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BREAKING NEWS: Academy Extends Voting to January 4

Hmmmm....I wonder why?  Could it be the rumors that members are having trouble with electronic ballots?  Maybe it's to give members one more day...

Ben Affleck is the New Batman!

Wow! I didn't see this one coming. While Warner Brothers and filmmaker Zack Snyder were reportedly considering actors like Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling...

Danny Huston Joins the Cast of Tim Burton’s ‘Big Eyes’

Danny Huston has become one of my favorite actors thanks to his incredible performance as the loathsome Ben Diamond on Starz's Magic City. So...

Woody Allen Will Shoot His New Film in Spain

2018 was a notable cinematic year for many reasons. Some were good, while plenty were bad. One of the things that left many with...

‘The Favourite’ Leads the British Independent Film Awards with 13 Nominations

With the Independent Spirit Awards Nominations only a few weeks away, many have begun to look toward the best in American indie films. However,...

Middleburg Film Festival Announces Opening Night, Centerpiece Selections and Special Tributes

Middleburg, VA, September 27, 2017 - The Middleburg Film Festival announced today the riveting wartime drama "Darkest Hour," starring Academy Award©-nominated actor Gary Oldman as Winston...

Drama Desk Award Nominees – ‘American Psycho’ Co-Leads with ‘She Loves Me’ – Boneau/Bryan-Brown...

BONEAU/BRYAN-BROWN CONGRATULATES OUR 2015-2016 DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINEES CLOUD NINE has been nominated for Outstanding Revival of a Play and Outstanding Featured Actress in a...

Scoot McNairy joins the cast of ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

I know a few of us on staff here at The Awards Circuit (mainly Mark Johnson) are big fans of Scoot McNairy, so any...

Gina Carano joins “Fast & Furious 6”

After proving she could kick ass in the MMA arena, Gina Carano starred in action film Haywire, directed by Soderbergh. Regardless of your opinion...

Warner Bros. Acquires Ryan Gosling’s Directorial Debut ‘How To Catch a Monster’

Ladies and gentleman, the first business deal of the Cannes Film Festival had gone down, and it doesn't even involve a film playing at...

Future Film Plans for Kevin Smith Announced!

It's a pretty fruitful time to be a Kevin Smith fan like myself. Not only does the man do multiple podcasts a week and...

Roger Ebert’s Top 20 Films of 2011

Roger Ebert is a legend in the world of film critics.  I don't know of anyone in the field (myself included) who doesn't consider...

Focus Features to Begin Production on ‘Promising Young Woman’ with Carey Mulligan

FOCUS FEATURES PARTNERS WITH FILMNATION ENTERTAINMENT AND LUCKYCHAP ENTERTAINMENT TO BEGIN PRODUCTION ON PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Emerald Fennell Helmed-Thriller Starring Carey Mulligan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOS ANGELES, February...

Mark Harris on Oscar rules that need to change…

The Academy is far from perfect, we all know that.  I'm sure eacb of us would like to propose a few rules changes ourselves...personally,...

A&E Network to Televise the Critics Choice Movie Awards!

‘THE CRITICS' CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS’ AND ‘THE CRITICS' CHOICE TELEVISION AWARDS’ ‘20th ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS’ TO AIR JAN. 15 ON A&E New York, NY—October 07, 2014...

Sarah Polley could adapt John Green’s debut novel ‘Looking for Alaska’

With The Fault in Our Stars now a certified hit (over $100 million and counting at the box office and a rave review from yours...

The Rebooted ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’ Is Here, Queer, and Fabulous

There may be a new Fab Five, but make no mistake about it: "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" is back to slay misconceptions...

AFI Fest Announces Centerpiece Galas, Errol Morris Tribute

Three of the most highly anticipated films will receive a special spotlight from the American Film Institute (AFI). AFI announced Friday that there will...

‘Argo’ continues its sweep winning the USC Scripter

Ben Affleck's Argo beat out some incredible competition to win the University of Southern California Scripter Award last night.  The film which has picked...

Art Directors Guild Nominees Boost ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ and ‘The Great Gatsby’

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2013: Period Film AMERICAN HUSTLE - Production Designer: Judy Becker THE GREAT GATSBY - Production Designer: Catherine Martin INSIDE...

Statement Released from the Academy about Ratner!

Read the Press Release: Beverly Hills, CA (November 8, 2011) – This morning, Brett Ratner submitted his resignation as a producer of the 84th annual Academy...

Hollywood Bowl After-Party Brings Two Music Legends!

This past Sunday, August 19th, Hollywood Bowl attendees were graced with two of the world's most acclaimed musical talents: Venezuelan conductor (Music Director of...

Tom Hanks to Present Alan Alda With SAG Lifetime Achievement Award

At the Screen Actors Guild Awards in a couple weeks, Alan Alda will receive the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award. Also, according to the Hollywood...

Spotlight on Scores: Steven Price’s score for Gravity arrives online

Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity has been winning fans on each stop of it's festival circuit and the sound has been one of the elements most...

LA Film Festival Moves from June to September in 2018

LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2017) — Today Film Independent announced new dates for the LA Film Festival and a multi-year partnership with ArcLight Cinemas....

Bryan Singer’s Jack and the Beanstalk Adaptation Gets New Title, Release Date

  One of the latest fairy tales to receive a film adaptation, Bryan Singer's version of Jack and the Beanstalk, has a newly confirmed title...

SUNDANCE AWARD WINNING FILM “BLOOD BROTHER” GETS MULTI LAYERED DISTRIBUTION

The winning documentary at Sundance, 'Blood Brother' gets ready to be released. A story created by Steve Hoover, is about the troubles and cultural...

Malick’s latest film gets a new title and plot summary!

Terrence Malick is as much an enigma as he is an auteur. Famous for going 30 years between films, the titles of his movies...

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ to fly onscreen!

With the recent succes of Peter and the Starcatcher on Broadway (the show racked up 9 Tony nominations, including best play), Disney has decided...

Richard Linklater might have chosen his next project

If you're like me, you're rather disappointed that Richard Linklater didn't go home with an Academy Award over the weekend for Boyhood. What really...

Comic Con: ‘Game of Thrones’ Announces New Cast Members for Season 5

Fans of Game of Thrones have eagerly been awaiting the news of who would be joining the large ensemble since season 4 ended. After...

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and I, Frankenstein headed to Comic-Con

One of the most anticipated films of 2013 and a new take on an old tale are both headed to San Diego. Lionsgate has...

Kathryn Bigelow’s next film is beginning to cast up!

Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal's upcoming Bin Laden film is beginning to get ready for filming, and of course, that means a cast is...
european film awards

29th European Film Awards Winners – ‘Toni Erdmann’ Takes Top Prize

The more than 3,000 members of the European Film Academy – filmmakers from across Europe – have voted for this year’s European Film Awards....

Honorees Announced for the 2013 IDA Documentary Awards

The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced the recipients for their 2013 IDA Documentary Awards, including Alex Gibney, Laura Poitras and Geralyn Dreyfous. The 29th...

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