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    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 169: Globe Shifts, Prediction Check In, Academy Idol 9 Announcement Play in new window | Download () | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda today: THIS EPISODE IS DEDICATED TO ALL THE […] More

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    AFI Fest: By the Sea (★★½)

    Glamorously messy and deliriously deranged, Angelina Jolie Pitt’s By the Sea is boldly uncategorical but sadly features too little of Jolie and her artistic voice to merit victory. As always, Jolie and husband Brad Pitt are watchable in any given frame, able to comfortably expose their intimate chemistry for the sake of human truth. Playing […] More

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    Universal Pictures Launches Awards Site – ‘Compton’ Boys are Supporting, Plethora of Original Song Contenders and Money Makers

    With A24 Films landing first with their awards site, Universal Pictures has revealed their entire slate on their own. With a record breaking year at the box office, they have plenty to consider this year and they’ll be focusing on making sure those films are getting the proper citation from the Academy and guild members. […] More

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    Angelina Jolie Pitt’s ‘By the Sea’ with Brad Pitt to Open AFI Film Fest on November 5th

    As Telluride, Venice, Toronto, and New York Film Festivals gear up to set the awards season ablaze, AFI has jumped into the mix with another high-profile Oscar contender to get voters and awards prognosticators excited.  Angelina Jolie Pitt’s upcoming “By the Sea” from Universal Pictures has been announced as the Opening Night film. Starring Brad […] More

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    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie fight in the first trailer for ‘By the Sea’

    One of my most anticipated films of the year is By the Sea, Angelina Jolie‘s next directorial feature, starring her and Brad Pitt and we finally got a glimpse at the film via the newly released trailer. The movie centers on American writer Roland (Pitt) and his wife Vanessa (Jolie), who arrive in a tranquil and […] More

  • Circuit Community: Can You Predict YOUR Own Top 10 of 2015?

    Here at the Awards Circuit, we fixate our lives on predicting the Academy Awards, as well as other shows that cite the best.  Constantly bickering about which actor or film isn’t listed in the predictions, the conversations often reach an impeccable height (which there’s obviously more important things to get angry about). You may or […] More

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    Oscar Circuit: Are We Setting Up for a ‘Universal’ Year?

    At the start of July, we’re looking at a summer movie season that hasn’t exactly offered its fair share of critically acclaimed work.  As noted in other Oscar Circuit pieces, as well as spoken on our last few podcasts, this is the time we should buckle down and really start assessing the slates ahead for […] More

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    Under the Circuit: Melanie Laurent

    Will Melanie Laurent get her chance to join the ranks of Marion Cotillard and Penelope Cruz as European stars who find Oscar glory? More