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    Edgar Wright Set to Direct ‘Set My Heart to Five’ For Focus Features

    Edgar Wright is in talks to direct “Set My Heart to Five,” an adaptation of an upcoming novel from Simon Stephenson. Focus Features is distributing the film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the synopsis follows a dentist android named Jared. Set 34 years ahead of the present-day, Jared discovers the musings and memorabilia of the […] More

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    CHECK OUT: Focus Features Releases Poster for Jon Stewart Comedy ‘Irresistible’ with Steve Carell

    Focus Features has released the poster for the upcoming political comedy “Irresistible” as per Collider, which has been written and directed by Jon Stewart and stars Steve Carell. Carell is the focal piece of the poster, which can be found above, with Collider writing the following synopsis: “[Carell] plays a consultant who tries to help […] More

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    Circuit Breaker Episode 176: Cinephile Showdown, Circuit Madness, and Year in Advance Predictions By Studios Part 2

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/awardscircuit/Circuit_Breaker_2-23.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:38:46 — 56.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome to the AwardsCircuit.com podcast “Circuit Breaker! The Awards, & TV Podcast,” part of the CIRCUIT BREAKER MEDIA NETWORK. “Circuit Breaker” is a weekly podcast show with host and site editor and […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Emma.’ Is Another Pretty but Uninspired Adaptation of a Classic Novel

    “Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.” These are the words with which Jane Austen opens her classic novel, “Emma,” and they […] More

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    The Women of ‘Harriet’ To Receive The 2020 Stanley Kramer Social Justice Award

    (Los Angeles) – The African American Critics Association (AAFCA) and the family of legendary director Stanley Kramer announced that the women behind the Focus Features’ most recent box office hit film, Harriet, will receive this year’s AAFCA Stanley Kramer Award for Social Justice. The first-ever big screen film on the iconic Harriet Tubman, who not only […] More

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    Paul Thomas Anderson’s Upcoming Untitled Film To Be Made With Focus Features

    Read the press release down below. LOS ANGELES, CA, December 18, 2019 – Focus Features is set to partner with writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson on his untitled new film.  Anderson and Focus Features collaborated on his last feature Phantom Thread, which garnered 6 Academy Award® nominations including Best Picture, Director for Anderson, Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, […] More

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    Cynthia Erivo To Receive the ‘Rising Star Award’ at the 2020 ABFF Honors

    Read the press release announcing star and Best Actress hopeful Cynthia Erivo set to receive the “Rising Star Award” at the 2020 American Black Film Festival Honors set for Sunday, Feb. 23. It should be noted, this ceremony will take place three weeks following the Oscar ceremony, slated for Sunday, Feb. 9. Erivo stars as […] More

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    WATCH: Lyric Video for Original Song “Stand Up” By Cynthia Erivo from ‘Harriet’

    Focus Features has released the lyric video to the powerful original song “Stand Up” from Kasi Lemmons’ “Harriet” starring and sung by awards hopeful Cynthia Erivo. Erivo, who also serves as the song’s co-writer with Joshuah Brian, is now available on all digital platforms with the full soundtrack releasing on November 1. “Harriet,” tells the […] More

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    Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, and Allen Leech Discuss ‘Downton Abbey’

    For six seasons, “Downton Abbey” was one of the most popular series on television. The story of an aristocratic family and their bountiful staff of maids and valets captured the hearts of a worldwide audience. Almost immediately after the series ended in 2015, creator Julian Fellowes began promising a feature film that would reunite all […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Downton Abbey’ Invites You to Visit Old Friends

    It’s been four years since the Crawleys and their staff said good bye, but their stories now move to the big screen in “Downton Abbey.” Popularized for American audiences by Masterpiece Theater, the British period drama spent six seasons on television sharing the lives of Robert Crawley (Hugh Bonneville), the Earl of Gratham, his American […] More

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