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    Best of 2017: The Unconventional Categories Part 2

    Continuing the Unconventional Citations of 2017, where I remember the little things that hopefully cinephiles talk about around the cooler, lunch table, or the “safe haven” of a message board or chat. Go to the gallery below and check out the citations, along with nominees in select categories. The winners of those will be announced […] More

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    Actor’s Fund 2017 Looking Ahead Award to Honor Cast of ‘Detroit’

    LOS ANGELES, CA (November 21, 2017) — The Actors Fund announced today that the ensemble cast of Kathryn Bigelow’s latest film “Detroit” will be honored with the Looking Ahead Award for Community Service at the 2017 Looking Ahead Awards on Tuesday, December 5 at 6pm at Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. Tickets are currently on sale at www.actorsfund.org/LookingAheadAwards. The […] More

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    WATCH: Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ Re-enters the Fray with a New FYC Trailer

    Last week, Awards Circuit shared the news that “Detroit” is set to be re-released during the height of awards season. Now, Annapurna Pictures is stepping up their campaign with a new FYC trailer. The trailer showcases emotional moments from the film, set to the narration of Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise.” “Detroit” was originally released […] More

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    Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ Set to Return for Limited Theatrical Run

    “Detroit” is heading back to theaters for a limited run, according to Deadline. The film was released by Annapurna Pictures in select theaters in July before expanding in the first week of August. The film fell victim to a dismal August box office, earning only $16 million over the course of 11 weeks. But it […] More

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    OSCARS: First SAG Predictions and Tapping into the Acting Branch and TV Voting Bloc

    As we move into mid-October, the awards season is beginning to take shape, in the sense that we are getting our first reactions to some of the year’s most anticipated films.  This week, the New York Film Festival will wrap up with Woody Allen’s “Wonder Wheel” from Amazon Studios.  Aside from Allen in an Original […] More

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    Circuit Breaker Episode 61: Best Actor’s Age Bias, NYFF Premieres, and “Locks” In the Race

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/awardscircuit/Circuit_Braker_10-1_v.1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:25:14 — 195.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.comfeaturing host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson, and Karen Peterson. We discuss movies, […] More

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    Issa Rae, Sabrina Carpenter Join Amandla Stenberg in ‘The Hate U Give’

    Breakout “Insecure” star Issa Rae and singer-songwriter Sabrina Carpenter (“Girl Meets World”) have boarded Fox 2000’s upcoming drama “The Hate U Give.” According to Variety, George Tillman Jr. (“Notorious”) will direct the drama, which was adapted by Audrey Wells (“A Dog’s Purpose”) from Angela Thomas’ novel of the same name. Amandla Stenberg (“Everything, Everything”) helms the coming-of-age story […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Detroit’ Encompasses Fury and Injustice in Bigelow’s Finest Directorial Effort

    Intense, respectful, and impeccably urgent, Kathryn Bigelow‘s newest and most vibrant directorial effort exists in the powerfully relevant “Detroit.”  The film’s volatile subject, echoing against the backdrop of the Detroit riots that began in July 1967, is superbly executed.  Bigelow, along with screenwriter Mark Boal, craft an artful and gritty peek into racial injustice.  “Detroit” […] More