Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (7/24/2012)

This week, we quite frankly are headed back to a dry season here at the column. There won't be too many films being released...

Directors of the 70’s: Still Showing ‘Em How It’s Done

One can easily imagine Paul Thomas Anderson, the Brothers Coen, Kathryn Bigelow, David Fincher, Darren Aronofsky or Alexander Payne sitting in theatres in the...

World Circuit: Inside Jamaica’s Growing Film Industry

Though it may not be making major headlines, Jamaica's film industry is currently having a significant moment in the spotlight. This month's release of...

2018 Awards Profile: Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther’ from Marvel Studios

Welcome to the 2018 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you at some point this year (at...

SAG Nominations: What Did We Learn Today?

The SAG Awards threw a wrench or two in the awards race today and we are feeling very giddy about it. Lots of moving pieces and analyses...

Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections(Terence)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final...

Will a Less Serious DiCaprio Get His First Oscar Win?

The trailer debuted for Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street from Paramount Pictures and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, and Matthew McConaughey. Of the many things that the...

Could the Golden Globes actually really impact the Oscars this year?

I had been planning to write an article on how little the Golden Globe and Academy Awards have matched up over Best Picture as...

Weekend Openings: 11/22/2013

Jennifer Lawrence gets ready to cap off a big year in her career with the second installment in the Hunger Games trilogy with Catching...

Under the Circuit: R. Lee Ermey

In celebration of Memorial this past Monday, Under the Circuit looks at the best performances of Marine turned actor R. Lee Ermey

Oscar Circuit: Can Cannes Bring Spike Lee Back to the Oscars?

The Cannes Film Festival kicked off on Tuesday, May 8 and there's been plenty to get excited about.  There have been acquisitions, applauses, and...

Historical Circuit: Superman Returns

With the talk all Batman these days, with good reason,  I thought I would take a look back at the attempted re-boot of the...

Supporting Actress – Only One Favorable Outcome

Last week, Clayton perused the Best Lead Actor category and declared it the tightest acting race of the season.  While it’s hard to dispute...

Under the Circuit: Greta Gerwig

Indie queen has conquered the world of independent film, will she ever get that chance at the Oscars?

NYFF: Surprise “Hyde” Stand Out, Germany’s “Barbara,” and the Love of “Liv & Ingmar”

Today the New York Film Festival brought a presumed Oscar hopeful, Germany's official submission for the foreign language category at the Academy Awards, and...

Perception and Reality of the Oscars

Each year, as the Oscar race begins to come into focus, and even before that, the perception of how the race "should" shape up...

Superhero Fix: Analyzing the ‘Joker’ Trailer

Almost a week ago, director Todd Phillips dropped a creeper of a show. DC comic book fans around the world became transfixed by Joaquin...

Oscar Circuit – Newbies & Oldies: Male Edition

Oscar season is nearly in full swing.  The screeners and invitations have already started.  PR companies, studios, and other industry analysts are fighting hard...

Celebrating International Women’s Day: Around the World with 50 Great Actresses

Despite what Hollywood may have you believe, actresses have been an integral part of the film industry since the earliest days of the medium....

2018 Awards Profile: Jason Reitman’s ‘The Front Runner’

Welcome to the 2018 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you at some point this year (at...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (11/22/11)

This week we have one really good film coming out along with a whole host of decent fare to go with it.  Quantity wise,...

Could “The Help” Win Best Picture?

You bet it could. The film opened back in the summer and was very successful at the box office, along with critics and audiences, maintaining...

2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Actress in a Leading Role

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy...

Batman Rebooted…Again?

30 Days of Batman As the anticipation for The Dark Knight Rises reaches fever pitch around the world, I ask you to look beyond Nolan’s...

Top 100 Horror Films: #20-11

You guys, this might have been the most difficult part of the list of me to rank. I think I have reordered this set...

Ten Greatest Movie Villains of All Time (Sam Coffey)

Our yearly tradition that cites the “Greatest ___ of All-Time” begins once again with a look at the baddest guys and gals of the...

Six Spot: Which Actor Missed A Step On Their Way To Oscar in 2011?

Our tenth entry in the Six Spot series is a perfect ten! The 2011 Best Actor race was filled with a lot of interesting narratives. The war...

Box Office Results (11.17.13)

The hammer of lightning has spoken and shot around to the world to the top of the charts, unopposed and undenied. The #1 grossing...

Top 25 Anticipated Films of 2013!

Before we get too deep into 2013, I wanted to provide a preview on the year to come. As it is the case at...

Genre Geeks: Top 10 Genre Films of 2018

Admittedly, 2018 was not a strong year for cinema. This reality is even more discouraging when movies rising above their genre constraints weren't singled...

Under the Circuit: Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber

One of Hollywood's hottest writing duos, Neustadter and Weber are bound for Oscar glory, but just how long may they have to wait?

Emmy Circuit: Reality Host

Welcome to the 2019 Emmy Circuit series, where we analyze and predict all your favorite TV series and their chances with the Television Academy (at...

Sci-Fi Fridays, Episode 15: Thoughts on the Latest ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Updates

Happy Friday, everyone! So…remember a few months back when I made my sales pitch to Disney regarding who they should cast in the upcoming Star...

NYFF: “Beyond the Hills” excites, “Punk” disappoints, “Araf” shows graphic

Hello again to all of you film festival fans out there! Clayton was with me the past few days at the New York Film...

Top 10: Best Sophomore Directorial Features Pre-Millennium

The sophomore slump can be a real thing. However, that isn't always the case. Many filmmakers have made their second time out just as...