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    Top 10: Biopics We Want And That Are NOT About White Dudes

    If you consult the history books, it often feels like the only people who have ever made much of an impact are white guys. Of course, we know that’s not the case, but it does have the unfortunate side effect of making the lion’s share of historical biopics revolve around white men. When one group […] More

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    TIFF Film Review: Rosamund Pike Stars in ‘Radioactive’ and Beanie Feldstein Shines in ‘How to Build a Girl’

    2019 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Two very interesting leading ladies star in two very different films that both had their premieres this weekend in Toronto. The biopic “Radioactive” has a scattered depiction of its subject, Marie Curie. Its beautiful visual aesthetic is chaotic, held together by an exemplary performance from the lead actress, Rosamund Pike. “Radioactive” […] More

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    Circuit Q&A: Who Would You Cast in the Role of a Political Figure Who Needs a Movie?

    Politicians’ backstories often make for compelling drama and sometimes even a few laughs. Political biopics usually lead to critical acclaim and some great acting performances because of their subject matter and historical context. Films like “The King’s Speech,” “Malcolm X,” “Lincoln,” “Gandhi,” “The Last King of Scotland,” “The Front Runner,” “Milk,” “The Iron Lady” and […] More

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    Circuit Q&A: Which News Figure Needs A Documentary?

    The line between news and entertainment is more blurred than ever. People want their news delivered in as entertaining a fashion as possible and the result is increasingly compelling media figures who deliver the stories of our times. But despite how entertaining some of these people are, how much is really known about them? Which […] More

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    Top 10: Celebrities Who Need a Biopic

    As it stands now, the state of Hollywood sort of feels like that one famously charitable episode of “The Oprah Winfrey Show”: only instead of cars, they’re handing out biopics. From Elton John to Freddie Mercury, Winston Churchill to Harriet Tubman, the good old-fashioned historical biopic is alive and well. In fact, you could be […] More

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    Top 10: Best Musical Biopics on Film

    As we’ve discussed previously, musical biopics are a mainstay in popular cinema. Why? Well, the stories are among some of the most compelling. Musicians tend to lead lives of excess, inherently full of drama, so film is a perfect medium to translate their stories. Add the public’s fascination with celebrities personal lives and the ingredients […] More

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    WATCH: Teaser Trailer for ‘Judy’ starring Renée Zellweger as ‘Wizard of Oz’ Actress Judy Garland

    For all the enthusiasts and lovers of Judy Garland, the Academy Award-nominated actress from classics such as “The Wizard of Oz,” “A Star is Born,” and “Judgment at Nuremberg,” we have the very first trailer for Rupert Goold‘s anticipated biopic “Judy.” Starring Oscar-winner Renée Zellweger in the title role, the film tells the story of […] More

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    Circuit Q&A- What’s Your Favorite Biopic About a Musician?

    **Circuit Q&A’s are our daily community question, posed to the readers of AwardsCircuit that cover various topics from film and television to general wonderings and for instances** Today would have been Grammy-winning Tejano singer Selena’s 48th Birthday. In 1995, the talented singer’s life was tragically cut short when she was murdered by the president of […] More

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    Tom Hanks in Talks to Play Colonel Tom Parker in Elvis Biopic

    Playing real life characters has been a focus for Tom Hanks lately. Later this year he’ll be seen as Fred Rogers in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” which is just the latest person he’s portrayed. Walt Disney in “Saving Mr. Banks” and Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger in “Sully” are other recent examples of this. Hanks […] More

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