Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott to Receive DGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Ridley Scott, who many felt was undeservedly shut out of Best Director last year for “The Martian,” will receive the DGA’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Motion Picture Direction. The award will be given at the 69th annual show Feb. 4 at the Beverly Hilton. “Masterful in any genre, Ridley’s groundbreaking methods and peerless […]

TV Recap: CBS’ ‘BrainDead’ Premieres and lives up to its name

It’s not difficult to balance sci-fi and comedy, as countless Hollywood examples have demonstrated, e.g., “Men in Black,” “Spaceballs” and “Mars Attacks,” even the political milieu has been utilized several times, which is why CBS’ new Horror/Comedy/Drama series “BrainDead” feels like it’s coming up short. It’s not funny enough to be a comedy, not scary […]

Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott and Drew Goddard Re-Team on Western ‘Wraiths of the Broken Land’ for FOX

Academy Award-nominated writer Goddard to adapt the acclaimed novel by Bone Tomahawk’s S. Craig Zahler LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 10, 2016 – Ridley Scott will direct and Drew Goddard will adapt S. Craig Zahler’s western novel WRAITHS OF THE BROKEN LAND for Fox. Scott and Goddard most recently collaborated on Fox’s Academy Award-nominated box […]

Ridley Scott’s “Alien: Covenant” Release Changed to Summer 2017

“Alien: Covenant,” Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus” sequel, has been moved up to August 4, 2017 from October 6, 2017. The film, which stars Michael Fassbender, Danny McBride, Katherine Waterston, Jussie Smollet and Demian Bichir, is the second in a planned trilogy. The first film, “Prometheus,” was set 30 years after the events of 1979’s “Alien,” also […]

2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Production Design

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of AwardsCircuit.com will tackle a different category, offering up their own perspectives on those specific races.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2016. You can […]

DGA Preview: It’s Anyone’s Game with a Winner Not Clearing Up a Thing

The Directors Guild of America will take place this Saturday (can’t believe it) and we will get, hopefully, a clearer picture of what the Oscars can look like on February 28th.  With the way the season has played out, I don’t expect a “conventional” or “expected” pick for the prestigious award.  Thus far, we’ve had […]

2015 Awards Circuit Community Awards Nominations – ‘Mad Max’ Leads While Mara Is A Lead

The readers of AwardsCircuit.com have voted in the annual Awards Circuit Community Awards for 2015.  In 22 categories, George Miller’s epic masterpiece “Mad Max: Fury Road” led the nominations with 12 including Best Motion Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Charlize Theron), as well as Production Design, Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing, Makeup and Hairstyling, Sound, […]

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 […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 167: Tech Category Check In, The Martian, and Oscar Rematches

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda: Gotham Nominations The weekend box office along with new Oscar talk surrounding “The Martian” winning Best Picture and Director.  Is it true? A look at some of the technical categories […]