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    Circuit Consideration 2019: Gugu Mbatha-Raw in ‘Fast Color’ (Best Actress)

    Welcome to the 2019 CIRCUIT CONSIDERATIONS series. Highlighting the very best in film, acting, and technical achievements for the past 12 months that awards voters may need help remembering. Each day a different writer will make their plea for a specific film in a respective category. If you miss one, click the tag “Circuit Considerations 2019,” […] More

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    TV Review: ‘The Morning Show’ Rarely Comes to Life

    You never get a second chance at a first impression. Apple TV+ launches its new streaming service on Friday with four original series, as well as documentary and children’s programming. The tech giant brings together some of the biggest names in entertainment in hopes that audiences will flock to see their favorite stars. Of the […] More

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    Back to the Circuit: Gugu Mbatha-Raw (“Beyond the Lights”)

    **”BACK TO THE CIRCUIT” is a new weekly column, inspired by the Twitter hashtag #BackToTheCircuit, looks at a film, performance, or technical aspect from any year that was deemed Oscar-worthy and should have been included in the respective lineup.  At the end of each piece, the contributing writer will give their opinion on which nominee […] More

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    Awards Profile 2019: Edward Norton’s ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ from Warner Bros.

    Welcome to the 2019 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you in the coming year (at least at this time of writing). The series analyzes the films and their awards season potential, most notably for the Academy Awards, based on the talents attached, filmmakers involved, and story and […] More

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    Top 10: Breakthrough Performances Directed by Women

    It’s evident that women directors have difficulty getting recognition for their work. Particularly, recognition from awards bodies. However, they also never receive credit for some of the acting careers they’ve launched. Whether they’ve plucked actors from obscurity or jump-started their careers, they single-handedly helped them become in-demand talents. Here is a list of ten of […] More

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    WATCH: ‘Fast Color’ Turns Gugu Mbatha-Raw Into a Superhero

    In the age of superhero films, many writers and directors have begun to create their own heroes. After all, big companies like Marvel and DC can only produce so many films each year. Besides, original stories from new storytellers can often allow for more nuanced and character introspection. On the same weekend that M. Night Shyamalan continues his own superhero universe with […] More

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    10 Films and Franchises That You Could Gender Swap

    Can you imagine if Indiana Jones had a ponytail to go with his whip? Or hey, what if Iron Man was Iron Maiden? The truth is, it wouldn’t be the same, but in some cases, these famous characters might be even more interesting. Here are ten films that would fascinate us if they were gender-swapped. […] More

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    WATCH: Netflix Surprises With Trailer and Announcement for ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’

    After months of speculation, rumor, and changing release dates, Netflix premiered the first trailer for the third film in the “Cloverfield” franchise. The previously untitled film is now called “The Cloverfield Paradox,” and will premiere on Netflix “soon.” It turns out “soon” is tonight after the Super Bowl! “The Cloverfield Paradox” stars Chris O’Dowd, Daniel […] More

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    WATCH: Disney Reveals New Trailer and New Posters for ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

    In celebration of the New Year, Disney released new animated character posters and a brand new trailer for its film, “A Wrinkle in Time.” The film is an adaptation of Madeline L’Engle’s classic novel, first published in 1962. Ava DuVernay, best known for directing “Selma,” and “13th,” helms this highly anticipated sci fi/fantasy film. “A […] More

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    ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to Return to Select Theaters for One Week Only

    BURBANK, Calif. (November 27, 2017) – Fans of Disney’s live-action adaptation “Beauty and the Beast” will be able to view the stunning, cinematic event celebrating one of the most beloved tales ever told once again when the film is rereleased on December 1 at the AMC Century City in Los Angeles and AMC Empire 25 in New York. […] More