Film Review: ‘Toy Story 4’ Evolves Its Characters With Love and Respect

Josh Cooley's "Toy Story 4" is a film that dares to explore the inventive scale of our humanity, all within the lens of plastic...

Film Review: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Concludes With Heart and Standout Turns from Hemsworth, Renner, Gillan

This is a spoiler-free review of the latest film "Avengers: Endgame." The culmination of superheroes, villains, infinity stones, and quips all come to together in...

Emmy Network Spotlight: HBO Poised to Dominate the TV Awards

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...

Emmy Circuit: Is There Anything That Can Beat ‘Game of Thrones’ This Year?

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

Oscars 2020: Year-In-Advance Predictions with Some Very Long Titles In the Mix

The Oscars are over.  Wasn't that a season?  In this new land of "unpredictability," "new members," and "surprise endings," we have known entered a...

Oscars: Final Predictions As Voting Comes To A Close On The Most Open Race...

We've come to this moment, earlier than usual but such a year has warranted it.  The Oscars are happening this Sunday, and it is...

AwardsCircuit Launches New CIRCUIT CENTER for Oscars and All Award Show Predictions

AwardsCircuit.com Launches New CIRCUIT CENTER For Reader Awards Show Predictions The new Circuit Center will be located within the existing Circuit Hub. Editors, Awards Circuit...

Oscars: Voting Opens for AMPAS, Ranking the Categories Of the Night

2019 OSCAR PREDICTIONS: Oscar voting has opened today, and members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will weigh in on their...

Oscars: 91 Years and the Academy Has Finally Changed

Allowing the dust to settle when it comes to the Oscar nominations announcement that dropped yesterday morning, we're left now with one of the...
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Oscar Nominations Announcement: LIVE Video Talking Pre and Post #OscarNoms

The Oscar nominations finally drop today and the entire AwardsCircuit.com staff (well, most of us who aren't sleeping) are watching the announcements that are...

Final Oscar Predictions: ‘A Star is Born’ Set to Lead, ‘Roma’ Poised to Make...

We're down to the nitty-gritty of awards season.  Oscar ballots have been turned in and its time to make our final guesses on what...

Oscar Predictions: Golden Globes Set the Table for Rami Malek and Glenn Close

OSCAR CIRCUIT: The Golden Globes handed out their awards on Sunday night, where Peter Farrelly's "Green Book" emerged the big winner, taking home three...

Golden Globes: Final Predictions and Winners As They’re Announced – Discuss the Show with...

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Golden Globes award ceremony is tonight where hosts Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg will shepherd the night and give...

Best of 2018: Clayton Davis’ Top 10 Films of the Year

The Top 10 films of the year have already been announced based on my Personal Ballot and Winners published earlier today but this post...

Best of 2018: Personal Ballot and Winners of the Year

Every year I keep track of every film I see that belongs to the corresponding year in which it's released.  It's an evolving list...

Best of 2018: Giving the “Unconventional” Prizes Out – Part 2

Continuing the Best of 2018 series, yesterday saw the first wave of personal feelings and citations on what the last year had to offer...

Best of 2018: The “Unconventional Look” at the Past Year Begins – Part 1

With 2018 officially behind us, it's time to start the annual reflection on what the cinematic year had to offer.  More so, this offers...

Oscars: 12 Films That Voters Need To Make Time For During the Holiday Break

As the Oscar voter packs his/her bag to head somewhere for the holidays, a few screeners end up in their bags for a watch...

Oscar Predictions: Holidays, Short Lists, and a Surprise Film to Lead the Nominations

OSCAR CIRCUIT: As Hollywood begins their shutdown procedures for the holidays, screeners are being piled into a briefcase of sorts, private jets are being...

Film Review: ‘Vice’ Rises in Christian Bale’s Performance But Sinks Elsewhere

Difficult to navigate in the perception of reality and an influenced outlook on our political climate, Adam McKay's "Vice" straddles the line often between...

SAG Analysis: What Regina King’s Snub Means and What Film is the Frontrunner?

OSCAR CIRCUIT: The Screen Actors Guild announced their nominations and had proven to be out of touch with the mainstream awards bodies.  The most...

Oscar Circuit: Regina King is the First Woman of Color to Win the “Trifecta”...

OSCAR CIRCUIT: The Screen Actors Guild Awards ready to weigh in as one of the most influential and telling groups that lead to the...

Golden Globes: Analysis and Initial Reactions to the Nominations

It's that time of the year.  Initial thoughts from today's nominations for the Golden Globes with more to be added throughout the day: Sam...

Golden Globes 2019 Final Predictions: Opportunity for a Major Impact as Critics Choice Deadline...

The Golden Globes will announce their nominees on Thursday where we expect some big names and films to make a play.  In traditional Globes...

NYFCC Analysis: Two Reginas Walk Into a Bar…and One Wins an Oscar!

The New York Film Critics Circle, one of the country's oldest film critic organizations made their selections for the best of film from 2018. ...

Film Review: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Is the Masterstroke of Genius the Animated Genre...

Hold on to all your senses because the new web-slinging animated "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" is downright sensational.  The film serves as a living,...

NBR Analysis: Best Picture Race is ‘Green Book’ vs. ‘A Star is Born’ –...

The National Board of Review announced their winners today and offered up some direction to the awards season race, just a day after the...

Oscars: Thanksgiving Drops In Christian Bale and Emily Blunt with NBR and NYFCC Awards...

2018 OSCAR CIRCUIT: This week will officially kick off the precursor season, where the best films and performances of 2018 will be recognized by...

Film Review: ‘Creed II’ Knocks Out Its Predecessor With A Rousing Turn by Tessa...

It's as surprising to the reviewer as it is to anyone who reads this, that "Creed II," the sequel to the 2015 hit, is...

Film Review: ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Sizzles with Josie Rourke’s Fiery Directorial Debut

In a wicked display of tension and percolating drama, Josie Rourke's smartly effective and intoxicating "Mary Queen of Scots" showcases two grandiose performances from...

Film Review: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Searches and Finds Itself as a Sinless Joy

Studios like Walt Disney Pictures are very seldom afforded the opportunity to connect a beloved character of the preceding film and elevate and evolve...

Gabriela Rodriguez, Producer of ‘Roma’ Set to Be First Hispanic Woman Nominated for Best...

The talk this awards season has been the prospect that Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón would break an Oscar record, being a five-time Oscar-nominee for...

OSCARS: Independent Spirit Award Submissions Confirmed with Major Guild Predictions Updated on the Circuit...

The awards season is underway.  With less than a handful of films still unseen (at least in the context of the Best Picture run), we're...

Film Review: ‘Incredibles 2’ Packs Action and Laughs in a Better Than Average Sequel

It's been fourteen years since we saw our favorite animated family spring into action.  Brad Bird's hotly anticipated sequel "Incredibles 2" takes the next...

Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Brings Rami Malek to the Forefront as Freddie Mercury is...

A standard formula for biopics is followed to the near percentage point in Bryan Singer's "Bohemian Rhapsody" (as also co-directed by Dexter Fletcher following Singer's...