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Awards Profile: ‘Battle of the Sexes’ From Fox Searchlight

Welcome to the 2017 Awards Profile series, where we talk about high- and low-profile films coming to a theater near you at some point...

31 Days of Horror: Devilish DVD Pick of the Day (Week 5)

The end of 31 Days of Horror is upon us, so what better way to celebrate than to just let loose with a bunch...

Under the Circuit: Alfred Molina

Will Alfred Molina be snubbed once again this year, or will "Love is Strange" land him his first Oscar nomination?

Editor Top Films of 2012 – The Year of the Film

2012 went in the blink of an eye.  By July of last year, I was fearful of how the year would turn out for...

Oscar Nominees Reactions 2015

The 87th annual Academy Award nominations were announced and reactions from nominees are coming in. Maria Djurkovic, production design nominee for The Imitation Game: "I am...

Analysis of the Golden Globe Nominations

The stars have aligned for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.  They announced their nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards.  For the first time,...

Top Ten Tuesday: Modern Day Classics

You would think after how excruciatingly difficult it was to create a top 10 performances of all time list that I'd attempt an easy...

Harvey Weinstein: More Powerful Then Ever?

Once upon a time, Harvey Weinstein and Mirimax, the company he started with his brother Bob and named after their parents, was as powerful a...

Best Horror Films Series: Psycho (1960)

We take a look at Alfred Hitchcock's classic "Psycho" as part of Award Circuit's best horror films series

10 Hot Movies Premiering at Toronto International Film Festival 2018

Here at Awards Circuit, we're getting ready to preview some of the upcoming film festivals in 2018. Perhaps most important of them all this...

Top 100 Horror Films: #100-51

What makes a good scary movie? Some might think it's all in how many times the jump or scream during a viewing, how many...

Poll Results – Jessica Chastain

Which film do you think Jessica Chastain will get an Oscar nomination for? Answer Votes Percent The Tree of Life 90 34% None. Too many films. Vote split inevitable 86 32% The Help 52 20% Take Shelter 23 9% Coriolanus 6 2% The...

Skip Lievsay – Double Threat and Double Oscar Nominee

The entire Awards Circuit staff is participating in the 2014 Oscar Circuit series which kicked off on Sunday.  The Oscar nominations offered an eclectic...

In the Editing room with William Goldenberg and Dylan Tichenor!

On Monday I was able to conduct a couple of 'Zero Dark Thirty' interviews on behalf of The Awards Circuit. Today I'm bringing you...

‘Lone Survivor’ Gaining Academy Awards Heat? – New Featurette – “Look Inside”

As the buzz continues to build for Peter Berg's war film Lone Survivor, Universal Pictures is beginning to capitalize and may be in store...

2018 Awards Profile: Jacques Audiard’s ‘The Sisters Brothers’ from Annapurna Pictures

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

Six Spot: Which 2003 Best Original Screenplay Contender Had Their Oscar Buzz ‘Lost In...

Join us for the twenty-second entry of our Six Spot series. Sofia Coppola had quite the year in 2003. Not only did the filmmaker win...

The Infamous 10th Spot – Which film could have been there?

Following up a bit from my recent Alternate Oscar Nominations piece (found here if you missed it), I wanted to see what everyone thought...

The Folly of Source Loyalty

It must be hell to adapt a comic book superhero franchise into a movie.  It’s not enough that they are attempting to create a...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (9/18/2012)

This week brings the release of one of the absolute best films of 2012 alongside a whole host of other interesting titles. I feel...

Under the Circuit: Kirsten Dunst

Despite a quarter century in Hollywood, the actress is still looking for serious awards consideration

Superhero Fix: DC Heroes and Villains That Deserve A Spinoff

In a few weeks time, the DC fandom will be granted the first standalone movie of a lesser known DC character, Shazam! Will this decision...

Top Ten Greatest Performances of All Time (Terence Johnson)

As the person who suggested we do a top 10 films of all time series, you would think I relish in making lists. I...

Bond Week: The Evolution of 007 from Connery to Craig

Hey all you super spy fans out there...hopefully you're enjoying Bond Week. For this newest piece, I'd like to focus on the character and...

Pop Circuit: What Are the Oscar Chances for ‘Captain Marvel’ After $150+ Million at...

After a massive week at the box office (both domestically and internationally), "Captain Marvel" has become an unqualified success. Accompanied by strong reviews (79%...

Queer Girl Friday: Goodbye Arizona Robbins, Hello Batwoman as Network TV Shakes Things Up

I'm Selina, Awards Circuit's queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on TV! The past two weeks in the world of TV have continued to...

Snubs and Surprises – What Can We Expect on Oscar Nomination Morning?

We're fast approaching the Academy Award nominations.  It's just a matter of days now, if you can believe it. As always, one can't help...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (1/17/2012)

This week, one of the better films (if not the most widely admired) of 2011 hits Blu-Ray and DVD, along with a variety of...

Listen to ‘Application 45 Version 1’ from ‘The Master’ Soundtrack

On Wednesday, we presented you with the full soundtrack listing to Jonny Greenwood’s score for The Master. Now we bring you the first track from the...

Oscars: Final Predictions for the 2016 Academy Awards

The 88th Academy Awards (or the Oscars) are landing on our televisions this Sunday, and as of yesterday (Tuesday) voting has officially closed.  So what...

The Game Has Changed

Well, here we are.  A new site for a new season.  And what a perfect time for a change! After all, this isn’t just...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (4/23/2012)

This week, we're again coming down a bit from the heights of the week prior, but when the DVD/Blu-Ray releases were as good as...

Six Spot: Which Actress Sang A Sad Tune After Missing the 2007 Lead Actress...

Welcome to the eleventh entry in our Six Spot series! This week we are looking at the 2007 Best Actress race. This category was notable...

Spielberg – The Greatest?

In my upcoming book, Steven Spielberg: American Film Artist, I make the argument that Spielberg has evolved into not only one of the greatest...

Top 10: Best Stalker Films In Celebration of ‘Greta’

The subgenre of stalker thriller has long been a staple of modern moviemaking. The films within the genre can range from Best Picture nominees...

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