Genre Geeks: How the New ‘Popular Film’ Oscar Category Will Diminish The Reputation of...

Two days ago, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences dropped a bombshell. Oscarologists, Academy voters and moviegoers at large were stunned to...

Emmy Episode Analysis: Will ‘SNL’ and ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Win Supporting Actress Again?

Emmy season is upon us yet again! Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, July 12th, with “Game of Thrones” leading the pack at 22 nominations....

Top 10: The Best Performances From the Children of Oscar Winners

There aren't many actors, actresses, directors, or really people at all who ever win an Oscar. It's also rare that those children go on...

Top 12: The Ballad of Movies Stuck In Post Production Hell

It's hard to get a movie made. We know this. Of all the scripts out there in Hollywood and beyond, only a fraction ever...

9 Films That Would Win the “Best Popular Film” Oscar and Why It Wouldn’t...

The Academy announced earlier today the inclusion of "Best Popular Film" or some type of iteration of that title.  No one knows what it...

The Academy Demonstrates a Short-Sighted Look at Its Own Future with Today’s Announcements

Today, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences delivered a living, breathing example of taking one step forward and three steps back.  In...

Top 10: The Best Spike Lee Joints of His Career to Celebrate ‘BlackKklansman’

On August 10, "BlacKkKlansman" will be released in theaters nationwide, marking the 38th feature film in the storied filmography of Spike Lee. As one...

Emmy Episode Analysis: Who Will Direct an Emmy-Winning Episode?

Emmy season is upon us yet again! Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, July 12th, with “Game of Thrones” leading the pack at 22 nominations....

45th Annual Telluride Film Festival: A Preview for What Could Head to the Oscars

It's hard to believe that another year has passed, but here we are again, at the precipice of the 2018 award's season. As September...

Circuit 10: Best Debut Films by Directors of Color Since 2008

Ask any director and they'll tell you that getting your first feature funded and completed is no easy task. And when you're a director...
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Top 10: Most Anticipated Female Performances of the Awards Season

As the fall festivals begin their announcements, and we begin to look at the potential landscape of the upcoming awards season, we begin to...

Genre Geeks: Official Ranking of the “Mission: Impossible” Movies

Skydiving into theaters nationwide this weekend, "Mission: Impossible — Fallout" is already being hailed as the action genre's latest masterpiece. So where does the...
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Circuit 10: Tom Cruise, Running for His Life

As his Twitter and Instagram bios proclaim, Tom Cruise has been running in movies since 1981. In fact, he made his introduction to film by...

Emmy Episode Analysis: Can ‘SNL’ and ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Win More Guest Acting Emmys?

Emmy season is upon us yet again! Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, July 12th, with "Game of Thrones" leading the pack at 22 nominations....

Top 10: Best Meryl Streep Performances that Weren’t Nominated for Oscars

With 21 Academy Award nominations to her name, Meryl Streep is one of the most celebrated actors in film history. Of those 21 nominations,...

Genre Geeks: Best Action Moments from a Building (Because of ‘Skycraper’)

This weekend, Dwayne Johnson will likely ascend to the top of the box office with his newest action star vehicle, "Skyscraper." Surviving this ordeal also...

Circuit 10: Empowering Films for Girls from the Past Ten Years

***To celebrate the Awards Circuit’s 10 Year Anniversary, a new series is born.  “Circuit 10” is a column that will run every week (often...

Circuit 10: The Best Non-Pixar/Disney Animated Films Since 2008

***To celebrate Awards Circuit's 10 Year Anniversary, a new series is born.  "Circuit 10" is a brand new column that will run every week...

Top 10: Best Adam Sandler Performances (Yes, Really)

Adam Sandler isn’t the actor who normally receives acting retrospectives. As the illustrious recipient of nine Razzie wins, it’s fair to say his quality...

Genre Geeks: Best MCU Action Moments So Far

With Marvel's "Ant-Man and the Wasp" buzzing into theaters this weekend, it's worth reflecting on the best action sequences the Marvel Cinematic Universe has...

Circuit 10: Most Underrated Superhero Films of the Past Decade

***To celebrate AwardsCircuit's 10 Year Anniversary, a new series is born.  "Circuit 10" is a brand new column that will run every week (often...

Good or Bad: Should Studios and Audiences Keep Investing in Prequels?

There are few things more appealing to Hollywood than nice, reliable, intellectual properties. Most of Hollywood is built on the backs of these properties,...

Top 10: From Mozart to NWA, the Best Music Biopics So Far

Who doesn’t love a good music biopic? This subgenre has all the ingredients of what people love about the movies. The central roles give...

Top 10: Best Movie Replacements and Spinoffs

Replacing a lead actor has been seen as the kiss of death for a franchise. Other times, however, it’s been a source of creative...

Genre Geeks: How to Salvage ‘Jurassic World 3’

When it comes to J.A. Bayona's disastrous “Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom,” you at least have to give it credit for hitting the titular mark....

YouTube Premium Celebrates ‘Cobra Kai,’ ‘Impulse,’ and ‘Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television’

On a rooftop overlooking Sunset Blvd, YouTube Premium held a party Tuesday night to celebrate their original programs. The company is long known for being...

Emmys: A Deep Comedy Series Lineup Will Result in Surprises

Unlike the Outstanding Drama Series race, the comedy series contenders seems to be much deeper. There are maybe 15 contenders that have a real shot...

Emmys: Looking at a Top Heavy Drama Series Race

With the ballots out, we can officially dive into the Drama Series race! There are many shows that are going to compete for one...

Top 10: From ‘Toy Story’ to ‘Coco,’ Pixar’s Greatest Moments

With Pixar's upcoming sequel "Incredibles 2" hitting theaters this weekend, it felt appropriate to remember the best individual movie moments in the company's history....

Emmys: 10 Breakthrough Actors to Watch

As of today (June 11), members of the Television Academy will begin the difficult task of deciding the nominees for the 2018 Primetime Emmy...

Power Ranking: What Are The Best Performances By Each ‘Oceans 8’ Cast Member?

Few casts are as meme-worthy, eclectic and talented as the “Oceans 8” women. Between them, they have four Oscar wins, nine Grammys and an...

Oscar Circuit: New Trailers for ‘Widows’ and ‘Suspiria’ Bring Slight Focus to This Year’s...

We're nearing the end of the first half of the year and then before you know it, fall festivals will be here and the...

Six ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Off Ideas – Where Should LucasFilms and Disney Go Next

With "Solo: A Star Wars Story" careening into theaters this past Memorial Day weekend, it's impossible to prevent spin-off ideas from formulating. With Obi-Wan...

10 Foreign Directors to Watch in 2018

Taking place at the start of the blockbuster-driven summer season, the Cannes Film Festival always holds a special place in the film calendar. While...

Top 10: Best Movie Prequels

Is there any modern trend as universally derided as the prequel? There is a natural predilection for audiences to want more context for their favorite...